DENIZEN Theatre
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
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DENIZEN Theatre is a non-profit arts organization producing professional intimate live black box theatre at Water Street Market in New Paltz, New York. In a flexible 55-75 seat intimate space DENIZEN is committed to bringing burgeoning playwrights, powerful themes, and diverse perspectives to the community.
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christopher y
1 contribution
Dec 2019
Denizen Theatre has hosted a remarkable range of fascinating work. To be able to enjoy the work of incredible actors and playwrights from just a few feet away is a rare treat, which means that the price of a ticket at Denizen is extraordinary good value. Even the building itself is a work of art; and its perfect setting in the Water Street Market means that you can enjoy a show followed by a meal or cocktail nearby. Bravo, Denizen.
Written April 15, 2020
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Aidan K
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Aug 2019 • Friends
I have seen every show at the Denizen theater and if you think you are going to see a cute amateur performance you're in for a wonderful surprise. The performers and artists who have created shows at the Denizen are highly skilled professionals with passion and bravery. The shows push boundaries, they will make you laugh and cry and question your beliefs. Near bars and restaurants, there's plenty to make it a night out or see a matinee and spend the day walking around talking about the show you can't stop talking about.
Written April 14, 2020
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Elise G
Hudson River Valley, NY995 contributions
Feb 2020
I cannot sing enough praise for Denizen Theatre. I am a true fan. What a fabulous gift it is to have this jewel of a black box theatre in New Paltz. Its versatility has been treasured in such a short time. I have seen every production there so far. The selections are always thought provoking, speak to the times and touch one's heart. The actors are stellar. Set designs have been so creative. There is magic each time I walk into the theatre. I never know where the "stage" will be placed. What levels will be used? Will there be audience participation? It is always a mystery within the mystery of this theatre!

The ticket purchase process is smooth. The theatre made a decision to “go green”. All ticket sales are digital. There is no paper involved; this includes not having paper programs. The building itself is environmentally sound. Few people know (because it cannot be seen from ground level), that the roof is a “green roof” with plants growing on the top!

Aside from the plays alone, Denizen Theatre is a community hub. The theatre gives generously to local nonprofits (full disclosure, I am a part of a local nonprofit). If there is not a play running and a local nonprofit has a need for space, the Denizen may be a place to convene. There are also commendable partnerships with local artists. A new display of artwork is generated and on display for each show. Proceeds are split between the artists and a local nonprofit. How is that for kindness? Speaking of kindness, the staff are warm, compassionate are sure to greet audience members with a special welcome.

I trust that I will continue singing praises as I continue attending shows in the future. I hope to see you there!
Written April 14, 2020
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Marianne
1 contribution
Oct 2019
I have seen 3 compelling plays produced by this professional theatre company. The material is contemporary and thought-provoking, the actors and creative teams are all very talented, and the space itself is cozy and innovative. If you head to New Paltz, take in a show at Denizen Theatre!
Written April 16, 2020
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Kathleen12561
New Paltz, NY30 contributions
Nov 2019
Denizen Theater opened its doors about 2 years ago. I have been a member from the beginning. Every community needs LIVE THEATER, and New Paltz has one of the best. If you are lucky enough to be visiting New Paltz when there is a production playing, you would be remiss to not attend.
It is a small theater, awesome restaurants within 2 minutes. There is not a bad seat in the place.
Written April 14, 2020
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Christina P
Kingston, NY2 contributions
Jun 2019
New Paltz is lucky to have such an intimate theater producing a wide range of work and appealing to an equally wide range of visitors. It's in the perfect spot, too, located in Water Street Markets, and walkable from town and the bus station/college campus. It's also just next door to a great restaurant and wine bar. Highly recommend supporting them!
Written April 14, 2020
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Madeline
New York City, NY6 contributions
Aug 2019
Off Broadway, indeed, at 90 miles from the city, but theater that is every bit as adventurous, every bit as professional and provocative .Plenty to do in the town that enfolds this gem, great eating , interesting shopping. and magnificent views to boot.
Written April 15, 2020
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Linn
6 contributions
Feb 2020
The Denizen is a wonderful Black Box theater in the heart of New Paltz. The shows they do are top notch. Have seen some absolutely incredible acting performances here. This is New York City caliber theater. Lots of nice restaurants nearby. If you like quality theater you should check it out.
Written February 23, 2020
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Mark Houghtaling
New York City, NY169 contributions
May 2019 • Solo
this past saturday i saw “every brilliant thing” at denizen. it was my first visit, and it was a wonderful evening of theater. the production was excellent and the black box space was intimate and well appointed. and part of the theater’s mission is bringing arts to our community including removing obstacles to access. i encourage everyone to join the mailing list and support this exciting new cultural asset. i look forward to my next visit!
Written May 6, 2019
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Linn
6 contributions
Apr 2019 • Couples
My husband and I went to see the play, "Every Brilliant Thing" this week at The Denizen. The show was excellent in every way. The Denizen is a gem right here in New Paltz. Looks like they will be doing some wonderful thought provoking shows. Very committed staff delivering quality theatre. Look forward to seeing many more shows there.
Written April 26, 2019
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