New York Theatre Companies Come Together for 12-Hour Livestream Supporting Ukraine | Playbill

Streaming New York Theatre Companies Come Together for 12-Hour Livestream Supporting Ukraine

24 institutions are presenting readings as part of the event, including The Public, New York Theatre Workshop, The National Black Theater, and more.

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The New York theatre community will come together April 16 to livestream online readings and conversations from 10 AM-10 PM ET. The event has been organized in support of Ukraine and will be available for free via HowlRound.

Participating institutions include Abrons Arts Center; CUNY STAGES; HERE Arts Center; HowlRound; La MaMa / Yara Arts Group; Mabou Mines | Performance Space; Ma-Yi Theater Company; New York Theater Workshop (TBC); Nuyorican Poets Cafe; PEN America; PS21; The Park Avenue Armory; Theatre Without Borders; The Brooklyn Academy of Music; The National Black Theater; The Noor Theatre; The Play Company; The Public Theater; The Segal Theatre Center; The Shed; Torn | Page; Ukranian Actors of New York; and The Watermill Center | Robert Wilson.

With a particular focus on the devastation of the Donetsk Drama Theatre Mariupol bombing which killed over 300 people taking sanctuary, the event will feature readings from poets, playwrights, and novelists that capture the community's reaction to the crisis in Ukraine. The Public Broadcasting Station of Ukraine will also livestream the event for all Ukrainians.

The current schedule is listed below.

10:00 PEN America
10:30 The SHED
11:30 Ma-Yi Theater Company

12:00 PS21
12:30 The Brooklyn Academy of Music
1:00 The Watermill Center | Robert Wilson
1:30 St. Ann's Warehouse
2:30 Torn | Page
3:00 The Park Avenue Armory
3:30 Abrons Arts Center
4:00 HowlRound Commons
5:00 The National Black Theater
5:30 The Play Company
6:00 The Public Theater
6:30 La Mama
7:00 Nuyorican Poets Cafe
7:30 Yara Arts Group
8:00 The Noor Theatre
8:30 Mabou Mines | Performance Space
9:00 Ukrainian Actors of New York
9:30 Theatre Without Borders

For schedule updates, visit


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