February 18, 2021

Dance Magazine:
How One Native American Troupe Is Holding On to Its Heritage Amid Uncertain Times
“In Native American culture, the powwow is a beloved tradition that serves as a reunion and opportunity for Indigenous tribes to gather and celebrate their cultures. In short, it is the antithesis of COVID-19 restrictions.”

February 2, 2021

Times Square Chronicles:
Theatre News: Broadway On Demand Rocky Bleier, The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, Open ‘Tho Shut, Broadway Advocacy Coalition For BLM, Irish Rep
“Vinie Burows performs poetry of Walt Whitman in “Open ‘Tho Shut,” an afternoon of performances in Theater for the New City’s ChopShop Theater November 11, 2020.”

January 9, 2021

The Manhattan Beat:
The Theater for the New City Presents Live Weekly Variety Shows
“State and city government mandated that all theaters close in March. Darkness covered the theater world, with no promise of a re-opening date. Over time, many productions turned to live streams. In recent months, the Theater for the New City, led by its executive director, Crystal Field, launched an innovative weekly pop-up series featuring live music and spoken-word performances.”

January 6, 2021

Theater for the New City Announces Tenth Installment of OPEN ‘THO SHUT
“TNC will present the tenth installment of “Open ‘Tho Shut,” its afternoon of “walk-by theater” that is staged in its set shop and visible from East Tenth Street between First and Second Avenues.”

November 3, 2020

Nine of the coolest polling places in New York City
“Waiting in line to cast your ballot isn’t boring at these nine voting sites across NYC.”

OCTOBER 22, 2020

New York Times:
Halloween’s Not Canceled: Here’s How to Make It Spooky but Safe
“Theater for the New City’s popular Village Halloween Costume Ball, now in its 44th year, will take place virtually, with new programs featuring over 100 performers…”

OCTOBER 15, 2020

TNC Alive Presents Virtual Reading Of LOCKDOWN: EPILOGUE By Frank J. Avella

“During this continued time of social isolation, Theater for the New City (TNC) strives to keep arts alive with performances from the TNC community and abroad featured on TNC’s Website, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube channels.”

OCTOBER 4, 2020

Theater For the New City Presents a Reading of LOCKDOWN 2020 (Love & Corona) by Frank J. Avella
“The reading takes place online on Thursday, October 8 at 7PM.”


Theater for the New City Presents Virtual Village Halloween Costume Ball
“Six hours of performances will be broadcast Saturday, October 31 from 6:00 to midnight for general audiences.”

AUGUST 20, 2020

The Village Sun:
“Theater for the New City is taking it to the street — virtually”

AUGUST 26, 2020

The Grateful Web:
“Women Saluting Women To Celebrate 100 Years Of Women’s Constitutional Right To Vote”

AUGUST 14, 2020
“Liberty or Just Us: A City Park Story” ***1/2