For the ninth year, convergence-continuum continues its successful collaboration with the Northeast Ohio Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing Program. Week 1 features the full-length play A Shape to This Ache by Morgan Elswick, directed by Jonah Roth, and featuring Joan Janknowski, Joseph Mil...
Thu, Feb 13 2020 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 15 2020 10:00 PM
The play follows Roland, a beekeeper, and Marianne, a theoretical astronomer, through their romantic relationship. Marianne waxes poetic about cosmology, quantum mechanics, string theory and the concept of multiple universes pulling people’s lives in various directions, as the play itself takes t...
Fri, Dec 6 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Dec 21 2019 10:00 PM
"Memories and dreams resurface when a lonely millennial approaching her 30th birthday searches for love, career and identity while facing the challenges of gendered social expectations and sexual exploitation in this autobiographical romantic comedy." Jenny is a woman who is trying to find happi...
Thu, Nov 14 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Nov 16 2019 10:00 PM
Told through interweaving glimpses into the life of an everyday couple unexpectedly confronted by a vicious hate crime, Homos is a fearless, often funny, openly emotional examination of the moments that can bring two people together –or pull them apart. October 18 - November 9 | dir by Clyde SImon
Fri, Oct 18 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Nov 9 2019 10:00 PM
Heirloom, a world premiere workshop production by local playwright Mike Geither, is a non-fiction theatrical solo performance piece exploring four generations of an extended family. Probing into the family’s social and emotional inheritance of alcoholism, violence, rape, and incest, Heirloom atte...
Thu, Sep 26 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Sep 28 2019 9:30 PM
In a boys' boarding school, 4 students discover the forbidden text of Shakespeare’s play and secretly enact the play in an athletic deluge of adolescent agitation, terror, and fierce desires that parallel their own lives. August 30- September 21 | dir by Cory Molner
Fri, Aug 30 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Sep 21 2019 10:00 PM
"A Slight Ache" and "Landscape" - two one-acts by Harold Pinter In A Slight Ache, the life of Edward and Flora in their idyllic English village is disturbed by the mute and mysterious matchseller who lurks by the back gate.In Landscape, Duff talks to Beth, who does not hear him. Beth talks to he...
Thu, Aug 8 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Aug 10 2019 10:00 PM
translated by Linda Gaboriau After the sudden death of his lover, Tom travels from the city to a remote farm for the funeral, and finds a religious family who know nothing of his existence. Tom is threatened by the deceased’s brother and is drawn into a brutal, sexually charged game.July 12- Aug...
Fri, Jul 12 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Aug 3 2019 10:00 PM
My Body Is Blue, or 20 Cantos from My Ridiculous Life by Chris Johnston. This solo piece starring Courtney Nicole Auman focuses on a young woman who relies on her art and creativity to overcome domestic abuse. Annie has endured numerous horrendous challenges that should have broken her, yet thro...
Thu, Jun 20 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Jun 22 2019 9:30 PM
Set in apartheid South Africa, where interracial relationships were a criminal offence, a black man and white woman meet secretly in the library where she works to make love and share their hopes and fears. May 24 - June 15 | dir by Terrence Spivey
Fri, May 24 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Jun 15 2019 10:00 PM