Announcing Our 2022-23 Season!

Announcing Our 2022-23 Season!

May 3, 2022

HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING

by Will Arbery
Directed by Marianna Bassham

SEP 9 – 0CT 8, 2022

WINNER! 2020 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play! One week after the Charlottesville riots in 2017, four young conservatives gather in a Wyoming backyard to gossip and reminisce. They’ve assembled to honor Gina, their mentor and the newly inaugurated president of a far-right Catholic university. But as their celebration runs deep into the night, the reunion explodes into vicious insults, political accusations, and stunning revelations. Hailed as “a work of singular distinction, for which the word ‘remarkable’ is, if anything, an understatement” by The Wall Street Journal, Heroes of the Fourth Turning is a daring look at the heart of a country at war with itself.   

ENGLISH

by SANAZ TOOSSI

OCT 21 – NOV 19, 2022

WINNER! 2022 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play! “English Only.” That’s the mantra of Marjan, an English teacher in Karaj, Iran struggling to prepare her four students to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language. The exam has life-changing implications for each classmate, but between the word games and show-and-tell sessions, one student seems set on derailing the lesson plan. With wit, wisdom, and compassion, award-winning playwright Sanaz Toossi’s new comedy uses language as a lens to explore identity, heritage, and community.

Fairview

by JACKIE SIBBLIES DRURY
Directed by PASCALE FLORESTAL

FEB 17 – MAR 18, 2023

WINNER! 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama! Grandma’s birthday at the Frasier household has all the makings of your standard family comedy: drinking, squabbles, hijinks with the silverware; and that’s before Tyrone has even arrived! But in Fairview, there’s nothing that playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury leaves unchallenged – character, genre, even the audience experience. Expect the unexpected from this bold new drama that will leave you thinking about race, power, and maybe theatre itself, in a whole new light.

WILD GOOSE DREAMS

by HANSOL JUNG
Directed by SEONJAE KIM

MAR 24 – APR 22, 2023

New England Premiere! In an age where technology offers easy connection, Nanhee and Minsung are alone in Seoul, South Korea. Nanhee is a North Korean defector with no way to contact her family; Minsung is a gireogi appa or “goose father,” working in Seoul to send money to his family in Texas. But after a chance encounter on the internet, the pair strike up an unlikely romance and discover a quiet intimacy within the noise of the 21st century. Filled with poetic dialogue and powered by boundless imagination, Wild Goose Dreams is a charming love story for the modern age.

THE PROM

book & lyrics by Chad Beguelin
book by Bob Martin
music by Matthew Sklar
directed by PAUL DAIGNEAULT

MAY 5 – JUN 3, 2023

WINNER! 2019 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Musical! Emma didn’t want to be a newspaper headline or the face of a movement; she just wanted to take her girlfriend Alyssa to their high school prom. But just when it seems like she might persuade the hesitant PTA, four bumbling Broadway has-beens in search of relevance barge into Edgewater, Indiana to put a spotlight on the issue — and themselves. As the worlds of Broadway and Main Street hilariously collide, the courage of one girl reminds us all of the power of love to bring us together. With non-stop laughs and show-stopping dance numbers, The Prom is a feel-good musical with a message that is even more relevant today.

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