New York Off-Broadway Theatre and Rehearsal Studio

        A space for New York performances and rehearsals.  Welcome to the official website of the historic Players Theatre.  The building includes, a main stage 199 seat Off Broadway theatre, a 50 seat Off Off Broadway black box theatre, four rehearsal studios, an office suite for arts organizations and the famous Cafe Wha?, which has been a Greenwich Village mainstay since the 1960's. 

        Built in 1907 and converted into a theatre in the late 1950's, the Players Theatre has been a jewel in the midst of beautiful Greenwich Village, serving as a magnet for performing artists and their audiences.  The theatre has been home to such long run productions as   An Evening with Quentin Crisp,  Charles Bush’s Psycho Beach Party, Teller and Todd Robbins‘ Play Dead  and Ruthless  starring an 8 year old Brittany Spears, Natalie Portman and Legally Blonde the Musical’s  Laura Bell Bundy.

        If you are interested in staying informed of all that is happening at the Players Theatre and receiving special discounts please sign up for the theatre's monthly e-newsletter.  If you have any question you can also e-mail us or call the theatre at 212-475-1449.



Artist/Composer Michael Poast

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Current and Upcoming Shows
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Late Night Improv
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Michael Poast, Color Music Scores

Beth Bailis, Abstract Paintings

On Display In Our 3rd Floor Gallery

Players Theatre History

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Returning to the Players Theatre this Fall