now in the seventeenth year of our kamikaze mission to bring you the most provocative, the most defiant, the most empowering, and the most urgently necessary plays under the sun...

 come be a part of the revolution, we look forward to subverting YOU!

for the 9th edition of our 'Black Power Play Series'
and in celebration of Women's History Month 2020...

by Danai Gurira


directed by Ebony Pace
starring Janae Leonard & Shawnell Tillery*

running march 6th - 29th, 2020

Subversive Theatre turns 17 years old this season!

in Trump's America we need all the subversion we can get and Subversive Theatre is proud to do our small part with a new season that features some old-time protest greats and some scorching hot new radical plays that you won't find anywhere else!

Dear Patrons & Comrades,
Unfortunately health concerns have forced us to cancel performances this weekend March 13th, 14th, and 15th.  
Please check back with us soon to find out when we can start subverting again!

This weekend CANCELLED

congrats to the fearless team that brought us...

Mercury   Fur

by Philip Ridley

january 17 - february 8, 2020

FOUR-AND-A-HALF buffalos!!!
(out of five)

-Peter Hall, BUFFALO RISING  1/25/2020

-Anthony Chase, THEATER TALK  1/24/2020

Mercury Fur poster no words with title.j

"detailed, engaging, and deliciously shocking"

"ensemble acting at its finest"

congrats to the entire team who brought to life
our SMASH HIT production of...

by Qui Nguyen

Four Stars!!!
(out of four)

"a take no prisoners triumph"

-Melinda Miller, BUFFALO NEWS  11/5/19

Five buffalos!!!
(out of five)

"truly superb -- funny and touching with a great message"

-Peter Hall, BUFFALO RISING  10/29/19

congrats to the whole team that kicked off our
17th season of radical theatre with a BANG
with our off-the-wall production of...

adapted for the stage by JOSEPH HELLER himself

"Art is NOT a Mirror to Reflect Reality But a Hammer to Shape It!"

-bertolt brecht