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New York Theater Workshop

79 E 4th St, New York City, NY 10003-8904
+1 212-780-9037
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Wonderful theatre experience

First time at this theatre and we couldn't have been more impressed. The setting was so intimate... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2016
Sydney, Australia
Celebrity "OTHELLO" Shows off NYTW & Movie-stars' Brilliant Line-readings

Ever seen one of those actors who completely disappears into her roles? NEW YORK THEATER WORKSHOP... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2016
New York City, New York
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Famous drama theater and acting workshop of New York City.
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79 E 4th St, New York City, NY 10003-8904
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Reviewed 16 December 2016

First time at this theatre and we couldn't have been more impressed. The setting was so intimate, sitting with our feet on the "stage" we were enthralled by the entire cast's performance including of course Oyelowo in the title role and Craig's Iago. The theatre...More

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Reviewed 9 December 2016

Ever seen one of those actors who completely disappears into her roles? NEW YORK THEATER WORKSHOP does that. It’s given actors & directors for, at least 30 years, space to experiment & audiences a place at the conversation table. And every time I go to...More

2  Thank VKMc
Reviewed 31 July 2016

With a small stage in the round, and not a bad seat in the house, a great place to watch a show. It must be trendy since the beer at the makeshift bar was Narragansatt. The show (Hadestown) was very professional and enjoyable. A nice...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Just saw "Hadestown" here last week, a dynamic retelling of a classic tale. An outstanding production with remarkable talent in the cast, the musical ensemble and the creative parties. The wrap-around seating brings immediacy to the presentation and makes it an immersive experience. This play...More

Thank GailDP-LosAngeles
Reviewed 1 June 2016

The theater can always be counted on for way above average shows, but the current show - Hadestown - WOW. All I'll say is if you can't get tickets to Hamilton, try Hadestown - a modern adaptation of Orpheus and Eurydice, done with country music...More

Thank mnbnyc
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful experience here. I came to see a late showing of Red Speedo on a Saturday night, and quite frankly, I was blown away. The call window ticket counter where I picked up my ticket from was easy and quick, and the...More

Thank Joey613
Reviewed 16 January 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite theaters in NYC, located in a great area of the east village with many good meal options. The theater here is always daring, innovative and risky, but with a premium placed on the highest quality off-Broadway acting. Come here for exciting...More

Thank PelleasPhiladelphia
Reviewed 12 January 2016

A small, intimate theatre in the East Village/Bowery neighbourhood, with just under 200 seats. I was very fortunate to see a performance of "Lazarus" at the NYTW last week-end. Lots of neighbourhood bars & restaurants in the area for pre/post theatre dinner/drinks.

Thank Len S
Reviewed 27 December 2015

I recently visited to see Lazarus. The performance was excellent, as was the venue. The staff were really helpful, and the theatre is quite intimate, with the front row very close to the stage for this production. The bathrooms were clean, and the seats in...More

Thank Julie C
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

We'd been there a few years ago for a wonderful work in progress event, and were taken with talent and the small venue. This latest visit, we were fortunate to get tickets to Lazarus, which was full of creative excellence at every turn. We loved...More

Thank HuntleyNewYork
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