The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man–in–the–Moon Marigolds
- September 25-29 at 7:30 p.m.
- September 29 and 30 at 2:30 p.m.
By Paul Zindel
Directed by Dee Dee Batteast
Encouraged by her teacher, Tillie undertakes a gamma ray experiment with marigolds that wins a prize at her high school. Proud and yet jealous, too filled with her own hurts to accept her daughter's success, Beatrice can only maim when she needs to love and deride when she wants to praise. And yet, as Tillie's experiment proves, something beautiful and full of promise can emerge from even the most barren, afflicted soil.
- October 16, 19, 21, 23, 25, 27 at 7:30pm
- October 20 at 2:30 p.m.
By Ira Levin
Directed by Nicole Crabtree
Students Susan and Larry find themselves as guests enticed to the Brabissant mansion by it's dissolute caretakers the lonely Mackeys. This chilling mystery thriller by the author of ROSEMARY'S BABY explores the thin line between fantasy and reality, madness and murder.
- October 18, 20, 22, 24, 26 at 7:30 p.m.
- October 21 and 27 at 2:30 p.m.
By Joel Drake Johnson
Directed by Rachel Replogle
When Peggy’s two adult children take her out for lunch, they quietly begin to take apart her life. The drinks come fast, the tempers peak, the food flies.
- November 13-17 at 7:30 p.m.
- November 17 and 18 at 2:30 p.m.
Music and Lyrics by Adam Gwon
Directed by Annaleise Loxton
Musical Direction by Wesley Byers
This musical tells the story of four young New Yorkers whose lives intersect as they search for fulfillment, happiness, love and cabs. With equal doses of humor and poignancy, it celebrates how 8.3 million individual stories combine in unexpected ways to make New York City such a unique and extraordinary home.
- February 12-16 at 7:30 p.m.
- February 16 and 17 at 2:30 p.m.
By Sandra Fenichel Asher
Directed by Laura Aldaba
This full-evening one-act play proves to be anything but boring as Mildred and Anna, confined to the psychiatric ward of a general hospital, confront each other, an infuriatingly silent new roommate, the emptiness of an institutional Sunday, and the pain that has brought both of them here.
- March 19-23 at 7:30 p.m.
- March 23 and 24 at 2:30 p.m.
By Cynthia Mercati
Directed by Talon Reed Cooper
Snapshots is the story of three women from their teens to their middle years, each journeying both together and alone. Through their search for identity, they encounter bumps and detours along the way.
The New Play Initiative 2019
- April 9-13 at 7:30 p.m.
- April 13 and 14 at 2:30 p.m.
Directed by Erika Ziner
In its fourth year, The New Play Initiative features a new student-written play chosen from submissions, and then developed throughout the spring semester in collaboration with the playwrights, director, dramaturg, and actors. Join us for a story from the next generation of artists.