A nurse and activist finds herself on the run, wanted for murder. Pursued by authorities who choose to ignore a clear case of self-defense due to her Indian heritage and influence from sinister figures from the shadowy criminal underworld, she turns to Miss Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Dorothy Watson for help. Miss Holmes Returns explores the added challenges and risks faced by these iconic Sir Arthur Conan Doyle characters if they were women, while also examining the intersections of sexism, classism and racism. Learn More
Middle School | High School | College | Community | TYA
2 to 5m., 2 to 5w., 2 to 15 any gender.
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It’s midnight, but that doesn’t mean the world slows down. Night Night, Roger Roger is a fanciful comedy about the world after the sun goes down. Roller-skating Nanas, kids with tin cans, literary-obsessed vampires, clumsy security guards, kids without tin cans, quirky game show hosts and more. This play is a plea for every person to stop growing up so fast—take your moment with the universe and enjoy it. Learn More
In the small village of King’s Abbot, Mrs. Ferrars admits to her fiancé, Roger Ackroyd, that she had murdered her husband a year earlier and was being blackmailed to keep the murder a secret. Later, Ackroyd himself is murdered as he sits in his study, and detective Hercule Poirot is called out of retirement to investigate. Every servant and acquaintance in the household at the time of Ackroyd’s murder has something to hide—but who did it? And why? Learn More
Told through a series of two-actor scenes, Launch Day (Love Stories From the Year 2108) follows six couples struggling with relationship issues in a high-tech but perilous future. These couples face challenges including a robotic arm gone rogue, advertising firms pushing products by implanting computer chips into participants’ heads, genetically engineered hybrid animals like the buffadillo and pandaroo and AI supervisors that may or may not be sentient. Learn More
3 to 15m., 3 to 19w., 6 to 21 any gender, flexible.
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Set in the transformative summer of 1969, A Trip to the Moon tells the story of people reaching for their dreams … dreams of love, dreams of equality, dreams of the stars. Told around the time of the moon landing, this vignette-style play is comprised of 16 scenes, each named after an iconic song from 1969. These scenes and more use humor and heart to teach us about who we once were and reflect on who we could be and remind us that to achieve the impossible, we must reach for the stars. Learn More
Set in the transformative summer of 1969, A Trip to the Moon tells the story of people reaching for their dreams … dreams of love, dreams of equality, dreams of the stars. Told around the time of the moon landing, this vignette-style play is comprised of 8 scenes, each named after an iconic song from 1969. These scenes and more use humor and heart to teach us about who we once were and reflect on who we could be and remind us that to achieve the impossible, we must reach for the stars. Learn More
Poor but brilliant college student Tracy needs to get into a top law school so she can be a lawyer for the poor. With the economic odds stacked against her, she tries to rationalize her job writing term papers for other wealthy students, but she’s not sure she can do it. When We Get Good Again explores the current age in which personal integrity seems to be eroding before our eyes. In a world of privilege and deprivation, is it still immoral to cheat in order to level a playing field that is already supposed to be flat? Learn More
A group of lifelong friends who are also eighth graders prepare for what they believe is their final time celebrating Halloween together. Unfortunately, the weather is undermining their trick-or-treating plans. The friends reveal they are afraid that going to high school will break up their group. As a distraction, they begin to tell scary stories. When one story becomes more real than imagined, they realize the experiences they’ve shared connect them all together, and they are determined to remain friends for life. Learn More
Sisters Bonnie and Claire have spent their lives estranged. After 45 years, their parents now gone, Claire is forced to move back home with Bonnie, who bitterly resents the intrusion while denying the evidence of her own decline. The sisters' young niece, Zoe, tries to help them while urging reconciliation, but there's a lot of stubborn history blocking the road. With most of the action taking place in cars, this play is a literal journey through the practicalities and the pitfalls of aging, agency and admitting when we need someone. Learn More
Caitlin is an 11-year-old girl on the autism spectrum. After a mass shooting takes her brother away, she is alone with her grieving father and a cacophony of children at school. She struggles to understand empathy, what facial expressions mean and why a drawing might have more than one color. We see the world from Caitlin’s point of view. We struggle as she does but also take comfort in the times when she finds a friend, draws a multicolored mockingbird and can finally cry for her brother. Learn More