Grant History

Selected Venturous Theater Fund Grants

Note: Our grants are made through Venturous Theater Fund of the Tides Foundation, a donor-advised fund.
All grants are prospective until approved by the Board/CEO of the Tides Foundation.

The Wolves

by Sarah DeLappe
The Playwrights Realm, New York, NY

Fat Ham

by James Ijames
Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA

Lunch Bunch

by Sarah Einspanier
PlayCo and Clubbed Thumb, New York, NY

Wicoun

By Larissa FastHorse
Cornerstone Theater Co.
South Dakota tour

Summer 2023

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Middle of the World by Juan José Alfonso          
    Boise Contemporary Theater, Boise, ID
  • Artificial Flavors by Steve Cosson
    The Civilians, Brooklyn, NY
  • Happy Fall: A Queer Stunt Spectacular by Lisa Sanaye Dring
    Rogue Artists Ensemble, Sun Valley, CA
  • Bee ﺯﻧﺒﻮﺭ by Sean Michael Welch & Melody Erfani
    LES Shakespeare Co., Portland, OR
  • Zoetrope by Javier Antonio González
    Caborca, Brooklyn, NY
  • Where the Summit Meets the Stars by Frank Henry Kaash Katasse
    Native Voices at the Autry, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Fires by Raja Feather Kelly
    Soho Rep
    , New York, NY
  • Pang Spa by David Johann Kim at Chalk Repertory Theatre
    Two Stop by David Johann Kim at Ensemble Studio Theatre/LA
    Los Angeles, CA
  • House of Telescopes by Kairos Looney
    Pipeline Theatre Company, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • Infinite Life by Annie Baker at Atlantic Theater Co., New York, NY
  • Staff Meal by Abe Koogler at Playwrights Horizons, New York, NY
  • Entertainment Community Fund
  • Latinx Playwrights Circle
  • Afro-Atlantic Playwrights Festival at Illusion Theatre, Minneapolis, MN
  • Radical Evolution (NYC)’s Jana Natya Manch residency

Fall 2022/Winter 2023

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • The Gaaga (The Hague) by Sasha Denisova
    Arlekin Players Theatre, Needham, MA
  • Edit Annie by Mary Glen Fredrick
    Crowded Fire, San Francisco, CA
  • Hang Time by Zora Howard
    Flea Theatre, New York, NY
  • Diné Nishłį (i am a sacred being) Or A Boarding School Play by Blossom Johnson
    AlterTheater Ensemble, San Rafael, CA
  • Measure Still for Measure by Jessica Kubzansky
    Boston Court Pasadena, Pasadena, CA
  • How Blood Go by Lisa Langford
    Congo Square Theatre, Chicago, IL
  • The Overview Effect by Lynn Rosen
    Contemporary American Theater Festival, Shepherdstown, WV
  • Malvolio by Betty Shamieh
    Classical Theater of Harlem, New York, NY
  • Nancy by Rhiana Yazzie
    Mosaic Theater, Washington, DC

Other Grants

  • The Dream King by Marvin Quijada at Teatro Vista, Chicago, IL
  • Center for International Theatre Development – LINKAGES: Poland          
  • Dramatists Guild Foundation
  • The Indie Theater Fund
  • La Mama, New York, NY – Dmitry Krymov Emergency Residency
  • Latinx Playwrights Circle
  • National New Play Network
  • Peacedale Global Arts
  • The Pool 3.0, New York, NY
  • Sol Project

Summer 2022

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Hotel Happy by Camilo Almonacid
    Houses on the Moon Theater Co., New York NY
  • The Devil Is a Lie by Jennifer Chang
    Quantum Theatre, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Public Obscenities by Shayok Misha Chowdhury
    Soho Rep, New York, NY – NAATCO National Partnership Project
  • Wicoun by Larissa FastHorse
    Cornerstone Theater Co., Los Angeles, CA (South Dakota tour)
  • Josephine’s Feast by Star Finch
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • The Unbelieving by Marin Gazzaniga
    The Civilians, New York, NY
  • demons. by Keelay Gipson
    JAG Productions, White River Junction, VT; Co-production with The Bushwick Starr
  • Desert Stories for Lost Girls by Lily Rushing
    Latino Theater Co., Los Angeles, CA; Co-production with Native Voices
  • Salesman 之死 by Jeremy Tiang
    Yangtze Rep, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • Action Art Collaborative, St. Louis, MO
  • Clubbed Thumb, New York, NY – Summerworks
  • The Tent, New York, NY

