Theater Accident is dedicated to the creation and realization of live and digital performances that examine the collision between an audience and its expectations.
Theater Accident is a fiscally sponsored project of Fractured Atlas. Fractured Atlas is a 501(c)(3) public charity. Contributions for the purposes of Theater Accident are tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.
Who We Are
KYLE ANCOWITZ (Co-founder) is a founding member of Blue Coyote Theater Group. Directing credits with Blue Coyote include premieres of Matthew Freeman’s THAT WHICH ISN'T, WHY WE LEFT BROOKLYN, THE MOST WONDERFUL LOVE, THE GREAT ESCAPE, AN INTERVIEW WITH THE AUTHOR, WHAT TO DO TO A GIRL THE WHITE SWALLOW, WHEN IS A CLOCK, THAT OLD SOFT SHOE, THE METAPHOR, GLEE CLUB, and CONFESS YOUR BUBBLE; Kristen Palmer’s DEPARTURES and SOMETHING DECENT, BRILLIANT TRACES; WANDA’S VISIT; THE AUTHOR’S VOICE; NEBRASKA; PSYCHOPATHIA SEXUALIS; KINGFISH; DIMLY PERCEIVED THREATS TO THE SYSTEM; A PHONE CALL FROM WASHINGTON STATE, LATE AT NIGHT; and SATURDAY WITH MARTIN. Former directing resident at Playwrights Horizons. Graduate of Dartmouth College.
MATTHEW FREEMAN (Co-Founder, Writer, Producer) is a playwright and director. His plays have been seen on stages throughout New York City:, The Brick Theater; Access Theater, HERE Arts Center; The Metropolitan Playhouse, Manhattan Theatre Source and at the Incubator Arts Project at St. Mark’s Church. His plays include T Why We Left Brooklyn, Bluebeard, That Which Isn't, When Is A Clock, The Most Wonderful Love, Glee Club, The Listeners, The Great Escape, The Death of King Arthur, The Americans, Confess Your Bubble, That Old Soft Shoe and Brandywine Distillery Fire. His work has been published by Samuel French, Smith & Kraus, Applause and Playscripts, Inc. Freeman was a MacDowell Colony Fellow and is a proud resident playwright at New Dramatists.