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Featured Video: "Margin of Error" from The Great Immensity. Music & Lyrics by: Michael Friedman

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The Civilians 2015-2016 Season Announced!

The Civilians 2015-16 Season marks our 15th year of creating innovative, investigative works of theater. This season we look forward to the world-premieres of Another Word For Beauty by José Rivera at Goodman Theatre in Chicago and Rimbaud in New York written and directed by Steve Cosson at BAM.

Our Season Brochure is now available online, read it HERE!

New on Extended Play

Nilaja Sun Goes Back Home to "Pike St."

With "Pike St.," her first solo show since 2006's "No Child...," Nilaja Sun explores her native Lower East Side through the lens of a family weathering a brutal hurricane. continue reading...


There are so many ways you can get involved and have an impact on the work of The Civilians and is directly responsible for developing some of the most innovative, impactful work in the contemporary American theater landscape.

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LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU: War on Christmas

Join us on December 8th at Joe's Pub for our next LET ME ASCERTAIN YOU Cabaret!

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Join The Civilians 150 on Giving Tuesday!

Help us raise 150 gifts of $15 - or a multiple of $15 - Giving Tuesday, December 1, 2015! By joining the Civilians 150 you are helping us to celebrate 15 years of investigative theater!

Let Me Ascertain You:
The Podcast Series

Let Me Ascertain You: The Podcast is an audio podcast series of performances crafted from interviews with real people about current and controversial topics, including Occupy Wall Street, Atlantic Yards, the adult entertainment industry, Evangelical Christianity, and more. The series includes songs and scenes from past plays and current projects, plus sneak peaks at works in development.

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