Winter/Spring 2022

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Hound Dog by Melis Aker
    Ars Nova, New York, NY
  • Schlitzie: Alive and Inside the Decaying Sideshow by Eric Fagundes
    Rogue Artists Ensemble, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Magnolia Ballet by Terry Guest
    About Face Theatre, Chicago, IL
  • Menstruation: A Period Piece by Miranda Rose Hall
    Big Little Theater Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Once Upon a (Korean) Time by Daniel K. Isaac
    Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York NY
  • sandblasted by Charly Evon Simpson
    Vineyard Theatre/WP Theater
    , New York, NY
  • Arden: A Ritual for Love and Liberation by Niegel Smith, Carrie Mae Weems, Peter Born, Diana Oh, and Okwui Okpokwasili
    The Flea, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • On Sugarland by Aleshea Harris
    New York Theatre Workshop
    , New York, NY
  • Songs About Trains by Beto O’Byrne et al.
    Working Theater/Radical Evolution, New York, NY

Covid Response (2020-2021)

Special Grants

  • Emergency Grants to playwrights via the Dramatists Guild Foundation, The Bret Adams & Paul Reisch Foundation, and New Dramatists
  • Plays for Now” grants for projects employing playwrights to create new work during the pandemic.
  • Next Act” grants to theaters for general support during the pandemic recovery
  • Cultural Solidarity Fund, New York, NY

Summer 2020

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Bruise & Thorn by C. Julian Jiménez
    Pipeline Theatre Co.
    , New York, NY
  • Fat Ham by James Ijames
    Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA
  • Animate by Ken LaZebnik
    Mixed Blood Theater, Minneapolis, MN
  • In Every Generation by Ali Viterbi
    Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL

Other Grants

  • The Sol Project – Playwright Retreat
  • Eugenie Chan Theater Projects
  • Kyoung’s Pacific Beat
  • Legacy Playwrights Initiative of the Dramatists Guild Foundation
  • New Dramatists – “Toil and Trouble” initiative

Bruise & Thorn

by C. Julian Jiménez
Pipeline Theatre Co., New York, NY

Once Upon a (korean) Time

by Daniel K. Isaac
Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York NY

Indecent

by Paula Vogel
Vineyard Theatre, New York, NY 

I'm Revolting

by Gracie Gardner
Atlantic Theater Co., New York, NY

Spring 2020

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • The Light at the End of the Tunnel by Eliza Bent
    Bentertainment, New York, NY
  • What You Are Now by Sam Chanse
    The Civilians, New York, NY
  • I’m Revolting by Gracie Gardner
    Atlantic Theater Company, New York, NY
  • Whitelisted by Chisa Hutchinson
    Contemporary American Theater Festival, Shepherdstown, WV
  • A Woman Among Women by Julia May Jonas
    The Bushwick Starr, Brooklyn, NY
    Co-presented with New Georges
  • Refuge Co-Created by Satya Jnani Chávez & Andrew Rosendorf; Transcreation by Mari Meza-Burgos
    Curious Theatre Company, Denver, CO

Other Grants

  • The Pool 2020
    New York, NY

Fall 2019

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Anatomy of a Suicide by Alice Birch
    Atlantic Theater Company
    , New York, NY
  • The Seagull/Woodstock NY by Thomas Bradshaw
    The New Group
    , New York, NY
  • Lunch Bunch by Sarah Einspanier
    The Play Company
    , New York, NY
  • Don’t Eat the Mangos by Ricardo Pérez González
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Wolf Play by Hansol Jung
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • There’s Always the Hudson by Paola Lázaro
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC
  • Tumacho by Ethan Lipton
    Clubbed Thumb
    , New York, NY
  • Mothers by Anna Moench
    The Playwrights Realm
    , New York, NY
  • Devilfish by Vera Starbard
    Perseverance Theatre
    , Douglas, AK
  • Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) by Andrea Thome
    En Garde Arts, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • The Playwrights Realm, New York, NY – in support of Radical Parent-Inclusion Project
  • Theater Accident (Matthew Freeman), New York, N

