Season 7 (2018-19)

  • No Place Like Gandersheim

    a new play by Elizabeth Dement

    Directed by Randee Trabitz

    Featuring:

    Marguerite Moreau, Meeghan Holaway, Nicole Erb & Tyree Marshall

    Roz is a nun and newbie playwright in medieval Gandersheim, Germany. When she and her fellow nuns present her brazen, feminist comedy for the Holy Roman Emperor, his rejection of her work catapults Roz on a journey of millennial proportions to Hollywood and beyond. No Place Like Gandersheim reimagines the never-ending question, “Can women have it all?”

  • Inhalation

    a new play by John Lavelle

    Directed by Melissa Coleman-Reed

    Featuring:

    Ronald Auguste, Frank Faucette, Felipe Figueroa, Chet Grissom, Noah James, Devere Rogers, Graham Sibley

    In 1978, Brooklyn was on fire. This is the story of the Soul Patrol, the firemen who tried to put out the flames. Through laughter, brotherhood, and psychedelic war stories, this haunting, disco dancing dark comedy asks us all: “How much wreckage can one man breathe in before they become a ghost?”

  • The Last Croissant

    a new play by Veronica Tjioe

    Directed by Rosie Glen-Lambert

    Featuring:

    Taylor Bennett, Brandon Blum, Tyler Bremer, Meg Cashel, Kat Devoe-Peterson, Julia Finch, Luke Medina, Conor Murphy, Victoria Ortiz

    A one-act farce that replaces the rooms and doors of a traditional farce with the great outdoors, The Last Croissantemploys magical realism, clowning, and whimsy to tell the story of nine crowded campers who hope to find what they’re looking for in the woods.

  • Ollie & D

    a new play by Ilana Turner

    Directed by Jessica Hanna

    Featuring:

    Marguerite Moreau and Joseph Will

    Driving an endless loop of New England country road, two long-time friends-with-benefits discover they are stuck in a Maserati prison — and that only dealing with their relationship will break them out. OLLIE & D takes a darkly comedic look at the intersection of love and the long-term relationship.

  • Not A Monster

    a new play by Susan Josephs

    Directed by Diana Wyenn

    Featuring:

    Madeline Fair, Rachel Kann, Solomon Shiv & Ivy Strohmaier

    On the heels of sexual abuse allegations, a controversial New Age guru welcomes a veteran journalist into his backstage greenroom so she can interview him for a retrospective piece about his transformation from obscure Orthodox Jewish rabbi to celebrity spiritual leader. As their conversation unfolds, revelations emerge about a shared past and the truth becomes a slippery, malleable tool in this timely drama about sexual and spiritual abuse, male privilege, and female agency.

  • Chickenheads

    a new play by Ruth Fowler

    Directed by Rosie Glen-Lambert

    Featuring:

    Leo Oliva, Emily Reas, Bart Tangredi

    Porn is hard. Relationships are harder.

Season 6 (2017-18)

  • Motherland

    a new play by Lisa Kenner Grissom

    Directed by Laura Stribling

    Featuring:

    Abigail Marks, Jayne Taini, Alexis Genya, Ross Kramer, Schoen Hodges

    With her life in crisis, Lizzie returns home to hide from the world, but when her Russian grandmother Bella starts telling “stories” and her mother Sarah tries to meditate the past away, Lizzie goes down a rabbit hole of discovery. This time-bending drama features four generations of women and asks us all, can you reclaim your life without knowing your roots?

  • Match

    a new play by Jennifer Maisel

    Directed by Dianna Wyenn

    Featuring:

    Carolina Hoyos, Josh T. Ryan, Ilana Turner, Ray Xifo, and Miebaka Yohannes

    Leo has a wife and needs a kidney. Leyla needs Leo and wants a baby—or is it the other way around? Ben needs a kidney and desperately longs for human connection. Maddy needs redemption—will donating a kidney give her that? Moss deals in flesh, seeking the highest bidder. As a bromance flourishes and organs are harvested, as faith is tested and baked goods are devoured, these five New Yorkers find themselves asking: Can there really be such a thing as a gift with no strings attached? Match is an audacious new dramedy from award-winning playwright Jennifer Maisel about failing kidneys, delicious muffins, and the lengths we will go to to save the people we love.

  • Last Stop

    a new play by Katherine Cortez

    Directed by Rosie Glen-Lambert

    Featuring:

    Tyler Bremer, Ronnie Clark, Marian Gonzalez, Ammy Ontiveros, Victoria Ortiz, Kevyn Richmond, Deborah Strang, Julian Yuen

    Society has changed. Fear has de-civilized. A new underground railroad arises for those oppressed peoples seeking freedom. ‘Last Stop’ looks at the world as it could become and the resilience of “ordinary” people, asking the question: what will you do when push comes to shove?

  • Journey to Alice

    a new play by Aja Houston

    Directed by Annie McVey

    Featuring:

    Shirley Jordan, Sola Bamis, Alma Collins, Nadège August, and Leonard R. Garner Jr.

    Flying with her mother to a wedding, Lynè encounters the unexpected and inexplicable, threatening her struggle to hold her own world together. ‘Journey to Alice’ grapples with family, loss, as well as the weight and power of inheritance.

  • Friends With Guns

    a new play by Stephanie Walker

    Directed by Randee Trabitz

    Featuring:

    Arianna Ortiz, Joe Fria, Justin Huen, and Paula Weston Solano

    Two sleep-deprived moms meet at a West LA park, and it’s instant sisterhood. Their husbands hit it off, too, and it seems as though they’ve found their ‘tribe’ — until the issue of guns comes up. Friends With Guns explores the question of what we can compartmentalize…and what we can’t.

  • Ascent

    a new play by Henry Ong

    Directed by Diana Wyenn

    Featuring:

    West Liang, Kara Wang, Bart Tangredi, and Russell Edge

    Born in China. Trained by America. Ascent is the story of how one promising Chinese immigrant shaped the rise of not one, but two, world nuclear powers.