The Seven Year Disappear

The Seven Year Disappear

by Jordan Seavey directed by Scott Elliott

About The Show

The Seven Year Disappear


Emmy®, Tony® and Grammy® Award winner Cynthia Nixon returns to The New Group in this world premiere production!


Naphtali’s mother, a world-famous performance artist, disappeared suddenly seven years ago. And yet, he sees her everywhere: in the faces of friends, coworkers, the guy he’s flirting with in a dark bar. When his mother returns with few answers and a staggering request, Naphtali is forced to confront what he’s spent years trying to forget. 

Art imitates life and consumes it entirely in this funny, deeply human mystery about mothers and sons, coming of age, and coming apart.

Taylor Trensch (Camelot) joins Cynthia Nixon (And Just Like That…) in this world premiere from Jordan Seavey. Directed by Scott Elliott.

View our digital program here.

Please note, this production uses strobing and haze. This production contains nudity, sexual situations, strong and graphic language, vaping, discussions of mental illness and the use of illegal substances.

COVID-19  SAFETY PROTOCOLS: The New Group is updating our public safety protocols in line with other cultural organizations in the city and in accordance with The Pershing Square Signature Center.  We do not require masks for audiences attending productions in our 2023 – 2024 Season. Audience members are encouraged to take necessary precautions for their own health and safety, and the safety of other community members. The New Group will provide additional updates to these policies if they become necessary.

Production artwork by Bashan Aquart. Photos by Serge Nivelle.

Generous support for The Seven Year Disappear is provided by David Matlin, Carole Callebaut Piwnica, and The Laura Pels International Foundation for Theater.

Generous support for The New Group is provided by The Shubert Foundation and The Howard Gilman Foundation. The New Group’s productions are supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council. The New Group’s productions are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.

Performances take place
in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre
The Pershing Square Signature Center
480 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036



Box Office Hours:
Virtual box office hours are Tuesday – Thursday 1-6pm and Saturday 2-6pm. Email and Voicemail are checked daily.
The Box Office is available for in-person same night purchasing and will-call one (1) hour before every performance.

Cast & Creative

Images & Video


Cynthia Nixon and Taylor Trensch. Photo by Monique Carboni.
Cynthia Nixon and Taylor Trensch. Photo by Monique Carboni.
Cynthia Nixon. Photo by Monique Carboni.
Taylor Trensch and Cynthia Nixon Photo by Monique Carboni.
Cynthia Nixon at the first reheasal for The Seven Year Disappear. Photo by Da Ping Luo.
Taylor Trensch at the first reheasal for The Seven Year Disappear. Photo by Da Ping Luo.
Taylor Trensch, Cynthia Nixon, Scott Elliott, and Jordan Seavey at the first reheasal for The Seven Year Disappear. Photo by Da Ping Luo.
Taylor Trensch (front) with Cynthia Nixon. Photo by Monique Carboni.



Performance Schedule

Performances begin February 6, 2024

Weekly Schedule: Tuesday – Friday at 7:30pm, Saturdays at 2pm and 8pm, and Sundays at 2pm.

Post-Show Talkbacks:

  • Thursday, February 19 at 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, February 27 at 7:30pm
  • Thursday, March 7 at 7:30pm
  • Wednesday, March 13 at 7:30pm
  • Tuesday, March 19 at 7:30pm


Special Event Performances:

  • Tuesday, February 13 at 7:30pm – Patron Night
  • Wednesday, March 20 at 7:30pm – Open Captioned Performance

The Seven Year Disappear Performance Calendar at 2.21.24

*Performance schedule subject to change.