2016

October

PARANORMATIVE

Music by Thomas Jacobsen

Lyrics by Nina Kauffman

 

When the Gallavanti's die in a car accident, they find themselves stuck haunting their own home, unable to leave. When the unbearable Ghost Mastuhz! invade their home, the Gallavanti's try to scare them away in fear for their own safety, but they sooner realize, the Ghost Mastuhz may be their ticket to moving on.

Featuring:

Delaney Amatrudo, Veronica Thompson, Bridget Crisonino, Spencer Robelen, Michael Perrie Jr., and Gregory Jackson

September

BRIGHT HALF LIFE

by Tanya Barfield

 

Bright Half Life is the story of Erica and Vicky over the course of their relationship.  It is a moving love story that spans decades in an instant - from marriage, skydiving, and the infinite moments that make a life together.

Featuring:

Erika Byrnison and Teresa Hui

August

JELLYBEAN JUNKYARD

by Sean Pollock

(Workshop Reading)

 

Jellybean Junkyard is a new solo show revolving around a young cleaning woman with a new gig to clean up an entire chemically infected junkyard in Staten Island...in less than a week.

 

This dark absurdist romp challenges audiences' perceptions of mental illness, addiction, and sexuality, and explores the possibility of self-acceptance in spite of our deepest flaws.

Featuring:

Natalia Lopresti

July

FORFEITS

by Steve Wargo

 

Forfeits is a "tragedy of manners," a pitch-black farce that tells the tale of a weekend in the country from Hell, where a once-prominent English family and House collapse into mayhem and murder due to an unexpected guest's bizarre encounter with a trousers-stealing ghost.

Featuring:

Robert Ian Mackenzie, Stuart Williams,

Mary Jo McConnell, Jack Fellows,

Danielle Beckmann

June

'NIGHT MOTHER

by Marsha Norman

 

We ask how changing the gender of Jessie would affect the dynamics of mother and child in Marsha Norman's 1983 pulitzer prize-winning drama.

Featuring:

Cindi Kostylo, Austin Vallies, Ascenza Montalbano

JACK, JILL, & SALLY MAY

by Sean Pollock

 

Back at home in Long Island with no jobs, no prospects and endless amounts of debt from the Sally May Loan Company, Jack--a transman--and Jill--a queer woman--decide they’ve had enough. In the process of fighting their creditor, they learn that sometimes the only way to fight fire...is with fire.

 

Featuring:

Tiq Milan, Priya Patel, Christiana Cole, Kayla Catan, Crystal Ward, Ben Tostado, Luke Powers

May

April

CUCKOOS

by Giuseppe Manfridi

Translation by Colin Teevan

A skeleton in the cupboard, a doctor in the house and coitus ad infinitum on the living room floor... In Giuseppe Manfridi’s delightfully obscene comedy, directed by Sir Peter Hall for the Gate Theatre in 2000, Beatrice, Tito and Tobia discover that the future holds a different past for them.

 

Featuring:

Mary Jo McConnell, Bill Toscano, Jack Fellows, and Adrian Rifat

January

PIE SHOP PLAY

by Alice Pencavel

Agnes and Kitty – the pie shop sisters – have big dreams. But when the pipes in their shop burst, leaking toxic unknowns that rob them of coherent speech, they are forced to contend with the bleak reality that their past still haunts them, divides them, and contagiously invokes havoc on any who work in the name of pie.

 

Featuring:

Kelsey Lidsky, Marisa Dargahi, Colleen Meagan O'Connor, Nikki Colonge, Elyse Beyer and Luke Powers.

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