Plays to see...
New Jersey Repertory presents the World Premiere of Apple Season by E.M. Lewis. Twenty years ago, Lissie and Roger fled from their family farm and made themselves disappear. But the family secrets haunt them still. A funeral and a question from an old friend send the two siblings tumbling down a rabbit hole of memory and grief, as they try to let go of a tangled past that refuses to release them.
The Light by Loy A. Webb come to MCC in its New York Premiere! Not every marriage proposal goes as planned. Loy A. Webb’s The Light introduces us to Rashad and Genesis on what should be one of the happiest days of their lives, but their joy quickly unravels when ground-shifting accusations from the past resurface in this gripping two character drama.
Daniel Radcliffe, Cherry Jones and Bobby Cannavale in “The Lifespan of a Fact," by Jeremy Kareken, David Murrell and Gordon Farrell is a new play adapted from a 2012 book about the real-life, multiyear, wildly tortured editing of a magazine essay about an adolescent’s suicide.
good friday by Kristiana Rae Colón has its New York Premiere at The Flea Theater . It is fierce and funny feminist debate is disrupted by a ricochet of bullets. Assaulted at every turn, a group of millennial women must decide whether they are ready to put their bodies on the line for each other. good friday tackles #metoo feminism at the intersection of gun and sexual violence.
Sisters Three by Jami Brandli premiers at Inkwell Theater. It's Christmas Eve. After the sudden death of her brother, Charlotte has dropped out of society and joined a commune on Gondol Island. Concerned for her safety, Charlotte’s sisters EJ and Anne build a canoe to rescue her. “Sisters Three” is an off-center dramedy about family, social media, fame, the holidays, and the perfect cupcake.
The Abuelas by Stephanie Alison Walker asks how one goes on after discovering their life is a lie? Does the restoration of truth bring freedom or only suffering? Is it possible to integrate two identities into one life? The Abuelas explores these questions as well as the heart’s capacity for forgiveness even in the face of the harshest betrayal. Set 37 years after The Madres ends, The Abuelas receives its World Premiere at Teatro Vista .
Elevator Girl by Donna Hoke is presented in a Joint World Premiere with Vanguard Arts Collective and InProximity Theatre . Elevator Girl was never meant to be more than an urban legend, a sexual revenge fantasy created by Vanessa and her graphic illustrator boyfriend. But when the comic superhero unleashes her boyfriend’s darkest fantasies, as well as a flesh-and-blood copycat, Vanessa must stop EG in her tracks—with the truth.
Plays to Read...
K-I-S-S-I-N-G by Lenelle Moise
The Wizards by Ricardo Gamboa
The Fixer by Susan Pak
When They Came by MT Cozzola
The Hanging Tree by Yussef El Guindi
The Forest by Lia Romeo
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