Boomerang's 2018 First Flight New Play Festival will celebrate the company's 20th Anniversary season with an expanded slate of readings and events
To honor the 20 year milestone, First Flight will include 20 readings of new plays during the season. The goal of the increase is to make a significant impact on new play writing and to serve as many artists as possible. For more information about The First Flight Festival, click here.
The First Flight New Play Festival is Off Off Broadway's premiere new play development program. To date, First Flight has produced over 80 readings and workshops in the last 19 years.
To check out previous festivals, click here
Directed by Sara Thigpen
June 16th-July 17th in Central Park (69th Street and Central Park West)
Admission is FREE
A ship wrecks. In a moment, twins are torn apart…and new families are born. Viola wears a disguise as her armor, despite her surprising new love for Orsino. Sebastian searches for Viola in vain, despite his all-consuming new pasison for Olivia.
What country, friends, is this?
Why, this is Illyria, baby. Anything can happen here...
For the last 19 years, The Boomerang Theatre Company has been a leading producer of diverse work for the stage. Boomerang designs each season around two core tenets- provide safe space for artists to work, and to push the boundaries of the impact of that work.
Past seasons have included a diverse roster of projects, including re-imagined productions of classics alongside world premieres from rising new playwriting voices.
Boomerang is the recipient of 2 New York Innovative Theatre Awards from 8 nominations, and was the recipient of the Caffe Cino Fellowship for Outstanding Contribution to Off-Off Broadway.
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Established in 1999, the Boomerang Theatre Company is dedicated to producing new, classic and neglected plays that add to the vibrancy of the national theatre canon. We annually present original and re-imagined plays as both outdoor performances and indoors rotating repertory seasons... Read More
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