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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

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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.

BLUE SURGE

It is fall in the midwest, Curt a cop who wants to be a park ranger, is the lead officer in taking down a Naughty but Nice ‘massage parlor.’ The combined efforts of Curt and bumbling partner Doug fail at doing what appears to be an easy job.

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

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After Dr. Stockmann discovers contamination in the water supply of a small town, he is abused, ignored, and forced into silence when he tries to tell the public about the issue.

LOVE AND INFORMATION

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A kaleidoscopic play of short scenes addressing contemporary issues about knowledge, technology and communication, and our capacity for love.

GOOSEY

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Growing up, Lucy had to deal with her father’s fame as a comedian and, especially, his most prominent creation: Days in the Hospital – a TV show inspired by her mother’s death.

MILLENNIAL PINK FALCON

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A think tank in a distant but also not so distant future is tasked with the job of finding the best possible way to explain to humankind that there are humanoids in their midst.

HARPER REGAN

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Harper Regan – who suddenly walks away from her husband, her daughter and her job to go and see her dying father – finds herself on a journey of disconnection and realism.

PARADE

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In 1913, Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in Georgia, is put on trial for the murder of thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan, a factory worker under his employment.

TWELVE ANGRY MEN

A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors opens up the facts.

THE TIME OF YOUR LIFE

Presented by the NYU Tisch at Strasberg advanced training students, The Time of Your Life follows Joe and the regulars of the local bar. Joe is wealthy and doesn’t need to work, so he spends his days holding court in Nick’s Pacific Street Saloon.

AJAX IN IRAQ

Past and present collide in Ellen McLaughlin’s mash-up of Sophocles’ classic tragedy Ajax with the modern-day war in Iraq.

GOD OF MARZ

Two astronauts who land on Mars and encounter God, only to have their belief system and way of life challenged. Also, God is not quite who they pictured she’d be. In fact, she’s a Jewish auntie who’s into kink.

The Motherf**ker with the Hat

Jackie, a former drug dealer, has just been released from prison and is living with his high school sweetheart, Veronica. As his relationships to those he loved and trusted most dissolve before his eyes, Jackie has to decide whether he is truly ready to give up his vices in order to move into a brighter future.

StrasbergTALKS: Sally Field

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On May 5, 2017 Sally Field gave a talk at the Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute. After working and training with Lee Strasberg, The Method has been instrumental to her life and career.

EAST COAST CURRICULUM

A modern day riff on Arthur Schnitzer’s LA Ronde with liberal arts college as the theme, EAST COAST CURRICULUM is an original piece written for the Clifford Odets Play Commission.

Radium Girls

Radium is a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage. Until the girl who paint the watch dials begin to die.

Fall 20208/5 Update: Online

The Lee Strasberg Institute announces that fall semester classes will begin with fully online instruction, per State & Local guidance. (Los Angeles is preparing for outdoor in-person instruction once permitted.)

The power of Lee Strasberg’s work lies in its simplicity – it can be done anytime and anywhere. And as Lee believed, the foundation for all the actor’s work begins in the chair. So let’s all commit ourselves to our craft, to the deepening of our work, and to a daily practice of creativity and imagination–our greatest resource in these difficult times. 

Click here for Fall online classes in New York City. | Click here for Fall online classes for Los Angeles.

The Institute is also offering new short-term online only classes. See Online Acting