The Lucille Lortel Theatre
121 Christopher St Feb 4, 2015 - Mar 15, 2015
There is a new immersive realm for the senses online, a virtual playground where those who plug in are coaxed into acting out their darkest fantasies--with no consequences in the "real" world. Or so it seems... until a young female detective begins an investigation to determine if there is a point at which thought or intention may actually constitute a crime within--and outside of--this new frontier.
Winner of the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Jennifer Haley's The Nether is a haunting thriller that will make you question when the fantastic becomes too real.
USE CODE "NETHERCP" FOR $39-$49 TICKETS (USUALLY $69-$75)
Ever wonder what your life would be like if you'd made one different choice? An unplanned pregnancy sets off a chain of events in the lives of three people in PILLOW ON THE STAIRS. What follows creates a web of secrets and denials that binds this trio of ordinary, flawed individuals together for a lifetime. Every decision has lasting consequences in this intimate story about love, loyalty, betrayal, and trust.
A LIMITED NUMBER OF COMP TICKETSTOMORROW AND THURSDAY
Can there be laughter in the healing process? The lives of survivors, perpetrators, and bystanders weave together in a wickedly funny and piercingly insightful one woman show about a community trying to heal after a sexual assault. In Post Traumatic Super Delightful (PTSD), the personal is political, the political is personal. And the person is a clown.
USE CODE "yesmeansyes" FOR $8 TICKETS (USUALLY $16)
In MEMBER CORNER, members of Works by Women can share productions they are working on which feature many women artists, but either have a run of less than 2 weeks or do not meet the 50/50 writer, director, design team Works by Women requires. If you would like your project to be included please email
In this all-female play, a woman grows from youth to old age, facing challenges many women face, but never giving up her dream.
"As a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women and Works by Women... and as the playwright of this very woman-centric play... I would love to offer Works by Women half-price tickets. That would be
Fleeing an arranged marriage, Princess Alvida commandeers a pirate vessel and assembles an unlikely crew of laundry women, seamstresses, and cooks. As she struggles with opposing roles - pirate and princess - her betrothed finds himself falling for a woman he's barely met. Shanties and swordfights frame this theatrical tale of love on the high seas...
Creating a Work of Art Based on a Work of Art
hosted by Barbara Hammond Friday, February 20 @ 4pm Panel Discussion
A talk with Barbara Hammond, documentarian Mike Lerner (A Punk Prayer, the Russian Woodpecker), journalist Melik Kaylan (The Russia-China Axis), and journalist Argemino Barro about how to make a play from an unfolding news story taking place 5,000 miles away.
Playwright readings and events at New Dramatists are FREE. Seating is extremely limited and reservations are required.
If your production (no readings, free events) has a creative team (writers, directors, designers) of at least 50% women and has a run of at least two weeks in a New York City venue, we would love to include it and maybe even bring our group to see it!