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.
FLASHPOINT ANNOUNCES ITS TENTH ANNIVERSARY SEASON!
The Most Spectacularly Lamentable Trial of Miz Martha Washington
by James IJames
:: Directed by Edward Sobel
The Off Broad Street Theatre
June 11 - 29, 2014
The recently-widowed “Mother of America” lies helpless in her Mt. Vernon bed, ravaged by illness and cared for by the very slaves that are free the moment she dies. The fever dream of terrifying theatricality that follows investigates everything from Martha Washington’s family to her historical legacy.
:: Directed by Bill Fennelly
:: Starring Ben Dibble
The Off Broad Street Theatre
July 10 - 29, 2014
George Herringbone is a unique kind of vaudeville star. He has the looks, he has the voice, and he has the moves. He also has a little help, which is more than he and his family bargained for.
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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