by Tom Stoppard
Henry is a playwright not so happily married to Charlotte, the lead actress in his play about a marriage on the verge of collapse. When Henry’s affair with their friend Annie threatens to destroy his own marriage, he discovers that life has started imitating art. After Annie leaves her husband so she and Henry can begin a new life together, he can’t help but wonder whether their love is fiction or the real thing.
by Leegrid Stevens
Charlie is happily surprised when his long absent daughter unexpectedly visits with joyful news of her pregnancy. However, as cracks begin to appear in her story and she is involuntarily committed to a mental institution, Charlie is forced to confront a family secret that he has, until now, refused to see.
by Edward Albee
directed by Leslie Kincaid Burby
Wealthy middle-aged couple Agnes and Tobias have their complacency shattered when Harry and Edna, longtime friends, appear at their doorstep. Claiming an encroaching, nameless “fear” has forced them from their own home, these neighbors bring a firestorm of doubt, recrimination, and ultimately solace, upsetting the “delicate balance” of Agnes and Tobias’ household.
by Melody Cooperz
Directed by Keith Greer
The true story of a mother and her son, told during a time of violent upheaval in America, when there were lynchings and deadly labor strikes. Lucy Parsons, an infamous Black firebrand activist, leads a fight for the poor, worker's rights, and her own husband's life...all at a tragically horrific cost.
by Annie Baker
Directed by Thomas Cote
When four lost New Englanders who enroll in Marty's six-week-long community-center drama class begin to experiment with harmless games, hearts are quietly torn apart, and tiny wars of epic proportions are waged and won.
A modern take on a brilliant cult film that's been neon animated by Jack Feldstein. Annemarie Hagenaars plays a contemporary woman of the #metoo era, taking over the role of the 1960's woman in the film and giving the female protagonist today's pro-active stance.
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by Dana Leslie Goldstein
GO DOWN, MOSES tells the story of two old friends - and civil rights warriors - whose comfortable lives in academia are thrown into chaos by the arrival of a female student who embodies everything they fought for when they were young.
OBIE and DRAMA DESK AWARD WINNING as well as TONY AWARD NOMINATED, STEPHEN MCKINLEY HENDERSON to be Special Guest ofWILL'S PLAYSHOP MASTER CLASS
by Mark Loewenstern
directed by DeLisa M. White
This expressionistic play tells the above story from Anne Neville's perspective, a reporter who went undercover in an insane asylum on Blackwell's Island (now called Roosevelt Island) in New York City 1887. We follow Anne as she is committed to the asylum, befriends Nellie, works with her, wonders at her, is inspired by her and ultimately struggles to do as Nellie does.
Our second annual unGala will be Monday, Oct.19 at 353WEST- that’s 353 W.46th. Our Jewel Box Award will honor Jim Dale and his 50 years on stage. The unGala gives us an opportunity to broaden our reach of support, while celebrating the company with members who can join the party.