2018-2019 Season

Announcing Our 2018-19 Season!

A Pulitzer Prize winner, two Best Musical Tony Award Winners, two New York Times Top Play Picks, and one of the brightest contemporary musicals await you in Season 28.

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The Boston Project

2019 Call for Proposals

The Process 1. Proposals for unwritten full-length plays meeting the requirements on the following page will be accepted through June 1st, 2018. 2. From the submitted proposals, SpeakEasy will select two projects, and invite the playwrights to spend the 2018-2019 season writing and developing their plays with us. 3. Once proposals are selected, SpeakEasy will […]

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The View UpStairs

The View Upstairs

2018 Off-Broadway Alliance Nominee – Best Musical! When Wes, a young fashion designer from 2017, buys an abandoned building in the French Quarter of New Orleans, he finds himself transported to the UpStairs Lounge, a vibrant seventies gay bar. As this forgotten community comes to life, Wes embarks on an exhilarating journey of self-exploration that spans two generations of gay history. Featuring a gritty, glam rock score and a tight-knit ensemble of unforgettable characters, The View UpStairs asks what has been gained and lost in the fight for equality, and how the past can help guide us through an uncertain future.

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2018-2019 Season, School Girls

School Girls; Or, The African Mean Girls Play

WINNER! 2018 Lortel Award for Best Play! Paulina’s reign as the haughty ‘queen bee’ at Ghana’s most exclusive boarding school may be over when Ericka, the daughter of a local cocoa tycoon, transfers in from Ohio for her senior year. Throwing unsparing light on questions of ambition, deceit, and the ultimate value of a fair-skinned complexion, this biting comedy by Jocelyn Bioh reinvents the American “Mean Girl” genre to explore the universal similarities (and glaring differences) facing teenage women across the globe.

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2018-2019 Season, Once


Winner of 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical! An exceptional ensemble of actor/musicians bring to life this enchanting tale of an unexpected romance between a down-on-his-luck Dublin streetmusician and a lively, determined Czech immigrant. Winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical, Once is an unforgettable story that reminds us of the importance of going for our dreams, and the power of music to connect us all.

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