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
A diptych portrait that counterpoints two parallel love stories, in 1958 & 2008, between different characters named Phillip & Oliver that interweave in this time-bending play. March 29 - April 20 | dir by Jonathan Wilhem
Fri, Mar 29 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Apr 20 2019 10:00 PM
Week Two of the Festival presents the full-length play Ghost Play by Morgan Elswick and directed by Amy Bistok. This will be paired with Bullshit, a ten-minute play by Klae Bainter and directed by Jonah Roth.
Thu, Feb 21 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 23 2019 10:00 PM
Week One of the Festival presents the full-length play Kafka and an Above Ground Pool, an absurdist play by Renee Schilling and directed by David Munnell. This will be paired with two 10-minute plays: We Think Differently by Ralph Meyers (directed by Beau Reinker) and Confirmation by Jacob Bremka...
Thu, Feb 14 2019 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 16 2019 10:00 PM
Ohio premiere! After grad school, Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths. Catherine built a career as a rockstar academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other's life, commencing a dangerous ga...
Fri, Nov 30 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Dec 15 2018 10:00 PM
One Weekend Only!A Night of Two One Acts:The (un)perfect wonderland by Kevin Latimera poemplay, The (un)perfect wonderland shoots an arrow at the heart of grief. it follows Man as he attempts to come to terms with his father's passing.Remarkably Apparent by Angelo ManeageTraumas. Mothers. Marshma...
Thu, Nov 8 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Nov 10 2018 10:00 PM
Ohio premiere! Gar can’t decide between the man who plays games and the man on one knee with a ring. In fact, Gar can’t decide on anything because every choice seems like a compromise. Everyone wants answers, but nothing lives up to the image he has in his head. Facades start crumbling as his wor...
Fri, Oct 19 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Nov 3 2018 10:00 PM
World premiere! One Weekend Only- Black Mongoose and the Lil Purple Butterfly by Cleveland playwright Christopher Johnston Directed by Ashley Aquilla Cast: Cornell H. Calhoun III, LaShawn Little and Mia Jones In his youth, Black Mongoose was an all-state basketball player. Next he became a f...
Thu, Sep 20 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Sep 22 2018 9:30 PM
World premiere! The goddess Freyja (or is she?) is tending Yggdrasil, the World Ash Tree (or is it?), trying to protect it from increasing drought. An itinerant water-bearer tries to persuade Freyja to go with him to where water is plentiful. She refuses. Does the world really depend on this sing...
Fri, Aug 24 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Sep 15 2018 10:00 PM