In the newest work by one of the most inventive playwrights of our time (author of earlier Frank productions such as TOP GIRLS, MAD FOREST and VINEGAR TOM), Caryl Churchill creates a theatrical kaleidoscope that explores the rapidly changing world we live in. In 57 ?micro-scenes,? some poignant, some hysterical, some mystifying?and some as short […]
An exploration of the perpetuation of racism and bigotry in society, set among a group of underemployed youths in a small town (16mm black & white film and live performance).
Description of a Picture, Explosion of a Memory
An exploration of life and death from several cultural perspectives, told through music, movement and performance.
A compelling and gritty story of a family’s attempts to deal with the unplanned pregnancy of their adolescent retarded daughter.
Self-Defense, or the death of some salesmen
Seven white men have been found dead along I-95 in Florida. When her girlfriend betrays her, a prostitute is arrested and charged with their murders. She says the men tried to rape her; the police say she’s a serial killer. A fascinating and feisty piece of theatre inspired by an actual case, SELF DEFENSE portrays […]
Tottering House (Houjuva Talo)
A compelling unraveling of a young woman’s dreams of “happily ever after” in the face of the unrelenting cycle of family violence.
The Santaland Diaries
A?restaging of Frank?s alternative holiday classic.
The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui
When an economic slump provides prime conditions for the rise of a small-time thug (strikingly similar to Al Capone) to take over the vegetable trade in 1930’s Chicago, a parallel is set up for the story of another thug who is rising to power on the world stage in 1941, Adolf Hitler. UI is a […]
Ajax In Iraq
Populated with Greek gods and contemporary soldiers returning from Iraq, AJAX IN IRAQ is a mash-up of Sophocles? classic play AJAX and stories from today?s newspaper. Parallel narratives follow Ajax, a Greek warrior, and A.J., a contemporary female soldier on duty in Iraq, both of whom are undone by the betrayal of a commanding officer. […]
An exploration of life in Romania before and after the overthrow of the Ceaucesus, told through live performance, recorded and live video, and projections.