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Fefu and Her Friends, one of the most beloved and discussed plays of the late Cuban-American dramatist Maria Irene Fornes, tells the story of a group of intelligent, outgoing young women who have so internalized male views of their sex that they lash out indirectly in mysterious ways. A classic of both feminist and environmental theater, Fefu splits its audience into groups that move around to different locations in the theater. The women's fascinatingly enigmatic gathering at a New England country house in 1935 is seen through multiple perspectives and degrees of intimacy.



TFANA's production is the first Off-Broadway revival of Fefu and Her Friends since American Place Theatre's 1978 production.

Theatre for a New Audience


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Brooklyn, NY 11217

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - December 2, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience (TFANA, Jeffrey Horowitz, Founding Artistic Director) is pleased to announce a first and final extension of Fefu and Her Friends, one of the most beloved plays of the late, nine-time Obie Award-winning Cuban-American playwright and director María Irene Fornés, 'arguably the most influential American dramatist whose work hasn't become a staple of the mainstream repertoire' (LA Times). Lileana Blain-Cruz, winner of two Obie Awards (Suzan-Lori Parks' The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World and Jackie Sibblies Drury's Marys Seacole) stages the play in her TFANA directing debut, the first Off-Broadway revival of Fefu and Her Friends since American Place Theatre's 1978 staging. Fefu now plays on the Samuel H. Scripps Mainstage at TFANA's home, Polonsky Shakespeare Center (262 Ashland Place, Brooklyn), through December 12, 2019, with four performances added Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30pm, Wednesday, December 11 at 2pm and 7:30pm, Thursday, December 12 at 7:30pm.
by Review Roundups - November 25, 2019
Theatre for a New Audience presents Fefu and Her Friends, one of the most beloved plays of the late, nine-time Obie Award-winning Cuban-American playwright and director María Irene Fornés. Lileana Blain-Cruz, winner of two Obie Awards (Suzan-Lori Parks' The Death of the Last Black Man in the Whole Entire World and Jackie Sibblies Drury's Marys Seacole) stages the play in her TFANA directing debut, the first Off-Broadway revival of Fefu and Her Friends since American Place Theatre's 1978 staging.

Fefu and Her Friends Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Fefu and Her Friends have their been?
Fefu and Her Friends has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1978 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2019.

What awards has Fefu and Her Friends been nominated for?
Outstanding Costume Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Montana Levi Blanco, Outstanding Revival of a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Fefu and Her Friends, Outstanding Scenic Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Adam RiggOutstanding Sound Design for a Play (Drama Desk Awards) for Palmer Hefferan and Outstanding Wig and Hair Design (Drama Desk Awards) for Cookie Jordan.

What productions of Fefu and Her Friends have there been?
Fefu and Her Friends has had 2 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1978 and Off-Broadway which opened in 2019.