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The Flea Announces Production Pause to 'Reflect on Misalignment of Values' Photo The Flea Announces Production Pause to 'Reflect on Misalignment of Values'
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 18, 2020

Off Broadway theatre company The Flea has just announced that it will pause production activity to 'to transform [their] institutional culture and producing model.'

Island City Stage Announces Plan For 2020-2021 Season Photo Island City Stage Announces Plan For 2020-2021 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2020

Island City Stage has announced that it will be re-opening with a new season beginning this coming October. 

SEX TAPE + NUPTIAL BLITZ At The Flea Theater Begins January 8 Photo SEX TAPE + NUPTIAL BLITZ At The Flea Theater Begins January 8
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 11, 2019

Choreographer Gabrielle Revlock presents two works, SEX TAPE and Nuptial Blitz, January 8-12, 2020 (7pm Wed-Sat, 3pm Sun) at The Flea, a staple of New York City's downtown performing arts scene located at 20 Thomas Street in Tribeca. Tickets cost $20 and are available by phone at 212-226-0051 or online at TheFlea.org. A restorative contact class ($12 drop in) will be offered Sunday, January 12, 11:30am-1pm: 

Tanya Barfield to Step in as Co-Director of Juilliard's Playwrights Program Following Photo Tanya Barfield to Step in as Co-Director of Juilliard's Playwrights Program Following Marsha Norman's Exit
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2019

Evan Yionoulis, Richard Rodgers Director of Juilliard's Drama Division, announced today that Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Norman will step down as co-director of Juilliard's Lila Acheson Wallace American Playwrights Program at the end of the 2019-20 academic year

The Flea Hosts the World Premiere of THE INVENTION OF TRAGEDY Photo The Flea Hosts the World Premiere of THE INVENTION OF TRAGEDY
by Julie Musbach - Sep 9, 2019

The Flea Theater presents the World Premiere of THE INVENTION OF TRAGEDY,the centerpiece of MAC WELLMAN: PERFECT CATASTROPHES, a festival of plays by the influential vanguard playwright. Now in previews, performances run through October 14 at The Flea (20 Thomas Street in Tribeca, between Church and Broadway, three blocks north of Chambers) with opening set for September 21.

The Flea Announces 2019/20 Season with Mac Wellman and Taylor Mac Photo The Flea Announces 2019/20 Season with Mac Wellman and Taylor Mac
by Rebecca Russo - Jun 27, 2019

Following on the success of the 201718 SEASON OF WOMXN and 201819 COLOR BRAVE SEASON, The Flea announced today that its 201920 Season will be the SEASON OF ANARCHY: THE RETURN OF THE MACS as they welcome back playwrights, poets and activists Mac Wellman and Taylor Mac.

The Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors Photo The Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors
by Julie Musbach - Jun 14, 2019

The Flea Theater is proud to announce the addition of six new Resident Directors to its intensive practicum for early-career directors. Rebecca Aparicio, Jake Beckhard, Daniella Caggiano, Lauren DeLeon, Will Steinberger, and Raz Golden will join the current group of Resident Directors. 

The Gift Theatre Presents WOLF PLAY Photo The Gift Theatre Presents WOLF PLAY
by Julie Musbach - Jun 12, 2019

The Gift Theatre continues its 2019 Season with the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

Casting Announced For The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY Photo Casting Announced For The Gift Theatre's WOLF PLAY
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019

The Gift Theatre announces casting for its Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, a messy, funny, and disturbing theatrical experience grappling with a wolf, a puppet, and a very prickly problem: What is a family? What do we need from them, today? Is it very different from the things humans have needed from families before?

Island City Stage Announces 2019-2020 Season Photo Island City Stage Announces 2019-2020 Season
by Julie Musbach - May 10, 2019

Island City Stage, now the largest producer of non-musical plays in Broward County with over 500 subscribers, gears up for it's 8th season of theatrical works that focus on the LGBT+ community but have a heart and soul that speak universally to all theater fans. Island City Stage has become known as a theater where both straight theater lovers and members of the LGBT+ community feel equally comfortable sharing stories of love and heartbreak and tragedy and comedy.

5th Floor Theatre To Host Free Talkback With Bathsheba Doran, Adam Rapp And Jill Twis Photo 5th Floor Theatre To Host Free Talkback With Bathsheba Doran, Adam Rapp And Jill Twiss
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 7, 2019

5th Floor Theatre Company, a nonprofit organization supporting emerging theatre artists in New York City, will host TALKS ON 5TH FLOOR: Writing in Theater, Film & TV next Tuesday, March 12 at 7 PM at The Drama League Center. The free event is open to the public although reservations are required.

New York Deaf Theatre Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING Photo New York Deaf Theatre Presents EVERY BRILLIANT THING
by Julie Musbach - Feb 14, 2019

New York Deaf Theatre (NYDT) closes their 39th season with an accessible performance of EVERY BRILLIANT THING by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe. This production marks James Caverly's directorial debut in New York City. Previews begin Saturday, April 27, and Opening night is on Sunday, April 28 at 7:00pm

The Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISES Photo The Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISES
by Julie Musbach - Feb 7, 2019

Provocateur Thomas Bradshaw revisits his incendiary 2008 play SOUTHERN PROMISES in a new production helmed by The Flea's Artistic Director, Niegel Smith. SOUTHERN PROMISES begins previews Monday, March 11 with opening night slated for Sunday, March 24.

