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Address: 79 E 4th St, New York City, NY 10003-8904
Phone Number: 212-780-9037
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Famous drama theater and acting workshop of New York City.

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Place for Outstanding Theatre

Just saw "Hadestown" here last week, a dynamic retelling of a classic tale. An outstanding production with remarkable talent in the cast, the musical ensemble and the creative... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed June 14, 2016
Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016

With a small stage in the round, and not a bad seat in the house, a great place to watch a show. It must be trendy since the beer at the makeshift bar was Narragansatt. The show (Hadestown) was very professional and enjoyable. A nice alternative to Broadway, but not cheap.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 14, 2016

Just saw "Hadestown" here last week, a dynamic retelling of a classic tale. An outstanding production with remarkable talent in the cast, the musical ensemble and the creative parties. The wrap-around seating brings immediacy to the presentation and makes it an immersive experience. This play is one of the top two plays I saw in a 6 plays in 6... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016

The theater can always be counted on for way above average shows, but the current show - Hadestown - WOW. All I'll say is if you can't get tickets to Hamilton, try Hadestown - a modern adaptation of Orpheus and Eurydice, done with country music (Johnny Cash style), great acting, and a song to end the first act that will... More 

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Battambang, Cambodia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful experience here. I came to see a late showing of Red Speedo on a Saturday night, and quite frankly, I was blown away. The call window ticket counter where I picked up my ticket from was easy and quick, and the staff was very nice and friendly. Washrooms just outside the play room and comfortable seats... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2016 via mobile

One of my favorite theaters in NYC, located in a great area of the east village with many good meal options. The theater here is always daring, innovative and risky, but with a premium placed on the highest quality off-Broadway acting. Come here for exciting contemporary work!

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Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 12, 2016

A small, intimate theatre in the East Village/Bowery neighbourhood, with just under 200 seats. I was very fortunate to see a performance of "Lazarus" at the NYTW last week-end. Lots of neighbourhood bars & restaurants in the area for pre/post theatre dinner/drinks.

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Salford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2015

I recently visited to see Lazarus. The performance was excellent, as was the venue. The staff were really helpful, and the theatre is quite intimate, with the front row very close to the stage for this production. The bathrooms were clean, and the seats in the theatre were very spacious (I had been shopping on the way and there was... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2015 via mobile

We'd been there a few years ago for a wonderful work in progress event, and were taken with talent and the small venue. This latest visit, we were fortunate to get tickets to Lazarus, which was full of creative excellence at every turn. We loved the show. The theater holds about 200 people. Very intimate. And its location in the... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2015

The New York Theatre Workshop is a nice cozy, small venue for local plays and performances. My wife and I saw an excellent reading of a play called 'Greenwood: An American Dream Destroyed'. The seats in the theatre were very comfortable and they did a good job with the lighting and sound!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2014 via mobile

Just saw this drama, ironically after visiting the 9/11 museum. The first 2/3 of the play were well done, the ending is a bit too much unicorns and rainbows for my liking. The set design was awesome, the theater warm and friendly. Great off Broadway experience.

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