Welcome

Welcome

WOW began in 1980 as an international women’s theatre festival. Click to learn more about our story. Any woman and/or trans person is welcome to get involved in any aspect of making theatre. No prior experience is required!

Join a meeting at 6:30 on a Tuesday, and lo, you’re part of our collective.

NOTE: in April – June 2017, we did some renovating and a lot of spring cleaning. We have beautiful new walls, ceilings,  makeup tables. and a dance-friendly flooring!

No membership dues, no trial periods – just show up. Click to learn more about becoming a member.

Upcoming WOW Shows

  • August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

    In Madame’s Courtyard – Second Look – 8th Potpourri World Women Works Series

    Join us for Second Look at "In Madame's Courtyard", a work recently featured in the recent 8th Potpourri World Women Works Series. 

  • September 13 - September 15

    “Creative Stages”

    After a successful reading presentation at the National Black Theatre of Harlem, CSE presents its comedic thriller "Creative Stages" at WOW Cafe. Written and Directed by Frank Dunham Jr.

  • September 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    The Two Potato Reunion Show Hosted by Lady Jasmin Van Wales

    The Two Potato bar on Christopher Street was shuttered in 2004, largely due to gentrification of the West Village. But the brilliant performers who shone at that venue continue in Legend - and on September 16th, will reunite to dazzle on the WOW Cafe Theatre stage!   Lady Jasmin is your indelible h...

  • September 20 - September 22

    “Creative Stages”

    After a successful reading presentation at the National Black Theatre of Harlem, CSE presents its comedic thriller "Creative Stages" at WOW Cafe. Written and Directed by Frank Dunham Jr.

  • October 7 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm

    Hypergender Caberlesque

    Celebrate season 11 with us. Team HyperGender brings you a series of shows that will delight you, tickle you, shock you, turn you on, make you laugh ... and who knows what else.