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!

still red-hot from its Tony Award-nominated Broadway debut!

-Anthony Chase, THEATER TALK  1/24/2020

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

-Peter Hall, BUFFALO RISING  1/25/2020

congrats to the fearless team that brought us...

Mercury   Fur

by Philip Ridley

january 17 - february 8, 2020

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"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

-Melinda Miller, BUFFALO NEWS  11/5/19

Five buffalos!!!
(out of five)

-Peter Hall, BUFFALO RISING  10/29/19

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

Four Stars!!!
(out of four)

"a take no prisoners triumph"

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