The story of the Mirabal sisters standing up to one of history’s most notorious dictators.... Read more
'In the Time of Butterflies' is the story of the courageous Mirabal sisters (Patria, Minerva and María Teresa) from the Dominican Republic. The sisters inspired resistance cells throughout the country against the dictatorial regime of General Rafael Leónidas Trujillo. The ‘butterflies,' (their secret code name), were brutally murdered by the regime in 1960.
Performed in Spanish with English subtitles.
A live-action follow up to the Zoom play in response to the massive changes since the pandemic... Read more
Nearly two years following its Zoom incarnation, Last Gasp: A Recalibration brings audiences into the same room but not as the same people.
A cross between live theatre and virtual, presence and absence, between staying inside and journeyo out, Peggy Shaw and Lois Weaver bring use spoken word, movement and Zoom technology to comment and reflect on to the world we currently find ourselves in.
Shaw and Weaver unpack the meaning of being in a theatre and performing these days. The acclaimed performance duo invite us to recalibrate together, so we can not come to an end, but move on.
In its 8th year, Distorted Diznee is a high octane look at Disney classics through a drag queen lens.... Read more
A live sketch show based on the YouTube show of the same name.... Read more
In a series of dark, strange, but familiar sketches, the performers explore controversial topics that some may be too nervous to discuss, including, but not limited to: Did most of us peak in high school?
A show that mixes animation, rock music, and storytelling into a unique musical.... Read more
Blending together ancient myth with indie rock, "Weightless" tells the story of two deeply devoted sisters, separated by circumstance, who must journey across worlds and make devastating sacrifices in order to be reunited.
Inspired by a story from Ovid’s Metamorphoses, "Weightless" is a visual concept album—with the cast being the band— that blurs the line between actors and musicians, between musical theater, video art, and rock concert, and between the virtual world and the real one.
Spies, betrayals, and murder are all on display in this farcical examination of American adventurism... Read more
CIA agent Jack Wilson and his green but promising mentee Daniel Baker butt heads about the proper way to unseat the president of Chile, Salvador Allende. Working with them, or perhaps against them, is the knowledgable and enigmatic hotel maid, Maria Troncoso. And hilariously calling the shots from the shadows are the arguing puppet masters Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger.
A dark comedy based on Shakespeare’s Macbeth and set in the world of elite college admissions.... Read more
This clever and incisive adaptation of Shakespeare's tragedy updates the story by centering it on M and L, twin Asian-American siblings who have given up everything to get into The College. When another classmate (who happens to be one-sixteenth Native American) claims what they feel is rightfully “their spot,” the twins find themselves resorting to murder.
Jiehae Park, the playwright of 'peerless,' is a 2019/20 Tow Playwright-in-Residence at Primary Stages. This satire made The Kilroys’ 2015 List of the best new plays by female playwrights.
Margot Bordelon ('…what the end will be,' 'Eddie and Dave') directs.
A musical adaptation of the classic science fiction/horror story of a mad scientist and a monster.... Read more
Based on the timeless Gothic horror by Mary Shelley, and jolted to new life with a steampunk current, this musical depicts the ill-fated life of the ambitious Dr. Frankenstein who gives life to a monster and must face his own monster within.
Ambition, greed, and passion abound, it soon becomes unclear who the madman is and who is the human. Published in 1818 and hailed as one of the first science-fiction novels, the story of man and monster is just as relevant today as it was in its first printing.
A murderer is axing trees in this new murderous musical comedy just in time for the holiday season.... Read more
It’s the Christmas season in Tree Town and all the Trees want nothing more than to look their best.
After a series of disappearances, Small Paul (the tiniest tree in Tree Town) and Noel (the mayor's daughter) start to question Tree Town’s relationship with the much respected Farmer Todd — who has been moving in particularly odd ways as of late.
Will this unlikely pair solve the mystery before the yearly Christmas Pageant?
This classic Andrew Lloyd Webber musical is the longest running in Broadway history.... Read more
From the depths below the Paris Opera House, the Phantom will stop at nothing to promote his young muse, Christine Daaé, to stardom. When Christine falls in love with a prominent theatre manager, the Phantom wastes no time trying to win her back through song.
The show is based on the 1910 novel by Gaston Leroux. With iconic songs such as ‘Angel of Music’, ‘Music of the Night’, ‘The Phantom of the Opera’, and many more, this Andrew Lloyd Webber classic is the longest running musical in Broadway history. It opened in London in 1986 and on Broadway in 1988.
The musical was directed by the late Harold Prince, the director and producer who had a huge impact on American musical theater.
This all-ages musical spectacle tells the untold true story of the Witches of Oz.... Read more
Based on the novel by Gregory Maguire, 'Wicked' looks at what happened in the Land of Oz…but from a different angle. Long before Dorothy crash lands her house in Oz, there is another young woman, Elphaba, born with emerald-green skin—smart, fiery, misunderstood, and possessing an extraordinary talent. When she meets a bubbly and popular blonde, Glinda, their initial rivalry turns into the unlikeliest of friendships…until the world decides to call one “good,” and the other one “wicked.”
The score by Stephen Schwartz ('Godspell,' 'Pippin,' 'The Prince of Egypt') includes the songs 'Defying Gravity,' 'Popular,' and 'The Wizard and I.'
'Wicked' opened in 2003 and in 2019 became the fifth-longest-running show in Broadway history.
Puppets and live actors create a magical world to tell the story of Simba's rise to the throne.... Read more
The worldwide sensation and winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Direction and Best Costumes by Julie Taymor, is based on the beloved 1994 animated Disney movie. Simba will someday inherit the throne of the Pridelands, but he isn't quite ready. When his devious Uncle Scar murders King Mufasa, Simba flees to escape his guilt. Time and new friends keep Simba company until his past comes back to remind him of his rightful place.
The music is by international superstar Elton John with lyrics by Tim Rice. The score includes 'Can You Feel The Love Tonight' and 'Circle of Life.'
The musical is the third-longest-running show on Broadway and is notable for director Julie Taymor's concept which incorporates puppets to bring the animals to life.