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The New Electric Ballroom

From the author of the musical ONCE, as well as Frank Theatre?s riveting 2013 production of MISTERMAN, comes Enda Walsh?s THE NEW ELECTRIC BALLROOM. Set in a small fishing town on the west coast of Ireland, two aging sisters re-enact a night in the early 60s with a seductive rock singer as a cautionary tale […]

Grounded

Fed up with complacency.

In this compelling and searing look at moral responsibility, contradictory choices and modern warfare, a passionate fighter pilot sees her career in the sky interrupted by an unplanned pregnancy. Reassigned to a desk job, operating military drones, she grows numb as she tracks terrorists by day and, at night, returns home to play with her […]

Love and Information

In the newest work by one of the most inventive playwrights of our time (author of earlier Frank productions such as TOP GIRLS, MAD FOREST and VINEGAR TOM), Caryl Churchill creates a theatrical kaleidoscope that explores the rapidly changing world we live in. In 57 ?micro-scenes,? some poignant, some hysterical, some mystifying?and some as short […]

Katzelmacher

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An exploration of the perpetuation of racism and bigotry in society, set among a group of underemployed youths in a small town (16mm black & white film and live performance).

Farmyard

A compelling and gritty story of a family’s attempts to deal with the unplanned pregnancy of their adolescent retarded daughter.

Self-Defense, or the death of some salesmen

Seven white men have been found dead along I-95 in Florida. When her girlfriend betrays her, a prostitute is arrested and charged with their murders. She says the men tried to rape her; the police say she’s a serial killer. A fascinating and feisty piece of theatre inspired by an actual case, SELF DEFENSE portrays […]

Tottering House (Houjuva Talo)

A compelling unraveling of a young woman’s dreams of “happily ever after” in the face of the unrelenting cycle of family violence.

The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui

When an economic slump provides prime conditions for the rise of a small-time thug (strikingly similar to Al Capone) to take over the vegetable trade in 1930’s Chicago, a parallel is set up for the story of another thug who is rising to power on the world stage in 1941, Adolf Hitler. UI is a […]