Spring 2019

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Plano by Will Arbery
    Clubbed Thumb
    , New York, NY
  • Playing Hot by Kevin Armento and C. A. Johnson
    Pipeline Theatre Company
    , New York, NY
  • We Are Among Us by Stephen Belber
    City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Third Eye Moonwalk by Jon Bernson
    Encore Theatre and the Playwrights Foundation, San Francisco, CA
  • Ripped by Rachel Bublitz
    Z Space
    , San Francisco, CA
  • Passage by Christopher Chen
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • St. Vincent’s Project: Novenas for a Lost Hospital by Cusi Cram
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
    , New York, NY
  • Scenes from 71 Years by Hannah Khalil
    Golden Thread, San Francisco, CA
  • Autonomy by Ken LaZebnik
    Mixed Blood Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • Leap and the Net Will Appear by Chana Porter
    New Georges, New York, NY
  • Les Deux Noirs: Notes on Notes of A Native Son by Psalmayene 24
    Mosaic Theater Company, Washington, DC

 Other Grants

  • Afro-Atlantic Playwrights’ Festival, The Playwrights Center/Carlyle Brown, Minneapolis, MN
  • Blockchain Theater Project, New York, NY

Fall 2018

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Good Grief by Ngozi Anyanwu
    Vineyard Theatre, New York, NY
  • BLKS by Aziza Barnes
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington, DC
  • Catch As Catch Can by Mia Chung
    Page 73, New York, NY
  • Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow by Halley Feiffer
    MCC Theater, New York, NY
  • Daddy by Jeremy O. Harris
    The New Group, New York, NY
    (Co-production with the Vineyard Theatre)
  • Rightlynd by Ike Holter
    Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago, IL
  • Jazz by Nambi E. Kelley
    Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, CA
  • Stinkers by Josh Tobiessen
    Jungle Theater, Minneapolis, MN

Other Grants

  • Problematic Play Festival – Z Space, San Francisco, CA

Lewiston/Clarkston

by Samuel J. Hunter
Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY

The Sensuality Party

by Justin Kuritzkes
The New Group, New York, NY

Men on Boats

 by Jaclyn Backhaus
Clubbed Thumb
, New York, NY 

Scenes from 71* Years

 by Hannah Khalil
Golden Thread, San Francisco, CA

Spring 2018

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Red Hills by Deborah Asiimwe and Sean Christopher Lewis
    En Garde Arts, New York, NY
  • Fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • The Mermaid Hour by David Valdes Greenwood
    Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ
  • Eddie and Dave by Amy Staats
    Atlantic Theater Co., New York, NY
  • Black History Museum… According to the United States of America by Zoey Martinson
    HERE Arts Center, New York NY
  • Members Only by Oliver Mayer
    Latino Theater Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Lewiston and Clarkston by Samuel D. Hunter
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
    , New York, NY

Other Grants

  • Trans Lab Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA

Fall 2017

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Thomas and Sally by Thomas Bradshaw
    Marin Theatre Co., Mill Valley, CA
  • Sound House by Stephanie Fleischmann
    New Georges
    , New York, NY
  • The Eva Trilogy by Barbara Hammond
    Magic Theatre
    , San Francisco, CA
  • Is God Is by Aleshea Harris
    Soho Rep
    , New York, NY
  • Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle
    Detroit Public Theatre
    , Detroit, MI
  • Good for Otto by David Rabe
    The New Group
    , New York, NY

Other Grants

  • The Pool (Lynn Rosen, Peter Gil-Sheridan, Susan Bernfield), New York, NY
  • [Porto] by Kate Benson, The Bushwick Starr/WP Theater/New Georges, New York, NY

Spring 2017

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • School Girls (Or; The African Mean Girls Play) by Jocelyn Bioh
    MCC Theater, New York, NY
  • (Not) Water by Sheila Callaghan
    New Georges, New York, NY
  • A Tale of Autumn by Christopher Chen
    Crowded Fire, San Francisco, CA
  • Welcome to Fear City by Kara Lee Corthron
    Contemporary American Theater Festival, Shepherdstown, WV
  • CasablancaBox by Sara Farrington
    HERE, New York, NY
  • Kaidan by Lisa Dring and Chelsea Sutton
    East West Players, Los Angeles, CA
  • {my lingerie play} by Diana Oh
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York, NY
  • The Ice Front by Eric Samuelsen
    Plan-B Theatre Company, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Peaceable Kingdom by Mary Tuomanen
    Orbiter 3, Philadelphia, PA

