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STRASBERGTALKS: SALLY FIELD

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.

Woyzeck

Loosely based on the real figure of Johann Christian Woyzeck, Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck is a naturalist indictment of the dehumanizing effects of the military and science on unsuspecting victims.

FOOL FOR LOVE

Directed by Shaun Peknic, Fool for Love was selected to participate in the 9th annual ITSelF Festival in Warsaw, Poland. Set in a desolate motel room on the edge of the Mojave Desert, the play displays an alternately tender and violent love-hate relationship.

URINETOWN: The Musical

In the not-so-distant future, a terrible water shortage and 20-year drought has led to a government ban on private toilets and a proliferation of paid public toilets, owned and operated by a single megalomaniac company: the Urine Good Company.

A FLEA IN HER EAR

Raymonde Chandebise is worried that her husband, Victor Emmanuel, is being unfaithful so she devises a plot to test him. Chaos ensues when all the characters meet at a promiscuous hotel.

OUR LADY OF 121ST STREET

After the death of the beloved Sister Rose, a group of her former students return to their Harlem neighborhood to pay respects. But at the funeral home, there’s a problem: her dead body has been stolen.

UGLY LITTLE SISTER

Wonder what would happen if the Kardashians were in a Greek tragedy? Siblings Chloe, Medusa, Rob, Coco, Marni, and Stella cavort and scheme in a household run by mother Kate and the silenced – though ultimately screaming – maid, Honey.

THE WILD PARTY

Lovers Queenie and Burrs decide to throw the party-to-end-all-parties in their Manhattan apartment. As the drama is reaching a climax, the gun is fired. But who’s been shot?

Pulp Vérité

A Clifford Odets Play Commission, Pulp Vérité plunges head first into the joy and terror of sharing stories about those monsters under our beds that never seem to go away… and the price that comes with the art of telling the truth.

WAYWARD

When Wanda arrives at Wayward – a nature camp for troubled teens – after being kidnapped from her home, she finds herself immersed in a world of conflicting truths battling for salvation.

BALM IN GILEAD

Set in Frank’s Cafe, a greasy diner in NYC, the play focuses on the relationship between Joe, a drug dealer indebted to a kingpin named Chuckles, and Darlene, a naive girl who has just moved to the city.

Meet Steve DiUbaldo and David Mendizábal

We had a chance to sit down with Steve DiUbaldo and David Mendizábal, who have been awarded The Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission and The Lee Strasberg Directing Fellowship, respectively.

I REMEMBER IT WELL

Presented as the StrasbergWORKS official selection, I REMEMBER IT WELL is an original play written by LSTFI student Alexis Chevalier.