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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.'

The Dramatists Guild of America Announces Kia Corthron as the Recipient of the 2020 F Photo The Dramatists Guild of America Announces Kia Corthron as the Recipient of the 2020 Flora Roberts Award
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2020

The Dramatists Guild of America Council has announced that Kia Corthron is the recipient of the 2020 Flora Roberts Award.

Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97 Photo Wynn Handman, Producer and Acting Teacher, Has Passed Away at 97
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 14, 2020

Wynn Handman, the famed New York acting teacher and Artistic Director of The American Place Theatre, died at home April 11, 2020 of Covid-19 related pneumonia. He was 97.

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: 

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. 

VIDEO: Ohio Community Theater Group Takes On 'Liberal Stranglehold' on the American S Photo VIDEO: Ohio Community Theater Group Takes On 'Liberal Stranglehold' on the American Stage
by Alan Henry - Mar 28, 2019

Stage Right Theatrics is a company promoting conservative-themed plays and the artists who create them. In a new feature from Vice News, the company - based in Columbus, OH, is profiled. Check out the video below.

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.

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.

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.

Tiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOM Photo Tiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Tiffany Mills Company presents the world premiere of Blue Room, an evening-length work that explores connections and boundaries created by various modes of human interaction. Performances are Today-Saturday, September 12-15, at 7pm, at The Flea Theater in Tribeca.

Photo Flash: The Flea Launches Color Brave Season with SCRAPS Photo Photo Flash: The Flea Launches Color Brave Season with SCRAPS
by Julie Musbach - Aug 21, 2018

The Flea Theater presents the World Premiere of SCRAPS written by Geraldine Inoa, a writer on The Walking Dead and the inaugural recipient of The Shonda Rhimes Unsung Voices Playwriting Commission. It is directed by Flea Artistic Director Niegel Smith. Now in previews, opening night is slated for Thursday, August 30.

Tiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOM Photo Tiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOM
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 17, 2018

Tiffany Mills Company presents the world premiere of Blue Room, an evening-length work that explores connections and boundaries created by various modes of human interaction. Performances are Wednesday-Saturday, September 12-15, at 7pm, at The Flea Theater in Tribeca.

Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater Photo Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

TOSOS presents its upcoming production of Waiting for Giovanni at The Flea Theater. A great American writer at a pivotal moment in his career is the subject of a play by another iconic American author.

Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater Photo Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2018

TOSOS presents its upcoming production of Waiting for Giovanni at The Flea Theater. A great American writer at a pivotal moment in his career is the subject of a play by another iconic American author.

WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to the New York Stage This Summer Photo WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to the New York Stage This Summer
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2018

First Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE to Open Tonight! Photo First Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE to Open Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

New York Deaf Theatre (NYDT) celebrates their 38th season with an accessible production of MAPLE AND VINE by Pulitzer Prize finalist Jordan Harrison. The production marks the New York theater directing debut of award-winning Deaf film director Jules Dameron. Previews begin May 11 at the Flea Theater with a gala performance on May 12 and an official opening today, May 17 at 7:00pm.

Photo Flash: Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Comes to The Flea Photo Photo Flash: Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Comes to The Flea
by Julie Musbach - May 16, 2018

Following their innovative production of TITUS: A Visual-Physical Adaptation of Shakespeare's Titus Andronicus, New York Deaf Theatre (NYDT) celebrates their 38th season with an accessible production of MAPLE AND VINE by Pulitzer Prize finalist Jordan Harrison. The production marks the New York theater directing debut of award-winning Deaf film director Jules Dameron. Previews begin May 11 at the Flea Theater with a gala performance on May 12 and an official press opening on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00pm. 

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