Current Season

poster good people

other desert cities

by Jon Robin Baitz
directed by D. Lynn Meyers
September 4-22, 2013
Regional premiere
2012 Pulitzer Prize finalist
nominated for 5 tony awards, including best play

A new play by the creator of TV's hit drama Brothers & Sisters, this searing comedy was named the Outstanding Play by the Outer Critics Circle and called "the best new play on Broadway" by The New York Times. When a once-promising novelist returns home to Palm Springs to visit her parents, conflict ensues after she reveals the imminent publication of her juicy tell-all memoir—a book that focuses on the politically explosive and tragic death of her antiwar-activist brother. With her parents trying to cling to their Reaganesque social status, the family is thrown into turmoil and must come to grips with its painful past. This critically acclaimed new play crackles with wit, razor-sharp one-liners, a fierce cast of characters, and a storyline that grabs you from the opening scene to its riveting conclusion.

 
poster mrs mannerly

Rapture, blister, burn

by Gina Gionfriddo
Directed by D. Lynn Meyers
October 9-27, 2013
Regional premiere

From Gina Gionfriddo whose writing credits include Law & Order and the new Netflix series House of Cards, Rapture, Blister, Burn is a "piercingly sharp, bittersweet social comedy" (The Associated Press). Catherine's got the sexy rockstar academic career that every Ph.D. dreams about: another book out, TV appearances, and an upcoming speaking engagement in Italy. So what's she doing outside a bar, drunk-dialing her grad school ex-best friend, Gwen, now a stay-at-home mother and housewife married to Catherine's old flame? Both women, coveting each other's choices, attempt to find the happiness and fulfillment they lack by commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs, with surprising and hilarious results.

 
poster alice

around the world in 80 days

by David Kisor and Joseph McDonough
Directed by D. Lynn Meyers
december 4, 2013 - january 4, 2014

It is 1899 and the mysterious, brilliant, mathematically precise Englishman Phileas Fogg has wagered his considerable fortune that the world can now be circumnavigated in 80 days. Will bandits, buffalo, winter storms and even the meddlesome Scotland Yard prevent him and his wily valet, Passepartout, from completing this daunting task? Jumping between trains and steamships, even employing an elephant, this magical family-friendly adventure leads Fogg to discover a wider world as well as his own heart in this swashbuckling musical retelling of Jules Verne's classic tale.



poster freud

tribes

by Nina Raine
Directed by Michael Evan Haney
January 29-February 16, 2014
Regional premiere
2012 drama desk award for outstanding play

Meet Billy: the deaf son of a fiercely outspoken family obsessed with self-expression. He has adapted brilliantly to his family’s unconventional ways, but they’ve never bothered to return the favor. However, when he finds a new family in the deaf community, tensions reach an all-time high in this touching play about membership in your tribe. With excoriating dialogue and sharp, compassionate insights, this is a savage, funny look at family dynamics, belonging and the limitations of communication.

 
poster black pearl

the mountaintop

by Katori Hall
Directed by D. Lynn Meyers
March 19 - April 6, 2014
Regional premiere

On April 3, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. cools down in a lonely Memphis hotel room after delivering the speech of a lifetime. When a feisty, young hotel maid makes an unexpected visit, an unlikely relationship is forged that ventures into the political and personal, compelling King to confront his destiny and the fate of the nation on the eve of one of the most critical moments in American History. Winner of the Olivier Award for Best New Play, this powerful new play is a gripping re-imagining of events the night before the iconic civil rights leader's assassination.

 
poster wonderettes cg

size matters

by Raymond McAnally
Co-directed by Ed Stern & D. Lynn Meyers
May 7-25, 2014
world premiere

Living life as a “Big Guy” is one obstacle, but imagine carrying one hundred extra pounds and getting work based seventy percent off of your appearance. Welcome to the life of Raymond McAnally, an actor who’s weighed over 280 pounds since he was 18 years old. Working in a profession that forces his body issues to take center stage, he’s learned how size matters, and how it doesn’t. Based on true events, this heartfelt comedy will resonate with anyone who’s ever wrestled with body issues and self-confidence.

 

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