Since 2004, The Drama Desk Award-winning
Committed to bringing innovative, invigorating, never-before-seen work to New York audiences,
At the centerpiece of our programming is a five-play subscription series representing the very best of American and international playwriting and performance. Carefully curated to fulfill our mission of bringing new, adventurous plays to new, adventurous audiences, this subscription series helps to support our mission and in turn offers exhilarating, illuminating theater to theater-goers with an appetite for new writing.
The Elysabeth Kleinhans Theatrical Foundation, a not-for-profit operating foundation, was set up to create a new, state-of-the-art theater complex that would bring new, challenging and experimental work in an underserved location on 59th Street between Park and Madison Avenues in Manhattan.
In 2002, the building at 59 East 59th Street was donated to the Foundation. The building was essentially gutted, and the theaters were designed and constructed. The architect, Leo Modrcin, worked with the Foundation to create a facility with an inviting ambiance to foster neighborhood attendance as well as provide excellent support for companies performing in the three spaces.
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