In a city rich with cultural offerings, Playwrights Horizons' 45-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.Before you head to New York City, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly New York City trip planner , to make sure you see all that New York City has to offer, including Playwrights Horizons.
Under the leadership of Artistic Director Tim Sanford and Managing Director Leslie Marcus, Playwrights Horizons encourages the new work of veteran writers while nurturing an emerging generation of theater artists. We are among the few theaters in the US that maintain an open submission policy, and writers are supported through every stage of their growth with a series of development programs that comprise our New Works Lab. We present at least six productions annually on our two stages, each of which is a World, American or New York premiere.
Playwrights Horizons Reviews
Its a bit of a walk from Times Square, but the seating is great--rows tie you plenty of leg room. Great show with several people I recognized from TV/movies. Staff was friendly. more »
BESIDE ITS MAIN THEATER in Times Square, Playwrights Horizons & the NYU Tisch School of the Arts host PLAYWRIGHTS DOWNTOWN, a handsome multi-purpose theatrical space in Astor Place across from the Pub... more »
Great Theater- just saw "If Pretty Hurts, Ugly must be a Mutherf*&#er! It was HILARIOUS!!!
Excellent! Clean, modern very nice
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