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

Come up to the theatre at 6:30 on a Tuesday, and lo, you’re part of our collective. No membership dues, no trial periods – just show up. Click to learn more about becoming a member.

Upcoming WOW Shows

  • October 27 - October 29

    Hans My Hermaphroditic Hedgehog


    Hans My Hermaphroditic Hedgehog is a tragi-comical reinterpretation of a Grimms' fairy tale about a half-human half-hedgehog who happens to also be intersexed. The tale is re-located to an urban farm in Brooklyn in 2016 but there are kings and kingdoms, princes and princesses as well as a flying coc...

  • November 5 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

    ArtLovHer Artist Salon


    We're changing it up this season. Admission is free, with a suggested donation of $5 or more, affordable refreshments on deck!! Doors open at 7pm!! Open mic list closes at 9pm!! See you there! First fridays at wow cafe theatre!!

  • November 5 @ 10:00 pm - 11:55 pm

    HyperGender Burlesque


    HYPERGENDER BURLESQUE PRESENTS – Bichism: A Tribute to JZ Bich. come and help us celebrate the womyn, the myth, the legend. HyperGender loves you all but let’s spend this show sending some love to JZ Bich.

  • November 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

    Green Beans & Mosquitos: a reflection by two women in the Americas


    "Green Beans & Mosquitos: a reflection by two women in the Americas" a co-creation by Xio Evans Marni Rice Experimental Dance Theatre. Through movement, sound and text they explore the development of trade and agriculture, by women who worked the land and lost their share of it, for very different r...

  • December 4 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    Acoustic Matinée


    Every month we present a different independent acoustic artist to elevate your Sunday afternoon. If you're not in New York, you can still watch the show! Tune in online at kosi-sings.com for the live stream at 2:00pm.

  • December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm

    An Affair


    A performance collective under the subject of 'An Affair' and its interpretation through music, dance and spoken word.