by James Judd
directed by Randall Rapstine
True stories from the life of writer/performer James Judd based on the seven deadly sins.
JEFF KREISLER '08
by Jeff Kreisler
Kreisler dissects American politics and culture.
by Robert Schneider
directed by David Robinson
with Christopher J. Domig
Centers on Sad, a desperately alienated illegal immigrant from Iraq, who confronts xenophobia, latent racism and ethnocentrism as he sells roses on the streets to make ends meet. He is charming, cynical, humorous, violent and sad. Although he loves the English language and American culture he misses his homeland. As Sad continues to talk, it becomes increasingly clear that he has a love-hate relationship with himself, his heritage and the western world he currently lives in.
by Jonathan Prager
A comical look at family life, relationships and political satire.
directed byBethany Burgess-Smith
A clown walks into a theatre. Destiny calls. She answers the phone and promptly hangs up again. Which of us is ready to take the hero's journey? Not this clown, no thank you Joseph Campbell!
QUEEN OF WYOMING
by Maggie Simpson
directed byLaura Crook
with Maggie Simpson
Politics, music, and family all collide on the plains of the American Midwest.Maggie Simpson left a New England University where she was studying theater to campaign in conservative Wyoming with her father. Having finally found her independence and her voice,giving it up has tragic consequences.
THE JUDGEMENT OF PARIS
adapted by Austin McCormick with Toby Burns
directed by Austin McCormick
with Laura Careless, Samantha Ernst, Yeva Glover, Gioia Marchese, Seth Numrich and Davon Rainey.
Inspired by the Greek myth 'The Judgment of Paris' in which the first ever beauty contest occurred, and informed by the stage directions of the Baroque Opera, The Judgment of Paris tells an epic story of lust, love, and tragedy, illustrating the events that lead to Paris’ fateful decision to award Aphrodite the golden apple in exchange for Helen of Troy.
I LOST MY LAUGH IN THE REVOLUTION
by Shameka Cunningham
directed by Ayana Cahrr
A story woven from the misadventure of a soul searching narrator, the silent longing of a passionate letter writer, and the trials of a young girl rebel marching into the outside world of perilous cars, trucks, forced laughs, and heartbreak on a mission to get to the president, save the world and find her real laugh.
QUEEN RIT'A BLUES ALLEY
book by Amontaine Aurore
Music byJoseph 'Macarldie' Nibbs & Amontaine Aurore
Lyrics by Amontaine Aurore
with Amontaine Aurore
Rita Beckworth went from being a homeless woman living in the alley to a thriving blues singer and club owner in one fell swoop. Wanting to help her homeless friends still leading desperate lives and rid the world of evil, Rita uses her background in potion-making to ‘stir things up’. But things didn’t turn out exactly as planned and now she’s on trial.