What's Happening!

  • THANK YOU!!!

    A giant THANK YOU to the many many artists, production and technical staff, interns, volunteers, and audiences who made Summerworks 2017 an incredible success. We are immensely proud of this season, and are already getting excited for the fall. Stay tuned for information on our next Biennial Commission; the third iteration of our Directing Fellowship, and so much more – coming soon!

  • Announcing the Summerworks Reading Series

    Join us to hear new plays by our early-career writers’ group: Alexis Roblan, Angela Hanks, Dennis A. Allen II, Dominic Finocchiaro, Georgina Escobar
    Jess Barbagallo, Nina Braddock and Paul Cameron Hardy. Starting in June!

  • Summerworks Starts with El Salvador Blanco

    Our annual kick-off event, created by the members of our early-career writers group – Tue May 16 – at The Wild Project

  • Thank you to everyone who attended our Spring Soiree!

    Our annual kick-off to Summerworks was a big success – thanks to all who joined us

  • Announcing the cast of Summerworks '17

    Tickets are on sale now for the 22nd Annual Summerworks, coming up in just a few short weeks. See the cast and get your tickets HERE

  • The final Superlab of the season

    Join us for James Ijames’s HISTORY OF WALKING directed by Lucie Tiberghien on Thursday, April 13 @ 3pm. RSVP to Ryan at Clubbedthumb dot org

  • Coming up this week: Superlab

    We’ll be back at Superlab with Trish Harnetiaux’s Tin Cat Shoes directed by Knud Adams. Join us on Friday, March 31st at 3pm at Playwrights Horizons for the presentation! Email Ryan at Clubbedthumb.org to RSVP

THE WORLD MY MAMA RAISED

written by Ariel Stess

directed by Kip Fagan

with: Jordan Baum, Ben Beckley, Reyna de Courcy, Ethan Dubin, Zoë Geltman, Mike Iveson, Annie McNamara, Ronald Peet, Madeline Wise and Danny Wolohan

Arnulfo Maldonado (scenic design), Ásta Bennie Hostetter (costume design), Eric Southern (lighting design), Palmer Hefferan (sound design), Ilana Olken (production stage manager)

Violet has a new frenemy with benefits. Henry is being released from prison with only his church clothes and some bus fare. Violet’s dad is learning how to read. And… the school day is nearly over, but it’s only 10 AM.

May 20th – May 30th, 2017