Blinders

Scientists have discovered two people exactly alike — not twins, but two identical human beings. Their freakish celebrity power threatens to engulf the world. One newspaper reporter’s struggle to tell the truth leads her on a twisted comic, odyssey. This is a very fun play about America’s love of celebrity, the perils of fake news, and our capacity for self-delusion. It’s a fast-paced ride, great fun for an ensemble cast.

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Blood on the Snow

Commissioned by the Bostonian Society for a site specific production. Set in Boston, March 6, 1770. Four unarmed civilians have been killed and eight more wounded by the King’s soldiers. Acting Governor Thomas Hutchinson is presented with a stark choice–remove the troops and give in to the mob’s demands or face another night of bloodshed.

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Chore Monkeys

Dante and Peter are workers in the gig economy, lining up jobs to assemble IKEA furniture through the Chore Monkey web service. Dante, who is black, is forced to use his white friend to get him assignments. As they navigate the pressures of white privilege and racism, their relationship is torn apart by resentment and greed.

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Constant State of Panic

This darkly comic love story follows two people trying to stay together, despite the insanity of the world around them-the story of a man afraid of everything, and a woman afraid of nothing other than losing her husband.

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Distant Neighbors

When an alien space ship crashes into their back yards, a group of suburban neighbors get to know each other a lot better, and faster, than they ever expected (or wanted).

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Drift

In the aftermath of a deadly pesticide drift, two very different families on very different farms struggle to overcome overwhelming loss of life, land, and love. Can they find a way to move forward, or will the force of their grief shatter them completely?

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Fire on Earth

1524. England. John Tewkesbury is a savvy trader and smuggler, smart enough to know William Tyndale’s illegal translation of the Bible will be a hot commodity. First he must elude the spies of Sir Thomas More and escape the fires of the Catholic bishops. In this true story, one man journeys from merchant to martyr.

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Flight

Sarah spends her days in the airport, finding comfort in its organized chaos, forced anonymity, and careful security. Little does she know that beneath its clean and shining façade, the airport – like the world outside it – is littered with lives torn apart by loss. Caught in the crossfire of the airport’s lost souls, Sarah discovers there is no such thing as an innocent escape.

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Hearing Voices

Dating is never easy. It’s nearly impossible if your mind is filled with voices from failed, brutal relationships. As Wendyl and Tina get closer, ghosts from the past spring to life, needling every sensitivity and fear. Together, Tina and Wendyl struggle to silence the voices and find a simple peace together.

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Lab Rats

Mika and Jake live on the margins of society, earning a slim living as test subjects in medical and psychological experiments. With Mika’s fiery outbursts and Jake’s extreme shyness, they seem like an unlikely pair, but as they get to know each other in medical waiting rooms they develop a friendship and romance that starts to ease their painful isolation. Lab Rats brings a fun theatricality to the lives of two people desperate to find a hand to hold on to through the twisting maze of life.

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Lost in Lexicon

When thirteen-year-old cousins Ivan and Daphne go on a treasure hunt in the rain one summer day, they never expect to stumble into a whole new world where words and numbers run wild.

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None but the Best

The period following the Civil War was a time of great turmoil in America: reconstruction, industrialization, the Gilded Age, labor struggles, and women’s suffrage. Through it all, a family paper from Boston, The Youth’s Companion, was a steady presence in half a million homes across the nation, featuring voices of poets and presidents, science and travel stories, and promoting patriotism and temperance. From the sidelines, publisher Daniel Sharp Ford quietly used his wealth to help thousands…

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Pieces of Whitey

Pieces of Whitey is a fast-paced, highly theatrical exploration of our national obsession with race. Fred (a white playwright) attempts to lead a more integrated life, and ends up engaged in a bizarre journey of racial awakening. He and his wife end up adopted a black baby, and even simple things like grocery shopping and going to the video store take on a surreal tinge. Also, a new medical test reveals that a middle-aged white couple aren’t as white as they thought–and they struggle to……

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Reading the Mind of God

A fierce struggle of wills between the astronomers Tycho and Kepler in the year 1600. Young Kepler desperately needs Tycho’s help to describe the workings of the cosmos, but the powerful, older man fears losing his place in History.

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