About the company

Life Jacket Theatre Co.


We create smart, original, and unpredictable theatre.

We produce investigative works based on real-life stories, often engaging with the people whose stories we tell.

We experiment with new theatrical languages and forms in pursuit of visually inventive and lyrically rich works.

Productions (2)

Closed America is Hard to See NYC: Soho/Tribeca
90 27 reviews

Using a blend of interviews, archival research, Methodist hymns, and original songs, this new play investigates the lives in and around a rural community for sex offenders, buried deep in Florida's sugarcane fields.

Closed Gorey: The Secret Lives of Edw... NYC: East Village
83 143 reviews

Life Jacket Theatre Company presents an encore run of this play about author/illustrator Edward Gorey that fuses fact and fiction, and features projections and inventive storytelling.

Followers (6)

New York City, New York, United States
How I score: 90s: Must see! 80s: Most should see. 70s: Good show but not for everyone. 60s: I enjoyed something in it but wouldn't recom... read more
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New York City, New York, United States
Probably seeing a show.
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Brooklyn, Kings County, New York, United States
cannot dance, cannot sing, cannot act....... but love theater location should read Brighton Beach, Brooklyn
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New York City, New York, United States
Self-described Show Ho. I love theatre: musicals & plays, classical & modern, experimental & traditional.
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