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Swimmers

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

Current Shows


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The Wolves


From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, a competitive high school soccer team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim…

The Normal Heart


Larry Kramer’s landmark play about love and loss chronicles the rise of the AIDS crisis in New York City. Based on the playwright’s own experiences…

Body of Faith


How does faith unite and divide us? Body of Faith is a theatrical celebration of a spiritually diverse LGBTQ interfaith community, initially written as part…

Spring Awakening


This electrifying rock adaptation of a 1906 play about sexual and intellectual exploration among teens in a small German town explores the journey from adolescence…

The Seagull


In SDA Professor Sharon Carnicke’s award-winning translation of Anton Chekhov’s masterwork, The Seagull unravels along the Russian countryside, where a discontented group of artists —…

Miss Julie: Freedom Summer


Miss Julie: Freedom Summer is a re-imagining of August Strindberg’s masterpiece, set in Mississippi on the night of July 4, 1964, two days after the…

Stupid F##king Bird


In this irreverent, contemporary and very funny remix of The Seagull, Aaron Posner scoops up Anton Chekhov’s tale of unanswered love, missed opportunities and misplaced…

Everybody


Branden Jacobs-Jenkins (An Octoroon, Gloria), whom The New York Times calls “one of this country’s most original and illuminating writers,” brings us a modern riff…