My Lord, What a Night

Full Production

Oct. 13 - 16, 2016

My Lord, What a Night

2015/16 Liberty Live Commission

written by Deborah Brevoort
directed by Kel Haney

Based on actual events, My Lord, What a Night provides a thought-provoking account of the night legendary singer Marian Anderson spent at the home of Albert Einstein. What begins as an event that threatens to divide the Princeton community ends with a lifetime bond between two of New Jersey's most fascinating people of the 20th century.

 

 
 
Las Cruces

Full Production

Sept. 1 - 18, 2016

Las Cruces

2016 Play Festival Winner

written by Vincent Delaney
directed by John J. Wooten

Out in the New Mexico desert, not far from the casinos and the spaceport, Sheridan is camped out, hiding in a gutted trailer. Everyone knows he's there, but no one knows why. Except maybe a card player named Soledad.

 

 
 
Water by the Spoonful cover art

Full Production

July 14 - 31, 2016

Water by the Spoonful

New Jersey Premiere

written by Quiara Alegría Hudes
directed by Kel Haney

Elliot, an Iraq War vet and his cousin Yazmin, a recent divorcee, search for a way out from the shadows. Odessa, Elliot's estranged mother, has found her escape - a new online family of fellow addicts who she can keep stable and sober each and every day. As the fractured family negotiates the limitations of loyalty, friendship, and community, they also discover acceptance and grace. A stirring portrait of redemption and forgiveness.

 

 
 
Black Tom IslandThree Rules for the Dragon

FREE Staged Reading

June 17 - 19, 2016

Three Rules for the Dragon

2016 Play Festival Runner-up

written by Jeff Talbott
directed by Wes Grantom

Douglas Barnes has a job. It's not the job his wife thinks he has. And balancing his work life and his home life is taking its toll. Three Rules for the Dragon is an intense and probing new drama about Douglas's eternal struggle to get information from a suspected terrorist, while also trying to salvage a marriage that hangs in the balance.

 

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