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Playwrights Horizons

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Its a bit of a walk from Times Square, but the seating is great--rows tie you plenty of leg room... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Michelle R

BESIDE ITS MAIN THEATER in Times Square, Playwrights Horizons & the NYU Tisch School of the Arts... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

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.

Thank Michelle R
Reviewed 29 July 2018

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 Public Theater. Here, in this jazzy theatre-rich location, the Robert Moss Theater is a...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

I've been to this theater in the past, but not for some time until yesterday. They usually have some good off-broadway shows and the seating is good - all have a great view to the stage.

Thank joemess44
Reviewed 11 September 2017

For the incomparable Kathleen Chalfont alone, this play is well worth seeing. She captivates from beginning to end, makes a delightful Peter Pan in the third part. The entire cast is excellent, Sarah Ruhl's writing has every word in its place. The first part is...More

Thank Devorah33851
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Every year, a friend and I get a theater subscription so that we get out to see plays regularly. This is the first time we've tried Playwrights Horizons and just went to our second play (The Light Years.) While the venue is nice - smaller...More

Thank Nancy S
Reviewed 20 September 2016

"Aubergine," the current Playwrights Horizons production, is moving, touching, and sometimes funny even though it deals with death. It involves a Korean family but you don't have to be Korean or Asian to relate to the play, its ideas are universal. Highly recommended for the...More

Thank Devorah33851
Reviewed 14 August 2016

A nice smaller multi theater space. Decent seating arrangement, pretty much all good seats. Nice sound systems. Clean and comfortable.

Thank Bernardo F
Reviewed 23 July 2016

This group of theaters serves as an incubator for the works of relatively unknown playwrights and gives them and young inexperienced actors an opportunity to strut their stuff. The specific theater where this play is showing at present is known as the Peter Jay Sharp...More

Thank LWL3333
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Playwrights Horizons is an acclaimed off-Broadway theatre dedicated to supporting playwrights, composers, & lyricists and also to producing their work. A number of acclaimed shows, including six Pulitzer Prize winners for Drama, have been produced here. Needless to say, if you're willing to be a...More

Thank Divakind
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Just saw a most wonderful and amazing play at Playwrights Horizons about memory, loss and how we become more human. The cast is superb and includes Noah Bean, Lisa Emery, Stephen Root and Lois Smith. I left the play feeling like I wanted to see...More

Thank Ruth C
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