Inspired by the life and work of Leni Riefenstahl: The Frau used to direct beautiful films for a fascist government. Now she's trying to make a film that's simply beautiful. The Frau casts herself in the lead role of the Amazon queen Penthesilea, who falls in love with Achilles on the battlefield...
Fri, Aug 8 2014 8:00 PM — Sat, Aug 30 2014 9:30 PM
Part interview, part comedy, part middle of the night horror story, A Map of Virtue is a perfectly symmetrically-structured play guided by a bird statue. An unlikely friendship between Mark and Sarah develops when he gives her a small bird statue during a chance encounter. Although inextricably ...
Fri, Jun 20 2014 8:00 PM — Sat, Jul 12 2014 9:30 PM
Barb finds out that Buddhist monks in Thailand only own eight things and wonders if that is all she wants. She starts giving away her things, but her husband Bob keeps buying her new ones. Donna wants Carla Carla to marry her, but Carla Carla doesn't like that Donna smokes. Nick falls in love wit...
Fri, May 2 2014 8:00 PM — Sat, May 24 2014 9:30 PM
It’s 1946 and Alice Horowitz, coffee-bearing secretary, wants life to be interesting. John Finch, an animator at work on Disney's Alice in Wonderland, wants Alice. When the great and outrageous Salvador Dali arrives at the studio to work on a short animated film (this part is actually true), life...
Fri, Mar 14 2014 8:00 PM — Sat, Apr 5 2014 10:00 PM
Two world-premeire plays by local MFA playwrights per night. Ten-minute Murphy's Law Department by Monica Morgan & Warlords of Walderhaven by Michael Laurenty.
Thu, Feb 13 2014 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 15 2014 10:00 PM
Two world-premiere plays by local MFA playwrights each night. Ten-minute play Delta 32 by Keith Marcum & full-length play River Sky by Claire Robinson May.
Thu, Feb 6 2014 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 8 2014 10:00 PM
Our modern American classic presentation for this season, this masterfully constructed work brings searing intensity and rare theatrical excitement to its probing, yet sharply humorous study of love, hate and the dying myths of the Old West. The scene is a stark motel room at the edge of the Moj...
Fri, Nov 29 2013 8:00 PM — Sat, Dec 21 2013 10:00 PM
LILIES, or the Revival of a Romantic Drama is about love and revenge and also manages to include a commentary on truth and on theatre. The play is set in 1952 in the church of a prison where it has been arranged that the jailed Simon Doucet will make confession to his old friend Bishop Bilodeau. ...
Fri, Oct 11 2013 8:00 PM — Sat, Nov 2 2013 10:00 PM
BASED ON A TOTALLY TRUE STORY (by the author of Say You Love Satan) chronicles the hilarious, bittersweet misadventures of twenty-something New Yorker Ethan Keene. A semi-successful comic book writer by day and struggling playwright by night, Ethan's world is turned upside down when a Hollywood p...
Fri, Aug 23 2013 8:00 PM — Sat, Sep 14 2013 10:00 PM
Seven men have been found dead along I-95 in Florida. A prostitute is arrested and charged with their murders. The police say she's a serial killer. She claims seven separate acts of self-defense. Inspired by the true story of Aileen Wuornos, Self Defense, or the death of some salesmen is a whirl...
Fri, Jul 5 2013 8:00 PM — Sat, Jul 27 2013 10:00 PM