Rough writers keep their pens fixed in their fingers like rough riders hold tight to the saddle: They aren’t gettin’ bucked off until they nail the story. Featured plays include in-depth stories that explore relationships, death, politics, and sexuality. These never-before-seen scripts are as variable as the playwrights themselves.
“If you build it, he will come.” These now famous words—uttered by a seemingly ethereal voice—set the foundation for this heartwarming classic. Iowa farmer Ray Kinsella, played by Kevin Costner, hears the instructive whispers as he strolls through his cornfields to construct a baseball diamond on his land.
The boyfriend/parents introduction is daunting, but meeting her friends may be worse. For Tracy and her new beau Glen, this first impression—at a monthly couples brunch—is complicated further when they discover radioactive bombs have been detonated in nearby Los Angeles.
Imagine dancing onstage, spinning plates on sticks all while a fellow acrobat holds a headstand—on top of your head. Watch in awe as the disciplined performers of the Golden Dragon Acrobats accomplish these astonishing feats. This acrobatic and gymnastic stage anomaly blends physical strength, precision, and grace.
Combine three original sketches with two long-form improvisation skits and mix in random, usually mundane topics—grocery shopping, channel surfing—for on-the-spot humor, and original sketches crafted just days before. The fast pace and witty lines ensure that no two shows are ever the same. Thu 7:30 p.m.
When the lights go out, the action begins in this suspense thriller—the second act is performed in almost entire darkness. For Susy, an innocent woman living in New York City, the dark becomes her best defense when ruthless thugs are convinced she is involved in a botched drug deal. Surprising twists allow Susy to gain an advantage in this deadly game of cat-and-mouse.
The puppets on Sesame Street usually resolve problems with the help of rhyming or a song. However, in this adults-only musical, Avenue Q’s puppets discover that their issues—Internet porn addictions, reckless sex, and unemployment—won’t have such swift solutions. Fri-Sat 7:30 p.m.; Sun 6:30 p.m.
Love triangle? Try love rectangle. In an untraditional take on one of Shakespeare’s most famous comedies, four young lovers—of the 1920s jazz era—find themselves in a complicated romantic web while trapped within an enchanted forest. Blinded by lust, the cast comically battles with marriage, mischief, magic, and love potions.
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