Other Grants

  • Home by Geoff Sobelle – FringeArts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Tiny Little Band, New York, NY
  • Justin Kuritzkes Company at JACK, New York, NY
  • Headlong Dance Theatre (for MJ Kaufman‘s Destiny Estimate), Philadelphia, PA

Fall 2016

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Balls by Kevin Armento & Bryony Lavery
    One Year Lease Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • Baby Screams Miracle by Clare Barron
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC
  • Alligator by Hilary Bettis
    New Georges, New York, NY
  • The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe
    The Playwrights Realm, New York, NY
  • Your Best One and The Luckiest People by Meridith Friedman  
    Curious Theatre Company, Denver, CO
  • Ballast by Georgette Kelly
    Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, CA
  • Nogales by Richard Montoya
    Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Syncing Ink by NSangou Njikam
    The Flea Theater, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • Minor Theater, New York, NY
  • National New Play Network, Washington, DC – Collaboration Fund

Spring 2016

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Caught by Christopher Chen
    The Play Company, New York, NY
  • A Wonder in My Soul by Marcus Gardley
    Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL
  • Sagittarius Ponderosa by MJ Kaufman
    National Asian American Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • The Sensuality Party by Justin Kuritzkes
    The New Group, New York, NY
  • Tell Hector I Miss Him by Paola Lázaro
    Atlantic Theatre Co., New York, NY
  • Samara by Richard Maxwell
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • This Is Reading by Lynn Nottage
    Labyrinth Theater Company, New York, NY
    Produced in Reading, PA
  • Kentucky by Leah Nanako Winkler
    Co-produced by Ensemble Studio Theatre and Page 73 Productions, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • Andy Bragen Theatre Projects, New York, NY

Fall 2015

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally by Kevin Armento
    One Year Lease Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus
    Clubbed Thumb, New York, NY
  • Spill by Leigh Fondakowski
    TimeLine Theatre Company, Chicago, IL
  • Charles Francis Chan’s Most Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery by Lloyd Suh
    National Asian American Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • Sojourners and runboyrun by Mfoniso Udofia
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Indecent by Paula Vogel
    Vineyard Theatre, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • 6NewPlays, San Francisco, CA
  • Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Workhaus Collective, Minneapolis, MN

The Hill Town Plays

by Lucy Thurber
Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY 

Lasso of Truth

by Carson Kreitzer
Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, CA

You Got Older

by Clare Barron
Page 73 Productions, New York, NY

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

By Jocelyn Bioh
MCC Theater, New York, NY

Spring 2015

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • This Golden State Part One: Delano by Luis Alfaro
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Swimmers by Rachel Bonds
    Marin Theatre Co., Mill Valley, CA
  • Fulfillment by Thomas Bradshaw
    The Flea Theater, New York, NY
  • We Are Pussy Riot by Barbara Hammond
    Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Shepherdstown, West Virginia
  • O, Earth by Casey Llewellyn
    Foundry Theatre, New York, NY
  • Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl
    Ars Nova, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • Carlyle Brown & Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford, CT
  • The Kilroys, Los Angeles, CA

Fall 2014

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • You Got Older by Clare Barron
    Page 73 Productions, New York, NY
  • Pussy Valley by Katori Hall
    Mixed Blood Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • They Call Me a Hero by Guillermo Reyes
    Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ
  • 10 out of 12 by Anne Washburn
    Soho Rep, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • Orbiter 3, Philadelphia, PA

Spring 2014

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Everything You Touch by Sheila Callaghan
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY
  • The Late Wedding by Christopher Chen
    Crowded Fire, San Francisco, CA
  • Charm by Philip Dawkins
    Northlight Theatre, Skokie, IL
  • An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • Ludic Proxy by Aya Ogawa
    The Play Company, New York, NY
  • Zombie: The American by Robert O’Hara
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington, DC
  • Down Past Passyunk by A. Zell Williams
    InterAct Theatre Company, Philadelphia, PA

