October 16, 17, 23, 24 at 7:30 pm
October 18 and 25 at 2:30 pm
Tweetering, pandashrews, and undying giddiness for James Madison — what else could you expect to find at a Miss America pageant? In this hilarious, raucous, all-female “power-play” inspired by Shakespeare’s Shrew, contestant Katherine has political aspirations to match her beauty pageant ambitions. All she needs to revolutionize the American government is the help of one ultra-conservative senator’s aide on the cusp of a career breakthrough, and one bleeding-heart liberal blogger who will do anything for her cause. Well, that and a semi-historically-accurate ether trip. Here’s lookin’ at you, America.
It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
Charlie Cox Runs With Scissors
A multi-award-winning comedy about a gray little man who, when diagnosed with a terminal illness, hits the road desperate to find some meaning in his life. At a broken down motel in the middle of nowhere, he accidentally stumbles upon the one great love of his life. Fireworks ensue as Love and Death, personified with glorious irreverence, battle for the soul of Charlie Cox. With warmth, humor and humanity, Charlie Cox Runs with Scissors shows how sometimes all it takes is a little death to show us how to live.