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TBTB HOSTS 2016 Playmakers’ Intensive in October

TBTB's annual Playmaker's Intensive will take place from October 15-23.

Participating writers, directors and actors will be put into randomly selected groups and each group will in one week create a 10 minute play. The plays will be presented on October 23rd at the Clinton Cameo Studios (307 West 43rd Street).

To participate, please email us at The final presentation is open to the public free of charge (suggested $10 donation). To RSVP click here.


Korea National University of Arts
students meet with TBTB


On August 13, 2016, TBTB had the opportunity to meet with a group of students from the Korea National University of Arts. Because Korean people with disabilities do not have much opportunity to pursue arts as a career, the group sought out TBTB to talk about disability, arts, and inclusion.

We exchanged ideas and discussed the challenges that we as performers and arts administers, with and without disabilities, face in this highly competitive business.

THANK YOU to everyone who came out to see our world premiere production of Samuel D. Hunter’s, THE HEALING, this past June/July. We are extremely proud of this groundbreaking play — TBTB’s greatest critical success to date! We are also deeply grateful to Sam for agreeing to write this masterwork for us, to Stella Powell-Jones, for her brilliant, sensitive direction, to our amazing design and production teams and — of course — to our outstanding acting company!

THE HEALING was named as a NEW YORK TIMES Critic’s pick as well as a Time Out NY critic’s pick and and garnered overwhelming reviews across the boards. To read some of the notices from THE HEALING, click here!

This month, we wish to express our deepest gratitude to
The Jarvis & Constance Doctorow Family Foundation
for their outstanding support and commitment to TBTB’s work and mission.

Your support continues to help us accomplish great things. Thank you!

Scott Barton, from TBTB’s 2015 production of Agatha Christie’s
THE UNEXPECTED GUEST will be appearing in Marta Mondelli’s,
TOSCANA or WHAT I REMEMBER at the Cherry Lane Theatre
from September 15 through October 1.

For details or to order tickets please go to
Please make every effort to see Scott in this amazing production!