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Playwrights Horizons - Theater Information

HISTORY: Playwrights Horizons is a writer's theater dedicated to the support and development of contemporary American playwrights, composers and lyricists, and to the production of their new work. In a city rich with cultural offerings, Playwrights Horizons' 50-year-old mission is unique; we are the only major theater in New York with this specific mission. We have distinguished ourselves by the caliber of our work and our steadfast commitment to the voice of the American writer. It is a mission that is always timely, and it is essential to the future of the American theater.



Address:
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

New York, NY 10036

BUILT: 1971

SEATING CAPACITY: 198


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Theatre History

DATES PRODUCTION
? - ? A Boy's Company Presents: (2021)
? - ? Unknown Soldier (2020)
? - ? Heroes of the Fourth Turning (2019)
5/24/2019 - ? A Strange Loop (2019)
2/15/2019 - ? If Pretty Hurts Ugly Must Be a Muhfucka (2019)
11/25/2018 - ? Noura (2018)
9/1/2018 - 10/14/2018 I Was Most Alive with You (2018)
? - ? Log Cabin (2018)
? - ? Dance Nation (2018)
? - ? This Flat Earth (2018)
1/11/2018 - 2/25/2018 Miles for Mary (2018)
? - ? Mankind (2018)
? - ? For Peter Pan on her 70th Birthday (2017)
? - ? Hollywood Nurses (2017)
? - ? Bella: An American Tall Tale (2017)
? - ? The Light Years (2017)
? - ? Rancho Viejo (2016)
? - ? A Life (2016)
? - ? Aubergine (2016)
? - ? Indian Summer (2016)
? - ? Marjorie Prime (2015)
5/16/2014 - 6/29/2014 Fly By Night: A New Musical (2014)
3/28/2014 - 5/11/2014 Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra (2014)
2/7/2014 - 3/23/2014 Stage Kiss (2014)
11/15/2013 - 12/29/2013 The (Curious Case of the) Watson Intelligence (2013)
5/8/2013 - 7/7/2013 Far From Heaven (2013)
3/22/2013 - 5/26/2013 The Call (2013)
2/15/2013 - 4/17/2013 The Flick (2013)
11/24/2012 - 1/13/2013 The Great God Pan (2012)
10/12/2012 - 12/15/2012 The Whale (2012)
8/24/2012 - 10/28/2012 Detroit (2012)
11/19/2011 - 12/23/2011 Maple and Vine (2011)
8/19/2011 - 9/25/2011 Completeness (2011)
5/12/2011 - 7/3/2011 The Shaggs: Philosophy of the World (2011)
2/25/2011 - 4/17/2011 Kin (2011)
12/10/2010 - 1/30/2011 A Small Fire (2011)
8/24/2010 - 10/31/2010 Me, Myself & I (2010)
4/30/2010 - 6/13/2010 The Burnt Part Boys (2010)
1/29/2010 - 3/21/2010 Clybourne Park (2010)
9/24/2009 - 11/22/2009 Circle Mirror Transformation (2009)
6/9/2009 - ? Our House (2009)
3/3/2009 - 3/15/2009 The Savannah Disputation (2009)
12/9/2008 - 12/21/2008 Prayer for My Enemy (2008)
9/16/2008 - 10/3/2008 Three Changes (2008)
6/3/2008 - 6/22/2008 Saved (2008)
5/10/2008 - 6/22/2008 Saved (2008)
3/12/2008 - 4/20/2008 The Drunken City (2008)
3/4/2008 - 3/30/2008 Dead Man's Cell Phone (2008)
2/8/2008 - 3/30/2008 Dead Man's Cell Phone (2008)
12/11/2007 - 12/23/2007 Doris to Darlene A Cautionary Valentine (2007)
9/18/2007 - 9/30/2007 100 Saints You Should Know (2007)
6/3/2007 - 6/26/2007 Crazy Mary (2007)
1/30/2007 - 2/18/2007 Frank's Home (2007)
12/5/2006 - 12/17/2006 Floyd and Clea Under the Western Sky (2006)
