MAGIC FRUIT

On May 7th, we’ll premiere MAGIC FRUIT by Alejandra Maria Rivas and Kimiya Shokri, directed by Susannah Martin, and visually designed by Erin Gilley. A chef and a food critic fail to communicate on all fronts. During quarantine, Amaya and Tara attempt to “meet” online for a high-profile interview. After months of inconsistent communication, their relationship comes to a standstill. With both of their livelihoods on the line, it seems that the only way forward is to speak through their only shared language: food.

OPENING NIGHT LIVESTREAM PARTY TIX

Join us on May 7th at 8pm for a livestream opening on MAGIC FRUIT, that will be followed with a Q and A

SINGLE TIX

You can buy tickets to view at your leisure through the end of the season.

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On April 16th, TheatreFIRST launched MORE THAN GRAPES to public and critical acclaim. Grab a ticket now for access to the mix-tape visual poem that “pays homage to unnamed workers, and inspired leaders, who stand for courage and resilience in our country.” and is “Well worth a timely listen.”

TheatreFIRST’s Incoming Artistic Director, Brendan Simon

For too long American Theatre has been centered on white-led hierarchy and storytelling inherent to racist capitalism, but at T1 we strive to make the world we want to see on and off our stages. As announced earlier this season, going forward T1 will become a pipeline for Artistic Directors who understand the BIPOC experience to create, build and ultimately lead larger institutions. The initiative supports a 3.5 year residency for the new leadership, continuously shifting control of the company.

And now, TheatreFIRST is proud to announce their new Artistic Director, Brendan Simon.

Brendan Simon is an award-winning creative and performing artist. He is a proud member of the Actor’s Equity Association (AEA) who has dedicated over 25 years to his artistic crafts, and directed and performed on local, regional and national stages. He has worked for …

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