The Iron Heel

The first modern dystopian novel, written as a socialist propaganda piece in 1908.  An election between a socialist candidate and an oligarch.  What happens if the oligarch wins?  Presented on the 100th anniversary of Jack London’s death.

Join us as we gather for light snacks, folk songs, and performance.

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Graphic Design by Clinton Corbett

From the book by Jack London
Adapted and directed by Edward Einhorn

“Audacious…genuinely prophetic” Leon Trotsky, ART & PERFORMANCE (in 1912)


To buy tickets for pay what you can shows (suggested price $20)
Call 212-352-3101 or click here

Free performances can be attended without reservation

July 28 - September 5, 2016


Sat July 23 1pm (Governor’s Island, FREE)
Sun July 24 1pm (Governor’s Island, FREE)


Thu July 28 7:30pm (South Oxford, Pay What You Can)
Fri July 29 7:30pm (South Oxford, Pay What You Can)
Sun July 31 5pm (South Oxford, Pay What You Can)
Fri August 5 7:30pm (Freedom Hall, Pay What You Can) 
Sun August 7 3pm (South Oxford, Pay What You Can)
Mon August 8 7:30pm (South Oxford, Pay What You Can
Thu August 18 7:30pm (South Oxford, Pay What You Can)
Fri August 19 7:30pm (South Oxford, Pay What You Can)
Wed August 24, 7pm (Judson Church, FREE)
Fri August 26, 6pm (Jackie Robinson Park, FREE)
Sat August 27 7:30pm (South Oxford, Pay What You Can)
Mon Sep 5 5pm (West Side Community Garden, FREE) 


The majority of the shows are at:

South Oxford Space, The Great Room, 138 South Oxford Space, Brooklyn

but also appearing at:

Freedom Socialist Party, Freedom Hall, 113 W. 128th Street, Manhattan

Governors Island, House 8B in Nolan Park (part of the Dysfunctional Collective)

Jackie Robinson Park, bandshell, 85 Bradhurst Ave, at 145th St, Manhattan

Judson Memorial Church, Assembly Hall, 239 Thompson Street, Manhattan

West Side Community Garden, 142 W 89th St, Manhattan



Craig Anderson, Kevin Argus, Fred Backus (on Governor’s Island only), Charles Ouda, Yvonne Roen, Victoria Rulle, and Trav SD


Costume/prop design: Ramona Ponce
Sound design: Chris Chappell
Stage manager: Blake Kile

Assistant director: Rebecca Silbert
Production assistants: Deonna Dolac, Yael Haskal, and Mark Hunstein

The Iron Heel  was supported in part by The Nancy Quinn Fund and the Puffin Foundation.