nancy manocherian’s the cell (Artistic Director Kira Simring) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the incubation and presentation of new works by emerging artists. Founded in 2006, the cell has produced over a dozen critically-acclaimed world premiere productions of new plays and musicals including The Evolution of Mann, Sam’s Room, Bastard Jones, Crackskull Row, The McGowan Trilogy, Horse Girls, Hard Times: An American Musical and more. the cell also features the jazz @ the cell series and has served as a home base for a large community of resident artists and organizations such as Blackboard Reading Series, Artists Without Walls (AWOW), Irish American Writers and Artists (IAW), Sybarite5, and Tribeca New Music.