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Drama
Full Length
1 man, 2 women (3 total)
AFTER MISS JULIE transposes August Strindberg's 1888 play about sex and class to an English country house on the eve of Labour's historic landslide in 1945....
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Comedy/Drama
Full Length
6 women (flexible casting) (6 total)
Performed by an ensemble of young women, EMOTIONAL CREATURE is made up of original monologues—and irresistible songs—about and for girls. Placing their stories squarely center stage, it gives full expression to their secret voices and innermost thoughts, highlighting the diversity and commonality of the issues they face. EMOTIONAL CREATURE is a call, a reckoning, an education, an act of empowerment for girls, and an illumination for parents and for us all.

Eve Ensler’s...
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Comedy
Full Length
9 men, 2 women (doubling) (11 total)
London, 1879. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants to admit a woman, and their bartender is terrible. True, this female candidate is brilliant, beautiful, and has discovered a legendary Lost City, but the decision to let in a woman could shake the very foundation of the British Empire, and how do you make such a decision without a decent drink? Grab your safety goggles for some very mad science involving deadly cobras, irate Irishmen and the...
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Comedy/Thriller
Full Length
7 men, 4 women (11 total)
The esteemed and retired Dr. Conrad Bering has selected, out of countless applicants, several individuals for private as well as Group therapy. It seems this Pulitzer Prize- winning doctor might be writing another book and it further seems these patients might be his subjects. The Group consists of Martin Chisholm, an ambitious political consultant; Dossie Lustig, a sensual restaurant hostess; the snob socialite Pamela Prideaux; Vassili Laimorgos, a sly dealer in antiques and c...
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Comedy/Drama
Full Length
4 men, 2 women (6 total)
Mother can't tell her identical twins apart. But when Otto announces his brother doesn't exist, the household descends into chaos. Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize–winner Edward Albee is in top form with this dark, funny and moving play that takes sibling rivalry to existential heights....
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Comedy
Full Length
1 man, 4 women (doubling) (5 total)
Veronica, already scarred by too many failed relationships, finds the world a frightening place. Skylab, an American space station that came crashing down to earth, in particular, haunts and enrages her. So she has committed suicide, and is now in what she expected to be heaven but is instead something called the Bardo (the netherworld in Tibetan Buddhism), and the forces there keep trying to make her reincarnate. So far she's thwarted these return visits to earth with a sort o...
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Drama
Full Length
7 men, 6 women (13 total)
On his Uncle Sorin's lakeside estate, Constantine's new play premieres to disdainful reactions from the family and friends who have gathered: Masha; her future husband Medvedenko; Dorn, a lecherous doctor; Shamrayev, manager of the estate; and his wife Polina. Constantine's mother, the famous actress Madame Arkadina (and prima donna), is not one to suppress her true feelings on her son's contribution to the theatre: She abhors it. Humiliated, Constantine sulks over his life, hi...
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Drama
Full Length
14 men, 8 women (doubling) (22 total)
Act One: "Roots in a Parched Ground." When his father dies and his mother and sister move to Houston, Horace Robedaux is left behind in Harrison, Texas with his feuding relatives, the Robedauxs and the Thorntons.

Act Two: "Convicts." Horace takes a job on Soll Gautier's plantation in order to earn money to buy a tombstone for his father's grave and while there witnesses the harsh treatment of Gautier's convict laborers.

Act Three: "Lily Dale." Horace makes a rare ...
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Drama
Full Length
14 men, 8 women (doubling) (22 total)
Act One: "1918." The 1918 Flu Epidemic strikes Harrison, and the Robedaux family is hit particularly hard.

Act Two: "Cousins." Horace is called to Corella's bedside in Houston when she faces another operation. Meanwhile, as everyone attempts to sort through their complex family trees, the past haunts his cousins Minnie Curtis and Lewis Higgins.

Act Three: "The Death of Papa." The death of Elizabeth's father sends the Vaughn and Robedaux households into a tailspin ...
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Drama
Full Length
14 men, 8 women (doubling) (22 total)
Act One: "The Widow Claire." On the night before he leaves Harrison for business school in Houston, Horace calls on the widow Claire Ratliff. Over the course of the evening he becomes further entangled in the lives of Claire and her young children as she makes a decision that will decide their futures.

Act Two: "Courtship." Elizabeth Vaughn has been seeing Horace Robedaux against the wishes of her parents and now must make a choice between Horace and her family.

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Drama
Full Length
8 men, 5 women (13 total)
THE SEAGULL is one of the great plays about writing. It superbly captures the struggle for new forms, the frustrations and fulfillments of putting words on a page. Chekhov, in his first major play, stages a vital argument about the theatre that still resonates today....
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Comedy/Drama
Full Length
2 men, 2 women (4 total)
Crafted from interviews between the cast and their own parents, YOU BETTER SIT DOWN is a heartbreaking and hilarious account of the parents' marriages and their subsequent divorces. These delicate parent-child conversations have yielded unique insights into falling in love, falling out of love, and rebuilding a life after the complex experience of dividing a family. The show explores each couple's first meeting, the ups and downs of their marriage, their split, and the surprisi...
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