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 >
Hands Up: 6 Playwrights, 6 Testaments
:: commissioned by The New Black Fest
:: directed by Joanna Settle
:: live music by ILL DOOTS
:: Honorary Producers - Linda and David Glickstein
:: Associate Producers - The Brothers' Network
June 10 - 28
Explore our world through a different lens. See life through the eyes of 6 emerging playwrights commissioned by The New Black Fest to bring to life their feelings on the dangers of being black men in this ‘modern, evolved society,' where police violence is expected and commonplace.
LATER THIS SUMMER
:: by Quiara Alegría Hudes
:: directed by Brenna Geffers
July 15 - August 2
From the brilliant mind of Philly’s own Tony and Pulitzer-prize winning Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights, Water by the Spoonful) comes a hilariously dark, comic book inspired satire, Lulu’s Golden Shoes. This coming-of-age story centers around a North Philly barrio girl named Ana who finds her feminine power through a blurred line of fantasy and mimicry of her neighbor, Rosie Lulu.
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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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