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April 2019

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EXIT, PURSUED BY A BEAR

Apr. 26 to May. 25, 2019
by Lauren Gunderson

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Director: James Rice
Run: Apr. 26 to May. 25, 2019 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

Synopsis

If the Coen Brothers created a mashup of  Shakespearean revenge tale and outrageous comedy, it would be EXIT, PURSED BY A BEAR. Join Nan as she forces her abusive husband, Kyle, to watch her and her over-the-top cheerleading friend, Simon, reenact scenes from their horrible relationship as he’s tied to his La-Z-Boy.  Will Nan be able to make Kyle see the painful truths of their marriage, or will she leave him to be mauled by a bear at the end…

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June 2019

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THE HATMAKER’S WIFE

Jun. 7 to Jul. 6, 2019
by Lauren Yee

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Director: Shinshin Yuder Tsai
Run: Jun. 7 to Jul. 6, 2019 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

Synopsis

In Lauren Yee’s comic fairy tale inspired by the Jewish folktales of Sholem Aleichem, we are introduced to a young woman who moves in with her boyfriend expecting domestic bliss. Instead, she finds discomfort, displacement, and the realization that she needs more.  In this witty and often deeply touching comedy, she finds assistance and guidance from the unlikeliest of sources — a wall in her new home. As the wall shares with her the magical tale of an old hat-maker…

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July 2019

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WATER BY THE SPOONFUL

Jul. 19 to Aug. 17, 2019
by Quiara Alegrîa Hudes

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Run: Jul. 19 to Aug. 17, 2019 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

Synopsis

In this 2012 Pulitzer Prize winning drama,  Quiara Alegrîa Hudes, writer of the book for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights, introduces us to Elliot, a veteran of the Iraq war. As he struggles to find his place in the world, we are also introduced to the members of an addiction chat room just trying to get through the day. When Elliot’s mother dies, cyber meets reality, anger gives way to understanding, and the resistance to their pasts and each other…

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August 2019

In this tragic masterpiece by Shakespeare, Othello, a powerful Moorish general, elopes with the Venetian lady Desdemona, inciting his envious friend Iago to put into motion a scheme to end their nuptial happiness through the poison of false accusations, distrust, rage, and eventually murder.  With powerful themes of love, jealously, race, and toxic masculinity, the story of OTHELLO is just as relevant to our culture today as when it was written over 400 years ago. Come experience the passion, terror,…

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October 2019

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HAIR

Oct. 12 to Nov. 16, 2019
Book and Lyrics by Gerome Ragni & James Rado, Music by Galt MacDermot

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Director: Rovin Jay
Run: Oct. 12 to Nov. 16, 2019 Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm

Synopsis

Rediscover the wonders, pains, and joys within “the age of Aquarius.” HAIR celebrates the sixties counterculture in all its barefoot, long-haired, bell-bottomed, beaded and fringed glory. With an infectiously energetic rock beat, the show explores ideas of identity, community, global responsibility, and peace, as it remains as relevant as ever, examining what it means to be a young person in a changing world.  Once a mirror held up to the explosive and experimental life of young people in the 1960s,…

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