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New York Theater Workshop

New York City, NY (East Village)
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Ranked #191 of 861 Attractions in New York City
Type: Theaters, Performances, Educational Sites
Description: Famous drama theater and acting workshop of New York City.
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New York City, New York
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65 reviews 65 reviews
14 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I recently saw "Scenes from a Marriage". As another reviewer pointed out, the staging was unusual, but in my eyes, it completely worked with the amazing cast that brought the play to life. Even 2 weeks after, when I describe this play, the performers and the set, I still feel all the raw emotions and power of the words and... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

We saw Ivo Van Hove's reworking of Scenes From a Marriage. The production was not without flaws but it was done and a rather interesting way that made us want to go back and see more of what this Off Broadway theater whose mission is to put on relatively new productions has to offer.

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New York City, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Encouraged by an 83 yr. old friend to attend what I thought was going "to be older folks coaching kids about older folks"...turns out to be a Playwriting workshop exposing over 60's and budding talented teens...thus the title "Mind the Gap". The Educational Director Bryn is a true professional with great wisdom and poise-she openly shares her knowledge and experience;making... More

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165 reviews 165 reviews
20 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2014

My wife and I went to the NYTW for the first time last night to see Bacharach Reimagined. The show was tremendous, and the theater even better. What a cool intimate place. Every seat is like sitting in the best seat in the house. A small warm place, with a very pleasant staff. Sorry this is the first time we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

The Saturday matinee on December 21, 2013 was excellent; Kyle Riabko and the cast had the perfect presence and voices for the creative rearranging of Bacharach's wonderful music; the production had gentleness and softness and emotional quality as well as the energetic interpretation of some of the songs - the lighting and scene production was great. Bacharach music is STILL... More

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Montclair, New Jersey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
16 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

I am a big fan of the New York Theater Workshop. The theater is tiny and the productions are often new and/or experimental. The acting is always top notch and the intimate surroundings make it a special experience. Many of their shows go on to Broadway runs ("Rent", "Once", "Peter and the Starcatchers" for example), where you get to pay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

Saw "Once the Musical" at the New York Theater Workshop, a show now moving to Broadway. The theater itself is tucked away in the East Village and casts a great show. Can't wait to see this one again when it opens next month!

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2010

I went to see Ivo van Hove's production of Lillian Hellman's classic play and the entire production, but especially the acting, was spectacular. For me, THIS is New York Theater, not the tourist-driven entertainment on Broadway. One often takes for granted the amazing, world-class talent resident in the City. The NYTW doesn't. It is a very special place for the... More

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