As we emerge from the challenges of the last two years, we’re thrilled to share plays that take audiences on a journey of healing, redemption, and celebration. From classic comedy to resonant dramas, and culminating in a celebratory musical, it is our hope that the 2022/23 season will both delight and uplift audiences with stories of our shared humanity. One of the greatest strengths of theatre is the way it brings people together. We cannot wait to see you again!
by Joseph Kesselring Original Broadway Production by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Ron OJ Parson
Mild-mannered sisters Martha and Abby Brewster live in their spacious Victorian home in a quiet neighborhood in Brooklyn with an eccentric nephew, Teddy. Famed for their hospitality, Martha and Abby are adored by their neighbors and frequently entertain guests. But when their other nephew, Mortimer, discovers his aunts’ macabre secrets, a hilarious chain of events ensue in this character-driven farce.
by Athol Fugard, John Kani, and Winston Ntshona Directed by Gabrielle Randle-Bent
John and Winston are political prisoners on South Africa’s infamous Robben Island, spending their days toiling at grueling, futile tasks in the prison’s quarry. At night, they secretly rehearse a two-man version of Antigone and find solace and strength in their burgeoning friendship.
On the marshy fens of eastern England in the 1980s, ghosts of the past haunt the women who labor as tenant farmers in the potato fields and who lead lives essentially unchanged from their 19th-century forebears.
Adaptation and Original Lyrics by Lee Breuer Adapted Lyrics by Lee Breuer and Bob Telson Music by Bob Telson Production by Mark J.P. Hood and Charles Newell
Soulful and stirring, The Gospel at Colonus reimagines the story of Oedipus as the centerpiece of an African American Pentecostal church service. A redemptive celebration, this one-of-a-kind theatrical event breathes new life into a classic myth with a score of powerful gospel music.