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Swimmers

2019 production of Rachel Bonds' Swimmers. Photo by Craig Schwartz.

Current Shows


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The Motherf**ker with the Hat


The Motherf**Ker with the Hat is a high-octane, verbal cage match about love, fidelity and misplaced haberdashery from the playwright of Jesus Hopped the ‘A’…

Pipeline


Nya is a single mom and dedicated teacher at a high-poverty city school, who is determined to give her teenage son Omari opportunities that her…

Macbeth3


Something wicked this way comes — but it’s not what you think. This lean, stripped-down adaptation of Shakespeare’s Macbeth highlights the play’s intensity and breakneck…

Sacrifice Zone: Los Angeles


Developed in collaboration with Arts in Action (USC’s program to activate intensive arts projects between community partners, students, and faculty), Sacrifice Zone: Los Angeles is…

The White Plague


On the brink of a world war, a mysterious plague begins to kill everyone older than 45. A young doctor finds a cure, but what…

New Works Festival Year 2


NWF Year 2 showcases the emerging voices of the School’s second-year MFA in Dramatic Writing students with workshop productions. New Works Play 1: Sick Boys…

The Comedy of Errors


Shipwrecked and separated 25 years earlier, two sets of long-lost twins miraculously find themselves in the same city on the same day. What could possibly…

SCetch Comedy


Through discussion, improvisation, and writing, the SCetch Company will develop comedy pieces specifically for an online environment. Collaboratively written, these sketches will address topical issues…