New York Theatre Workshop Takes Center Stage

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Now in its 23rd summer residency at Dartmouth, the New York Theatre Workshop brings established and emerging theater artists to Hanover to present readings of six new works-in-progress—including a theatrical version of singer-songwriter Anaïs Mitchell’s song cycle Hadestown, based on the Greek myth of the musician Orpheus and his love, Eurydice.

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This summer’s New York Theatre Workshop includes six works-in-progress. (Photo courtesy of the Hopkins Center)

The three-week summer residency runs through August 16. The artists will present six theatrical works in progress and also participate in public discussions about their work and process. All of the performances, as well as the public discussions, will take place in Warner Bentley Theater, located in the lower level of the Hopkins Center for the Arts. The public discussions, which are free and open to the public, will take place at noon on July 29, August 5, and August 12.

New York Theatre Workshop works-in-progress schedule:

  • August 2 at 5 p.m.: Toast
  • August 2 at 8 p.m.: Dot
  • August 9 at 5 p.m.: The Hunters
  • August 9 at 8 p.m.: Forever
  • August 16 at 5 p.m.: The Shaking Earth
  • August 16 at 8 p.m.: Hadestown