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Arsenic and Old Lace
Arsenic and Old Lace

Life is going splendidly for Mortimer Brewster: he’s happy, well-adjusted, has a steady job at a prominent newspaper, and is recently engaged. But crazy is…

What the Constitution Means to Me
What the Constitution Means to Me

WHAT ONCE WAS, MAY NO LONGER BE TRUE. How do you chart freedom? How can you package liberty? Who’s included and who’s deliberately discarded? How…

Ripcord
Ripcord

Ripcord is a comedic play by David Lindsay-Abaire that revolves around the rivalry between two vastly different roommates in an assisted living facility. Abby, cantankerous…

The Nacirema Society
The Nacirema Society

Every year since Emancipation, The Nacirema Society of Montgomery, Alabama introduces six elegant African-American debutantes to a world of wealth, privilege and social responsibility. For…

The Mousetrap
The Mousetrap

Brimming with intrigue, sophisticated humor and surprising twists, Agatha Christie’s iconic murder mystery is the world’s most successful and longest-running play. Amidst news of a…

Revolution
Revolution

Who celebrates their 26th birthday in the alley? Puff, that’s who. With the help of her best friend Jame and the unlikely company of Georgia,…

Cat’s Cradle
Cat’s Cradle

Join the famed Hoenikker family on the Caribbean Island of San Lorenzo for a satirical tale of how “pure” scientific research, banana republic politics, and…

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