1980 (Or Why I'm Voting For John Anderson)

FREE Staged Reading

June 16-18, 2017

1980 (Or Why I'm Voting For John Anderson)

Murphy Dunn Theatre

written by Patricia Cotter
directed by Jessi D. Hill

In a country hungry for a new voice, an inspiring, independent contender emerges for president. Four very different (and slightly lost) campaign workers advocate tirelessly for their long-shot candidate, convinced he can change their country and their lives.

 
Skeleton Crew

Full Production

July 13-30, 2017

Skeleton Crew

Zella Fry Theatre

written by Dominique Morisseau
directed by John J. Wooten

In this compelling portrait of American workers struggling to hold on against the tide of technology, ambitions, secrets and conflicted loyalties threaten to destroy an automotive plant’s status as a sanctuary in a rough city. Faye, the matriarch of a family of line workers, gives her all to keep her team employed in one of the last auto stamping plants in Detroit.

 
Foster Mom

Full Production

Sept. 7-24, 2017

Foster Mom

Zella Fry Theatre

written by Chris Cragin-Day
directed by Kel Haney

Leslie’s decision to adopt a child is complicated by two factors: a skeptical mother and an unexpected romance. As the relationship with the new man intensifies, so does her conviction about foster parenting. In the end, Leslie must choose between two things she wants desperately: the love of her life and the foster child she's never met. Winner of the 2017 Play Festival.

 
 
Brick City

FREE Staged Reading

Oct. 20-22, 2017

Brick City

Little Theatre

written by Nicole Pandolfo
directed by John J. Wooten

Jessie, a combative high school senior with a disability, and Darnell, the star player of his high school basketball team, find themselves together in extended study hall during the most important marking period in their lives. As their worlds collide, both discover that things aren't always as simple as they may seem.

 
 
Black Tom Island

FREE Staged Reading

Nov. 17-19, 2017

Black Tom Island

Little Theatre

written by Martin Casella
directed by John J. Wooten

Based on an actual incident that took place in Jersey City in 1916, Black Tom Island explores the first documented terrorist attack on American soil through the lens of a fictionalized Slovak immigrant and his wife who may or may not be involved in the attack.

 

 

 

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