The Neurodivergent New Play Series

Artistic Discipline: Theater
Category: Brooklyn Arts Fund
Grant Year: 2023
Location: Williamsburg

Founded in 2023 by award-winning autistic playwright and producer Anthony J. Piccione, this ongoing play series features matinee readings on the 3rd Sunday of every month - with seasonal breaks in December, January, July, and August - of plays written entirely by neurodivergent or disabled playwrights (i.e autism, ADHD, OCD, Tourette’s, etc.) as part of a growing resident company of playwrights whose interests and specialties span a wide range of subjects, genres & structural approaches, personally selected by a resident company of directors of whom the majority identifies as disabled and/or neurodivergent. 50% of all donations for the initial performances will go to the Autistic Self-Advocacy Network.