Bingo with the Indians

After directing the critically acclaimed production of Julian Sheppard’s Los Angeles at The Flea last season, Pulitzer Prize finalist and Obie Award winner Adam Rapp Bingo with the Indians. Written and directed by Rapp, previews for Bingo with the Indians begin October 25.

In Bingo with the Indians, a disgruntled East Village theater company with more on their minds then playing Bingo descends upon a small New England town.

The production will star The Bats, the resident acting company of The Flea, with sets by John McDermott, lights by Miranda Hardy, costumes by Daphne Javitch, and sound by Brandon Wolcott.

Adam Rapp is a novelist, filmmaker, playwright and director. In 2006, he was named a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for his play Red Light Winter. His other plays include Nocturne, Blackbird, Stone Cold Dead Serious, Finer Noble Gases, Essential Self Defense, and Faster. His work has been presented internationally at theaters including The Bush, London; Pittsburgh City Theatre; Humana Festival, Rattlestick, Steppenwolf, New York Theater Workshop, Playwrights Horizons and Barrow Street Theater. As a director, his production of Blackbird received two Drama Desk nominations. His production of Red Light Winter won the Joseph Jefferson Award in Chicago and a Lucille Lortel Nomination for Best New Play and two Obie Awards in New York. His production of Finer Noble Gases at the 2006 Edinburgh Festival received a Fringe First Award. His latest novel, The Year of Endless Sorrows, was published recently by Farrar, Straus & Giroux. Rapp’s first feature film Winter Passing Premiered at the 2005 Toronto International Film Festival and was released in February. His second feature, Blackbird recently debuted at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas and will make its European premiere at the Edinburgh Film Festival.

BINGO WITH THE INDIANS performs at The Flea from October 25 – December 22
Tuesday – Saturday at 9pm, with 7pm shows on December 2, 9 & 16.

Please Note: this production contains nudity and explicit sexual situations.