NEWS AND EVENTS
3.20.13 - Philadelphia Weekly says "Megan Slater is positively mesmerizing as Lacey, a pot-stirring type all women will recognize as their ex-best frenemy." Read their full 30-Second Review of The Bends here.
3.19.13 - In The Bends, "Kathryn MacMillan...commands a fine sextet of actors," says the Philadelphia Inquirer. Read more >
10.22.12 - Flashpoint wins prestigious Brown Martin Award for production of Jacqueline Goldfinger's Slip/Shot. Read more from the Philadelphia Inquirer.
8.15.12 - Flashpoint's production of Slip/Shot receives Barrymore Award nomination for Best New Play. Flashpoint Artistic Director Thom Weaver and Slip/Shot playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger have also been nominated for the F. Otto Haas Award for an Emerging Theatre Artist.
4.19.12 - The great reviews keep rolling in! Yet another excellent one for Slip/Shot from the City Paper.
4.18.12 - Slip/Shot receives another great review from Philadelphia Weekly.
4.16.12 - Toby Zinman of The Philadelphia Inquirer calls Flashpoint's production of Slip/Shot a "beautifully crafted and intensely moving drama about the legacy of racist fear...served by a powerful cast and an imaginative and skilled director."
4.10.12 - The Philadelphia Inquirer profiles Flashpoint's production of Slip/Shot and its parallels to the Trayvon Martin shooting.
4.9.12 - Slip/Shot playwright Jacqueline Goldfinger talks to The Philly Post about why Philadelphia is such a great place for writers.
12.5.11 - Chlamydia for Christmas opens to rave reviews from The Philadelphia Inquirer.
NOW ON STAGE
by David Sedaris, adapted by Joe Mantello
:: Starring Keith Conallen
The Off-Broad Street Theatre
December 11 - 22, 2013
10 years after our inaugural production of The Santaland Diaries at the Society Hill Playhouse, Flashpoint has grown into one of the premiere companies in the Delaware Valley for presenting edgy, poignant, and exciting theatre. Keith Conallen delivers again with this acerbic and hilarious tale. David Sedaris is the perfect antidote to a painful holiday sweet-tooth. If you've had enough Dickens and Nutcrackers for a lifetime, come celebrate the more adult side of your holiday spirit! But don't be fooled....even Crumpet has a heart.
FLASHPOINT WINS PRESTIGIOUS BROWN MARTIN AWARD FOR PRODUCTION OF SLIP/SHOT!
At the inaugural Theatre Philadelphia Awards on October 22nd, Flashpoint Theatre Company won the prestigious Brown Martin Philadelphia Award for its production of Jacqueline Goldfinger’s Slip/Shot, a new drama about race, fear, violence and the way that impressions alter our perception of truth. The Brown Martin Award honors a production that provides insight into differing individual, cultural, and spiritual perspectives and experiences while exploring how those experiences shape the way we interact with others. We are extremely honored to have won this amazing award!
WE HAVE MOVED!
Looking for us this season? You can find us in our new space at Off-Broad!
We have joined Off Broad Street, a consortium of local independent theaters dedicated to broadening the reach and impact of arts in Philadelphia. Learn more about Off Broad Street here.
Our new address is 1636 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
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