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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
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