key to our bitmoji artists… and the 2017 challenge!

Heading up our website is the affiliated artist party!  With just a bit of the indomitable (200-member!) artist community that keeps us on our toes!  Left to right from top row:  bitmoji Morgan Green, Caitlin Saylor Stephens, Kate Scelsa, Kara Lee Corthron, Lisa Rothe, Pirronne Yousefzadeh, Gina Femia, Jenny Lyn Bader, Daaimah Mubashshir, Liza Birkenmeier, Colette Robert, Estefania Fadul, Maria Mileaf, Sarah Einspanier and that’s Julia May Jonas swinging from the chandelier!

A HUGE thanks to these artists and friends for helping with our 2017 campaign.

And to YOU!  These are challenging times.  But we’re gonna come out of ’em, and you’re gonna want us to still be here.  Help us advance the ambitious vision of women artists. 

the 2017 CHALLENGE is this:
IF  50 returning donors  +  25 brand-new donors
give onlineby December 31
a few bighearted board members are in for $20,000. 
Any amount counts BIG!

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we have a winner! reviews + all the info here!

Quick link to tickets! See the company in action! Read Neil Genzlinger’s feature about Kate & Lee’s process in Sunday’s Arts & Leisure section of The New York Times — or right here! MORE about process with Lee in the Brooklyn … Continue reading

70+ playwrights! 2nd George Sand Invitational 1MPF 1/31 & 2/1 @ City Center!

The One-Minute Play Festival (#1MPF) and New Georges present THE 2nd GEORGE SAND INVITATIONAL ONE-MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY SATURDAY, JAN 31ST at 5:00PM & SUNDAY, FEB 1ST AT 5:00PM AT: CITY CENTER STAGE II (where New Georges is … Continue reading

your basic
jam on toast:

SCHEDULE & TICKETS RIGHT HERE! SUSAN’S JAM ON TOAST HANDBOOK! HELP SPREAD THE JAM: OUR CHAIR CAMPAIGN! From May 14 to 31, the indispensable Dixon Place (with its bar, lounge and state-of-the-art theater) will be the hub for a brand-new festival featuring the New Georges Jam, our … Continue reading


BACK TO BASICS STRAIGHT TO GREAT LAKES TIX! VIDEO: DENNIS & MIKE LAUNCH THE FEST! running time: 75 minutes A New York Times Critic’s Pick!  “Spectacularly inventive! Ms. Benson, the playwright, is fearless and remarkably assured in this dizzyingly entertaining work, … Continue reading


BACK TO BASICS STRAIGHT TO PRIMAL PLAY TIX! remaining performances!  Friday May 30 at 4pm, Saturday May 31 at 5:30pm! running time: 80 minutes “Directorial and technical invention are two of the purest pleasures in Krista Knight’s comedy Primal Play. … Continue reading

jam on toast:

BACK TO BASICS STRAIGHT TO THE VAULTS TIX! Remaining performances:  Friday May 30 at 6:30, Saturday May 31 at 3pm! Running time: 90 minutes “I’ve never worked on something that made me feel so qualified to direct an episode of … Continue reading

supported production: delaney britt brewer’s the brink of us, directed by Kara-Lynn vaeni @ south oxford space!

A few years back, THE BRINK OF US, by Delaney Britt Brewer, took a development step in our Mini-Workshops season in The Room!  Kara-Lynn Vaeni directed it, and she and Britt have been plotting and planning to create a cool … Continue reading

our partnership with barnard college: BLOWN YOUTH is March 6-8!

Dipika Guha’s BLOWN YOUTH, our 2013-14 New Plays at Barnard commission directed by Alice Reagan, is March 6 to 8 at Barnard’s Glicker-Milstein Theater!  It presents an original, contemporary riff on William Shakespeare’s Hamlet. With a company of Barnard/Columbia student … Continue reading

get toasted with the new georges jam — support jam on toast at dixon place!

get toasted with the new georges jam is a party to benefit THE NEW GEORGES JAM ON TOAST! raffle dancing jam shots bake sale other attractions & featuring special guest DJ Cesar Alvarez! early bird (thru 2/22) = $15 + … Continue reading

the BIG auction is now online! start your bidding!

Is this our best auction ever???   YOU BE THE JUDGE — click here to see all the items on display at the BIG event Sunday. Start your bidding today!  If you won’t be there Sunday, let us know your … Continue reading

the BIG benefit is September 22!


meet the BIG benefit artists!

read all about the BIG benefit here! BID on cool big auction stuff here! special pre-party guest! EISA DAVIS wrote and starred in ANGELA’S MIXTAPE, produced by New Georges with Hip-Hop Theatre Festival and named a Best Off Broadway Play … Continue reading

7/25: Guha, Cassidy, Skillman, Miller, Femia, Holleman, McGraw, Krohn & more Center Stage!

The nice people at The Culture Project’s Women Center Stage Festival asked New Georges to join their line-up! We said, SURE! Gave our evening a title — New Georges Just Does It! — and figured we’d come up with something. Meanwhile, … Continue reading

ENDLESS SUMMER: season’s final Trunk Show 6/16!

