Based on Maya Angelou's iconic autobiography, her story is brought to vivid life onstage.... Read more
Upon her return to what remains of the general store she spent her childhood around, Maya Angelou remembers the events that led her to that moment. She shares, in her own words, her journey, her lessons, her hardships, and her perspective on her growth into adulthood.
Adapted by Idris Goodwin. Directed by Khalia Davis.
In a hilarious, poignant, solo show, one man tries to make sense of religion, culture, & history.... Read more
Michael Takiff explores questions of faith and tradition, while reckoning with what to hold onto from the past and the present in order to move forward to a brighter future. Both thought-provoking, and laughter-provoking, Takiff asks the big questions on his way to enlightenment.
Directed by Brian Lane Green.
In its 8th year, Distorted Diznee is a high octane look at Disney classics through a drag queen lens.... Read more
A look at a young woman’s journey of self-discovery at the onset of the Civil Rights-era.... Read more
This solo show chronicles the misadventures of bright-eyed, brown-skinned Jacqueline Marie Butler, who suddenly transfers from a protective, middle class upbringing in 1950s Queens to a progressive, predominantly-Jewish private school in Greenwich Village. The show is punctuated with the irresistible sounds of Motown.
A comedy about motherhood, family, and doing what comes naturally.... Read more
Max is a single, unemployed lesbian who just gave birth. She also has a house that’s falling apart, an ex on the loose, and no clue how to nurse her newborn. She turns to Goldie, an Orthodox Jewish lactation consultant to guide her into motherhood, despite their conflicting family values.
Alison Leiby's show about a summer that began with a bang & ended with a trip to Planned Parenthood.... Read more
The Brooklyn-based writer and comedian takes the audience on a journey through root canals, CVS pharmacies, and middle America, as she jumps through hoops to exercise her reproductive rights. In an evening that the New York Times calls "humane and deeply funny," Leiby examines the backwards, and occasionally stupid minutiae that people are subjected to simply for requesting bodily autonomy.
Charles Gluck's drama about a family torn apart by a medical problem makes its New York debut.... Read more
When a complex medical issue arises, a family is forced to make difficult personal choices and examine where the boundary lies between family loyalty and self-preservation. David Alpert directs.
Part three of Karen Hartman's American caste cycle about social mobility and the law.... Read more
Two sisters, one a folk-hero professor, fight for human connection as they go up against a big-brother of a tech corporation in a cyber-dystopian era not too far off from our own. With our most intimate relationships and communication at stake, the sisters will lead their own human revolution in a technological age.
A fearless story portraying two opposite experiences of growing up black in America.
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Marquis- a book smart prep-schooler living with his adoptive white family in an affluent suburb, and Tru - a street wise kid from the inner city of Baltimore butt heads in a holding cell — a first for Marquis, previously protected by his family’s privilege, but all too familiar to Tru.
Immigration causes heated debate in a world that blends Ancient Greek myth with the modern day.
A disenchanted queen and her activist children struggle to answer the question of who should be allowed inside a country. The debate sees the family in total disagreement over whether their prosperous realm should provide safe haven to a large number of immigrants who have been displaced by global warming.
J. Elijah Cho explores yellowface in Hollywood films in his award-winning solo show.... Read more
Mickey Rooney's infamous portrayal of Mr. Yunioshi in 'Breakfast at Tiffany's' is often cited as the most egregious example of yellowface in the film. But even to this day, people are debating whether or not actors can really have the opportunity to play any role?
This classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is the longest running in Broadway history.... Read more