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The Seagull

September 20, 2023

Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull was an astounding achievement when it premiered in Moscow in 1898, directed by 35-year-old Konstantin Stanislavski for the fledgling Moscow Art Theatre. The nuance and sublimity of the play enabled something new, a paradigm shift in … Read more

Exit, Pursued by a Bear

September 6, 2023

Nan has decided to teach her abusive husband Kyle a lesson. With the help of her friend Simon (acting as her emotional—and actual—cheerleader), a stripper named Sweetheart, and the words of William Shakespeare, she tapes Kyle to a chair and … Read more

Something Rotten!

August 2, 2023

Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom are desperate to write a hit play but are stuck in the shadow of that Renaissance rock star known as “The Bard.” When a local soothsayer foretells that the future of theatre involves singing, dancing, and … Read more

Men on Boats

August 2, 2023

In 1869, ten explorers set off to chart the Green and Colorado Rivers, under the guidance of John Wesley Powell, a one-armed Civil War Veteran and personal friend of President Grant, a government-sanctioned journey following in the footsteps of the … Read more

Complete Works of Shakespeare: Abridged, revised, again

April 25, 2023

The cultural touchstone that is THE COMPLETE WORKS OF WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE (ABRIDGED) was born when three inspired, charismatic comics, having honed their pass-the-hat act at Renaissance fairs, premiered their preposterous masterwork at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 1987. It quickly … Read more


April 25, 2023

We begin at the poorest, filthiest urinal in town. Officer Lockstock, a policeman, enters and surveys the scene. He greets the audience. Penelope Pennywise and Bobby Strong enter, discussing the Old So-and-so who was recently carted off to Urinetown. Lockstock … Read more


April 21, 2023

What’s wrong with nine-year-old Jesse? He can’t sit still, he curses, he raps, and you can’t get him into—or out of—pajamas. His teacher thinks it’s Attention Deficit Disorder. Dad says, “He’s just a boy!” And Mama’s on a quest for … Read more

Elephant’s Graveyard

April 21, 2023

Elephant’s Graveyard is the true tale of the tragic collision of a struggling circus and a tiny town in Tennessee, which resulted in the only known lynching of an elephant. Set in September of 1916, the play combines historical fact … Read more

Rooms: A Dance-Drama

April 21, 2023

Choreographed by Heather Tatreau and DRAM 255 Heather Tatreau spent her undergraduate years at UNC-Chapel Hill. She has a Master’s Degree in Dance Education from New York University. While living in New York City, she had the opportunity to train … Read more

Orange Light

April 21, 2023

Orange Light tells the story of the September 3rd, 1991 fire at the Imperial Foods processing plant in Hamlet North Carolina. Howard L. Craft (Playwright) is a father, husband, poet, playwright, and arts educator. He is the author of a … Read more