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The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek

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Centered on the relationship between two teenagers in 1936, who are looking for a life better than that of their parents, the play focuses on the need for human connection.

Metamorphosis

Metamorphosis takes a new look at the life of Gregor Samsa, a traveling salesman, who wakes one morning to find that he has been transformed into a ?monstrous vermin.? Life just isn’t the same after that.

Palace of the End

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Composed of three monologues, based on factual people and events, whose characters and words are imagined by the playwright. The first was inspired by the media circus around Lynndie England, the Army private who was convicted of torturing Iraqi prisoners; the second was inspired by the well-publicized events surrounding the death of the British weapons […]

Machinal

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A classic example of early American experimentation in the theatre, Treadwell’s 1928 Expressionist work was loosely based on a New York tabloid murder case which sent one of the first women in the U.S. to the electric chair.

By the Bog of Cats

Set in rural Ireland, By The Bog of Cats mixes the trademark dark humor of the Irish with an uncompromising tale of abandonment and shocking self-sacrifice. Hester Swane (Virginia Burke) is an Irish “tinker,” a woman born of gypsies, and tied to the bleak landscape of the bog where she has lived her whole life. […]

Vinegar Tom

Set in England in the 17th century, VINEGAR TOM explores the witchcraft trials of the time.

Under Construction

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A work-in-progress staging of Wendy Knox’s adaptation of Heiner Muller’s DESCRIPTION OF A PICTURE, EXPLOSION OF A MEMORY, Euripides’ ALCESTIS, and the classic Noh-drama KUMASAKA.

The Threepenny Opera

Bertolt Brecht & Kurt Weill’s musical masterpiece which focuses on the question the link between money and morality.

Etta Jenks

A chronicle of a young actress’ pursuit of dreams of movie stardom, as she is derailed into the pornography industry.