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

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Join us at City Winery to celebrate 15 years of the Civilians. The evening features a special Civilians-style tribute to our 2016 Civilians of the Year: Barrow Street Theatre and Drama Desk award winning playwright Bess Wohl. Show Tickets are available! Click here to purchase tickets.

Announcing the 2016 FINDINGS Series

FINDINGS is a series of works-in-progress presentations from our 2015-16 R&D Group. Join us from May 9 - 20 for the culmination of a year-long collaboration, featuring new works borne of creative investigations.

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New on Extended Play

R&D in Process: Dominic Finocchiaro's Reailty


Playwright Dominic Finocchiaro discusses how reality television has inspired his new play, "Gold Person," which he is developing in the Civilians R&D Group.

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Rimbaud in New York
at BAM

An exciting collaboration with BAM and the Poetry Foundation, Rimbaud in New York is a new work written and directed by Steve Cosson with original songs by multiple composers. This original, playful and enriching inquiry into the meaning and legacy of Arthur Rimbaud's Illuminations, explores how these revolutionary poems continue to resonate in the American imagination. The premiere production ran from March 1-6, 2016 at BAM in Brooklyn.

Another Word for Beauty
at Goodman Theatre

Based on a Civilians investigation, and co-commissioned and developed with Goodman Theatre, this new play by José Rivera, features music by Héctor Buitrago and direction by Steve Cosson. The premiere production ran through February 21st at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago. Click here to read press coverage.

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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