Firebird’s TREASURE ISLAND Opens May 5th, 2016!

When a drunk old sailor and a secret map arrive on the doorstep of a coastal English tavern, innkeeper’s son Jim Hawkins finds himself falling fast into an adventure that will change his life for good.

Firebird Youth Theater returns to the stage with Treasure Island – a brand-new original adaptation of the classic adventure story by Robert Louis Stevenson. A small but versatile cast breathes new life into a rollicking ocean journey full of mystery, murder, and treasure.

Treasure Island opens May 5th at the 777 Theater – 777 8th Avenue, New York, NY

May 5th – 7PM
May 6th – 7PM
May 7th – 1PM
May 8th – 1PM & 7PM

Firebird Receives National Youth Arts Awards!

In August 2015, National Youth Arts announced the award recipients for 2014-15. Firebird Youth Theater received three awards and two nominations for our 2015 production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland.


Leigh Stern – Outstanding Lead Actress
Leo Lion – Outstanding Director
Company – Outstanding Ensemble


Alioune Fall – Supporting Actor
Kaiulani Lee – Supporting Actress

Congratulations to everyone, Firebird is very excited to receive this honor!

Some of Alice Cast and Director Leo Lion at NYA award ceremony. Sara Margolis (18) speaks on behalf of the ensemble. Photo by Joanne Rendell


An article by Joanne Rendell about our 2015 production of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was published on Huffington Posts’s Education Section on May 26th, 2015. Visit the article at the link below:

Bringing the Wonder Back to Alice

Company in Character: Cast-Party at Alice in Wonderland Statue in Central Park – Photo by Joanne Rendell