The Flea


March 15 - April 3, 2023
The Flea Theater, 20 Thomas St, New York, NY 10007
“Howard makes us hear hundreds of years of pain, knocking to be let in.” – Helen Shaw, Vulture (on STEW)
“Howard gives us a lot to chew on when it comes to the cycles of history, and our own complicity in maintaining them.” - Zachary Stewart, Theatermania (on STEW)

Three men chew the fat under an old, wide tree. In HANG TIME, we peek into the interiority – the great loves and bitter blues – of Black men in America. Setting the romantic and the macabre in sharp relief, HANG TIME invites the viewer to envisage the living Black body triumphant over the legacy of violence that it holds.

Written and directed by Pulitzer Prize Finalist Zora Howard in her directorial debut, HANG TIME is a deeply moving and subversive work not to be missed in a strictly limited engagement at The Flea this spring.

To further our commitment to accessibility for all audiences, The Flea offers a limited number of first-come, first-serve $20 tickets to all performances of HANG TIME. All seating is general admission.

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