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i’m sorry for your trouble

Joe is dead. Really dead. So tonight, four hours after her funeral, Joe’s childhood friends are gathering at their neighborhood bar.

Quinn the Magnificent

LSTFI proudly presents the 2023 StrasbergWORKS selection, Quinn the Magnificent by Paige Susan Anderson!


A joint production between the Institute and NYU Tisch at Strasberg, LSTFI presents Stephen Sondheim’s Assassins!


Old friends, new friends, and a woman building an empire meet up at a remote cabin to celebrate the anniversary of Lisa’s departure from this earth. But something lurking in the woods threatens the very fabric of their lives. And also their other lives.


The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute is proud to present Branden Jacob-Jenkins’ Everybody, directed by Alfonso Rey.


The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute presents Alice Birch’s Anatomy of a Suicide.


Cornelius Boeder’s Scissors is selected as the 2022 StrasbergWORKS production!

Our Town

A Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Thorton Wilder’s Our Town follows the citizens of Grover’s Corners over the course of a decade.

The Last Supper and Three Years Later

A group of friends navigate their personal lives and relationships in the days leading up to the 2020 coronavirus pandemic. Act II finds the same group three years later.


NYU Tisch at Strasberg presents Fuenteovejuna, a reknowned Spanish classic by Félix Lope de Vega y Carpio.


LSTFI presents Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl, a reimagining of a classic Greek tragedy through the eyes of its heroine.

No Shade

The subway is shut down, the streets are flooded, and time has run out on the Climate Clock. With the crisis at a tipping point, New Yorkers must make a choice – go down fighting or place their faith in career politicians?

Mary Stuart

Elizabeth in power. Mary in Prison. This world is only big enough for one Queen to rule.

The Drowsy Chaperone

the drowsy chaperone student production

In a loving send-up of the frivolously inconsequential musicals of the Jazz Age, a fan known as Man in Chair gives a spin to the original cast recording of one such musical.

Stupid F##king Bird

stupid bird student production

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.


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 student production

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.

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, set to premiere on board as they launch a new route through The Bahamas. What could go wrong?


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.