WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE’S LONG LOST FIRST PLAY (ABRIDGED) by Reed Martin & Austin Tichenor; directed by Ricci Dedola
This fast-paced and hilariously irreverent mash-up of Shakespeare’s entire canon will have you rolling in the aisles!
William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged) is the recently discovered manuscript of Shakespeare’s very first play, written in his own hand, and showing all his most famous characters and familiar speeches in a brand-new story. But because it’s one hundred hours long and contains multiple unwieldy story lines, it has been abridged down to a brief ninety minutes. It’s “Shakespeare as you’ve never imagined!”
A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2 by Lucas Hnath; directed by Alex Rapport
In the final scene of Ibsen’s 1879 groundbreaking masterwork, Nora Helmer makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children, and begin a life on her own. This climactic event—when Nora slams the door on everything in her life—instantly propelled world drama into the modern age. In A DOLL’S HOUSE, PART 2, many years have passed since Nora’s exit. Now, there’s a knock on that same door. Nora has returned. But why? And what will it mean for those she left behind?
4000 MILES by Amy Herzog; directed by Betty Abramson
A young man takes refuge at his grandmother’s Greenwich Village apartment after experiencing a traumatic loss. Over the course of a single month, these unlikely roommates annoy, bewilder, and ultimately reach each other. 4000 Miles pulls us in to watch how two outsiders find their way in today’s world.
IDEATION by Aaron Loeb; directed by Bob Cohen
In this “ferocious and hilarious” thriller, a company has been hired to present a viable solution to an intricate problem. However, the situation is anything but what it seems, and events unfold which seem to make the ordinary workplace fraught with danger.
LUNA GALE by Rebecca Gilman; directed by Lorry Lepaule
Who decides who is capable of raising a child? Veteran social worker Caroline crosses the line in order to do what it takes to protect baby Luna Gale, the daughter of two meth addicts. But her well-intentioned mission is charged with hidden motives and moral ambiguity. Does the end justify the means?
THEY DON’T PAY? WE WON’T PAY! by by Dario Fo; directed by Katherine Jean Nigh
A classic—and hilarious—political farce from one of Italy’s most beloved playwrights, the Nobel Prize laureate Dario Fo. This fast-paced comedy is a whirlwind of intertwining events that highlight the plight of ordinary Italian workers during the economic crises of the 1970s. This laugh-out-loud comedy is not only tremendous fun but also remarkably relevant.