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The Legacy Continues

David Lee Strasberg, Creative Director of LSTFI and son of Lee Strasberg, has devoted his life to The Method.

STUPID F##KING BIRD

Sort of adapted from Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, Stupid F##king Bird stages a timeless battle between young and old, past and present, in search of the true meaning of it all.

KODACHROME

Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs.

WHAT OF THE NIGHT

What of the Night is a prophecy about the effects of greed and poverty on American life. A Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1990, today that prophecy feels perhaps more urgent than ever before.

50th Anniversary Group Photo

On October 18, 2019, the student body, staff, faculty, and alumni of The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute gathered for a group photo commemorating The Institute’s 50th Anniversary!

Stanislavsky’s The Three Sisters

Among our 50th Anniversary celebrations, the school invited Dr. Sergei Tcherkasski from Russia to conduct a two-week long masterclass, culminating in a production of the final act of Chekhov’s The Three Sisters.

Fornés Fest

In celebration of Latinx theatre, LSTFI is proud to present an evening of scenes by María Irene Fornés.

StrasbergTALKS: Pooch Hall

Lee Strasberg Alumni Pooch Hall

On September 17, 2019, season actor Pooch Hall delivered a StrasbergTALK to students at The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute.

WINE AND PIZZA

Sisters Melissa and Liz have had a strained relationship over the years, but especially since the death of their father three years ago. “Wine and Pizza” is an examination of the human spirit during one family’s heartache, dysfunction, and survival.

WE ARE NOT WELL

Cover Photo for We Are Not Well

A failing American cruise ship conglomerate calls on an avant-garde theatre director to adapt Eugène Ionesco’s The Chairs to premiere on board as they launch a new route through The Bahamas. What could go wrong?

MACHINAL

Cover Photo for Machinal

A woman struggles to live and love in a modern, technological world. She becomes so overwhelmed with how mechanical and sad life is, she murders her husband.

SPRING AWAKENING

Cover Photo for Spring Awakening

A collaboration between students of NYU Tisch and LSTFI, the hit musical SPRING AWAKENING follows group of teenagers grappling with puberty and sexuality in 19th century Germany.

JESUS HOPPED THE ‘A’ TRAIN​

The Sixty-six Theater Co. is launching their 2018 season with Pulitzer Prize winner Stephen Adly Guirgis’ powerful prison play ​Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train.

OLD FRIENDS WHO JUST MET

Cover Photo for Old Friends Who Just Met

A Clifford Odets Play Commission, Old Friends Who Just Met follows nine roommates of Odyssey College’s class of 2001 and how they navigate their internal lives while living in a time of uncertainty and change.