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This show closed on October 14, 2019

About The Invention of Tragedy

The Flea Theater proudly presents The Invention of Tragedy, written by Flea co-founder Mac Wellman and directed by Meghan Finn.

A chorus of students, all alike and all unalike, are trying like the devil to tell a simple story—perhaps the story about the tragedy of the Sandwich Man, with sandwich boards upon which nothing is written, and hence, say nothing. Wellman’s examination of the post-9/11 world and America’s general and genial acceptance of the Iraq war.

Run Time

70min

Start Date

End Date

Age

Adult themes and language. Recommended for mature audiences.

The Flea Theater

20 Thomas Street, New York, NY 10007

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