What's Happening!

  • Winterworks runs January 17 - 21

    You’re invited to Winterworks–aka the presentations of our 2017/18 Clubbed Thumb Directing Fellows: Sarah Hughes, Taylor Reynolds and Lily Riopelle, directing newly commissioned plays by Xavier Galva, Will Arbery and MJ Kaufman. Read more about the directors and the program, and RSVP for Winterworks HERE

  • Cute Activist starts this week!

    We’re associate producing Milo Cramer’s CUTE ACTIVIST at the Bushwick Starr, directed by Morgan Green and featuring a cast of friends–David Greenspan, Deepali Gupta, Annie Henk, Elizabeth Kenny, Ronald Peet, and Madeline Wise. Performances start this week and tickets are scarce! Get yours HERE

  • The 2017 Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission goes to Angela Hanks and Gabrielle Reisman!

    We received a record number of submissions for this year’s Biennial Commission – thank you to everyone who sent in a proposal! The panel elected to split the prize between Angela and Gabrielle, and to award three finalists–Gracie Gardner, Paul Cameron Hardy and Daniel Glenn–$1,000 and a workshop

  • Two Summerworks plays named TOP TEN

    Sara Holdren of New York Magazine’s Vulture named Alex Borinsky’s OF GOVERNMENT and Heidi Schreck’s WHAT THE CONSTITUTION MEANS TO ME in her Top Ten shows of the year! Read more about Heidi and Alex’s Summerworks experience HERE

  • A Superlab with writers' group alum Will Arbery

    We’re Superlab-ing Will’s play EVANSTON SALT COSTS CLIMBING, directed by Dustin Wills, and featuring Ned Eisenberg, Keira Naughton, Larry Powell and Rachel Sachnoff. Join us Friday Dec 15 at 3pm at Playwrights Horizons to hear what they’ve been up to

  • Celebrate ALL the holidays with us again this year!

    Join us at our annual holiday party and we’ll make sure you’re filled with gløgg, gingerbread and plenty of holiday cheer. Tue, Dec 19th Starting at 5:30pm, 440 Lafayette St, Fourth Floor. It’s free to attend — RSVP HERE

  • SUPERLAB is back!

    The first Superlab of the season is Larissa FastHorse’s The Thanksgiving Play. Come listen with us – Friday Oct 27 at 2pm at Playwrights Horizons

  • Announcing the 17/18 Early-Career Writers' Group

    The fifth round of our writers’ group is underway, with eight playwrights we’re excited about: Charly Simpson, Abby Rosebrock, Ren Dara Santiago, William Glick, Chloé Hayat, Jordan Baum, Katie Hathaway and Daaimah Mubashshir

SPRINGWORKS 2003

Design Your Kitchen

Design Your Kitchen weaves together the narratives of an adolescent aspiring Henny Youngman, a romantically doomed Italian-American couple, and the slacker employees of a dubious goverment agency, culminating in a search for fullfillment at a kitchen remodeling expo.

by Kate E. Ryan
directed by Robert Davenport

With Jeremy Alan Richards, Annie McNamara, Vin Knight, Gail Dennison, Abigail Lopez, Lawrence Jansen, Natasha Price, Harrison Hogan, Deron Bos and Tricia McAlpin
Sets by Andrew Cavanaugh Holland
Costumes by Liam O’Brien
Lights by Les Dickert
Sound by Michael Newman

April 14 – 17, 2003

Somewhere Someplace Else

A married mid-western woman comes to visit her sister in New York City, in the Smallest Apartment in the World. And stays. And stays. Ronnie, Jeanine, and
the people who pass through their lives search the big city for pockets of hope, a glimpse of purpose, and a little privacy.

by Ann Marie Healy
directed by Annie Dorsen

With Mara Stephens, Laura Heisler, Ryan Shogren, Andrew Weems and Todd Cerveris
Sets by David Korins
Costumes by Junghyun Georgia Lee
Lights by Ben Stanton
Sound by Fitz Patton

April 11 – May 3, 2003

Late: A Cowboy Song

Mary finds respite from the endless series of holidays with her broke husband by drinking soup at the local Chinese restaurant with Red, a high school girlfriend who has become a Pittsburgh cowboy.

by Sarah Ruhl
directed by Debbie Saivetz

With Carla Harting, Addie Johnson and Mather Zickel
Sets by Andromache Chalfant
Costumes by Eric Hall
Lights by Steve O’Shea
Sound by Bray Poor
Music by Michael Escamilla

April 21 – 24, 2003

The Typographer’s Dream

In which a typographer, a stenographer and a geographer obsess about their professions, their identities, and Canada, over dinner and several bottles of wine.

by Adam Bock
directed by Drew Barr

With Kate Hampton, Meg MacCary and Dan Snook
Sets by David Morris
Costumes by Kim Gill
Lights by Juliet Chia

February 1 – 23, 2003