Current Season


Opening September 1st, The Plantation.

A Bold and timely adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s The Cherry Orchard. In Virginia 1870, an enterprising freedman changes the game. BNW’s acclaimed production returns to Governor’s Island Commanding Officers House for 10 performances.

Venue : Commanding Officers House in Nolan Park section of Governors Island.

Thursday, August 31           1:30 pm ( Preview )
Friday, September 1            1:30 pm ( Opening  )
Saturday, September 2       1:30 pm
Sunday, September 3          1:30 pm
Saturday, September 9       1:30 pm
Sunday, September 10        1:30 pm
Friday, September 15          1:30 pm
Sunday, September 17        1:30 pm
Saturday, September 23     1:30 pm
Sunday, September 24        1:30 pm

* Governors Island Ferry Info :

*Governors Island Map :

*Map with walking directions to venue from both ferries.


*Especially those of you who have never been to Governor’s Island – check out the home page video at

Don’t get shut out ! Seating is LIMITED : $25 Tickets NOW AVAILABLE. TICKETS                                         *A limited number of guaranteed seats on sale available for $25. Additional free seats at every performance on a first come first served basis.

 Premium seating available for members with a $100 donation. DONATE NOW                                             *If you are already a member with us we will be in contact with you directly and help you find a day that works best for you.

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“The Plantation is a savvy, relevant and deeply satisfying adaptation of a Chekhov masterpiece. Its as funny as it i s devastating and I can’t wait to see it again.” – David Lindsay-Abaire



*All performances of The Plantation will be free to the general public (registration will be available soon). Become a Supporting Member of Brave New World Repertory theater for reserved premium seating, please see donation link below.



Brave New World Repertory Theatre, a Brooklyn-based company, reaches under-served audiences to promote a love of theatre, with re-imagined classics and brave new works that reflect our diverse community. BNW’s free-to-low-cost programs range from intimate readings to large outdoor productions, and cast unique and historic Brooklyn venues in a leading role. We seek to tell stories that celebrate life and explore social justice; stories that make us laugh, feel deeply, and find common ground.
O brave new world, That has such people in’t! The Tempest, Act V: Sc. 1