12/5/2006 - 12/17/2006 Floyd and Clea Under the Western Sky (2006)
9/21/2006 - 10/15/2006 The Pain and the Itch (2006)
7/5/2006 - 7/29/2006 River Deep (2006)
6/20/2006 - 7/9/2006 The Busy World is Hushed (2006)
4/2/2006 - 4/16/2006 Pen (2006)
3/7/2006 - 4/30/2006 Grey Gardens (2006)
3/7/2006 - 4/9/2006 Grey Gardens (2006)
1/20/2006 - 2/4/2006 River Deep (2006)
11/29/2005 - 1/1/2006 Miss Witherspoon (2005)
10/30/2005 - 11/20/2005 Manic Flight Reaction (2005)
9/25/2005 - 10/9/2005 Fran's Bed (2005)
5/17/2005 - 5/29/2005 Memory House (2005)
2/24/2005 - 3/13/2005 On the Mountain (2005)
12/1/2004 - 12/19/2004 Rodney's Wife (2004)
9/23/2004 - 10/10/2004 People Be Heard (2004)
5/25/2004 - 6/13/2004 Chinese Friends (2004)
2/17/2004 - 3/28/2004 Small Tragedy (2004)
11/14/2003 - 12/21/2003 Juvenilia (2003)
10/26/2003 - 11/14/2003 Wilder (2003)
9/28/2003 - 10/12/2003 Recent Tragic Events (2003)
5/27/2003 - 8/3/2003 I Am My Own Wife (2003)
3/13/2003 - 3/30/2003 My Life With Albertine (2003)
2/18/2003 - 3/30/2003 My Life With Albertine (2003)
10/21/2001 - 11/4/2001 Light Years (2001)
6/5/2001 - 6/17/2001 The Credeaux Canvas (2001)
2/16/2001 - 3/25/2001 Lobby Hero (2001)
12/12/2000 - 1/21/2001 The Wax (2000)
9/8/2000 - 10/15/2000 The Butterfly Collection (2000)
6/20/2000 - 7/6/2000 The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (2000)
6/20/2000 - 7/6/2000 The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin (2000)
10/28/1999 - 11/28/2000 James Joyce's The Dead (1999)
10/28/1999 - 11/28/1999 James Joyce's The Dead (1999)
5/26/1999 - 6/20/1999 Goodnight Children Everywhere (1999)
3/21/1999 - 3/26/1999 The Moment When (1999)
3/14/1999 - 4/18/1999 Betty's Summer Vacation (1999)
1/9/1999 - 1/23/1999 Lobster Alice (1999)
12/16/1998 - 1/3/1998 Freedomland (1998)
10/4/1998 - 10/25/1998 The Uneasy Chair (1998)
6/15/1998 - 7/5/1998 Lillian (1998)
4/23/1998 - 5/10/1998 From Above (1998)
2/1/1998 - 2/22/1998 Gun-shy (1998)
12/14/1997 - 12/28/1997 Mud, River, Stone (1997)
9/28/1997 - 10/19/1997 Plunge (1997)
6/8/1997 - 6/15/1997 Baby Anger (1997)
4/27/1997 - ? The Young Girl and the Monsoon (1997)
3/11/1997 - 4/6/1997 Violet (1997)
3/11/1997 - ? Violet (1997)
1/5/1997 - 1/19/1997 Cloud Tectonics (1997)
11/10/1996 - 11/17/1996 Demonology (1996)
10/20/1996 - 11/10/1996 Fit to Be Tied (1996)
5/19/1996 - 6/9/1996 Arts & Leisure (1996)
2/9/1996 - 3/24/1996 Floyd Collins (1996)
10/20/1995 - 11/26/1995 The Monogomist (1995)
4/15/1995 - 5/26/1995 Police Boys (1995)
2/10/1995 - 3/26/1995 Jack's Holiday (1995)
9/16/1994 - 1/1/1995 A Cheever Evening (1994)
4/29/1994 - 6/10/1994 Moe's Lucky Seven (1994)
2/21/1994 - ? Avenue X (1994)
1/28/1994 - 4/3/1994 Avenue X (1994)
12/5/1993 - 1/2/1994 An Imaginary Life (1993)
9/21/1993 - 11/6/1993 Sophistry (1993)
9/14/1993 - 10/10/1993 Young Playwrights Festival (1993) (1993)
4/30/1993 - 7/11/1993 Later Life (1993)
3/17/1993 - 3/28/1993 Sophistry (1993)
2/5/1993 - 3/21/1993 The Heliotrope Bouqet by Scott Joplin & Louis Chauvin (1993)
12/9/1992 - 12/20/1992 Man in His Underwear (1992)
10/30/1992 - 12/13/1992 On the Bum (1992)
9/15/1992 - 10/11/1992 Young Playwrights Festival (1992) (1992)
6/9/1992 - 7/19/1992 Flaubert's Latest (1992)