Studio Theatre Extends Dark Political Comedy KINGS By Virginia Native Sarah Burgess Photo Studio Theatre Extends Dark Political Comedy KINGS By Virginia Native Sarah Burgess
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 28, 2018

With the dust settled from midterm elections and freshman members of Congress learning to navigate the maze of Capitol Hill 2.5 miles away, Studio Theatre presents Kings, part of its Studio X series, written by Alexandria, VA native Sarah Burgess and directed by Marti Lyons. With a deft hand at the fast talk and power dynamics of lawmaking and fundraising, Burgesss play is a swamp tour of the Beltway power-broking that fuels her hometown. A Susan Smith Blackburn Prize finalist, Burgess quickly rose to notoriety exploring the cutthroat world of finance in her breakout play, Dry Powder, at the Public Theater in New York, which starred Claire Danes, John Krasinski, and Hank Azaria.

Yale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny Leon Photo Yale Rep Presents GOOD FAITH By Karen Hartman, Directed By Kenny Leon
by Julie Musbach - Dec 13, 2018

Yale Repertory Theatre will present the world premiere of Good Faith: Four Chats about Race and the New Haven Fire Department by Karen Hartman, directed by Kenny Leon, February 1-23, 2019 at Yale Repertory Theatre (1120 Chapel Street). Opening Night is Thursday, February 7.

Jermyn Street Theatre Presents Final Play In Rebel's Season BURKE AND HARE Photo Jermyn Street Theatre Presents Final Play In Rebel's Season BURKE AND HARE
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 29, 2018

It's 1828. In the dank, mist shrouded streets of Edinburgh two enterprising men go about their business. Their goal is to make money by whatever means necessary. William Burke and William Hare are about to hit upon the perfect scheme. The first rule of commerce? Supply and demand. In the leading city for medical research, there's a huge demand for bodies and inconveniently people aren't dying in enough numbers to meet the need. The profitable solution? Murder, of course. As the infamous pair flourish in their new careers, the more they murder, the less they care. But for how long will they get away with it? How long will they go on making a killing?

Florencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For Tea Photo Florencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For Tea
by Julie Musbach - Oct 9, 2018

Florencia Lozano joins The Muse Project for their inaugural Tea Time event on October 21st at 5:30pm at The Flea Theater in Tribeca. Tea Times are a one-of-a-kind Muse pilot program, and October 21st's Tea Time will cap off a week of exciting presentations from some of New York's most dynamic women performers (Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations). During Tea Times, a veteran stage actress (Ms. Lozano) discusses her experiences building her career. The Muse Project's Artistic Director, Jocelyn Kuritsky, will lead the discussion with Ms. Lozano. A q&a with attendees and tea (and cookies!) and networking to follow. This event is open to all, and it is also a special opportunity for women actors to network with Ms. Lozano, each other, and to seek insight and support.

BWW Review: PARENTS' EVENING, Jermyn Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: PARENTS' EVENING, Jermyn Street Theatre
by Cindy Marcolina - Oct 6, 2018

Ten-year-old Jessica's behaviour has been troublesome recently, so her parents (Amy Marston and Peter Hamilton Dyer) are called in to discuss the concerns at their daughter's school. After having a row over a game of Cluedo (won by Jessica to her father's utter dismay and horror) the two adults embark on a lateral journey to analyse their marriage and the implications of love.

The Muse Project In Association With The Tank Presents MUSINGS At The Flea Theater Photo The Muse Project In Association With The Tank Presents MUSINGS At The Flea Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2018

The Muse Project, in association with The Tank, will present Musings: a collection of Mini Muse presentations at The Flea Theater as a part of their Anchor Partnership. Musings showcases the exciting, fresh, paradigm-shifting storytelling that New York's leading actresses have developed through intensive workshops. The Muse Project gives women performers the time, space, and opportunity to experiment with and explore their fantasy projects. Veteran performer Lynn Cohen will be investigating previously unexplored terrain with collaborator Lewis Black in his piece Dottie's Home. Recent Lucille Lortel nominee Vanessa Aspillaga and Obie winner Jessica Frances Dukes, alongside acclaimed directors Jose Zayas and Seret Scott, will dig into long hungered-for solo work.

The Gift Theatre Announces 2019 Season Photo The Gift Theatre Announces 2019 Season
by Julie Musbach - Sep 17, 2018

During last night's Season Release Bash at Filament Theater, Artistic Director and Co-Founder Michael Patrick Thornton proudly announced The Gift Theatre's 2019 Season will include: a revival of John Patrick Shanley's Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning drama DOUBT: A PARABLE directed by Ensemble Member John Gawlik and featuring Ensemble Members Jennifer Glasse, Maryann Thebus and Michael Patrick Thornton (February 27 - March 31) and the Chicago premiere of Hansol Jung's WOLF PLAY, directed by guest artist Jess McLeod (October 18 - November 24). The Gift's 17th season will also include a soon-to-be-announced third production (July 12 - August 18).

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