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In a wild new robotic economy, AI determines people’s
right to buy or sell their own citizenship. A family descended from
the Pilgrims has fallen on hard times. Will they be allowed to cash
out and go somewhere new? An imaginative, surprising perspective on
national borders and our own humanity.
RIFT, or white lies by Gabriel Jason Dean (Feb 8-Mar 3)
Commissioned World Premiere
Playwright Gabriel Jason Dean’s brother is a convicted
murderer who has become a high-level member of the alt-right. The two
shared a childhood, but what is their responsibility to each other in
the future? How did their paths diverge? Is it possible to love
someone whose beliefs you hate?
QUEEN OF THE NIGHT by travis tate (Apr 25-May 19)
Ty would prefer to go “glamping” but his father has
taken him to the middle of the woods. The night before Ty’s mom
remarries, the two men fight bears, their past, and one another in
this inventive exploration of masculinity and queerness through the
lens of multi-generational Blackness.
TRICH by Becca Schneider (Dec 1-Dec 10)
Meet Becca: a teenage girl with a secret in plain sight
that no one wants to talk about. Years later, she’s still grappling
with the consequences. Trich tells an intimate,
surprisingly funny story about mental health, isolation, and forging
a path toward recovery
A TROJAN WOMAN adapted by Sara Farrington from Euripides (Mar 8-17)
In a flash of modern warfare (Ukraine? Afghanistan?
Vietnam? Poland? Hiroshima?), a mother loses her child. She becomes a
Trojan woman, compelled to embody every iconic character in
Euripides’ classic play. In association with The Tank NYC