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
A workshop production of a new work by Harrison David Rivers. The story about a sero-discordant gay couple (Foss is HIV+, Alvin is not) dealing with their mixed status relationship, stigmatization, the importance of connection to family (or lack thereof) and their very different cultural backgrou...
Fri, Jul 6 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Jul 28 2018 10:00 PM
Starring Robert Hawkes and Anne McEvoy, directed by Susan Soltis. One weekend only! "He" and "She" probe into the nature of their love for one another. Long married, but aware that time has wrought changes in their relationship, the two spar and thrust at each other in exchanges and reminiscenc...
Thu, Jun 21 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Jun 23 2018 9:30 PM
A modern riff on The Scarlet Letter. Hester La Negrita, a homeless mother of five, lives with her kids on the tough streets of the inner city. Her kids, played by adult actors, double as five other people in her life: ex-boyfriend, social worker, doctor, best friend and minister. While Hester's k...
Fri, May 18 2018 8:00 PM — Sat, Jun 9 2018 10:00 PM
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