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NPTC and Banana Boat Productions will be reviving our acclaimed production for the 40th Anniversary of THE RITUAL by famed Trinidadian playwright Zeno Obi Constance.Performances are June 19-30, 2019 at New Perspectives Studio, 458 West 37th St. @10th Avenue. Get tickets here!


The 2019 Women's Work Short play LAB kicked off on February 10th under the leadership of Jenny Greeman, who revealed this year's theme of APPROVAL PENDING. Writers will work on their 15-30 minute scripts through June, guided by our team of Director/Dramaturgs, and the plays will be produced in our annual WW Short Play Festival August 5-10. Learn more about these fabulous women, and mark your calendars for August!


As we pass the half-way mark of the season, we have a lot to report. We celebrated the 10th Annual WW Short Play Festival to kick off the season last August and 10 years of collaboration with Banana Boat Productions with our highly acclaimed production of THE KEY GAME in October! 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of the WOMEN'S WORK PROJECT and the 6th Season of ON HER SHOULDERS Help keep this amazing track record going by becoming a SUSTAINING DONOR for as little as $10/month, and discover a few perks for your support.


Our annual Mini Festival of Readings from the Women's Work Full-length LAB will be May 17 - 19th, showcasing multiple scripts-in-progress from six of our LAB members! The festival concludes with a moderated panel on challenges and opportunities for women playwrights. It’s a packed schedule over the weekend, so RSVP today!

ON HER SHOULDERS at New School March 15!

On Her Shoulders returns on March 15th for the next celebration of female playwrights from the past, showcasing African American writer Alice Childress and her play WINE IN THE WILDERNESS. Dramaturg Arminda Thomas puts the "Play In Context" with an opening introduction, and refreshments and a Q&A follow the reading, directed by Bianca Laverne Jones. Admission is by donation. Doors open at 6:45pm at Starr Foundation Hall. RSVP:

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