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 >
May 3, 2015
1 to 4 p.m.
Second Story Brewing Company
117 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia
Join us at 2nd Story Brewing Company on May 3rd to be part of the fun as homebrewers from around the region compete to be crowned our 3rd champion. Winners will receive an exciting list of prizes, with the grand prize winner's beer being premiered on tap at 2nd Story during Beer Week!
Visit our Events Page to find out more about the event or to enter a brew in the competition!
FLASHPOINT ANNOUNCES 11th SEASON!
Last year, we heard you loud and clear that you're ready for great theatre in Philly during the warmer months, so we're bringing you another summer season of hot new plays, including another world premiere and a show by Philly's own Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning Quiara Alegría Hudes.
Mark your calendars because Flashpoint's 11th Season is burning up!
Hands Up: 6 Playwrights, 6 Testaments
:: commissioned by The New Black Fest
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.
Lulu's Golden Shoes
:: by Quiara Alegría Hudes
July 15 - August 5
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.
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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