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Theater Breaking Through Barriers Announces its 2017 season.

TBTB will present two exciting productions this Spring. 

The Other Plays

 The Artificial Jungle

Beginning March 10th at the Jeffrey and Paula Gural Theatre at the new Art New York Theaters TBTB offers our newest short play festval, The Other Plays, short plays about diversity and otherness.

Featured playwrights include Neil LaBute, Bekah Brunstetter, Lameece Isaaq, Dennis A. Allen II, Tatiana Rivera and others, writing about what it’s like to be “other” in our society. Please click the button below to purchase tickets.

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Beginning May 27th, TBTB will present the first New York revival of the Charles Ludlam classic, The Artificial Jungle. Ludlam founded the Ridiculous Theatrical Company 50 years ago and we are proud to present this hilarious comedy under the direction of the brilliant Everett Quinton, Ludlam’s partner and successor. An amalgam of sultry film noir and Zola’s Therese RaquinThe Artificial Jungle will keep you laughing all night long. The Artificial Jungle will be presented at the Clurman Theatre at Theatre Row. To purchase tickets click the button below.

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This December, we wish to give our deepest thanks to the Howard Gilman Foundation for their incredible first-time support of TBTB’s work and mission.

We are incredibly grateful and honored to be working with you! Your support will allow us to accomplish great things. Thank You!


Congratulations to Shannon DeVido for being included in Time Out New York's "10 Breakout Performances of 2016" list for her moving performance in TBTB's production of Samuel D. Hunter's The Healing. An honor well deserved.