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. And watch for Martin's exclusive previews of the New York International Fringe Festival, coming soon... plus an in-depth look at FringeU, the festival's educational wing, which is being co-produced by Indie Theater Now.

  • FringeNYC The New York International Fringe Festival

    Check here for complete gavel-to-gavel coverage of the New York International Fringe Festival, the largest performing arts festival in North America. For 13 years, we've been the only outlet to review every show in FringeNYC.

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  • Plays for Today: "Hamlet Bound & Unbound" and "Third Finger, Left Hand"

    We welcome two new playwrights to ITN--Andrew Rothkin and Randall David Cook--each of whom brings us a delightful, over-the-top comedy

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  • Martin on New Plays: The Qualification of Douglas Evans

    The Amoralists' new play, written by Derek Ahonen, is yet another larger-than-life journey through the pre-occupations, obsessions, fears, and imaginings of a playwright whose voice is authentic and original.

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  • Indie Artists on New Plays: Drop Dead Perfect

    David Lally comments on Penguin Rep's production, a new comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton, playing at the Theatre at St. Clements.

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  • Playwrights on New Plays: The Long Shrift

    Teddy Nicholas comments on this new play directed by James Franco; a claustrophobic tense drama about a young man who may or may not have been falsely accused of rape.

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  • The Farm Report: focused conversation

    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 Lillis talks about the next big milestone in the Farm Theater's play development project: Lindsay has completed the first draft of her play!

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  • From the Editor: nytheater now is changing!

    Martin Denton explains how nytheater now is changing its look and feel

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