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.
The first of two seasons exploring gender.
We are so excited to announce our 9th season, XX, the first in a pair of seasons exploring gender. In addition to our much-loved holiday rep, this season we bring two plays about the joys, the struggle, the vulnerability, and the power of being a woman by two of the most exciting young voices in playwriting today. Read more here.
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!
ON STAGE NOW
by Megan Mostyn-Brown
:: Directed by Kathryn MacMillan
The Off-Broad Street Theatre
March 13 - 31, 2013
Gemma returns home to see her college friends for the first time in many years. What could possible go wrong? Megan Mostyn-Brown (LAByrinth Theatre Company) spins a Bacchanalian tale of what happens when the past and present collide in a single house...with a lot of wine. Barrymore-nominee Kathryn MacMillan directs this dark and hilarious play that proves you can always come home again. It just may not be pretty.
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. We're kicking off our 2012-2013 season in the new space!
Our new address is 1636 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103.
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