2018/19 Season of Plays

Children of the Sun

Children of the Sun


Maxim Gorky’s darkly comic play is set in Russia on the eve of the revolution. The country’s new middle class flounders about, philosophizing and flirting,…

Two Gentlemen of Verona

The Two Gentlemen of Verona


Young Proteus only has eyes for his hometown sweetheart, Julia. But one look at the beautiful Silvia on a trip to Milan changes everything. Now…

Holy Ghosts

Holy Ghosts


Coleman Shedman arrives at the rural meeting house of a southern Pentecostal sect with a lawyer in tow, seeking to retrieve his runaway wife (and…

When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?

When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder?


A lonely roadside diner becomes the setting for a tense and gripping drama in Mark Medoff’s Obie Award-winning play. Locals and visitors have their lives…

The Busybody

The Busybody


First performed in 1709, this brilliantly witty and fast-paced comedy follows the characters Miranda and Isabinda as they attempt to arrange marriages to the men…

Sunday in the Park with George

Sunday in the Park with George


Inspired by the painting “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte” by Georges Seurat, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s stunning musical masterpiece,…

Happy End

Happy End


Set in the gritty streets of Chicago, Happy End tells the tale of an unlikely love affair between a virtuous Salvation Army worker and a…

Queen Margaret art

Queen Margaret


Margaret of Anjou becomes the central character of her own story in this edit of William Shakespeare’s first tetralogy of history plays (Henry VI, Parts…

New Works Festival

New Works Festival Year 3


The thesis plays of the graduating MFA in Dramatic Writing cohort are presented as concert readings with professional actors and directors. NWF Year Three is…

Gnit

Gnit


Meet Peter Gnit, a recklessly aspiring, self-deluded anti-hero. This twisted adaption of Henrik Ibsen’s Peer Gynt is a rollicking and cautionary tale that challenges what…