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Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom

By Jennifer Haley
Directed by Michael Joseph Hanley
October 23 - November 2

In a suburban subdivision with identical houses, parents find their teenagers addicted to an online horror video game. The game setting? A subdivision with identical houses. The goal? Smash through an army of zombies to escape the neighborhood for good. But as the line blurs between virtual and reality, both parents and players realize that fear has a life of its own.

The Picture of Dorian Gray

By Oscar Wilde, Adapted by Neil Bartlett
Directed By Rachel Perlot
November 20 - 23, December 3 - 7

In turn-of-the-century London, artist Basil Hallward paints a portrait of Dorian Gray, an impossibly attractive young man. When Dorian unknowingly trades his soul for permanent youth and beauty, he sinks into a life of darkness and debauchery, corrupting all who fall for his charms. Neil Bartlett takes Wilde’s classic story to the stage in a haunting new adaptation that explores the thin line between perception and reality.

Yellow Face

By David Henry Hwang
Directed by Eliza Wu
January 22 – February 1

When Tony-award winning playwright, David Henry Hwang, protests the casting of a white actor as the lead Asian character in the musical Miss Saigon - he becomes a poster boy for Asian American rights in the 1990s. But in a comical twist of fate, he mistakenly casts a white actor, Marcus G. Dahlman, in the lead Asian role of his own play. As he attempts to pass Marcus off as a Siberian Jew, D.H.H. is forced to question the constitutions of race, identity, and nationality in this fun mockumentary of the playwright's life.

Cabaret

By Joe Masteroff
Music and Lyrics by Kander & Ebb Directed by Elizabeth Schiffler
February 26 – March 8

Based on John Van Druten's 1951 play I Am a Camera, which was adapted from the short novel Goodbye to Berlin(1939) by Christopher Isherwood, this adapted version of Cabaret is set in 2079 Berlintown as a neo-Nazi party rises out of World War III. The story takes place at the seedy Kit Kat Klub, a final stop for entertainment, sin, and pleasure after the apocalypse. Revolving around the 19-year-old English cabaret performer Sally Bowles and her relationship with the young American writer Cliff Bradshaw, the story speculates how history could repeat itself if we aren't careful enough to pay attention.

On The Verge

By Eric Overmyer
Directed by Rosalind Phelps
May 28th – June 7th

Three intrepid lady explorers embark on their greatest adventure yet: an expedition into the last uncharted jungle in the world, Terra Incognita. Little do they know they are ‘on the verge’ of a deliciously verbose, joyously feminist, and ultimately serendipitous romp through time. Armed with their pith helmets and journals, our heroines encounter treacherous obstacles, several eccentric characters, and a myriad of pop culture references. Eric Overmyer's play turns colonialist anthropology on its head; celebrating friendship, egg beaters, and "discovery" of all kinds.

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