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Flea Theater's 2006 - 2007 season


The Flea Theater will present 6 shows for the companies 10th anniversary season.

The season begins with the world premiere of Post Mortem by by A. R. Gurney, followed by the New York premiere of Mac Wellman's drama Two September. For the Xmas Holidays the Flea will present Twas the Night Before..., a collection of ten minute plays inspired by the famous holiday poem. The Music-Theatre Group will then present two musicals Golden Motors and The Rose Project, and the season ends with the NY premiere of Charles Mee's Limonade Tous Les Jours



The world premiere of A. R. Gurney's Post Mortem, directed by Jim Simpson, plays at the Flea Theater from 18 Oct 2006 through to 4 Nov 2006.

Set in the not too distant future, Post Mortem tackles the validity of theater as a potent social force in a society rankled by political conservatism and the evangelical leanings of the right.

Further details to be announced.



The New York premiere of Mac Wellman's Two September, directed by Loy Arcenas, plays Downstairs at the Flea Theater from 29 Nov 2006 - 16 Dec 2006.

Set in Vietnam post World War II when Ho Chi Minh had visions of a free country and a newly formed House UnAmerican Affairs Committee black listed a young, female American writer who believed in truth, justice and a humane social order.

Further details to be announced.



Twas the Night Before...

is a collection of ten minute plays inspired by the famous holiday poem, 'Twas The Night Before Christmas' by Clement Clarke Moore, playing at the Flea Theater from 13 - 23 Dec 2006.

Contributing playrights are Mac Wellman, Christopher Durang, Len Jenkin, Roger Rosenblatt and Elizabeth Swados. The show will be performed by the Bats, the Flea's resident theatre company.



The Music-Theatre Group will present two musical workshops in Jan 2007.

Golden Motors, book and lyrics by Wendy S. Walters, music by Derek Bermel and directed by Kelly Robinson, followed by The Rose Project, conceived and directed by Sonoko Kawahara, with music by Deirdre Murray and book by Susan Wheeler.

Further details to be announced.



The New York premiere of Charles Mee's Limonade Tous Les Jours, directed by Jum Simpson, plays at the Flea Theater from 8 Mar 2007 - 28 Apr 2006.

Set in Paris against the backdrop of the beautiful Tuileries, Limonade Tous Les Jours is about an older man and a younger woman, both wounded by past loves, who embark on an affair they know is doomed to end but destined to begin.

Further details to be announced.

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