World Without End

Allison Zajac-Batell 

In the new play World Without End, a grieving mother meets her widowed daughter-in-law for the first time. The two women struggle to find solace in one another despite what their disparate faiths might allow.

Flesh & Spirit

Steven Skeels  & Sara McDermott Jain

Michael, a priest, begins a journey of self-discovery that connects his life to that of Daphne, a drug addict and a prostitute. In trying to help Daphne and come to terms with his own sexuality, Michael incurs the wrath of his most devout parishioner, the scorned and jilted Mary.

Most Likely To

Ryan Vincent Anderson 

The recent barrage of tragic events regarding the deaths of unarmed black men splatter our news and social media feeds. With each new victim there's another statistic. Another hashtag. Another protest. But how often do we get to see the humanity behind the incident?

The Love Junkie

Bridget Barkan 

The Love Junkie is the story of one woman's journey on the road to recovery from sex and love addition.  It's a roller coaster ride of musical numbers, characters, comedy, spoken word, costumes, dancing and unapologetic truth.

Trashman's Dilemma

Bruce Gooch

10 years after The Purge, Words are feared, not spoken. Thoughts are tele-communicated. Memories monitored by CORP satellites. In a structure CORP monitors can’t reach, a warrior and a disposable soldier encounter two refugees of The Purge. Language is reborn and with it hope for humanity. Of the four, two will live. Two will die.

Palin LIVE!

Erica Vlahinos 

See Sarah like you’ve never seen her before - voluntarily!

It’s 2016 and Sarah Palin is back, but this time she’s a MUSICAL! Spend an evening with the self anointed “Maverick of Melody” as she dances down the yellow brick road to the White House in America’s first ever musical campaign.

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MON, SEPTEMBER 19 2016

Pageant Princess
Pageant Princess

[Kristen Penner, Lorelei Mackenzie and Joni Ernst] What would happen if the Christopher Guest classic Waiting for Guffman and the reality TV hit sensation Toddlers and Tiaras were to have a musical love child that was born in Texas? Pageant Princess, that's what!

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Most Likely To
Most Likely To

[Ryan Vincent Anderson] The recent barrage of tragic events regarding the deaths of unarmed black men splatter our news and social media feeds. With each new victim there's another statistic. Another hashtag. Another protest. But how often do we get to see the humanity behind the incident?

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World Without End
World Without End

[Allison Zajac-Batell] In the new play World Without End, a grieving mother meets her widowed daughter-in-law for the first time. The two women struggle to find solace in one another despite what their disparate faiths might allow.

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Trashman's Dilemma
Trashman's Dilemma

[Bruce Gooch] 10 years after The Purge, Words are feared, not spoken. Thoughts are tele-communicated. Memories monitored by CORP satellites. In a structure CORP monitors can’t reach, a warrior and a disposable soldier encounter two refugees of The Purge. Language is reborn and with it hope for humanity. Of the four, two will live. Two will die.

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Starmites Rebooted
Starmites Rebooted

[Music and Lyrics by Barry Keating Book by Stuart Ross and Barry Keating] "The story of a young woman who is magically transported to the world of her favorite comic book, where she battles the queen of innerspace, meets the man of her dreams, saves the galaxy, and still makes it home in time for dinner." ~Angela Lansbury

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Wicked Clone
Wicked Clone

[INDIGGO TWINS - Mihaela Modorcea & Gabriela Modorcea] A healing fairy tale about life without ending and youth without aging, it is the story of each of us who are fighting our wicked clone, each of us who are trying to escape our fears and rise to our true Immortal self.

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TUES, SEPTEMBER 20 2016

Gutless & Grateful
Gutless & Grateful

[Amy Oestreicher] Amy awoke from a coma to discover that she had no stomach anymore, she could not eat or drink, and it was not certain if or when she would ever taste one bite ever again. After 27 surgeries and six years Amy was miraculously reconstructed, able to eat, and stayed hungry for life.

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Blindsided Date
Blindsided Date

[Marissa Kohn] An elementary school teacher, Karen, and an accountant, Mack, meet up for a seemingly innocuous Tinder date. A simple question, “Where are you from?” launches them both into a passionate conversation about gun reform. Can this mass shooting survivor and this card carrying NRA member find common ground?

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Siren's Den
Siren's Den

[Rori Nogee, Frank Perri & Jaden Nogee] Siren’s Den is a full length rock musical that takes a dark, modern twist on the myth of the ancient Greek sirens who lured sailors to their deaths with their songs. Here, the turbulent sea is the music industry, and the siren is Skylar Cole, a seductive indie rock singer in NYC.

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In a Vision or in None
In a Vision or in None

[Tasha Nicole Partee] Vision boards and motorcycle maintenance keep Lonnie and Shelley Reed going in the wake of dreams deferred, but when a passing encounter on a snowy day brings their longings to light, the eccentric couple discovers their reality is not all that it has seemed. Can we build a future from a present we no longer trust?

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Reserved Seating
Reserved Seating

[JessAnn Smith, Janine McGuire & Arri Simon] Alex is finally ready to shout out her love from the rooftops - or at least sing it to a packed theater. She has dedicated the whole show to her one true love, Sam! Alex has the look, the lights, the love songs, the snarky pianist... and a reserved seat right in front row that remains suspiciously empty.

