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



by Susan Soon He Stanton
directed by Lear deBessonet

Sets Mimi Lien
Costumes Paul Carey
Lights Tyler Micoleau
Sound Design/Musical Direction Dave Malloy
Choreography Tracy Bersley 
Stage Manager Megan Schwarz Dickert

with Jennifer IkedaBrooke Ishibashi, Paul JuhnGlenn Kubota, and Angela Lin

May 26- June 4th

Motel Cherry

By Peggy Stafford
Directed by Meghan Finn
Sets by Daniel Zimmerman
Costumes by Tilly Grimes
Lights by Brian Aldous
Sound by Shane Rettig
Stage Manager Travis Brendle
with Noe​l Allain, Francis Benhamou, Eboni Booth, Steven Boyer, Boo Killebrew, Linda Marie Larson, DJ Mendel, Mike Shapiro, and Monique Vukovic

June 21-June 30


By Ethan Lipton

Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll

Sets by Arnulfo Maldonado

Costumes by Jessica Pabst

Lights by Lucrecia Briceno

Sound by Brandon Wolcott

Stage Manager Mary Spadoni

with John Ellison Conlee, Crystal Finn, Gibson Frazier, Kelly Mares, Bobby Moreno, and Pete Simpson

June 8-June 17