#serials@theflea provides the Flea Theater’s resident acting company a chance to take risks and have fun—plus, there’s free beer!
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As a modern update of a venerable genre, Amy Freed’s “Restoration Comedy,” at the Flea, succeeds only partially, but as a freewheeling Tribeca party night the evening is aces.
Thomas Bradshaw's adaptation of the Book of Job, at the Flea Theater, churns stomachs with its sex and violence. While he stays true enough to the original tale, he loses the faith and humanity behind the story with his attempts to shock.
In Mexican playwright Luis Enrique Gutiérrez Ortiz Monasterio’s “I Hate Fucking Mexicans,” at the Flea Theater, the piling on of political incorrectness becomes almost poetic.
Actor Hamish Linklater shows considerable promise as a playwright with “The Vandal,” at the Flea Theater, even if his characters and dialogue outshine his story and structure.
Not having an idea for a play hasn’t stopped A.R. Gurney from writing one, and the result is the tedious “Heresy,” a limp religious satire at the Flea Theater.
The Hollywood Fringe had a wide array of offerings this year, including a “Girls”-themed stage play transplanted from New York and a “bromantic tragedy."
Backstage member Jaspal Binning is a British Indian actor who moved to NYC to study acting at NYFA, and has recently joined the Flea Theater's The Bats. Binning is now starring in "Job" at the Flea Theater in New York.