season seven

We are excited to announce our 2018-2019 season. Catch us at The Den all season long.

This season, we're offering a new membership program, where members can build their own perks package in addition to receiving tickets to the full mainstage season, for a low monthly donation. It's like Netflix...except you get to hang out with us and see live theater instead of binging Nailed It! 


hooded, or being black for dummies

by Tearrance Arvelle Chisholm
directed by Mikael Burke

Marquis and Tru are both fourteen year old black boys, but they exist in two totally different worlds. Marquis is a book smart prep-schooler living in the affluent suburb of Achievement Heights; while Tru is a street savvy kid from deep within the inner city of Baltimore. Their worlds overlap one day in a holding cell. Tru decides that Marquis has lost his “blackness” and pens a how-to manual entitled “Being Black for Dummies.” He assumes the role of professor, but Marquis proves to be a reluctant pupil. They butt heads, debate, wrestle, and ultimately prove that Nietzsche and 2pac were basically saying the same thing.


mike pence sex dream

by Dan Giles
Directed by Hutch Pimentel

In the aftermath of the 2016 election, newlyweds Gary and Ben find their marriage put to the test. Ben wants to fight the power. Gary wants to climb the corporate ladder to comfort and safety. When an unscrupulous client makes him an irresistible offer, Gary makes a choice that Ben wouldn’t like— setting down a path of violent delights that will lead to violent ends. From the recent past to the near dystopia, Mike Pence Sex Dream is a romantic travesty about bringing home the bacon and fucking a pig.


i'm gonna pray for you so hard

by Halley Feiffer
directed by Cole von Glahn

Ella is a precocious and fiercely competitive actress with a desperate need to make her father David, a famous playwright, proud. Over the course of a boozy, drug-fueled evening, Ella and David pass the time digging into family history, artistic passion, and unspoken fears as they wait for the reviews, but what is unearthed can't simply be reburied. This daring play pulls the audience into the middle of a deeply complicated relationship, exploring how we build and break idealized versions of our loved ones.