EVERY BRILLIANT THING
October 15-November 7, 2021
- Written by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe
- Directed by Clinton Johnston
- Sponsored by Barbara & Jay Kessler
An uplifting solo show where you, the audience, become part of the story.
“One of the funniest plays you’ll ever see about depression—and possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop.” —The Guardian
January 14-30, 2022
- Written by Dominique Morisseau
- Directed by David Vaughn Straughn
- Pay-What-You-Can tickets sponsored by Allison Partners
With language lyrical and potent, MacArthur Genius Grant Fellow Morisseau’s deeply compassionate and dynamic new play dives into the painful truth of the ”school-to-prison pipeline.”
“ … a lightning bolt production that shocks new life into the possibilities of the stage …”
—DC Theatre Scene.com
THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE
March 4-27, 2022
- Written by Matthew Lopez
- Directed by Perry Medlin
- Sponsored by Pamela Friedman & Ronald Bailey
- 2021/22 Live Arts Mentor/Apprentice Production
“Lip sync or swim, baby!”
Outrageous and campy, sweet yet spicy, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA McBRIDE is a heartfelt valentine to drag queens, a celebration of divas and difference.
“Stitch-in-your-side funny … full of sass and good spirits.” —The New York Times
April 15-May 7, 2022
- Written by Lucy Kirkwood
- Sponsored by Tim McNamara and Timothy Read, Attorney at Law
- Directed by Betsy Rudelich Tucker
A thought-provoking and challenging eco-thriller, THE CHILDREN was named one of the greatest theatrical works since 2000 by The Guardian.
“An astonishment … bristling with chills and suspense.” —The New York Times
ACCIDENTAL DEATH OF AN ANARCHIST
May 20-June 5, 2022
- Written by Dario Fo
- Directed by Susan E. Evans
Call it subversive. Call it controversial. Definitely call it explosively funny.
Nobel Prize winning playwright Dario Fo’s political farce was seen by over a half million people in the first two years after its 1970 premiere, has since been performed in more than 40 countries, and is considered a classic of 20th century theater.
“ … hair’s-breadth combination of political exposé and pungent vaudeville …” —The Guardian
Season Sponsors Elizabeth & Joe LeVaca
Wifi Sponsor Ting Internet
Media Sponsors C-VILLE Weekly and WTJU 91.1FM
Design & Development Partner Convoy
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