by Dana Leslie Goldstein
Sex. Drugs. The Six-Million Dollar Man . . . 1976 wasn't just our Bicentennial.
As the country commemorates its revolution, three women engage in their own revolutionary activities.
Against the backdrop of post-Nixon America, they face ethical dilemmas, and question what it means to be faithful—to one’s values, one’s partner . . . and one's self.
by William Shakespeare
"a wild dedication of yourselves
To undiscovered waters, undreamed shores..."
Leontes, King of Sicilia, has suspicions.
Has his beautiful Queen Hermione been unfaithful?
Has Leontes' dearest friend since childhood Polixenes betrayed him as well?
Yes. He is certain.
But what if he's wrong?
Both dark and light, stark and beautiful, harrowing and joyous, Shakespeare's genre-bender is filled with love, madness, romance, deception, nobility, skulduggery, mysticism, prophesy and, of course, a bear.
3 DAY READINGS
by Liz Amberly
When a prank goes horribly wrong, two brothers try to cover up what they've done. As the truth begins to emerge in this small-town noir, the boys discover that loyalty and deception both have far-reaching consequences.
by Laura Hirschberg
A clever prequel to Romeo & Juliet follows Mercutio as he puts up with his best buddy Romeo mooning over the supercilious Rosaline . . . while he himself falls hopelessly, tragically, hilariously in love with the fair Alyssa.
by Timothy Scott Harris
Sterling believes he's traveled through time, specifically the last 30 years. His family, his fellow law partners, the case he was working on... they all depend on his return to reality.
But what if Sterling's reality is reality?
by Jay Strong
Before King can bed his new girlfriend, he has to pack up his parents' old apartment and help his sister Elm cope with their mother's death and her own crumbling life. Oh, and deal with old pals who drop by to offer condolences but end up grabbing the bong. And that new girlfriend? The past is about to hit the fan.
by Dana Leslie Goldstein
Decades after they marched together for civil rights, the friendship between two academics is tested when a racially charged controversy flares up at the campus where they teach.
by Fred Pezzulli
In a small town in West Virginia during World War Two, a prostitute falls for a soldier and plots to have him injured so he won't have to go overseas, but her plan leads to complications . . . and tragedy.
by Tom Kelly
Handsome Jimmy has just been released from prison. Will he return to his life of crime with the Mob? Will he reconnect with his long-lost daughter? Will he ever make it as a busboy at the Olive Garden?
by Mark Hofmaier
An introspective and cutting edge journey as one aspires to self improve and somersaults his way from there to here. "Partner" with Mike as he struggles to find his true self in the midst of grappling with his gremlins.
by Jack Feldstein with Songs and Music by Greta Gertler Gold
A joyful ode celebrating all things French and New York City itself with 12 new exquisite songs in English and French. In this play with songs, Zoe, a Parisienne woman who suffers from "tristesse" (sadness) comes to New York... and learns what the city has to teach her about happiness and herself.
by Patrick Kennedy
Brianna O'Neill has brought home for Christmas her new boyfriend, Belfast born Colm Dungiven. One Christmas Eve with the O'Neills of Connecticut and Colm may wish he was back in Belfast.
by Rich Orloff
JEST DESSERTS is a fast-paced comedy revue in the tradition of classic Broadway shows like HELLZAPOPPIN and the TV series LAUGH-IN. Consisting of short sketches, blackouts, sight gags, one-liners and other comedic bits that zip by the audience, JEST DESSERTS is the perfect comedy for people with short attention spans.
by Natalie Bates
Overnight examines the conventional limits on friendship between two women in their forties, one of whom has been recently widowed. What happens when someone refuses to accept the superficial gestures of condolence? Overnight explores the unknown regions of a deeper companionship.
by Neil LaBute
Cow. Slob. Pig. How many insults can you hear before you have to stand up and defend the woman you love? Tom faces just that question when he falls for Helen, a bright, funny, sexy young woman who happens to be plus sized-and then some. Forced to explain his new relationship to his shallow (although shockingly funny) friends, finally he comes to terms with his own preconceptions of the importance of conventional good looks.
by Bob Manus
A group of moronic thieves, a priceless painting, and the money is on the way. What could possibly go wrong?
by Colleen Cosgrove
Just east of normal, 25-year-old Lionel is still at home with his parents—part-time job, online girlfriend, mom who makes kimchi. When mom retreats into the cornfields, a young Korean woman materializes in the yard. Mom camps under the moon. The visitor usurps Lionel's room. Dad—the jerk—won’t drive him to work. What's a half-Korean, all-American kid to do?
by Greg Oliver Bodine
This new, full-length play pits Sherlock Holmes against his greatest opponent—Professor Moriarty—in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse that ends in a climactic death struggle above the Reichenbach Falls. Three years later, Dr. Watson is recruited by Scotland Yard to assist with a murder investigation, and is baffled by the 'Park Lane Mystery,' until, just outside the crime scene, the good doctor bumps into an elderly book collector, who unexpectedly sheds some valuable light on the case.
by Michele Aldin Kushner
Diane, her live-in boyfriend, and grown children, wrestle with a disquieting recent revelation—she must leave her life. With her feet on the ground, but her head beyond the clouds, Diane is ready to move on . . . or say goodbye . . . or just wants to get the hell outta Dodge.
by John McKinney
Love, power and military history intertwine in this Faustian political thriller as a promising young army commander must battle against a host of formidable adversaries – including his own ego.
by Jack Feldstein
A shy actuary, obsessed with prime numbers and stricken with leukemia, is taught by two of his older neighbors to choose life, find love, and flourish in New York City.
by Tony Sportiello
One night in the San Fernando Valley three stories emerge, connected but separate, as events unfold which will change lives forever.
by Marc Goldsmith (book & lyrics) and A. Michael Tilford (music)
A beautiful new musical adaptation of the Dickens classic from the playwright of the NYC Fringe hit Danny Boy and acclaimed composer A. Michael Tilford.
by Mark Loewenstern
In rural Scotland in 1793, a small parish believes it is safe from the revolutions shaking the world. But when a well-intentioned man of reason arrives, bringing violent upheaval, the people of Parish Dunkeld must fight their way back from the brink.
Workshop Theater's 20th Anniversary unGala honoring Kristine Neilsen.
with the Greg Bufford Jazz Quartet
A NAKED EXPLORATION OF SEX AND SEXUALITY
by Eddie Antar
First fumblings. Sudden impulses. Fear of discovery. Rekindled fire!
Five frank plays for your pleasure.