The Wave

Important Note:

This show takes place at our new venue. The address is:

312 West 36th Street
New York, NY, 10018

About the Show

Based on a true story, a young 1967 history teacher dealing with The Vietnam War and integration into the public school system, tries to deter his students from fascism through a social experiment that spirals out of his control. Individual freedoms are abandoned and repressed for collective goals as happened in the rise of Nazi Germany and the treatment of the Jews during World War II.

Following the performance, Mark Hancock, an original Wave participant in 1967, will be in attendance for a Q&A.

You may be familiar with Todd Strasser's novel, or Norman Leer's 1981 after-school special, that share the same title. Our production is unique, being co-authored by the teacher who experienced the actual event in 1967, Ron Jones. If you or anyone you know is wondering why we're still dealing with Nazi's, this story shows a few reasons.

About the Artists

Aaron Rossini (Director) - Co-founder/Co-Artistic Director of Fault Line Theatre...

Nathan Leigh (Sound Design) - New York Theatre Workshop's Nat Turner in Jerusalem...

Zach Weeks (Lighting Design) - Flea Theatre, Hudson Guild Theatre...

Kelsey Torstveit (Costume Design) - Capital Rep., Playhouse in the Park...

Jon Kovach (Co-Author/Actor/Producer) - Perry Streeet Theatricals, Red Bull Theatre, Bay Street...

Ron Jones (Co-Author) - Pulitzer Prize Nominee, American Book of the Year, The Acorn People...

Mark Hancock (Q&A) - Student in the original Wave class, Wave historian & webmaster.


Sep 10, 2017

312 West 36th Street / First Floor / New York, NY 10018