Peculiar Works Project

The Obie award-winning producer of original theatrical events performed in non-theatrical venues

Our creations take audiences on performance adventures that give an artistic context to architecturally unique sites around NYC.

Since 1993, we've been finding places that make our performances stand out and give our audiences a new awareness of the locations that make this City special.

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BIG ART

in small (and large) spaces

Since 1993, we've been making intimate performances with big ideas, and bringing theater, music, dance, video and spoken word directly into area neighborhoods with large-scale site-specific, immersive and promenade events

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Site-Specific

...or site-responsive, or site-generic, or site-based, or...

We believe architecturally unique sites have a direct impact on our work, the work impacts the site, and our audiences can experience both in surprising new ways.

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Our Mission

Peculiar Works Project was founded by Ralph Lewis, Catherine Porter and Barry Rowell to create original performances that are accessible and engaging for diverse audiences. Using various artistic disciplines in unique combinations, we challenge the conventions and clichés of alternative theater. From initial concept to full production, PWP encourages collaboration, experimentation and a rebel spirit in creative artists by providing the tools and opportunities to realize their artistic goals.

Current Projects

What peculiar now and what's peculiar in the future

Master Classes

Teaching a new generation of performing artists about peculiar

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Help us make peculiar happen: donations are always welcome and completely tax-deductible through Network for Good.

About Us

Find out how we're peculiar and who's helping us stay that way

History and Press

What was peculiar and what was said about it

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