Tension and hilarity build when composer Lee Baer is forced by his wife Nora to take in her ex-husband Julian after a recent illness. When Julian and Nora’s son comes home with news of his impending divorce, family dynamics and relationships are pushed to the brink! How long will the ex-husband be staying and how long will it take until Lee cracks? This bitingly funny, December-December-December romantic comedy is not to be missed.
The Whipping Man by Matthew Lopez
March 19, 2018
April, 1865. The Civil War is over and throughout the south, slaves are being freed, soldiers are returning home, and in Jewish homes, Passover is being celebrated. Caleb DeLeon, a young Confederate officer, finds his family's home in ruins and abandoned, save for two former slaves, Simon and John. As the three men wait for signs of life to return to the city, deep-buried secrets from the past refuse to be hidden as the play comes to its shocking climax.
Breaking Legs by Tom Dulack
April 23, 2018
In an Italian restaurant owned by a successful mobster, his daughter's former college professor arrives to ask for financial backing for a play he's written about a murder. The three main Mafiosi are intrigued with the idea of producing a play. The daughter becomes enamored of the playwright, who is delighted to have the family's support until he discovers that his backers are gangsters. Murder and menace are served up with plenty of pasta and laughter.
November Script in Hand — Title TBA
November 5, 2018
December Script in Hand — Title TBA
December 17, 2018
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Script in Hand Header Photo: Maria Tucci, Matthew Amendt, David Margulies, Lenny Wolpe, Nicole Lowrance, Frances Sternhagen in Over the River and Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro. Photo by Dave Matlow.