4/29/1992 - 5/10/1992 Little Egypt (1992)
4/7/1992 - 5/24/1992 The End of the Day (1992)
1/29/1992 - 2/9/1992 Man, Woman, Dinosaur (1992)
12/11/1991 - 12/22/1991 Four Short Operas (1991)
11/15/1991 - 2/23/1992 Marvin's Room (1991)
9/24/1991 - 10/20/1991 Young Playwrights Festival (1991) (1991)
4/5/1991 - 6/2/1991 The Old Boy (1991)
3/1/1991 - 6/30/1991 The Substance of Fire (1991)
12/18/1990 - 2/16/1991 Assassins (1990)
10/19/1990 - 12/9/1991 Subfertile (1990)
9/11/1990 - 10/6/1990 Young Playwrights Festival (1990) (1990)
6/28/1990 - ? Falsettoland (1990)
6/13/1990 - 6/24/1990 Miriam's Flowers (1990)
6/8/1990 - 8/12/1990 Falsettoland (1990)
5/6/1990 - 5/27/1990 Once on This Island (1990)
4/6/1990 - ? Once On This Island (1990)
1/30/1990 - 3/21/1990 When She Danced (1990)
12/18/1989 - 12/19/1989 Assassins (1989)
9/12/1989 - 10/8/1989 Young Playwrights Festival (1989) (1989)
2/27/1989 - 3/19/1989 Gus and Al (1989)
11/18/1988 - 2/19/1989 The Heidi Chronicles (1988)
9/27/1988 - 11/27/1988 Saved from Obscurity (1988)
9/13/1988 - 10/8/1988 Young Playwrights Festival (1988) (1988)
5/27/1988 - 6/26/1988 Right Behind the Flag (1988)
4/26/1988 - ? Lucky Stiff (1988)
4/26/1988 - ? Lucky Stiff (1988)
1/27/1988 - 2/7/1988 Cold Sweat (1988)
1/11/1988 - 2/7/1988 Another Antigone (1988)
11/11/1987 - 11/29/1987 Laughing Wild (1987)
9/15/1987 - 10/11/1987 Young Playwrights Festival (1987) (1987)
5/14/1987 - 5/31/1987 Three Postcards (1987)
5/14/1987 - 5/31/1987 Three Postcards (1987)
2/19/1987 - 3/1/1987 The Maderati (1987)
12/16/1986 - 1/11/1987 Black Sea Follies (1986)
11/13/1986 - 11/13/1986 Highest Standard of Living (1986)
11/13/1986 - 11/30/1986 Black Sea Follies (1986)
9/16/1986 - 10/12/1986 Young Playwrights Festival (1986) (1986)
6/9/1986 - ? Into the Woods (1986)
6/5/1986 - 6/15/1986 The Nice and the Nasty (1986)
4/2/1986 - 10/26/1986 The Perfect Party (1986)
2/27/1986 - 3/16/1986 Little Footsteps (1986)
1/1/1986 - ? Miami (1986)
11/20/1985 - 12/8/1985 Anteroom (1985)
9/28/1985 - 10/14/1985 Paradise! (1985)
9/28/1985 - 10/14/1985 Paradise! (1985)
7/10/1985 - 7/21/1985 Raw Youth (1985)
6/5/1985 - 6/16/1985 Fighting International Fat (1985)
4/7/1985 - 4/28/1985 Young Playwrights Festival (1985) (1985)
1/24/1985 - 2/17/1985 Life and Limb (1985)
11/14/1984 - 1/6/1985 Romance Language (1984)
6/13/1984 - 7/1/1984 Elm Circle (1984)
12/15/1983 - ? Isn't it Romantic (1983)
11/8/1983 - 1/15/1984 Baby with the Bathwater (1983)
7/6/1983 - 7/31/1983 Sunday in the Park with George (1983)
3/3/1983 - ? America Kicks Up Its Heels (1983)
3/3/1983 - 3/27/1983 America Kicks Up Its Heels (1983)
6/30/1982 - 8/27/1982 Herringbone (1982)
6/16/1982 - ? Herringbone (1982)
5/13/1982 - 3/13/1983 Geniuses (1982)
2/24/1982 - 7/17/1982 The Dining Room (1982)
10/16/1981 - 2/21/1981 Sister Mary Ignatius Explains It All For You/ The Actor's Nightmare (1981)
5/20/1981 - 9/26/1981 March of the Falsettos (1981)
5/20/1981 - 9/26/1981 March of the Falsettos (1981)
4/1/1981 - ? March of the Falsettos (1981)
12/3/1980 - ? Coming Attractions (1980)
12/3/1980 - 4/12/1981 Coming Attractions (1980)
5/31/1980 - 6/28/1980 Fables For Friends (1980)
5/16/1980 - 6/15/1980 Passione (1980)
