The Flea Theater Announces New Resident DirectorsThe Flea Theater Announces New Resident Directors
by BWW News Desk - 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.  (more...)

VIDEO: Ohio Community Theater Group Takes On 'Liberal Stranglehold' on the American StageVIDEO: Ohio Community Theater Group Takes On 'Liberal Stranglehold' on the American Stage
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

The Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISESThe Flea Revives Controversial SOUTHERN PROMISES
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Florencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For TeaFlorencia Lozano Joins The Muse Project For Tea
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Flea Launches Color Brave Season with SCRAPSPhoto Flash: The Flea Launches Color Brave Season with SCRAPS
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Tiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOMTiffany Mills Company Presents The World Premiere Of BLUE ROOM
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea TheaterJewelle 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. (more...)

Jewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea TheaterJewelle Gomez's WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to The Flea Theater
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

WAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to the New York Stage This SummerWAITING FOR GIOVANNI Comes to the New York Stage This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

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First Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE to Open Tonight!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. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Comes to The FleaPhoto Flash: Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Comes to The Flea
by BWW News Desk - 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.  (more...)

First Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Begins Today At The FleaFirst Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Begins Today At The Flea
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 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 on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00pm. (more...)

First Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Begins May 11 At The FleaFirst Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Begins May 11 At The Flea
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 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 on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00pm. (more...)

First Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Begins May 11 At The FleaFirst Revival of Jordan Harrison's MAPLE AND VINE Begins May 11 At The Flea
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 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 on Thursday, May 17 at 7:00pm. (more...)

The Flea Partners With Brown University Writing For Performance Program For Project ResidencyThe Flea Partners With Brown University Writing For Performance Program For Project Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

The Flea Theater continues its partnership with Brown University's Writing for Performance program for the second annual playwriting Project Residency, taking place from March 31 - April 3, 2018. (more...)

The Flea Announces Spring 2018 SeasonThe Flea Announces Spring 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Niegel Smith, Artistic Director and Carol Ostrow, Producing Director of The Flea Theater proudly announce the slate for their spring season, which will feature three world premieres, the return of its late-night series Serials, as well as new programming Cereals, plays for younger audiences and Flea Fridays, an immersive weekend cabaret. (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Schwartz and Jeanine Tesori Talk Storytelling Through Song for DGF's 'The Legacy Project'
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The announcement of today's Tony Award nominations marks this as a week for celebration and reaffirms the commitment of organizations that protect the survival of the arts. For those organizations, like the Dramatists Guild Fund (DGF), that commitment likely means shouldering a larger burden of funding and support. Today's celebration also coincides with the launch of the latest installment of 'The Legacy Project: Volume III' from DGF, featuring one of Broadway's best known and loved composers/lyricists, Stephen Schwartz, chatting with Jeanine Tesori (Fun Home) about storytelling through song. Watch the interview below! (more...)

Bay Street Theatre Announces 14th Annual New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 4th ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 28 - 30. THE READINGS ARE FREE.  But tickets are required, as these events sell out. Reserve seats online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

Alan Menken, Larry Kramer and More Featured in Dramatists Guild Fund's THE LEGACY PROJECT: VOLUME III, Out on YouTube Today!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Dramatists Guild Fund President, Andrew Lippa and Executive Director Rachel Routh announce The Legacy Project: Volume III will be available to the public on YouTube beginning today, December 6. Scroll down to watch some of the videos! (more...)

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