Other Grants

  • National New Play Network, Washington, DC – Collaboration Fund
    The Welders: A Playwrights Collective, Washington, DC

Fall 2013

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • The Ashes Under Gait City by Christina Anderson
    Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Shepherdstown, West Virginia
  • Colossal by Andrew Hinderaker
    Mixed Blood Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • Every Five Minutes by Linda McLean
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Superheroes by Sean San José
    The Cutting Ball Theater, San Francisco, CA
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner by Roy Williams
    Atlantic Theatre Co., New York, NY

Other Grants

  • New Dramatists, New York,  NY

Winter 2012-2013

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • The Bereaved by Thomas Bradshaw
    Crowded Fire, San Francisco, CA
  • Intimacy by Thomas Bradshaw
    The New Group, New York, NY
  • A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney by Lucas Hnath
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
     Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL
  • Lasso of Truth by Carson Kreitzer
    Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, CA
  • Trade Practices created by David Morris and Kristin Marting, written by Erin Courtney, Eisa Davis, Robert Lyons, Qui Nguyen, KJ Sanchez, and Chris Wells
    HERE Arts Center, New York, NY
  • The Hill Town Plays by Lucy Thurber
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY
  • The Insurgents by Lucy Thurber 
    Labyrinth Theater Company, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • Playwrights Horizons, New York  NY
  • Lark Play Development Center, New York, NY

Spring 2012

Inaugural Grants

  • Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Shepherdstown, WV – Gidion’s Knot by Johnna Adams
  • Epic Theatre Ensemble, New York, NY – Dispatches from (A)mended America by Brandt Adams and Godfrey L. Simmons Jr.
  • Flux Theatre Ensemble, New York, NY
  • Labyrinth Theater Company, New York, NY
  • Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York, NY – For Ma-Yi Writers Lab
  • Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY – Massacre (Sing to Your Children) by José Rivera
  • Soho Rep, New York, NY – Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, adapted by Annie Baker
  • Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL – Oedipus El Rey by Luis Alfar

Venturous Theater Fund Grants and Prospective Grants

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Hound Dog by Melis Aker
    Ars Nova, New York, NY
  • Schlitzie: Alive and Inside the Decaying Sideshow by Eric Fagundes
    Rogue Artists Ensemble, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Magnolia Ballet by Terry Guest
    About Face Theatre, Chicago, IL
  • Menstruation: A Period Piece by Miranda Rose Hall
    Big Little Theater Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Once Upon a (Korean) Time by Daniel K. Isaac
    Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York NY
  • sandblasted by Charly Evon Simpson
    Vineyard Theatre/WP Theater
    , New York, NY
  • Arden: A Ritual for Love and Liberation by Niegel Smith, Carrie Mae Weems, Peter Born, Diana Oh, and Okwui Okpokwasili
    The Flea, New York, NY

Other Grants

  • On Sugarlandby Aleshea Harris
    New York Theatre Workshop
    , New York, NY
  • Songs About Trains by Beto O’Byrne et al.
    Working Theater/Radical Evolution, New York, NY

“Plays for Now Grants” >> See our  Additional Grant Programs.

Other Grants

  • Cultural Solidarity Fund, New York, NY

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Bruise & Thorn by C. Julian Jiménez
    Pipeline Theatre Co.
    , New York, NY
  • Fat Ham by James Ijames
    Wilma Theater, Philadelphia, PA
  • How the Baby Died by Tori Keenan-Zelt
    Cleveland Public Theatre, Cleveland, OH
  • Animate by Ken LaZebnik
    Mixed Blood Theater, Minneapolis, MN
  • The In Between: A Love Story by Deepa Purohit
    National Asian American Theatre Co., New York, NY
  • In Every Generation by Ali Viterbi
    Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL
 

Other Grants

  • The Sol Project
  • Eugenie Chan Theater Projects
  • Kyoung’s Pacific Beat
  • Legacy Playwrights Initiative of the Dramatists Guild Foundation
  • New Dramatists – “Toil and Trouble” initiative
  • Emergency Grants to playwrights via the Dramatists Guild Foundation, The Bret Adams & Paul Reisch Foundation, and New Dramatists

