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.

  • 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.