Celebrate 40 Years of NYTW With a Look Back at 20 Famous Productions

Photos   Celebrate 40 Years of NYTW With a Look Back at 20 Famous Productions
The prolific Off-Broadway company, responsible for award-winning hits such as Rent, Once, and Hadestown, was founded in 1979.
The cast of RENT (1994). Photo by Joan Marcus.jpg
Cast of Rent (1994) Joan Marcus

New York Theatre Workshop, the renowned Off-Broadway theatre company that launched such award-winning hits as Rent, Peter and the Starcatcher, and this season’s Hadestown, celebrates its 40th anniversary this year.

To celebrate, NYTW shares photos from 20 famous favorite productions, ranging from this season’s Slave Play by Jeremy O. Harris to the 1994 production of Rent, which has gone on to become one of the most celebrated and beloved contemporary musicals of all time.

NYTW productions that have gone on to Broadway include Rent, Peter and the Starcatcher, Once, Dirty Blonde, and The Big Love. This season, they are represented by the Broadway productions of Hadestown, written by Anaïs Mitchell and directed by Rachel Chavkin, and What the Constitution Means to Me, written by and starring Heidi Schreck and directed by Oliver Butler.

Learn more at NYTW.org.

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