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Playwright’s Note: Flux and Transitions

Playwright’s Note: Flux and Transitions

  Photo of Neo Cihi (facing us) and Lori Parquet by Justin Hoch. The following note was included in the program of Operating Systems and was written by Gus Schulenburg. Flux has always loved transitions. We lavish as much attention on what happens between scenes as we do the scenes themselves. We’ll use a transition to…

10 Reasons Why I Hope You’ll See OPERATING SYSTEMS

10 Reasons Why I Hope You’ll See OPERATING SYSTEMS

Hey there, playwright of Operating Systems coming at you with 10 quick reasons why I hope you’ll see our upcoming production (Living Tickets here). 1 It’s the first play I wrote after coming out to myself as a trans woman. 2 There is a dance scene involving Princess Nokia. 3. Neo Cihi is so wonderful as…

Casting for Operating Systems

Casting for <em>Operating Systems</em>

CASTING: DANI, 20s-30s, transmasc non-binary person of color (they/them). Dani was a student at Code Breakers,  a not-for-profit that teaches software engineering to black and brown high school girls, and has returned as IT director and teacher. They are passionate about comic books, advanced mathematics, and talking to the audience instead of real people. CALL:…

Food:Soul of Nandita Shenoy’s RAGE PLAY

Food:Soul of Nandita Shenoy’s RAGE PLAY

RAGE PLAY by Nandita Shenoy directed by Lori Elizabeth Parquet part of the Flux Forward play development program and Food:Soul December 5, 2018, 7:30pm Location: Torn Page 435 W 22nd St, New York, NY Featuring: Farah Bala – AY Alisha Spielmann – BEA Jennifer Tsay – CEE CJ Wilson – MAN SYNOPSIS: In Rage Play, three women…

Flux Annual Retreat, Day One: Flood and Ghosts

Flux Annual Retreat, Day One: Flood and Ghosts

Post by August Schulenburg. Coming to the Little Pond Arts Retreat in Nazareth, PA for our 13th Annual Flux Retreat, we were greeted first with a flood of ghosts before the spirits sent a flood of water to wash them away. When you come to a place every year for 13 tears, and only for…

When the Block Becomes a Break, and the Break Becomes an End

When the Block Becomes a Break, and the Break Becomes an End

A playwright’s journal of The Sea Concerto by August Schulenburg. Living Tickets for the play are here. “Here’s what I’m looking for: the exact moment when the man who could make this music— (She presses stop.) Becomes the man who turns music off when he walks into a room.” The Sea Concerto is about many things: the mystery…

Rent LEDs From Flux

Rent LEDs From Flux

Enjoyed Flux’s lighting design in past productions? Want to boost a sparse rep plot? Looking to add some color to your design? We’re happy to rent out the following LED package with Blizzard Horbox EXA RGBAW UV fixtures: Flux LED Rental package 8 LED fixtures 8 powercon to edison connectors 8 C-clamps (on the fixtures,…

Casting for The Sea Concerto

Casting for <i>The Sea Concerto</i>

This is a story about my father. Like any story about the past, it is a conjuring act, and when you conjure spirits, you don’t know for sure one which ones will answer. I intend to conjure my father, but who will answer? My father as he is now, a man who wears his skin…

More Than Halfway There

More Than Halfway There

There’s no doubt we live in days that call for creative daring and collective care. As we catch our breath, now more than halfway through our 10th anniversary season, we’re proud of all we’ve accomplished together, but much work remains…and we need your help. This was always an ambitious season: four shows, two coasts, and…

Workshop Reading of AM I DEAD?

Workshop Reading of <i>AM I DEAD?</i>

(Post by August Schulenburg. Pictured: Corey Allen, Lori E. Parquet, Isaiah Tanenbaum, Anna Rahn, Alisha Spielmann, Heather Cohn, Izzy Fields, Kevin R. Free, Jodi Witherell) On Flux’s birthday (we announced our name at a lunch party 10 years ago on July 28) we were thrilled to hold a workshop reading of Flux’s next production, Kevin…

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