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 2014

41-DERFUL

written & directed by Jenny Schwartz
set by Arnulfo Maldonado
costumes by Tilly Grimes
lights by Matt Frey
sound by Brandon Wolcott
associate director Knud Adams
stage manager Anne Huston

with Griffin FreyNathan Lee GrahamAnnie McNamaraand Paul Thureen

May 30 – June 8, 2014

I’M PRETTY FUCKED UP
written by Ariel Stess
directed by Kip Fagan
set by Andromache Chalfant
costumes by Jessica Pabst
lights by Jeanette Oi-Suk Yew
sound by Daniel Kluger
stage manager Ellen Goldberg

with Lauren AnnunziataSeth ClaytonAlexander FloresBen HollandsworthAna NogueiraBonnie WhiteDanny Wolohan and Colleen Werthmann

“Clubbed Thumb’s Summerworks Festival fields another tremendous production–exquisitely cast, cleverly designed and directed with warmth and ease.” – Helen Shaw, Time Out NY

 

June 13 – June 22, 2014

16 WORDS OR LESS
written by Peggy Stafford
directed by Portia Krieger
set by Daniel Zimmerman
costumes by Sydney Maresca
lights by Mike Inwood
sound by Stowe Nelson
stage manager Danielle Teague-Daniels

with Crystal FinnDonnetta Lavinia GraysNeal HuffMia KatigbakCaitlin O’ConnellJessica Rothe and Clayton Dean Smith

June 26 – July 5, 2014