Welcome to the 2016-2017 Season!!!

the long island theatre collective

LITC brings new and surprising performances to our community. We create cutting-edge adaptations of classic texts—and make those stories new again. We produce visceral modern plays from contemporary voices such as McDonagh, Shepard, and yet-unknown work from the next generation of storytellers right here on Long Island.

Our events often feature live music, visual art, and other surprising opportunities for "stories" to be defined broadly and boldly. We welcome the opportunity to collaborate with artists of any medium, and audiences of any taste. As a collective, we are all LITC: the artists and the audience, the showers and the tellers, the listeners and the supporters.

This is our collective, and Long Island is our home.
Let's tell some stories, together.

Latest News and Upcoming Events

Watch the trailer for 'twas the night!

Wondering what 'Twas the Night is all about?  Watch the trailer to get a little taste of this wonderful story and don't forget to purchase your tickets online to avoid paying more at the door!!!

an interview with michael paul smith

Go to our blog page to read a recent interview with Michael Paul Smith, playwright of our first production of the season, "Twas the Night".

"Good Fare, Good Friends, Good Cause"

Come and meet our company members by Joining us at The Nutty Irishman in Farmingdale for our annual fundraiser on Dec. 4. Click on the banner above to purchase your tickets!  They will be on sale until Nov. 30 and will not be sold at the door. 

Announcing our season 3 productions and our new season pass!

Season 3 will open with "Twas the Night" an adaption of the beloved "Twas the Night Before Christmas.  In the Spring of 2017, Leonard Motsinger will be directing "American Buffalo" and in the Summer of 2017, Ilana Landecker will direct a new play by Michael Rosenthal, "Is This America?".  Buy a Season Pass and see all 3 shows for a great price!

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Be sure to purchase your tickets to our productions online to avoid paying more at the door!!

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The purpose of the Long Island Theatre Collective, Inc. (LITC) is to bring quality, professional, affordable theatre to the Long Island community. No one will be turned away from an LITC production because they can’t afford the price of a ticket (contact us to discuss how we can help). Ticket revenue and monetary donations are put directly toward our productions, community outreach, and compensation for our artists.

not for profit

Long Island Theatre Collective is fiscally sponsored by Fractured Atlas, a 501(c)(3) public charity that helps artists and arts organizations raise money from charitable sources. Contributions for the purposes of Long Island Theatre Collective (LITC) are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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