SERIES A

July 30th - August 31st, 2010

 

THE EXPENSES OF RAIN

By DEB MARGOLIN

Directed By LAURA BARNETT

With IYABA IBO MANDINGO, and JO YANG

What kind of world renders kindness and madness indistinguishable? A man, driven mad by a peculiar kind of tenderness, stands before a Chinese grocery store on a beautiful, dry morning, umbrella open, awaiting his own kind of rain!

 

AN ACTOR PREPARES

By TIMOTHY MASON

Directed By MAXWELL WILLIAMS

With JAMES LEIGHTON, and MARK ELLIOT WILSON

A former lion of the British stage is in a crisis of his own creation. Now his actor son must let him know that the ship has sailed without him.

 

PLAY WITH THE PENGUIN

By ROGER HEDDEN

Directed By BILLY HOPKINS

With ALLISON DAUGHERTY, JOSH HELMAN and ALEX MANETTE

Street thugs snatch a cello as an Upper West Side couple contemplates the future.

 

ROMANCE

By NEIL LABUTE

Directed By DOLORES RICE

With JEFF BINDER, and DEMOND GREEN

ROMANCE is a genderless love story that re-blooms during a tale of anger, deception, and retribution. Character B tracks down Character A to a seaside residence. While they broke up years ago, B only now realizes the level of betrayal that A had brought to their relationship through a series of meaningless trysts.

 

SERIES B

August 6th - September 2nd, 2010

 

THE GRADUATION OF GRACE

By WENDY KESSELMAN

Directed By STEPHANIE BERRY

With CLARA HOPKINS DANIELS

An adolescent girl at the top of her class, leaving her treasured school and friends, struggles to find her place in the world that now confronts her.

 

HAPPY

By ALAN ZWEIBEL

Directed By FRED BERNER

With SCOTT ADSIT, and ARTHUR FRENCH

A middle-aged baseball fan goes to a Boca Raton apartment building seeking out its superintendent, Happy Halliday, an elderly man who once played second base for the 1962 New York Mets. The fan has brought a baseball signed by members of the team that Happy played for, which will become much more valuable once his old hero signs it.

 

FIT

By NEIL KOENIGSBERG

Directed By MERRI MILWE

With JOSÉ JOAQUIN PEREZ, KATE CULLEN ROBERTS, and LIAM TORRES

A super-fit, wildly attractive young couple from Southern California − Billy Butch and Kimmy Rose − become involved in an unorthodox liaison with a middle-aged man from London.

 

JONATHAN'S BLAZE

By CHRISTOPHER STETSON BOAL

Directed By ALEXANDER DINELARIS

With J.J. KANDEL, and P.J. SOSKO

Angels, fire, death, a gun, a Zippo lighter, and a large container of gasoline all come together in Christopher Boal's JONATHAN’S BLAZE − a play about redemption, the horror of inaction, and the hidden consequences of war.