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Connelly Theatre - Theater Information

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220 E. 4th St. (between Avenues A and B)

New York, NY 10009


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Connelly Theatre History

The historic Connelly Theater is a beautiful 99-150-seat jewelbox space in the heart of NYC's East Village that now serves as a home for adventurous independent theater productions. Past productions include Plano (Clubbed Thumb, Drama Desk-nominated), Mandy Patinkin in Concert: Diaries 2018 (New York Theatre Workshop), The Bengson’s The Lucky Ones (Ars Nova, Lortel and Drama Desk-nominated), Sinking Ship's A Hunger Artist (The Tank's Flint & Tinder series, Drama Desk-nominated), Jomama Jones’ DUAT (Soho Rep.), Mac Wellman's The Offending Gesture (The Tank/Flint & Tinder), Daniel Kitson's A Show for Christmas, The Lisps’ Futurity (Soho Rep. & Ars Nova, Lortel Award), Lyspinka! The Trilogy (TWEED), Mission Drift (The TEAM), The New York International Fringe Festival, Lucy Thurber's Monstrosity (13p), Anne Washburn's Apparition, and many others. The theater also serves as a location for film and television productions, including shows on HBO, Netflix, Amazon, FX, ABC, MTV, PBS, and many more. The building, originally an orphanage, dates back to the mid-1870s. The theater itself was once a choir hall, with the distinctive proscenium arch and raised stage added later.

What Shows Played the Connelly Theatre

DATES PRODUCTION
? - ? Man Cave (2022)
? - ? TUMACHO (2020)
? - ? The Crucible (2019)
? - ? All Hallows Eve (2019)
? - ? The Lucky Ones (2018)
? - ? I'll Say She Is (2016)
3/1/2012 - 3/17/2012 Make Mine Manhattan (2012)
3/28/2008 - 4/20/2008 Marcy In The Galaxy (2008)
12/4/2005 - 1/7/2006 Apparition (2005)
4/30/2005 - 5/22/2005 The Pursuit of Persephone (2005)
4/1/2004 - 4/17/2004 First Lady Suite (2004)


Frequently Asked Questions

What show is currently in Connelly Theatre?
Connelly Theatre's current show is Man Cave which opened on 3/15/2022.

What were the longest running shows at Connelly Theatre?
The Crucible which ran from 11/21/2019 to 12/29/2019, Apparition which ran from 12/4/2005 to 1/7/2006, I'll Say She Is which ran from 6/2/2016 to 7/3/2016, TUMACHO which ran from 2/22/2020 to 3/21/2020 and The Lucky Ones which ran from 4/2/2018 to 4/28/2018,