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Join us for a full season of dynamic shows, including a musical and a month-long new works festival! Take a risk. Be transformed.
Sponsored by Elizabeth & Joe LeVaca
30 September - 22 October, 2022
Director: Susan E. Evans
A super-charged compilation of 50+ short playlets, featuring over 100 characters, each one exploring the mysterious complexity of human connections.
18 November - 11 December, 2022
Director: Perry Medlin
A soaring musical pilgrimage that follows a young woman hoping to transform her life on a Greyhound bus journey from North Carolina to Oklahoma in 1964.
20 January - 11 February, 2023
Director: Robert Chapel
Haunting, lyrical, and mysteriously thrilling, THE RIVER will keep you teetering on the edge, a question hanging in the air: when we find someone new, are we summoning someone once lost?
3 March - 24 March, 2023
Director: Ti Ames
A warm and touching memory play about a Black family, told through the eyes of 17-year-old Ernestine Crump as she comes of age in Brooklyn in 1950.
7 April - 29 April, 2023
Director: Jude Hansen
A delightfully comic solo show about the price of fame and the value of things. Inspired by Barbra Streisand’s coffee-table book, “My Passion for Design,” which shows off her personal subterranean emporium.
12 May - 3 June, 2023
A month-long celebration of new theatrical voices at Live Arts and beyond! This new works festival continues Live Arts' long history of showcasing local and emerging playwrights, under the direction of New Works Director Adrienne Oliver and Artistic Director Susan E. Evans.
14 July - 30 July, 2023
Director: Daniel Kunkel
"What's your damage, Heather?" Our 2023 Teen Summer Musical is a dark comedy throwback to the 1988 cult classic film full of preppy fashion and vindictive teens.
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