Cleveland premiere! A cast of five women portray the stories of aging (50’s-70’s) practitioners of the oldest profession as they are faced with a diminishing clientele, increased competition and aching joints, with wit, compassion, humor and song as they struggle under the burdens of trickle-down...
Fri, Mar 23 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Apr 14 2018 10:00 PM
Week Two of the Festival presents the full-length play Contradictionary Lies, A Play (Not) About Kurt Cobain by Katie Wallace. This will be paired with Rendezvous Point, a ten-minute comedy by Adam Rounick and directed by Scott Zolkowski.
Thu, Feb 15 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 17 2018 10:00 PM
Week One of the Festival presents the full-length play Murder at the Palace Theater, a vaudeville, comedy murder-mystery by Robert Daniels and directed by David Munnell. This will be paired with Sexless in Seattle, a ten-minute comedy by Jarod Wlodarski and directed by Clyde Simon.
Thu, Feb 8 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Feb 10 2018 10:00 PM
On his last night on this planet, tormented genius Tesla wrestles, within the universe of his gigantic brain, with the friends and detractors in his life – Edison, Einstein, Twain, Westinghouse, and Anna, his only true love (other than a cherished pigeon). Despite his breakthrough inventions (alt...
Fri, Dec 1 2017 8:00 PM — Sat, Dec 16 2017 10:00 PM
The play takes place in a large walk-in closet where we find Old Man, Middle-Aged Man, and Young Man. Each is in the closet for vastly different reasons. Enter 18-yr-old John, who frantically runs in immediately following his first gay sexual encounter. As all three men try to convince John to c...
Fri, Oct 13 2017 8:00 PM — Sat, Nov 4 2017 10:00 PM
ONE WEEKEND ONLY! Performed by Robert Hawkes, directed by Susan Soltis. Suspended in time and space, a man recounts the jumble of events and people that are his life. Good, bad, success, failure, happiness, unhappiness—all merge into a revealing mosaic. Although he keeps trying to commit suicide...
Thu, Sep 28 2017 8:00 PM — Sat, Sep 30 2017 9:30 PM
Who will join the herd? Who will resist? When a brutish rhinoceros storms through their quiet neighborhood, the townsfolk are alarmed, but soon become infected with the “rhino virus,” and one by one begin to turn into rhinoceroses themselves. Will the few hold-outs be able to resist the rhino’s d...
Fri, Aug 25 2017 8:00 PM — Sat, Sep 16 2017 10:00 PM
A one-woman show performed by Hillary Wheelock, directed by Beau Reinker. Cass, a perturbed actor in a search for truth, welcomes the audience into her bed and her psyche as she rationalizes her thirst for attention with her personal boundaries. Through intimate, intertwining stories about her e...
Thu, Aug 10 2017 8:00 PM — Sat, Aug 12 2017 9:30 PM
Part minstrel show, family drama and tragic farce as it takes racial rage head-on in our supposedly “post-racial” world with shocking, savage humor. This outrageously provocative and controversial play is by MacArthur genius award winner Branden Jacobs-Jenkins and directed by Terrence Spivey.
Fri, Jul 7 2017 8:00 PM — Sat, Jul 29 2017 10:30 PM
Dark humor, satire, and dream-like fantasy converge at the Industri-bulb light-bulb company where three lost souls are anything but based in reality. A do-over, a second chance, or maybe a first? For Max, Lucy and Tom it looks like the beginning of a sick and twisted relationship. Directed by ...
Thu, Jun 22 2017 8:00 PM — Sat, Jun 24 2017 9:30 PM