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Thursday-Sunday 8pm | February 17-27, 2022

“A sad tale’s best for winter. I have one of sprites and goblins.” -The Winter’s Tale


VIP Ticket holders get to enter early (at 7:15pm), allowing you to explore the back gallery while enjoying additional live music and/or comedy + a free drink.

PLEASE NOTE: In accordance with COVID-19 safety regulations, all guests will be required to wear a mask throughout the performance, unless actively eating or drinking. New York City requires you to be vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter Culture Lab LIC’s indoor facilities. Those 12 years of age and older must show proof of vaccination (NYC Excelsior Pass or CDC Vaccination Card) upon arrival. Booster shots are strongly encouraged. To find out where to get a free COVID-19 vaccine, visit or call 877-VAX-4NYC (877-829-4692). For more information, please visit

Make a tax-deductible donation to support our work, including the free, public performances of our Commons Series through Fractured Atlas. Rude Grooms is a sponsored project of Fractured Atlas, a non-profit arts service organization. Contributions for the charitable purposes of Rude Grooms’ must be made payable to Fractured Atlas only and are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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Listen to the Latest Episode of our Podcast, This Wooden O

Episode 8 features director, teacher, and playwright Anya Saffir sitting down with hosts Montgomery Sutton (co-host, Master of the Revels) and Daniel Kemper (co-host, Master of Casting and Company Management. Learn more and listen at or wherever you get your podcasts.

Stickwork takes a break until spring of 2022

Regular Stickwork Ensemble Training returns in 2022
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This is the online home of the New York City based Rude Grooms.

We are a Startup Theatre Experiment rooted in the Elizabethan Tradition: we build cutting-edge theatrical experiences to provoke, inspire, & entertain, and we train Actor-Creators to tell their stories more clearly, bravely, & impulsively.

Interested in volunteer opportunities or upcoming classes? Email us.