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • The Light at the End of the Tunnel by Eliza Bent
    Bentertainment, New York, NY
  • What You Are Now by Sam Chanse
    The Civilians, New York, NY
  • I’m Revolting by Gracie Gardner
    Atlantic Theater Company, New York, NY
  • Whitelisted by Chisa Hutchinson
    Contemporary American Theater Festival, Shepherdstown, WV
  • A Woman Among Women by Julia May Jonas
    The Bushwick Starr, Brooklyn, NY
    Co-presented with New Georges
  • Refuge Co-Created by Satya Jnani Chávez & Andrew Rosendorf; Transcreation by Mari Meza-Burgos
  • Curious Theatre Company, Denver, CO
 

Additional Grant

  • The Pool 2020
    New York, NY

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Redwood by Brittany K. Allen
    Ensemble Studio Theatre
    , New York, NY
  • Anatomy of a Suicide by Alice Birch
    Atlantic Theater Company
    , New York, NY
  • The Seagull/Woodstock NY by Thomas Bradshaw
    The New Group
    , New York, NY
  • Lunch Bunch by Sarah Einspanier
    The Play Company
    , New York, NY
  • Don’t Eat the Mangos by Ricardo Pérez González
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Wolf Play by Hansol Jung
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • There’s Always the Hudson by Paola Lázaro
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC
  • Tumacho by Ethan Lipton
    Clubbed Thumb
    , New York, NY
  • Mothers by Anna Moench
    The Playwrights Realm
    , New York, NY
  • Tuvalu or The Saddest Song by Antoinette Nwandu
    Vineyard Theatre
    , New York, NY
  • Devilfish by Vera Starbard
    Perseverance Theatre
    , Douglas, AK
  • Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes) by Andrea Thome
    En Garde Arts, New York, NY


Additional Grants

  • The Playwrights Realm, New York, NY – in support of Radical Parent-Inclusion Project
  • Theater Accident (Matthew Freeman), New York, NY

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Plano by Will Arbery
    Clubbed Thumb
    , New York, NY
  • Playing Hot by Kevin Armento and C. A. Johnson
    Pipeline Theatre Company
    , New York, NY
  • We Are Among Us by Stephen Belber
    City Theatre Company, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Third Eye Moonwalk by Jon Bernson
    Encore Theatre and the Playwrights Foundation, San Francisco, CA
  • Ripped by Rachel Bublitz
    Z Space
    , San Francisco, CA
  • Passage by Christopher Chen
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • St. Vincent’s Project: Novenas for a Lost Hospital by Cusi Cram
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
    , New York, NY
  • Scenes from 71 Years by Hannah Khalil
  • Golden Thread, San Francisco, CA
  • Autonomy by Ken LaZebnik
  • Mixed Blood Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • Leap and the Net Will Appear by Chana Porter
    New Georges, New York, NY
  • Les Deux Noirs: Notes on Notes of A Native Son by Psalmayene 24
    (performed in rep with Native Son adapted by Nambi Kelley)
    Mosaic Theater Company, Washington, DC
 

Additional Grants

  • Afro-Atlantic Playwrights’ Festival, The Playwrights Center/Carlyle Brown, Minneapolis, MN
    Blockchain Theater Project, New York, NY

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Good Grief by Ngozi Anyanwu
    Vineyard Theatre, New York, NY
  • BLKS by Aziza Barnes
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington, DC
  • Catch As Catch Can by Mia Chung
    Page 73, New York, NY
  • Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow Moscow by Halley Feiffer
    MCC Theater, New York, NY
  • Daddy by Jeremy O. Harris
    The New Group, New York, NY
    (Co-production with the Vineyard Theatre)
  • Rightlynd by Ike Holter
    Victory Gardens Theatre, Chicago, IL
  • Jazz by Nambi E. Kelley
    Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, CA
  • Stinkers by Josh Tobiessen
    Jungle Theater, Minneapolis, MN
 

Additional Grant

  • Problematic Play Festival – Z Space, San Francisco, CA

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Red Hills by Deborah Asiimwe and Sean Christopher Lewis
    En Garde Arts, New York, NY
  • Fairview by Jackie Sibblies Drury
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • The Mermaid Hour by David Valdes Greenwood
    Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ
  • Eddie and Dave by Amy Staats
    Atlantic Theater Co., New York, NY
  • Black History Museum… According to the United States of America by Zoey Martinson
    HERE Arts Center, New York NY
  • Members Only by Oliver Mayer
    Latino Theater Company, Los Angeles, CA
  • Lewiston and Clarkston by Samuel D. Hunter
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theater
    , New York, NY
 