4/17/1980 - 5/4/1980 Survival Kitsch (1980)
1/14/1980 - 8/31/1980 Table Settings (1980)
12/8/1979 - 12/18/1979 In Trousers (1979)
10/24/1979 - 11/18/1979 Justice (1979)
9/29/1979 - ? Boo Hoo (1979)
5/17/1979 - 5/27/1979 Sweet Main Street (1979)
4/22/1979 - 4/30/1979 Don't Tell Me Everything (1979)
4/19/1979 - 5/6/1979 The Terrorists (1979)
4/3/1979 - 4/5/1979 The Songs of Jonathan Tunick (1979)
3/21/1979 - 4/1/1979 Table Settings (1979)
2/21/1979 - ? In Trousers (1979)
2/21/1979 - 3/18/1979 In Trousers (1979)
1/24/1979 - 1/29/1979 Breaking and Entering (1979)
1/18/1979 - 1/28/1979 The Vienna Notes (1979)
12/5/1978 - 12/17/1978 Living At Home (1978)
11/14/1978 - 11/19/1978 Say Goodnight Gracie (1978)
4/18/1978 - ? Hooters (1978)
2/23/1978 - ? Shay (1978)
1/12/1978 - ? Three Sons (1978)
12/1/1977 - ? Two Small Bodies (1977)
11/3/1977 - ? S.W.A.K. (1977)
10/21/1977 - ? Angel City (1977)
10/20/1977 - ? Gogol (1977)
6/16/1977 - ? Cracks (1977)
5/17/1977 - ? Earthworms (1977)
4/13/1977 - ? For the Use of the Hall (1977)
3/10/1977 - ? Fair Weather Friends (1977)
2/7/1977 - ? Mademoiselle Colombe (1977)
12/9/1976 - ? Rebeccah (1976)
12/8/1976 - ? Gemini (1976)
11/11/1976 - ? Rio Grande (1976)
6/3/1976 - ? Paradise (1976)
5/27/1976 - 6/5/1976 Cakes With the Wine (1976)
5/13/1976 - 5/22/1976 The Caseworker (1976)
4/22/1976 - 5/1/1976 Magritte Skies (1976)
4/1/1976 - 4/18/1976 Perched On a Gabardine Cloud (1976)
3/17/1976 - 3/28/1976 The Boss (1976)
3/17/1976 - 3/21/1976 Pup (1976)
2/26/1976 - 3/13/1976 The Spelling Bee (1976)
2/19/1976 - 2/28/1976 The Public Good (1976)
2/11/1976 - 2/15/1976 The Teacher's Room (1976)
2/3/1976 - ? Stop the Parade (1976)
1/29/1976 - 2/7/1976 Ocean Walk (1976)
1/15/1976 - 2/1/1976 Vanities (1976)
12/18/1975 - 12/28/1975 Guy Gauthier's Ego Play (1975)
12/17/1975 - 1/4/1976 Winner Take All (1975)
12/4/1975 - 12/6/1975 Matt, the Killer (1975)
11/25/1975 - 12/14/1975 Report to the Stockholders (1975)
11/17/1975 - 11/21/1975 Glance of a Landscape (1975)
11/6/1975 - 11/23/1975 The Lymorth Millions (1975)
10/16/1975 - 11/2/1975 A Quality of Mercy (1975)
9/25/1975 - 10/12/1975 Clair and the Chair/ Professor George (1975)
6/24/1975 - 6/27/1975 Swan Dive (1975)
6/22/1975 - 6/29/1975 Mississippi Moonshine (1975)
5/30/1975 - 6/1/1975 Leander Stillwell (1975)
5/24/1975 - 5/31/1975 Beethoven/ Karl (1975)
5/15/1975 - 5/18/1975 I Remember the House Where I Was Born (1975)
5/10/1975 - 5/17/1975 Brain Damage (1975)
5/2/1975 - 5/4/1975 The Catch (1975)
4/26/1975 - 5/3/1975 New York! New York! (1975)
4/18/1975 - 4/20/1975 Casserole (1975)
4/12/1975 - 4/19/1975 The Coroner's Plot (1975)
3/29/1975 - 4/5/1975 Rhinegold (1975)
3/21/1975 - 3/23/1975 The Edsel Was a Mistake (1975)
3/15/1975 - 3/22/1975 An Evening with Ma Bell (1975)
3/7/1975 - 3/9/1975 Augusta (1975)
3/1/1975 - 3/8/1975 Mission (1975)
2/15/1975 - 3/22/1975 The First Week in Bogota (1975)
1/30/1975 - 2/4/1975 Carcass Chrome (1975)
6/19/1974 - 6/29/1974 Cowboy Pictures (1974)
4/4/1974 - 4/6/1975 Demons: A Possession (1974)
? - ? Mr. Burns, A Post-Electric Play (2013)
? - ? The Patron Saint of Sea Monsters (2013)
? - ? Bootycandy (2014)
? - ? The Christians (2015)