Life Jacket Theater Company is a New York-based award-winning company focused on creating smart, original, and unpredictable theatre based on real people and events. The company’s mission is to use actual text and careful archival research to tell stories representing diverse human experiences. Their works include, Gorey, HERE Arts Center, New York, NY (2016); Gorey, Sheen Center, New York, NY (2017); The Storytelling Project, Fordham University Residency, Bronx, NY; and America is Hard (2017). Their awards include nominations for seven New York Innovative Theatre Awards and a 2016 Best Bet from Theatre is Easy for Gorey as well as Fordham’s 2016 award for teaching innovation. With every production, the company is continually experimenting with new theatrical languages and forms in pursuit of visually inventive and lyrically rich works.


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