season seven

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

OUR NEW MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM
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! 

 
 
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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.


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mike pence sex dream

by Dan Giles
Directed by Hutch Pimentel

In the aftermath of Trump’s election, newlyweds Gary and Ben have to keep each other sane and solvent. But as the country’s political landscape drives Ben to his breaking point, Gary changes too— in ways that he has to keep secret from his husband. Gary can’t tell Ben about the nightly seductions of a certain phantasmagorical fascist. And he definitely can’t tell Ben that in the process of bringing home the bacon, he’s fallen in love with a pig. From the recent past to our imminent dystopia, Mike Pence Sex Dream is a romantic travesty exploring the depths to which one man’s self loathing can drag him.


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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.