The Best Summer Theater Fests in NYC
After the Tony Awards signal the end to the Broadway season, New York theater insiders rev up for the city’s annual summer smorgasbord of festivals. We have our favorite theater fests lined up here, listed alphabetically...
Corkscrew Festival (7/10 thru 8/5)
Robert Homeyer (L) and David Kubicka (R) in "Creditors" by August Strindberg, translated and directed by Robert Greer, which will be presented in Theater for the New City's 2018 Dream Up Festival. Photo by Jonathan Slaff.
Dream Up Festival (8/26 thru 9/16)
Fresh Fruit Festival (7/9 thru 7/22)
Hot Festival (7/2 thru 7/28)
Ice Factory Festival 2018 (6/27 thru 8/11)
Dani Shay in "The Civility of Albert Cashier" by Jay Paul Deratany. Composed by Joe Stevens and Keaton Wooden. Playing at the New York Musical Festival at The Studio Theatre at Theatre Row. Photo by Cole Simon.
New York Musical Festival (7/9 thru 8/5) Acorn Theatre, 410 W. 42nd St. (NYMF.org); stylistically, thematically, and culturally diverse new musicals.
Planet Connections Theatre Festivity (7/9 thru 8/5)
Second Annual Speak Up, Rise Up Storytelling Festival (8/6 thru 8/12)
She NYC Summer Theater Festival (7/5 thru 7/15)
Summerfest 2018 (7/9 thru 8/26)