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.
United Solo Festival: coverage of the world's largest solo performance event
United Solo runs at Theater Row Studio in Manhattan thru Nov 23. Check out our reviews and other feature articles!
Indie Artists on New Plays: Gilding the Lily
Gilding the Lily is a personal take on the life and times of Emile Charlotte Le Breton, nee’ Lily Langtry, actress and socialite extraordinaire, who was trashed by a decade’s worth of critics for her turn as Rosalind in As You Like It, while winning popular acclaim.
Playwrights on New Plays: Cut!
In Cut!, Michael Almaz's play now appearing in the United Solo festival, Ian Watt singlehandedly impersonates amusingly decadent 1920s Hollywood.
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.
The Farm Report: Post by Eryn Tramel (Becky) - discoveries in and out of the rehearsal room
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 reports on the college collaboration project, specifically an update from Ashland U. and one of the actresses working there.
From the Editor: "Dirt" returns to NYC
One-man play "Dirt" starring Christopher Domig is back in NYC.