2018/19 Season: Color Brave
A new play by screenwriter and director Todd Solondz, a revival by hyper-realist Thomas Bradshaw and world premiere productions by rising writers Geraldine Inoa, Idris Goodwin, Kristiana Rae Colón, and Nick Gandiello are all in store for the 2018/19 season at The Flea.
Waiting for Giovanni
“Waiting for Giovanni,” a new play by Jewelle Gomez, in collaboration with Harry Waters Jr., imagines a moment in the mind of James Baldwin in which he struggles with writing a novel that he’s been told will ruin his career. The play will have its New York premiere presented by TOSOS (The Other Side of Silence), the city’s oldest LGBTQ theater.
What we always hear: “Black Male Shot by White Police Officer.” What we never see – how loved ones struggle to cope amidst their anger and grief.
5 plays go in. 3 plays come out. Your vote decides.
A world driven by fierce personalities and tantalizing games. Tiffany Mills Company navigates terrain that explores how we connect, if we connect, the inner world that isolates, the outer world that is full of contradictions and the consequences of our actions. An eclectic array of music, from Sleater-Kinney to the Beastie Boys, accompanies this latest foray into an off-kilter existence.
FLEA FRIDAYS is an immersive cabaret in residence in The Flea’s indoor/outdoor theater The Pete. Each Flea Friday features some of downtown's most daring artists, who invite audiences to engage with our most pressing social questions.
Experiments in Opera presents four new works for voice and modular synthesizer commissioned from Jason Cady, Andrew Raffo Dewar, Joan La Barbara and Kamala Sankaram. Each of these new works focuses on a single story that is told through the surprising and absorbing sound world of modular synthesizers. All four works are presented back-to-back in an evening-length production.