Plays

NEW – My Lord, What a Night

In 1937, legendary singer Marian Anderson gave a concert in Princeton, NJ and was refused a room at the Nassau Inn because she was black. Albert Einstein invited her to stay at his home beginning an intimate friendship between the two that would last for a lifetime. Based on actual events, My Lord, What a Night provides a thought-provoking account of what happened that night.

2020-11-04T22:30:43+00:00

The Comfort Team

A funny and moving drama about sacrifice, service and the power of community, The Comfort Team focuses on the women left behind to tend to the home front while their husbands are away at war.  Set during the surge of Iraq, the play follows a group of military spouses drawn from every segment of American society who transcend their differences and stand by each other as they go through a dramatic crisis that changes their lives.

2020-11-04T22:03:50+00:00

The Blue-Sky Boys

How did Buck Rogers, Galileo and the Red Baron help NASA land a man on the moon? The Blue-Sky Boys is an exhilarating romp through the creative minds of the maverick engineers who stopped at nothing to get a man to the moon! A comedy/drama about the intersection of creativity and science, The Blue-Sky Boys is a play in two acts with an all-male cast.

2020-11-04T22:03:56+00:00

The Poetry of Pizza

Professor Sarah Middleton arrives in Denmark to teach at the University of Copenhagen, only to find her life thrown off course when she stops by the Vermundsgade Pizzeria. She falls head over heels in love with the pizza maker, Soran Saleen, a Kurdish refugee who wins her heart with his unusual pizzas. Sarah and Soran’s unlikely courtship arouses the curiosity and passions of everyone around them (an assortment of Danish, Arab and American characters) setting in motion a rash of culinary courtships, cross cultural misunderstandings and a chaotic comedy of errors.

2020-11-04T22:10:49+00:00

The Women of Lockerbie

A mother from New Jersey roams the hills of Lockerbie Scotland, looking for her son’s remains, which were lost in the crash of Pan Am 103. She meets the women of Lockerbie, who are fighting the US Government to obtain the clothing of the victims found in the plane’s wreckage. Determined to convert an act of hatred into an act of love, the women want to wash the clothes of the dead and return them to the victim’s families. A poetic drama about the triumph of love over hate.

2020-11-05T21:03:58+00:00

Blue Moon Over Memphis

A Noh Drama about Elvis Presley. Judy, an Elvis Presley fan, makes a pilgrimage to Graceland on the anniversary of Elvis’s death. During the candlelight vigil, a mysterious man lets her into the Meditation Garden where Elvis is buried. Under the light of the blue moon, she meets the ghost of Elvis.

2020-11-04T22:10:40+00:00

Short Works

Wet Willies Encounters with bears in Alaska, the terrors of writing and a trip to Wet Willies carwash are told in this one-woman solo performance piece about fear, deliverance and the power of language.
The Cheechako Treatment A creative response to The Contrast by Royall Tyler (written in 1787) and several skits from late 19th century minstrel shows. A 10-minute play commissioned by America-in-Play (Artistic Director, Lynn Thompson.) and produced at Bates College, Maine

2010-05-04T15:37:01+00:00
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