A Class of 2018 Directing Thesis Production

​with original composition by Nolan Williams, Jr.

​Presented by Columbia University School of the Arts,

The Oscar Hammerstein II Center for Theatre Studies

Richard Termine

2018 marks our 15th Anniversary and we're pulling out all the stops with some of our most ambitious programming to date--working with stellar collaborative partners in Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Cleveland, New York, and Atlanta! Check in periodically for exciting updates.

*A BRIDGES Arts-Exchange Initiative

Let Freedom Ring featuring Vanessa Williams

​Kennedy Center Concert Hall, Washington, D.C.

​Monday, January 15, 2018 | 6:00pm

 Stirring the Waters

Don't miss this MLK commemorative concert featuring performances by Helen-Hayes-Award-winning songstress Nova Payton, jazz trumpeter Aaron Broadus, soprano Monique Steele Griffith, and the Voices of Inspiration, along with students from the Howard University Department of Theatre Arts, directed by Eric Ruffin. 

​The Embassy of France, Washington, D.C.

​Tuesday, April 3, 2018 | 8:00pm

Cartier Williams

Aaron Broadus

Black History Month Soiree and Official 2018 Collaborative Mann/NEWorks Festival Announcement

featuring the Lincoln University Choir

String Theory Charter School, Philadelphia, PA

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 | 6:00pm

Presented by NEWorks Productions

IiIn partnership with the March On Washington Film Festival

Our NEWorks@15 Season 

The Escape

Directed by Mark H.

Lenfest Center for the Arts, New York, NY

February 14-17, 2018

Presented by The Mann Center for the Performing Arts

Presented by Georgetown University and The Kennedy Center

with music production by NEWorks Productions

Presented as part of the 2018 CPH New Ground Theatre Festival

 The Nolan Williams Project: A NEW Musical

Workshop Cycle 2

Original Story, Music, and Lyrics by Nolan Williams, Jr.

Book by Nikkole Salter

Cleveland Play House, Cleveland, OH

Saturday, May 19, 2018 | 5:00pm

Bernstein Tribute

A mixed program of music and movement in tribute to the iconic American composer, including the world premiere of Bernstein Tap & Rap*, a modern interpretation of Bernstein's Symphonic Dances, conceived by Nolan Williams, Jr., with book by Duane Richards and choreography by Cartier Williams. 

Kennedy Center Millennium Stage, Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 | 6:00pm

Nova Payton

Nikkole Salter