Welcome to the NEW nytheater now.

This is the place where members of the indie theater community, led by editor Martin Denton, bring audiences the low-down on contemporary and new plays in New York City. Check the sections below for our latest updates.

  • "In the Bones" by Cody Daigle

    Three reasons to see and read Cody Daigle's new play IN THE BONES.

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  • Indie Artists on New Plays: Pitbulls

    Pitbulls is not a play about an obscure slice of America, but an obscured slice of America. It feels urgent; answering many of the mysteries it introduces while leaving seemingly far more important and unanswerable questions open.

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  • Playwrights on New Plays: Dead Special Crabs

    You should really take a hilarious road trip with Wide Eyed Productions. You know you want to. Dead Special Crabs by Daniel Kitrosser, directed by Kristin Skye Hoffmann, is a nuanced journey between various crab-famous places from Maine to Florida. Blink at any time throughout and you will miss something really funny.

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  • Martin on New Plays: Camelot

    Two River Theater in Red Bank, New Jersey -- a charming, welcoming space only a bit more than an hour from midtown Manhattan -- is home to the NYC area's most delightful musical of the season: a luminous, revelatory, thrilling and entertaining production of "Camelot."

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  • The Farm Report: Ashland - Night two

    The Farm Theater in collaboration with three colleges (Ashland University, Clark University, and Centre College) commissioned playwright Lindsay Joy to write a play. This blog is to document the journey of the play and be a place for all of us (you included) to join the creative conversation.

    The value of seeing the play the second time was seeing these living characters and their situation become real - and in that reality comes awareness of things you would like to know more about or struggles that can be intensified.

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  • From the Editor: United Solo Honors ITN's Nancy Redman and Bob Brader, Among Many Others

    A look at the fifth annual United Solo awards ceremony, held November 23, 2014

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