"...arguably the epicenter of the independent theater world in New York."
"For those wanting to mount a short run late at night
"Companies tend to establish a reputation around
"A mecca for teriffic off off Broadway theater"
"The crown jewel of Horse Trade Theater [The Kraine Theater] is one helluva lovely, semi-precious stone. Inexpensive, and worth far more than just a second look, this space has replaced downtown mainstays like P.S. 122 and La MaMa as the Lower East Side's most vibrant off-off-Broadway theater. A half-dozen resident companies call it home, including the brilliant Big Art Group, the cultish Pumpkin Pie and Kirk Wood Bromley's Inverse Theatre."
"In the East Village, one can catch shows at the Horse Trade trifecta: