17TH ANNUAL SEASON OF THEATER

FRIDAY, May 3 at 8:00PM

SATURDAY, May 4 at 3:00PM

SHENANIGANS

 by Helena D. Lewis

After her mother's unexpected death, a devoted daughter struggles to adjust to her newfound matriarchal duties. An intimate, dramatic, and humorous look at love and life from a "menopause baby," who embraces her inherent dysfunction to care for her eccentric 82 year-old father and Smokey, the affable family dog.

WEDNESDAY, April 24 at 8:00PM

THE DELAY 

by Ledia Xhoga

While commuting to work, Peter meets a stranger who seems to know everything about him. Can this mysterious encounter be exactly what he needs?

THURSDAY, April 25 at 8:00PM

RIDIN' SHOTGUN 

by Juan Ramirez, Jr.

Two friends go through an emotional journey as they contemplate avenging the murder of one of their sisters.

SATURDAY, April 27 at 8:00PM

THE QUIET ZONE

by Augusto Federico Amador

A middle-aged recluse, living in West Virginia, is confronted by the consequences of being an absent mother when her estranged daughter suddenly arrives. The Quiet Zone is a story about loss and rediscovered motherhood.

WEDNESDAY, May 1 at 8:00PM

PAPER TOWELS

by Nelson Diaz-Marcano

A man that lost everything in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico is about to attack the people of the government that left them forgotten. The only thing standing between him and this heinous act? His cousin and an echo dot.

SATURDAY, May 4 at 8:00PM

SOMETHING TRUE

by David Beardsley

Two young lovers on the cusp of a momentous decision navigate the tricky waters of intimacy.

WEDNESDAY, May 8 at 8:00PM

IN THE NAME OF US

by Ruoxin Xu

Four Chinese young women, who live in four different countries, suddenly realize the influence that their names give them while individually experiencing some important moments in their life.

THURSDAY, May 9 at 8:00PM

IN THE PALACE OF THE PLANET KING

by Edwin Rivera-Arias

Two streeted-down been-around men and a crawling mute find themselves locked away in a bleak and sinister institution they can't puzzle out. Soon enough it dawns on them that the game's been fixed at jump street. In other words, they might be doomed to a life sentence and-- wouldn't you know it?-- there ain't a parole board in sight . . .

FRIDAY, May 10 at 8:00PM

STORY AND HER

by Josh Drimmer

A middle-aged seducer has a story to tell, a story about the only woman who ever interested him as much as himself. A story that is gonna hurt to tell, especially since she's not around.

WEDNESDAY, April 24 at 8:00PM

BLACK & UGLY AS EVER

by Porsha Olayiwola

A one-person choreopoem that explores what it means to move through reality as a queer, fat, dark-skinned woman.

FRIDAY, April 26 at 8:00PM

GAMBLED EGGS

by Victoria Moy

Two sisters "hatch" a plan and take a gamble of their own to save their family from ruin when their father’s gambling debts brings a henchman to their door.

WEDNESDAY, May 1 at 8:00PM

FLINTED 

by Emma McFarland

Flinted focuses on the issue of Flint, Michigan’s drinking water.

THURSDAY, May 2 at 8:00PM

BUZZKILL

by Rollin Jewett

A foreign refugee with a frightful agenda confronts an American looking to have a good time in Amsterdam.

THURSDAY, May 2 at 8:00PM

GROWL

by J. Lois Diamond

A poet is heading to Paris to read her work when she is detained in the Tehran airport. Despite being 82 and almost blind, she is interrogated throughout the night. Will her principles prove to be stronger than her fears?

SATURDAY, May 4 at 8:00PM

LOVE/FANTASY

by Tommy Jamerson

A story of four harrowing accounts of sexual assault and survival told through the perspectives of Cory and Anna, two friends attempting to write a play touching on the current #MeToo movement.

WEDNESDAY, May 8 at 8:00PM

CALL-AND-RESPONSE

by Marcus Scott

Call-And-Response ‚Äčexplores race relations in America, white male privilege, dog-whistle politics, swatting and police brutality.

THURSDAY, May 9 at 8:00PM

RAGHEAD

by Tom Coash

A New York City firefighter and a woman wearing an Islamic veil go on a blind date. Will sparks fly?

SATURDAY, May 11 at 8:00PM

VEILS

by Steven A. Bulter, Jr.

An exploration of the lives of women who have been affected by the Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter movements.

TICKETS

ALL TICKETS ARE $20.

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