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From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Funny, Clever, Ambitious, Edgy, Original

About the show

The Flea's raucous late-night play competition returns featuring resident acting company The Bats along with some of NYC’s hottest young playwrights and directors. More…

Five teams of actors perform original ten-minute episodic plays. The audience votes for its three favorites, which return the next week. The teams with the two least popular stories also come back, but with entirely different serialized plays. 1 FREE beer with the purchase of a ticket.

Member Reviews (12)


Funny, Clever, Ambitious, Edgy, Original
Avg Score

Hilarious, Funny, Delightful, Ambitious, Clever

See it if You like sketch comedy, new work, wacky work, you love a late night beer or a competition

Don't see it if You don’t like staying up late, you don’t like having to follow stories

Entertaining, Funny, Delightful

See it if you want to watch hilarious and inventive actors, writers, and directors throw shit at the wall and see what sticks.

Don't see it if you don't like staying up late and drinking free PBR.

Edgy, Raunchy, Hilarious, Entertaining, Must see

See it if you want to have a fun, HILARIOUS night with amazing comedic actors.

Don't see it if you can't stay up until 11pm.

For a previous production
Funny, Great acting

See it if If you want to see something different and exciting!

Don't see it if You prefer traditionalist theatre and prefer dramas over comedies.

For a previous production
Clever, Edgy, Indulgent, Original

See it if you want to see fresh-off-the-printer theater works, acted by earnest, energetic performers, in a usually raucous environment.

Don't see it if you need guaranteed content or guaranteed quality. This show changes every "episode."

For a previous production
Disappointing, Ambitious, Raunchy, Edgy

See it if You know someone in the show(s) and you're a night owl (performances begin and run later than traditional shows).

Don't see it if You're seeking an overall rehearsed, fine-tuned production.

For a previous production
Entertaining, Funny, Great acting, Refreshing

See it if This is a fun show. You get the real sense that you're seeing new and original material.

Don't see it if You want something really tight and polished.

For a previous production
Ambitious, Confusing, Funny, Quirky

See it if you like going into things blind.

Don't see it if you're expecting consistency.

For a previous production
Ambitious, Clever, Original, Edgy, Great writing

See it if you like seeing talented young writers pushing themselves to the edge of their abilities with a diverse, game and energetic emerging actors.

Don't see it if you go to bed at 10pm.

For a previous production
Original, Quirky, Fun

See it if You want to see fresh acting, writing, and directing. If you like supporting new art this is a cool competition.

Don't see it if You want to see someone famous.

For a previous production
Clever, Funny, Original, Casual, Indulgent

See it if You know people involved. You like new work, sketch comedy, supporting young theater artists, you want to drink a beer in the theater.

Don't see it if You are looking for a traditional theater experience.

For a previous production
Clever, Great acting, Refreshing, Relevant, Thought-provoking

See it if You're into raw, unfiltered material.

Don't see it if If you can't put up with certain elements being unpolished in exchange for the spirit and execution of this show.

March 1st, 2019
"A rapid-fire laugh-out-loud late-night competition series...If you love creative new alternative theater that may be low in budget but is high in wit and talent, and want to be a part of the decision-making process that determines which stories will continue in upcoming weeks ('5 PLAYS GO IN. 3 ...
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