Emma and Max

October 1 - November 4, 2018
Tickets start at $45*
The Sam
90 minutes


Todd Solondz, known for his style of dark, thought-provoking, socially conscious satire, makes his theatrical debut at The Flea. In Emma and Max, he turns his critical eye on New Yorkers, exploring the illusions and delusions, hopes and despair of the city’s well-off and worn down.  Parenting and marriage, kids and vacation, devastation and survival – the quotidian stuff of life.  In his typical fashion, Solondz spares no one and skewers everyone in a play about privilege, race and the intersection of black and white.

“Solondz has translated his cinematic-eye view into a specifically theatrical vision with admirable success.” – Ben Brantley, The New York Times

“An agonizingly funny and abrasive study in race, white guilt and the ownership of suffering.” – The Guardian

Performance Times

Wednesday through Monday @ 7 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday matinees @ 3 p.m.

Student rush tickets are available 10 minutes prior to curtain for $10, based on availability and with a valid student ID. (Student rush is available for Flea produced shows only.)

*All tickets include a $2 Theater Restoration Fee, which keeps the lights on in our new digs.

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