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The Wrestling Season

“You Think you know me, but you don’t.” Using only the setting of a wrestling mat, eight young people struggle with the destructive power of rumors and how others see them. THE WRESTLING SEASON Commissioned by and premiered at...

Afflicted: Daughters of Salem

“We did invite the Devil into our midst and he will take us down to hell!” In 1691 Puritan New England, fear and superstition are rampant. Deep in the woods, five girls make a pack and form a sisterhood...

The Secret of Courage

“Some things can’t be proved. You just believe them.” A rare excursion into epic fantasy for live theatre that celebrates friendship, courage and the power of imagination, based on a short story by New York Times Best-selling author Terry...

Franklin’s Apprentice

“Resolve to perform what you ought; perform without fail what you must!” “I dare you, lightning, strike! I am not afraid.” Conflict comedy and dazzling special effects highlight this tale of an American hero’s struggle to tame “Heaven’s own...

Triangle

“The remnants of the past are always with us.” Set against the backdrop of the historic Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire of 1911, this stylistically thrilling play explores the immigrant experience through the tragedy of the “fire the changed America.”...

Selkie: Between Land and Sea

On the wild rocky coast of the islands north of Scotland, it is told round the peat fires that the selkies transform into beautiful lasses on Midsummer’s Eve and dance on the beach, celebrating the dual nature of the...

The Match Girl’s Gift: A Christmas Story

On Christmas Eve 1898, in the heart of New York City, a gentle snowfall turns fashionable Washington Square into the very picture of a Currier and Ives holiday print, except … huddled by the steps of an elegant brownstone...

Brave No World

Popular high-school senior John has a secret: He loves books. But he’s afraid to tell anyone for fear it’ll ruin his “angry-cool” reputation. When his mother remarries, John is suddenly step-sibling with Lexie, an honor student who couldn’t be...

Deadly Weapons

A thriller that explores the hazards and consequences of reckless behavior. When three teenage friends, Moss, Jessie and Serena, decide to take the law into their own hands, they are forced to confront themselves, their relationships and the consequences...

All of Us

A play by Laurie Brooks How do we combat the current epidemic of prejudice and bullying of gay high school students? One way is to use the power of storytelling to humanize the lives of gay, lesbian, bi-sexual and...

A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas

A Laura Ingalls Wilder ChristmasCo-commissioned by the Coterie Theatre, Kansas City, MO and Nashville Children’s Theatre, Nashville, TN. “…a homespun little masterpiece, full of spunky, sensible and often poignant Americana.”Kevin Nance, The Tennessean A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas Description...

Everyday Heroes

Kurt and Win Lawrence have spent their young lives taking care of their alcoholic mother. When a devastating fire decimates their home, the younger brother, Win, becomes a reluctant media hero, but the brothers harbor a terrible secret. As...

The Lost Ones

Set in a world of war the feral children play only at what they know – war. Knowing nothing of normal relationships, they construct a meaningful world of their own, until something happens which forces them to look outside…

Devon’s Hurt

Eight-year-old Devon is having a terrible day. His mother yelled at him, his teacher thinks he’s a pain and his classmate Adam punched him. Finally, Devon has a fight with his best friend, Stephanie, over who will train Sam,...

Atypical Boy

In a fantastical world (not entirely unlike our own) where “conformity is compulsory,” Boy cannot conform. Others make a desperate attempt to fix him, but neither they nor he can change his nature. Labeled a monster by the experts,...

Jason Invisible

Jason Invisible  Adapted by Laurie Brooks from the book, Crazy, by Han Nolan Everything in Jason’s world is crazy. He’s a loner, he can’t concentrate in school and, hardest of all, his mom has passed away, leaving him the...

No Talking

Fifth grade boys and girls do not always get along, in fact, they argue like siblings at time, but in one specific story, “No Talking,” they decided to take three days to settle a dispute as to who does...