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“Be careful what you wish for” seems to be the ongoing theme in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s Brothers Grimm inspired musical, Into the Woods. The story follows The Baker and his wife who wish to have a child, Cinderella who wishes to go the King’s Festival, and Jack who wishes his cow would...
Pearl Cleage’s 1994 play, Flyin’ West  is set in 1898, follows four black women as they lay claim to land in Nicodemus, an all-black Kansas town. The play is a powerful commentary on sisterhood, identity and race and is based on fact: in the late 19th century, many African Americans left the South...
Filled with intrigue, double crossing, and comedy, Much Ado About Nothing is the perfect evening of Shakespeare. Follow the rocky romances of Hero and Claudio and Beatrice and Benedict as they explore what loyalty, trust, and love means to each of them. Created with flickr slideshow.
A comedic romp into the world of fantasy role-playing games, She Kills Monsters tells the story of Agnes Evans as she leaves her childhood home in Ohio following the death of her teenage sister, Tilly. When Agnes finds Tilly’s Dungeons & Dragons notebook, however, she stumbles into a journey of...
Recoil What do today's students think about guns? Recoil explores the complexities of gun ownership, violence, and protest through the voices of young people. Created using real first-person accounts, we interrogate the polarizing world of pro- and anti- gun culture through story, song, and...
Marie Antoinette In David Adjmi’s contemporary take on the young queen of France, Marie is a confection created by a society that values extravagance and artifice. Marie’s subjects used to love her extravagance, but times are changing! A government in fiscal crisis and a populace railing against...
Little Shop of Horrors Little Shop of Horrors is an electrifying musical filled with comedy, horror, and romance. Featuring a classic pop, rock, and Motown score by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman (Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), this laugh-out-loud story follows meek and mild...
Parade This story tells the heart-wrenching, true story of Leo Frank: a Brooklyn-raised Jewish man living in Atlanta who was wrongfully convicted of the rape and murder of his thirteen-year-old employee, Mary Phagan, in 1913. Because Frank’s trial was replete with faulty testimony and lacked any...
Our Town A landmark in American drama, Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Our Town tells the story of a small town, Grover’s Corners, New Hampshire, in order to tell us the story of every town, the whole world over.  Narrated by the “Stage Manager”, we follow the Gibbs and Webb families,...
When starcatcher-in-training Molly meets an orphan boy longing for a home, they embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Based on the novel by comedian Dave Barry and author Ridley Pearson, Peter and the Starcatcher is a swashbuckling, grownup prequel to Peter Pan that will hook you from the...
Shelby Wilson becomes a Resident Advisor because it will look good on her resume, but a racially charged incident on campus has set student against student, and it's up to Shelby to mediate. With compassion and a deep understanding of the issues at play, Baltimore tackles the complexities of racism...
Can you use "syzygy" in a sentence? Putnam Valley Middle School is hosting their 25th annual spelling bee competition, and there's a quirky cast of characters on either side of the microphone. Like word pronouncer Douglas Panch, returning to the Bee after a long hiatus due to a mysterious incident...
Claude, Sheila, and Berger are a trio of unlikely friends: an Oklahoma farm hand on his own for the first time ever, an upper-middle class debutante, and a freewheeling hippie living in Central Park. Together, they are swept up in the counter-culture movement of the '60s. But love and politics...
The time: 1905. The place: New York City. Esther is a black seamstress living in a boarding house and making her way by sewing intimate apparel for wealthy white patrons and poor prostitutes alike. Her skills are in high demand, but her plans for the future are challenged by love and society. Can...
A rhinoceros suddenly appears in a small town, tramping through its peaceful streets. Soon there are two, then three, until the “movement” is universal: a transformation of average citizens into beasts, as they learn to move with the times. In Rhinoceros, Ionesco startles audiences with a world...