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FROM UKRAINE TO IRONDALE IN AUGUST – SUPPORT THIS PROJECT

August 13 & 14, 2022 | 7:30 PM

In a bomb shelter in Lviv, Ukraine, a young soldier on duty, rehearses a play that he has directed about the separation and disconnection of children and parents. His cast is comprised of 9 children between the ages of 10 and 14 including his own daughter. Irondale will bring this courageous production with its Ukrainian cast to Brooklyn this August with your help.

The Maids

August 18-22, 2022 | 7:30 PM

Two sisters, maids to a wealthy society woman, act out fantasies of class, love, and revenge while the lady of the house is out on a romantic rendevous. As their games intensify, the incipient violence escalates as they await Madame’s return.…

Written by Jean Genet. Translated by Bernard Frechtman. “The Maids” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, INC. www.concordtheatricals.com

The Mourners

September 9 & 10, 2022 | 7:30 PM

A workshop reading of a new play by Rivka Rivera.

After a tragic suicide, an estranged family is forced to come together under one roof during Hurricane Maria. Will they find new Strength or will they drown in resentment?

Produced by JewYoRican Productions. Co-Produced by Lana Russell.
Presented by The Space at Irondale.

COVID protocols: proof of vaccination is required for all who are eligible (currently ages 5+) to enter the building and masks are required regardless of vaccination status.

 

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Who we Are

We are a theater of people, an ensemble of citizen/artists, not an institution.

We exist to make important, challenging, demanding and, above all, entertaining theatre and we have been doing it since 1983.

What we Do

We are committed to taking on “impossible” projects, on stage and in the community. The kind that scare us a little bit and challenge us a lot. We present work that speaks to what is happening in the world now—today, no matter when it was written.

We reach out to the extended community of international theatre-makers, and pass on the torch through learning and community engagement programs. These are  designed to ensure that this very important venture becomes as significant to the next generation of artists, of collaborators, of audiences and of citizens, as it is to us.

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What our Audiences are Saying

Just walking into this creative space filled me with energy, reminded me of the need for such spaces in our communities, and caused me to pause and reflect on the"possible." Irondale Center through dialogue invests time talent and resources into a vision of community that is contagious!

...a place where audiences and artists matter.

Beautiful space. Great community driven programming. A gem of a theatre.

Irondale is an innovative, community centered theater really is by visionary leadership. They make great shows. They're good people. Go see their stuff.

We experience a great pleasure every time we have come to Irondale . Irondale is a celebration of the art and humanity.

Our Programs

Irondale offers a variety of learning and program opportunities.  We are constantly looking for ways to bring all of the programmatic pieces, including the various educational programs, into a closer and more unified entity. Much of this can already be seen in our various projects. The school programs, after school classes, the young company, our  program  and the police/community project To Protect Serve and Understand are all led by Irondale actors and artists. 

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What happens at Irondale transforms peoples’ ideas about what theater is, what it means and what it does. You know how much we depend on you. You, our audience, our friends, the families of the students we teach, provide the vital fuel we need to keep pushing boundaries-on the stage or in the street.

Whatever you feel comfortable giving goes a long way towards keeping the stage lights lit and the creative juices flowing, Whether you have been with us since 1983 or you just came on board, we are proud to have your support. Come with us into season 39. There are great things in store.

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