To be a Negro in this country and to be relatively conscious is to be in a rage almost all the time.
– James Baldwin

Black Revolutionary Theatre Workshop is an independent group of NYC-based Black artists seeking to explore, craft, produce, and perform Black experiences and responses to systemic oppression. Founded shortly after the massacre at Mother Emanuel AME, BRTW places a premium on ensuring that Black voices are not silenced and that Black identities are not lost in stereotypes.

BRTW Celebrates Black History Month with #BHMHeroes

Check out our Black History Month Blog as BRTW ensemble members celebrate a new Black History hero everyday!

BRTW Announces Black Revolutionary Theatre Weekly

We’re hard at work getting you a condensed version of our rehearsals and workshops in which we discuss current events and keep it far too real. Stay posted for the first episode of our brand new podcast!


  • “It reaches into the audience and slams them on the ground. It’s a spiritual powerhouse – with an intellectual punch to match.”