Origin Theatre premieres a diverse range of contemporary European theatre in New York City. We’re devoted to discovering, nurturing, and introducing exciting, new voices from Europe, providing unique perspectives on national identity, cross-cultural relations, and global understanding.

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Upcoming Events

  • May 1 Wednesday

European Month of Culture: Brits Off Broadway

  • May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019

59E59 Theaters present Brits Off Broadway – annually curated work by UK writers and producers running from April to June in all three theaters at 59E59. Shows include: Instructions for American Servicemen in Britain A night of laughter and silliness as a team of experts attempt to explain the rules of British life to a…

  • May 1 Wednesday

European Month of Culture: Nordic Impressions

  • May 1, 2019 - May 31, 2019

In partnership with Scandinavia House and The American Scandinavian Foundation Nordic Impressions: Contemporary Art from Åland, Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden opens at Scandinavia House from February 23rd until June 8th 2019. This new exhibition brings together a wide array of artistic expressions—paintings, drawings, photographs, installations, films, and videos—that reflect the rich diversity and…

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