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.”