Riveting Programs and Events
Fall Season Begins September 14
September marks the beginning of a new Jewish Year – 5874 – a number that presents an enigma and raises curiosity.
It also marks the last half of our current fellowship year of TABOO, and with it, three exciting opportunities to see our fellows’ work at LABAlive events this fall.
5874 ushers in the beginning of our search for a new cohort of LABA fellows to join us in January 2024 focused on our next theme—NIGHT. Applications are now open, learn more here.
We’re also seeking a variety of programs, performances, productions, and artists to be a part of our 14Y Theater seasons spanning January 2024 through June 2025. The 14Y will also be selecting two choreographers/dance collectives to be Artists in Residence for January–February 2024. Learn more about that exciting opportunity here.
Beginning September 28, Israeli Artists Project will kick off the STAV Festival, a monthlong cultural experience at the 14Y featuring plays, music, art exhibits, creative events for kids, and more!
We can’t wait to see what forbidden fruit is revealed in the year ahead.
Other Upcoming Events in the 14Y Theater
Five Times In One Night
Thursday, September 21 – Sunday, September 24
In this comedic quintet, five couples explore the delights and disappointments of their sex lives. Whether they are the first two people on Earth or the last two, modern partners with shifting needs, exes on the eve of a life-altering event, or twelfth-century pen pals, following those most natural desires uncovers truths about their humanity. Altogether, FIVE TIMES IN ONE NIGHT is a hilarious examination of intimacy through the ages.
The STAV Festival – A Celebration of Israeli Arts and Culture
September 28 – October 29
This fall, we at Israeli Artists Project are launching a cultural experience unlike any other. We are excited to share our largest event to date, The Stav Festival – A Celebration of Israeli Arts & Culture.
The STAV Festival (Fall Festival in Hebrew) will run September 28 to October 29 at the 14th Street Y. Join us all month long and enjoy a wide variety of performances including plays, music, art exhibits, creative events for kids, workshops, parties, and more. Come engage with our community of over 100 Israeli artists!
Israeli Artists Project is an organization created by artists for artists. Founded out of a desire and need for representation, we are passionate about uplifting and showcasing the talents of the Israeli community in New York. Since 2018, we are proud to say that we have produced and supported more than 30 diverse projects across New York City.
Israeli Artists Project Founder and Producing Artistic Director Yoni Vendriger said, “Israeli performing and visual arts and artists have so much to give to the world. We are proud to share their talent with audiences in North America.”
See you at the STAV Festival!
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14Y Theater Health & Safety Policy
In alignment with Broadway theaters in New York City, the 14Y Theater has adopted a “mask optional” policy for most performances, unless noted above.
To learn more about our policies across the 14Y, please visit our Health and Safety page.
Thank you for helping to keep our community safe.
LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture
A fellowship program of the 14th Street Y that uses classic Jewish texts to inspire the creation of art, dialogue and study.Learn More
Past Arts + Culture Seasons
Explore past seasons including our virtual events with links to see recordings of developing work, talkbacks, artists in residency, and local artists who used our empty theater to share their art.Learn More