What does it really mean to be a father? Absolutely nothing, at least according to, The Myth of the Father, a new comedy written by Lawrence Hennessy and directed by Deborah Barry.
A deep and raw look at the strength of humanity in the face of violence, set during the Vietnam War and loosely based off of the Ajax by Sophocles,
What started out as light “get-to-know-you” chit-chat transforms into the divulgence of the artists’ most complicated anxieties, deepest desires and darkest secrets – one of which regards the strange and mysterious circumstances of their current travels.
A family-friendly sketch comedy show where the familiar and unfamiliar blend together in creating a somewhat recognizable world that is slightly (and funnily) askew. Its The Twilight Zone meets Monty Python with a bit of farce.
New Theatre Works the presents Billy Butler’s new musical, Missing: Wynter. A modern cautionary tale somewhere between Cervantes and Brothers Grimm; about a young girl who disappears without a trace, never to be seen again, her father’s struggle to find her, and ultimately, himself.
To inherit their family seaside mansion, three adult siblings and two spouses, estranged remnants of a once aristocratic New England family, must spend a week together in Ocean House for each of ten years–or else lose the house to bulldozers and a public town beach—dictates of their father’s will.
Jean is sitting at a café when a man’s cell phone rings. And rings. And keeps on ringing. The man doesn’t answer because, as the title suggests, he’s dead. Dead Man’s Cell Phone by Sarah Ruhl ensures a visually stunning, whimsical, thought provoking evening.
A play is about a girl who comes home to the desert with a story about where she is from, who her people really are, what she thinks they really are. Her parents represent an Establishment that she feels has betrayed this country. She goes to war with them.
The Seacoast Tradition continues! Come celebrate the holiday season with nights full of warmth, intimacy and good cheer for the whole family as A Christmas Carol celebrates its 23rd year at The Players’ Ring.
Using only the most ordinary of objects, accomplished actor, conjuror, puppeteer, storyteller, and award-winning performer Andrew Pinard brings the ordinary to life with the most surprising results.
It’s 1899. Frank and Belinda stand at the threshold of a new life in the Yukon Gold Rush. But are they really brother and sister? And what horror did they leave behind? Even if the law catches up with them, will it matter in this wild frontier?
Jason Robert Brown’s music transports the audience from the deck of a 1492 Spanish sailing ship, to a ledge 57 stories above Fifth Avenue, to meet a startling array of characters.
An evening where dancing becomes a howling torment and wit is a blunt instrument, where cordiality turns into psychosexual competition, where the line between love and hate is rent asunder into a simmering nightmarish landscape of damaged psyches and battered hearts.
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The setting is a French asylum in 1808; Sade has written a play about the French Revolution and has enlisted his fellow inmates to perform the piece. The resulting play-within-a-play is as provocative as it is shocking.
Four aspiring young novelists sign up for private writing classes with Leonard, an international literary figure. Under his recklessly brilliant and unorthodox instruction, some thrive and others flounder, alliances are made and broken, sex is used as a weapon, and hearts are unmoored.
“Death and the Maiden” by Ariel Dorfman is the story of a young woman whose past may be coming back to haunt her. When a stranger offers to help her husband, his voice triggers memories of a nightmare she must now confront.
Hemingway’s Wife is very special – a lovely, sweet, powerful, and funny play about one of the 20th Century’s most complicated figures.