It’s time once again for New Georges’ TRUNK SHOW at Cornelia Street Cafe! this time KICKING OFF AN ENDLESS SUMMER featuring MUSICAL treats from New Georges affiliated artists and friends… Sunday June 16 at 6pm, and not long at all! … Continue reading

Go see ’em!

Our occasional round-up of productions!  NG artists in bold, natch. Concrete Temple Theatre presents Geppetto at HERE – 145 Sixth Ave (enter on Dominick Street one block south of Spring) June 13-30thThursday-Monday at 7 PM, Saturdays at 2 PM and … Continue reading


See a very special play at the Vineyard and support New Georges, too! SOMEWHERE FUN by Jenny Schwartz, directed by Anne Kauffman saturday may 18 cocktails with Jenny & Anne  6.30pm   play 8pm vineyard theatre    108 e. 15th street $75 … Continue reading

“Snacking at any given moment”:
Eliza Bent’s THE HOTEL COLORS at The Bushwick Starr!

First ever of occasional posts featuring affiliated artist stuff around town! New Georges Jam member Eliza Bent’s play THE HOTEL COLORS starts performances May 8 at The Bushwick Starr.  She has a piping-hot Brooklyn College playwriting MFA, but being a … Continue reading

GOLDOR & MYTHYKA 2 years running!

Garrett and Jenny in G$M now… Terrific actors (and swell all-around people) Jenny Seastone Stern and Garrett Neergaard have played Bart and Holly (aka Goldor and Mythyka) since we produced a segment of G$M in THE GERM PROJECT at 3LD … Continue reading

be there!

GET YOUR MYTH ON! “If you only see one show this month, see this one.  TWICE.” — New York Theatre Review “Exuberant… taps into the desire so many of us feel for lives more intrepid, more exciting, and certainly better funded than … Continue reading

based on a truly true story — now with VIDEO!

CLICK HERE: G $ M vital stats! WATCH a (semi-) drunk history with Lynn Rosen HERE! Playwright Lynn Rosen woke up one morning in 2008 and spotted this headline in her newspaper*…. Big Theft Ends in Shackles for a Young Goth … Continue reading


above: guest DM Andy Action of 2 Skinnee J’s leads an original scenario before the April 12 show! announcing….  Dungeons & Dragons on Fridays! starting 1 hour before showtime (that’s 7pm) at every Friday performance…….a D&D game in the lobby! … Continue reading

terraNOVA Collective’s Groundworks: New Play Series
at the New Ohio during G$M!

New Georges is THRILLED to sponsor terraNOVA Collective’s Groundworks during our time at the New Ohio.  We’re great admirers of terraNOVA and this series, which features members of their awesome Groundbreakers Playwrights Program.  Kind of a great batch of readings, … Continue reading


CLICK HERE: G $ M vital stats! GOLDOR $ MYTHYKA co-video designer Jared Mezzocchi is at the forefront of a growing field, creating a whole new approach to the use of media in theater — and boy do we need it for … Continue reading


From this: To this! Congratulations, Lucy Alibar, on the trip to the red carpet and your whole amazing year!!!     *Lucy and Benh Zeitlin’s Oscar-nominated Best Adapted Screenplay for Beasts of the Southern Wild was adapted from her play JUICY … Continue reading


We’re thinking lots about playwright Mallery Avidon and director Lila Neugebauer, New Georges affiliated artists collaborating on Mallery’s play O Guru Guru Guru, or why I don’t want to go to yoga class with you premiering this month at Actors’ Theatre … Continue reading

Barb & Judy:
read it!

Longtime New Georges affiliated artist & THE LARAMIE PROJECT original cast member Barbara Pitts wrote this lovely article for The Huffington Post while performing in THE LARAMIE PROJECT CYCLE this month at BAM… Being Judy Shepard: An Actor’s 13-Year Journey … Continue reading

Staging a sisterhood — yeah!

Read all about it! In case it somehow escaped your notice, a January 31 front-page Arts & Leisure story in the Times discussed the rise to prominence of female stage directors — accompanied by some damn glamorous photography, we might … Continue reading

a campaign for new georges in unsteady times

Over the past months, we’ve come to realize that all the things we need and appreciate most—our artists, our friends, our mutual care—can be captured in one word. Sustenance.  Since we didn’t see our way to a benefit party this … Continue reading

angela ramos of the bipoc critics lab responds in parallel

We were thrilled to partner this fall with the BIPOC Critics Lab, a new and necessary mechanism for expanding representation in arts journalism developed and led by cultural critic Jose Solís and hosted by The Kennedy Center American College Theater … Continue reading

(the collected) tiny plays for the time of no plays

The note that introduced our first tiny play on March 18 (below in italics, or scroll all the way down to go back in time–it’s also how you read ’em all in order!) is all the introduction you need to … Continue reading

what we’re thinking and doing.

Where we are: October 1, 2020.  At New Georges, we have spent our careers consciously working counter to structures that traditionally divide institutions and artists. Our company seeks to support artists as they drive their own processes, to explore varied … Continue reading