About Crowded Fire Theater
Known for presenting works by the hottest up-and-coming playwrights, Crowded Fire Theater (CFT) contributes to the creation of a contemporary canon that reflects the diverse world in which we live. CFT is critically acclaimed for new play productions on the West Coast.
In addition to two to three mainstage shows each season, CFT offers a robust new play development program through The Matchbox: Commissioning and Development Program. The Matchbox actively supports the creation of high quality contemporary theater through commissions, in-house workshops, and an annual free public reading series.
CFT is composed of an ensemble of Resident Artists made up of top Bay Area actors, designers, and dramaturgs.