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Home Sweet Home
Home Sweet Home

[Mary-Frances Doherty] Home Sweet Home is a hilarious and heartbreaking tale of a young girls journey and desperate quest to entertain. With cakes at the ready, Mary-Frances Doherty dazzles in this compelling, and at times extremely painful, exploration of the idea of home.

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WED, SEPTEMBER 21 2016

Oh Loves a Girl
Oh Loves a Girl

[Dempsey Bryk] Welcome to university in 2016. Meet Jesse. He puts the “falling” in love.

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Palin LIVE!
Palin LIVE!

[Erica Vlahinos] See Sarah like you’ve never seen her before - voluntarily! It’s 2016 and Sarah Palin is back, but this time she’s a MUSICAL! Spend an evening with the self anointed “Maverick of Melody” as she dances down the yellow brick road to the White House in America’s first ever musical campaign.

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Protect the Children
Protect the Children

[Mara Lee Gilbert] Kendra protects precious collateral for those who’ve made criminal deals they weren’t prepared to handle; until she faces the dilemma of wanting to keep something for herself thus ending her life of secrecy and fantasy. Or is she simply creating a new fantasy? Who's actually protecting who, or is it all a facade?

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A Night with Mr Wonderful
A Night with Mr Wonderful

[Solomon Kee] Charlie Wonderful is destined for greatness but he is the only person who cannot see this. Convinced by his long time girlfriend, Olivia and friend & talent scout, Lee, Charlie auditions for the biggest talent agent in showbiz. Charlie turns to drugs and alcohol to deal with his relationship with Lee and the pressures of becoming a star.

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Imaginary
Imaginary

[Nick Radu] What if your imaginary friend doesn't want the job? Jack Cartwright has passed on after being involved in a tragic car accident. Before passing on to “the other side,” Jack must take on the job as Imaginary Friend to 8‐year‐old Molly Hamilton.

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In Love with the Arrow Collar Man
In Love with the Arrow Collar Man

[Lance Ringel] Focusing on one of 20th-century America’s most influential illustrators, Joseph C. Leyendecker (1874-1951), and his model and life partner, Charles Beach, this play tells the true story of a long-term gay couple whose life together spanned nearly half a century at a time when such relationships were not supposed to exist.

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THU, SEPTEMBER 22 2016

It Ain't Pretty
It Ain't Pretty

[Annette Guarrasi] When Anna Lee decides to have a baby, she must come to terms with pregnancy.

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Instaurito
Instaurito

[Robert Cooperman] A prestigious theatre festival. A panel of professionals judging the plays. A modern play full of meaning and messages. Seasoned actors. A director/playwright who knows exactly what he wants. It’s the final rehearsal. What could possibly go wrong?

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Shoulda Swallowed
Shoulda Swallowed

[Erica Vlahinos] It’s been 20 years and the gag order is off, leaving Monica Lewinsky ready to take on the big questions with a thirst for the truth. Leaving no tooth uncovered, Lewinsky spills the story of the fateful night she screwed her courage to the sticking place and decided to fill the most powerful position in the land.

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Queen Me
Queen Me

[Schonté Hamilton] A Queen survives and never surrenders her crown. These powerful women triumph in spite of insurmountable odds. Having grown up in the foster care system, these women have experienced more than most do in a life time. However, they use their pain to be a voice for others.

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From 1 to 10
From 1 to 10

[Natalie Birriel & Kelly Kolatac] From 1 to 10 explores a day at a marketing and research facility. Mistakes are made, secrets are unearthed, feeling are hurt, friendships are torn apart, and someone loses an appendage -all before lunch- in this crazy workplace comedy.

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Deployed
Deployed

[Natalie Lovejoy] Deployed is an original musical that pulls back the curtain on Army life to explore the realities of serving in the military, which most civilians are unaware of, in a way that is authentic and completely new to musical theater.

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MON, SEPTEMBER 26 2016

Transgression
Transgression

[Alyssa Oltmanns] A drama, this play brings to the stage the underlying nuances and humanity of what is often only discussed in mass media as a political issue.

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Entech - A Digital Musical
Entech - A Digital Musical

[Jon M. Bremner] A tale of love, power and adventure; EnTech uses living theories to explore the deepest questions of our existence, the origin of humanity and even of the universe itself.

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The Curse of Cristanello
The Curse of Cristanello

[Peter Timony] His wife is slowly turning into his mother... Literally.

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Flesh and Spirit
Flesh and Spirit

[Sara McDermott Jain, Charlie Sutton, & Steven Skeels] Michael, a priest, begins a journey of self-discovery that connects his life to that of Daphne, a drug addict and a prostitute. In trying to help Daphne and come to terms with his own sexuality, Michael incurs the wrath of his most devout parishioner, the scorned and jilted Mary.

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The Love Junkie
The Love Junkie

[Bridget Barkan] The Love Junkie is the story of one woman's journey on the road to recovery from sex and love addiction. It's a roller coaster ride of musical numbers, characters, comedy, spoken word, costumes, dancing and unapologetic truth.

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Wings of Friendship
Wings of Friendship

[Julie Saltman & Grant Bowen] In the first story of the Legends of Emimencia series, audiences of all ages will learn the dangers of being taken advantage of and what it means to be a true friend. With magical creatures, dark turns, and important lessons, Wings of Friendship will enchant you and touch your heart.

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