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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
416 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th Aves)

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Running Time: One hour and 30 minutes

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At a middle school in this seaside town, the unthinkable has happened, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight. Stuck at home in a state of shocked limbo, Julie and Zander, two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they witnessed, their awkward crushes, and an infinitely more complicated future — but the grown-ups are no help at all. An urgent response to our times, This Flat Earth is a startling and deeply felt story of growing up in our confounding world.
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BWW Review:  Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTH Explores a Child's Reaction to a School ShootingBWW Review: Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTH Explores a Child's Reaction to a School Shooting
by Michael Dale - April 16, 2018

The willingness to suspend disbelief is a long-standing tradition in live theatre, and as long as playwrights and directors firmly establish their boundaries of realism, it's reasonable for audience members to go along with them. (more...)

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of THIS FLAT EARTHPhoto Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2018

Happy opening! This Flat Earth, directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman, held its Opening Night at Playwrights Horizons last night! The performance marked the play's World Premiere. Other members of the theatre community, including Lois Smith and Jamie Brewer, joined the cast and crew for last night's celebration. (more...)

Playwrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery For 1st Preview Of Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTHPlaywrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery For 1st Preview Of Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - March 5, 2018

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Monday, March 5, for the LIVE for FIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the world premiere of This Flat Earth, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone, the current Amy and the Orphans). Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Familiar, Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights; Indecent), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season. (more...)