Following the collapse of civilization, a collection of survivors begins to gather and regroup. Without electricity or other distractions, they share campfire stories, using their collective memory to piece together the plot from the “Cape Feare” episode of TV’s The Simpsons. Seven years later, this and similar tales have become the live entertainment of a post-apocalyptic society desperately trying to hold onto the past in order to make sense of its future.
In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. From among the people, a hero will rise as the founder of a revolution intended to lead them all to freedom! Winner of three Tony Awards, URINETOWN is a hilarious satire of capitalism, bureaucracy, corporate greed and even musical theatre itself.
DOG SEES GOD is a haunting and hopeful play that pushes teen angst to its limits. Following the loss of his beloved dog, CB finds himself questioning the existence of an afterlife, until a chance meeting with a bullied fellow student sets into motion a friendship with life-changing ramifications.
**Adult Language and Situations
A new take on Sophocles’ tragedy, ANTIGONE (BORN AGAINST.) blurs the lines between adaptation and translation while placing contemporary issues of oppression front and center. Classical figures become recognizably human in this clash between justice and discrimination that is at once timeless and horrifically timely.
Shakespeare’s most popular romance. ROMEO AND JULIET are theatre’s original star-crossed lovers, two teens from feuding families whose forbidden love sparks tragic results.
Winner of three Tony Awards and the 2010 Pulitzer Prize, NEXT TO NORMAL follows the typical American suburban family whose lives are anything but normal. The musical takes audiences into their complex world of crisis and mental illness with love, sympathy and heart.
**Adult Language and Situations.
At a small private boys' school in California, Charlotte, George and Karen try to teach while their second semester seniors doubt everyone and everything. So when the lines between friends and spouses — as well as teachers and students — start to blur, everyone must decide what’s real and what isn’t. The Oxford Comma is a quantum play about love.
**A World Premiere Production.
An Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone, THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant, a woman who witnesses the birth of her granddaughter, a Bosnian survivor of rape, and a feminist happy to have found a man who "liked to look at it."
The season concludes with Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s look at the challenges and rewards of contemporary relationships, COMPANY. From theatre's most renowned composer, COMPANY is widely regarded as a trailblazer of the dark-comedy, modern-musical genre and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The show will be directed by Tony Award nominee Pamela Myers, who made her Broadway debut as Marta in the show’s original cast.