NEWS AND EVENTS
7.18.14 - CityPaper's David Anthony Fox says that Herringbone is a "must-see" and applauds Flashpoint's move to a summer season. Read more >
7.15.14 - Herringbone star Ben Dibble sat down with Renee Chenault-Fattah on NBC 10 News Today to discuss the joys and challenges of the role. Check out the video online >
7.13.14 - Toby Zinman of The Philadelphia Inquirer calls Herringbone "a knockout, with Ben Dibble giving a performance of stunning virtuosity." Read more >
6.20.14 - Another tremendous review of Miz Martha from Howard Shapiro of Newsworks. Read more >
6.19.14 - Mark Cofta of the City Paper calls Miz Martha "a theatrical extravaganza." Read more >
6.18.14 - In his rave review, Jim Rutter of The Philadelphia Inquirer calls Miz Martha "superbly written, emotionally compelling, and morally challenging." Read more >
6.10.14 - The Philadelphia Inquirer profiles Miz Martha, playwright James Ijames and Flashpoint's Artistic Director, Thom Weaver, in this great feature about actors and designers turned writers. Read more >
5.27.14 - Philadelphia Magazine interviews Miz Martha playwright James Ijames about writing on the subject of "America's original sin." Read more >
The Santaland Diaries
by David Sedaris
Adapted by Joe Mantello
:: Directed by Matt Pfeiffer
:: Starring Keith Conallen as Crumpet
December 10 - 21, 2014
Does it seem like the holidays arrive sooner every year? Are you already tired of snicker-doodle-pine-vomit-ginger-spiced-nutmeg-laced-holly-cookies? Does the thought of hearing Jingle Bells have you contemplating how to stab people without getting caught? If you answered yes to any of these questions, we have the show for you! The Santaland Diaries, a hilarious comedy from the cynical genius of David Sedaris, follows Crumpet at his new full-time job as a Macy’s elf and serves up the antidote to your holiday bitterness.
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THANK YOU FOR MAKING OUR 10TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON A SUCCESS!
Thank you to each and every one of you who came to both The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington and Herringbone to make our first summer season our most successful one yet!
Missed the shows? Click on a quote below to read what the critics had to say about them online.
"Superbly written, emotionally compelling and morally challenging." - Jim Rutter, The Philadelphia Inquirer
"A theatrical extravaganza." - Mark Cofta, CityPaper
"A heady and turbulent play." - Howard Shapiro, Newsworks
"A knockout, with Ben Dibble giving a performance of stunning virtuosity." - Toby Zinman, The Philadelphia Inquirer
"A must-see." - David Anthony Fox, CityPaper
BECOME A PART OF THE FLASHPOINT FAMILY!
We are actively seeking volunteers and new board members to join the Flashpoint family. No matter how much time you have to give, we have a way to get you involved. We're always looking for help with ushering, marketing, event planning, and for those of you with a little extra time and money to give, planning the future of Flashpoint. E-mail our Artistic Director, Thom Weaver, for more information.
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