THE LOVE SONG OF J. ROBERT OPPENHEIMER imagines a spirited conversation, a wrestling match, an argument between Lilith–an archetypal figure in Hebrew mythology (the first woman God created), who was cast out when she couldn?t behave and was replaced by Eve?and J. Robert Oppenheimer, the creator of the atomic bomb, a Jew who was also […]
A black comedy which presents a disturbing exploration of the rage and terror lurking in the isolation of modern urban life.
One of Shakespeare?s early works and bawdiest comedies, the play tackles a subject which remains a lightning rod for modern audiences: gender roles.
Presented at the People’s Center. A compelling and uncompromising look at a family unraveling in the grief of losing their youngest member.
Based on David Sedaris? delightfully acerbic observations of his experience working in Macy?s SantaLand, this hysterical alternative holiday classic entertained as Crumpet the Elf recounted his uproarious encounters during the height of holiday merriment.
Set in the Victorian underworld of London just as the Queen?s coronation is about to take place, THREEPENNY is populated with cynical prostitutes, petty thieves, con men and corrupt officials, and revolves around the notorious criminal ?Macheath,? known as ?Mack the Knife.? Written in 1928 as ?an opera for beggars,? THE THREEPENNY OPERA changed the […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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).