Additional Grant

  • Trans Lab Fellowship, Philadelphia, PA

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Thomas and Sally by Thomas Bradshaw
    Marin Theatre Co., Mill Valley, CA
  • Sound House by Stephanie Fleischmann
    New Georges
    , New York, NY
  • The Eva Trilogy by Barbara Hammond
    Magic Theatre
    , San Francisco, CA
  • Is God Is by Aleshea Harris
    Soho Rep
    , New York, NY
  • Birthday Candles by Noah Haidle
    Detroit Public Theatre
    , Detroit, MI
  • Good for Otto by David Rabe
    The New Group
    , New York, NY
  • Additional Grants
  • The Pool (Lynn Rosen, Peter Gil-Sheridan, Susan Bernfield), New York, NY
  • [Porto] by Kate Benson, The Bushwick Starr/WP Theater/New Georges, New York, NY

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • School Girls (Or; The African Mean Girls Play) by Jocelyn Bioh
    MCC Theater, New York, NY
  • (Not) Water by Sheila Callaghan
    New Georges, New York, NY
  • A Tale of Autumn by Christopher Chen
    Crowded Fire, San Francisco, CA
  • Welcome to Fear City by Kara Lee Corthron
    Contemporary American Theater Festival, Shepherdstown, WV
  • CasablancaBox by Sara Farrington
    HERE, New York, NY
  • Kaidan by Lisa Dring and Chelsea Sutton
    East West Players, Los Angeles, CA
  • {my lingerie play} by Diana Oh
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theater and Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York, NY
  • The Ice Front by Eric Samuelsen
    Plan-B Theatre Company, Salt Lake City, UT
  • Peaceable Kingdom by Mary Tuomanen
    Orbiter 3, Philadelphia, PA
 

Additional Grants

  • Home by Geoff Sobelle – FringeArts, Philadelphia, PA
  • Tiny Little Band, New York, NY
  • Justin Kuritzkes Company at JACK, New York, NY
  • Headlong Dance Theatre (for MJ Kaufman‘s  Destiny Estimate), Philadelphia, PA

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Balls by Kevin Armento & Bryony Lavery
    One Year Lease Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • Baby Screams Miracle by Clare Barron
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, Washington, DC
  • Alligator by Hilary Bettis
    New Georges, New York, NY
  • The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe
    The Playwrights Realm, New York, NY
  • Trilogy of plays by Meridith Friedman
    Curious Theatre Company, Denver, CO
  • Ballast by Georgette Kelly
    Diversionary Theatre, San Diego, CA
  • Nogales by Richard Montoya
    Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Syncing Ink by NSangou Njikam
    The Flea Theater, New York, NY
 

Additional Grants

  • Minor Theater, New York, NY
    National New Play Network, Washington, DC – In support of The Collaboration Fund

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Caught by Christopher Chen
    The Play Company, New York, NY
  • A Wonder in My Soul by Marcus Gardley
    Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL
  • Sagittarius Ponderosa by MJ Kaufman
    National Asian American Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • The Sensuality Party by Justin Kuritzkes
    The New Group, New York, NY
  • Tell Hector I Miss Him by Paola Lázaro
    Atlantic Theatre Co., New York, NY
  • Samara by Richard Maxwell
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • This Is Reading by Lynn Nottage
    Labyrinth Theater Company, New York, NY
    Produced in Reading, PA
  • Kentucky by Leah Nanako Winkler
    Co-produced by Ensemble Studio Theatre and Page 73 Productions, New York, NY
 

Additional Grant

  • Andy Bragen Theatre Projects, New York, NY

Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally by Kevin Armento
    One Year Lease Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • Men on Boats by Jaclyn Backhaus
    Clubbed Thumb, New York, NY
  • Spill by Leigh Fondakowski
    TimeLine Theatre Company, Chicago, IL
  • Charles Francis Chan’s Most Exotic Oriental Murder Mystery by Lloyd Suh
    National Asian American Theatre Company, New York, NY
  • Sojourners and runboyrun by Mfoniso Udofia
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Indecent by Paula Vogel
    Vineyard Theatre, New York, NY
 

