Arts + Culture

Sophomore Season of #NastyWomen Ends with a Bang

| FRI, MAY 10, 2019

Wonder Women. Bat Girl. Moana. Mommy. These were the most common responses when I asked preschool girls who their favorite super heroes are. I loved their responses, especially Mommy, because…

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Friendly’s Fire—A Conversation with Playwright John Patrick Bray

| FRI, MAY 03, 2019

Associate Artistic Director David Stallings and playwright John Patrick Bray discuss Bray’s upcoming production, Friendly’s Fire, at the 14Y Theater. Bray discusses growing up in a small town and how…

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Non-Binary Dance—A Conversation with MICHIYAYA Dance

| FRI, APR 12, 2019

Over the last two 14Y Theater seasons, I’ve had the opportunity to see and experience a variety of incredible dance performances here in our beautiful black box theater. One in…

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Strength in the face of Loss, Struggle, and War

| MON, APR 08, 2019

Rather than discussing walls and barriers, we at the 14th Street Y see art as a bridge to different cultures and a medium to celebrate their place in our shared…

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Celebrating Rebellious Women: From Vashti to The Sinless

| THU, MAR 21, 2019

When we think about female rebellion nowadays, our thoughts automatically picture marches, signs, social media, and hashtags. There is an accepted concept that the louder we cry, the more our…

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Be So Much More The Man

| THU, MAR 14, 2019

An Interview between London Griffith, Producer of M. Beth Productions & Kyla McHale, Director of M.Beth. At the start of this project, we knew, as producers, that we wanted an…

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National Coming Out Day: An Act of Heroism

| THU, OCT 11, 2018

In late November through mid-December, The Fantastical Dangerous Journey of Q—a Theater for Young Audiences Production—will run in repertory with The Baby Monitor, a play intended for Adult Audiences. Both…

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PRIDE In Where I Am and What I Do

| THU, JUN 28, 2018

I first came to the 14th Street Y in 2011 to see a play in the Fringe Festival that a friend of mine was involved with. I walked through a…

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A Conversation With A Rising Star

| THU, MAY 31, 2018

We’re just six weeks away from the start of Teen Theater Summer Camp – a camp like no other in the heart of the East Village. I couldn’t be more…

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The Jacob Play

| FRI, MAY 18, 2018

A play that, quite literally, asks Jacob to wrestle with his role as brother, husband, and man of God. The Jacob Play introduces a tag team tussle between Jacob &…

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