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.

  • Play for Today: "Empty House"

    This play by Kenneth Molloy is based on one of Arthur Conan Doyle's stories about Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson

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  • Martin on New Plays: Announcing the 2014 FringeNYC Play Collection on Indie Theater Now

    A look at the 27 new plays selected for Indie Theater Now's FringeNYC 2014 Collection.

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  • Indie Artists on New Plays: Teach, Teacher, Teachest

    If you’re familiar with the Theater of the Absurd and specifically, Eugene Ionesco’s The Lesson, will you enjoy Teach, Teacher, Teachest? Absolutely. If you’re not familiar with either, will this hinder your enjoyment of Teach, Teacher, Teachest? Absolutely not.

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  • Playwrights on New Plays: The March of the Bonus Army

    Playwright Tim Errickson is high on Isaac Rathbone's new play The March of the Bonus Army.

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  • The Farm Report: Process Through Social Media

    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.

    Padraic talks about the ways the Ashland group is using social media in the development process of the new Lindsay Joy play.

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  • From the Editor: NYTE Small Press Book Donation Event

    NYTE Small Press is donating cartons of our back list play anthologies to indie theater companies.

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