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

SUMMERWORKS 2009

punkplay

In which two thirteen-year-old boys stuck in the ‘burbs in the ’80s stumble upon punk rock and it’s hot and fast and angry and ALIVE like nothing they’ve ever seen or sniffed before.

by Gregory Moss
directed by Davis McCallum

With Alex Anfanger, Matt Burns, Carie Kawa, Michael Zegen
Sets by Lee Savage
Lights by Miranda K Hardy
Costumes by Chloe Chapin
Sound by Dave Malloy
Puppets by Kathleen Kennedy Tobin

June 6-13, 2009

Precious Little

In which a pregnant linguist finds unexpected comfort sitting at the cage of a strange, compelling gorilla.

by Madeleine George
directed by Hal Brooks

With Emily Ackerman, Randy Danson, Kelly McCreary
Sets by Alexis Distler
Lights by Lucrecia Briceno
Costumes by Becky Lasky
Original Music and Sound Design by The Broken Chord Collective

June 14-20, 2009

Telethon

In which a group of physically disabled fundraisers convenes at Dunkin’ Donuts to celebrate, detox, squabble, flirt, and become a family … or not.

by Kristin Newbom
directed by Ken Rus Schmoll

With Birgit Huppuch, Greg Keller, Christina Kirk, Andrew Weems, Debargo Sanyal
Sets by Sue Rees
Lights by Garin Marschall
Costumes by Kirche Leigh Zeile
Sound and Video by Leah Gelpe Salamon

June 21-27, 2009