Additional Grants

  • 6NewPlays, San Francisco, CA
  • Playwrights’ Center, Minneapolis, MN
  • Workhaus Collective, Minneapolis, MN

Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • This Golden State Part One: Delano by Luis Alfaro
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Swimmers by Rachel Bonds
    Marin Theatre Co., Mill Valley, CA
  • Fulfillment by Thomas Bradshaw
    The Flea Theater, New York, NY
  • We Are Pussy Riot by Barbara Hammond
    Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Shepherdstown, West Virginia
  • O, Earth by Casey Llewellyn
    Foundry Theatre, New York, NY
  • Small Mouth Sounds by Bess Wohl
    Ars Nova, New York, NY
 

Additional Grants

  • Carlyle Brown & Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, Waterford, CT
  • The Kilroys, Los Angeles, CA

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • You Got Older by Clare Barron
    Page 73 Productions, New York, NY
  • Pussy Valley by Katori Hall
    Mixed Blood Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • They Call Me a Hero by Guillermo Reyes
    Borderlands Theater, Tucson, AZ
  • 10 out of 12 by Anne Washburn
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
 

Additional Grant

  • Orbiter 3, Philadelphia, PA

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • Everything You Touch by Sheila Callaghan
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY
  • The Late Wedding by Christopher Chen
    Crowded Fire, San Francisco, CA
  • Charm by Philip Dawkins
    Northlight Theatre, Skokie, IL
  • An Octoroon by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • Ludic Proxy by Aya Ogawa
    The Play Company, New York, NY
  • Zombie: The American by Robert O’Hara
    Woolly Mammoth Theatre, Washington, DC
  • Down Past Passyunk by A. Zell Williams
    InterAct Theatre Company, Philadelphia, PA
 

Additional Grants

  • National New Play Network, Washington, DC – In support of The Collaboration Fund
    The Welders: A Playwrights Collective, Washington, DC

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • The Ashes Under Gait City by Christina Anderson
    Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Shepherdstown, West Virginia
  • Colossal by Andrew Hinderaker
    Mixed Blood Theatre Company, Minneapolis, MN
  • Every Five Minutes by Linda McLean
    Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA
  • Superheroes by Sean San José
    The Cutting Ball Theater, San Francisco, CA
  • The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner by Roy Williams
    Atlantic Theatre Co., New York, NY
 

Additional Grants

  • New Dramatists, New York,  NY

“Venturous Capital” Production Grants

  • The Bereaved by Thomas Bradshaw
    Crowded Fire, San Francisco, CA
  • Intimacy by Thomas Bradshaw
    The New Group, New York, NY
  • A Public Reading of an Unproduced Screenplay About the Death of Walt Disney by Lucas Hnath
    Soho Rep, New York, NY
  • Appropriate by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
     Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL
  • Lasso of Truth by Carson Kreitzer
    Marin Theatre Company, Mill Valley, CA
  • Trade Practices created by David Morris and Kristin Marting, written by Erin Courtney, Eisa Davis, Robert Lyons, Qui Nguyen, KJ Sanchez, and Chris Wells
    HERE Arts Center, New York, NY
  • The Hill Town Plays by Lucy Thurber
    Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY
  • The Insurgents by Lucy Thurber 
    Labyrinth Theater Company, New York, NY
 

Additional Grants

  • Playwrights Horizons, New York  NY
    Lark Play Development Center, New York, NY

Inaugural Grants

  • Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Shepherdstown, WV – Support for Gidion’s Knot by Johnna Adams
  • Epic Theatre Ensemble, New York, NY – Support for Dispatches from (A)mended America by Brandt Adams and Godfrey L. Simmons Jr.
  • Flux Theatre Ensemble, New York, NY
  • Labyrinth Theater Company, New York, NY
  • Ma-Yi Theater Company, New York, NY – Support for the Ma-Yi Writers Lab
  • Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, New York, NY – Support for Massacre (Sing to Your Children) by José Rivera
  • Soho Rep, New York, NY – Support for Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, as adapted by Annie Baker
  • Victory Gardens Theater, Chicago, IL – Support for Oedipus El Rey by Luis Alfaro
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