Past Productions

Eurydice


Ruhl’s Eurydice is a lush and wildly imaginative retelling of the classic myth of Orpheus, told through the eyes of its heroine. Dying too young…

Circle Mirror Transformation


An unlikely collection of strangers sign up for an acting class at the local community center. As they begin to experiment with harmless games, their…

The Wild Party


Vaudeville siren Queenie has grown tired and resentful of her relationship with Burrs, a clown. To test its limits, Queenie throws the wildest party New…

Wild Honey


A village schoolmaster has it all: wit, intelligence, a comfortable and respectable life in provincial Russia, and the attentions of four beautiful women (including his…

Trojan Barbie


Part contemporary drama, part homage to Euripides’ Trojan Women, Trojan Barbie recasts the legendary fall of the city of Troy against the vivid reality of…

Punk Rock


In a private school outside of Manchester, England, a group of highly-articulate 17-year-olds flirt and posture their way through the day while preparing for their…

Passion Play


Three different acting troupes rehearse the annual Passion Play at three key moments in history: 1575 Northern England, just before Queen Elizabeth outlaws the ritual;…

Twelfth Night


Shakespeare’s enduring romantic comedy unleashes Saturnalian energies by turning logic and expectation on its head with a tale of mistaken identities and unrequited affection. Shipwrecked…

An Octoroon


Playwright Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, a provocative new voice in American theatre, brings a radical, incendiary and subversively funny riff on Dion Boucicault’s once-popular 1859 mustache-twirling melodrama.…

New Works Festival Year 3 artwork

New Works Festival Year 3


Plays by the graduating playwrights of the MFA Dramatic Writing program, presented as staged readings with professional actors and directors.