As a young man, Isaac Newton did an experiment in which he inserted a long needle through his tear duct to the back of his eye. No one now knows why. A quirky, funky send-up of historical dramas. Directed by Clyde Simon.
Fri, Mar 20 2015 8:00 PM — Sat, Apr 11 2015 10:00 PM
TWO-ACT PLAY: The Lies We Hold by Monica Morgan. For the fourth year, convergence-continuum continues its successful collaboration with Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. These plays are the work of three of th...
Thu, Feb 19 2015 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 21 2015 10:00 PM
TWO ONE-ACT PLAYS each evening. Outside In: The Fattening Room by Lisa Langford and The Walling Up of Wildflowers by Cutler Smith. For the fourth year, convergence-continuum continues its successful collaboration with Northea...
Thu, Feb 12 2015 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 14 2015 10:00 PM
Three people are ripped from their daily lives and catapulted into a fantastical world. Terminus charts their violent collision course with wickedly funny and shocking twists featuring singing serial killers, avenging angels and lovesick demons. Terminus is a recounting of the events of one rathe...
Fri, Nov 21 2014 8:00 PM — Sat, Dec 20 2014 9:30 PM
The setting of this dark dramatic comedy is an unnamed totalitarian state where Katurian, a writer of short stories which often depict violence against children, has been arrested by two detectives, Ariel and Tupolski, because some of his stories resemble recent child murders. When he hears that ...
Fri, Sep 26 2014 8:00 PM — Sat, Oct 18 2014 10:30 PM
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