COMMUNITY PROGRAMS



TALKBACKS

We offer a number of free discussions before and after performances. We invite you to join the discussion with fellow audience members, LWT staff, actors, designers, directors, and local community leaders. Learn More


LIBRARY PARTNERSHIP
We’ve teamed up with the New Haven Free Public Library to broaden access to both organizations through Community Conversation events, a curated micro-branch in the LWT lobby for each show, Library Passes for free LWT tickets, and a Community Ambassador program. Learn More

BLUE STAR THEATRE
We offer 20% off tickets to military personnel and their immediate families. Learn More

ELDER PLAY PROJECT
LWT collaborates with Tower One Tower East, an assisted living facility in downtown New Haven. This collaboration works to engage residents of T.O.T.E with the theatre’s artistic programming and eventually write their own performance piece. Learn More

40 UNDER 40
If you’re under 40, join us for a night of fantastic food, drinks, and a play for just $40. Takes place one night during each regular season production. Learn More

PRIDE NIGHT 
Come celebrate Pride! One night during each regular season production we are happy to partner with the New Haven Pride Center to offer special pre-show happy hours. All members of the LGBTQI community, as well as family, friends and allies are welcome. Learn More


LWT BOOK CLUB
Read the books that inspired the plays! Join us for a lively pre-show discussion with food inspired by the setting of each book and attend the play. Learn More

  
SPARK!
An annual program designed to engage audiences in a series of hands-on experiences surrounding the development, rehearsal, and production of a new play at LWT. Learn More

 
EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS
A national project focused on the current Civil Rights movement. The title came from the widely shared and contested statistic that every twenty-eight hours a black person is killed by vigilante, security guard, or the police in the United States. The project consists of around 70+ one minute plays and original local content with participation from artists across the nation. Learn More