Falconworks Theater Company, named New York’s “Best Community Theater” by the Village Voice in the Best of NYC 2016 issue, returns in May with the premiere of a new musical satire, “READY SET GO! RACE” exploring the dark themes of racism and white supremacy in the United States. Drawing the audience in with the tone of educational shows like Sesame Street, and Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood, the play quickly reveals that it will pull no punches. “After our play about the impacts of Hurricane Sandy”, says Falconworks’ Artistic Director Reg Flowers, who wrote and directs the ... More

Auditions: The Cherry Orchard 2015

On Saturday, February 28, 2015, Falconworks Theater Group is will be holding auditions for a late spring 2015 production of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekov. This production will adapt Chekov’s play set in the years before the Russian Revolution to resonate in today’s times of social upheaval. Falconworks’ Cherry Orchard portrays a community that has seen many symbols of its history destroyed or co-opted, including the Revere Sugar Refinery and the Erie Basin graving dock. Set in a storefront along Van Brunt Street, Red Hook’s main business artery, the play focuses on a family ... More