Our 2021-2022 Season!

POUND by Sean O’Leary    September 17 - October 10, 2021

Ezra Pound: Poet! Fascist! Literary Icon! Madman! About to be released from St. Elizabeth’s Psychiatric Hospital after 12 years, Pound finds himself challenged by a new female therapist assigned to help him make the transition to the outside world. Straight from Off-Broadway to The Studio, please join us for this fascinating new play of manipulation, truth and revenge.

 

THE MYSTERIOUS DISAPPEARANCE by Kirt Shineman    October 29 - November 21, 2021

In her old age, will the queen of fiction mysteries, Agatha Christie, decide to do the one thing she's never done: commit a real murder? Don’t miss this suspenseful, tantalizing play with plot twists that reach a surprising yet logical climax. A world premiere by a Studio Playwright!

 

WORDS FOR MUSIC: IRVING BERLIN    December 5 - 12, 2021

“Happy Holidays!” Let’s party with the music and lyrics of one of America’s most beloved song writers, Irving Berlin! “Let Yourself Go!” A little singing, a little dancing, a little toasting, and lots of smiling as we celebrate being together. “They Say It’s Wonderful!”

A DOLL'S HOUSE PART 2 by Lucas Hnath    January 14 - 30, 2022

So what happened to Nora after her iconic door slam at the end of Ibsen’s classic, A Doll’s House? Well, 15 years later, she is back to tell us and confront the family she left behind. Told in contemporary language as brilliantly imagined by the playwright; this smart, funny, perceptive and totally engrossing play is a must see!

 

A DELICATE BALANCE by Edward Albee    February 18 - March 13, 2022

From the Treasury of American Theatre comes one of Albee’s classic masterpieces. As a family and their neighbors deal with fears from without and conflicts from within, they struggle to keep that delicate balance between order and chaos. Written with humor, pathos and eloquence, this Pulitzer Prize-winning play is a reminder that although humanity is fragile, it is important to face the reality of our own lives.

 

BY THE WATER by Sharyn Rothstein    April 1 - 24, 2022

This engaging and relevant play looks at a family and a community dealing with the aftermath of a natural disaster. Relationships and reality, revelations and reconciliation provide all the elements of an interesting and engrossing drama drawn together with compassion and poignant humor.

 

EXIT DUST by Joe Bardin    May 13 - 29, 2022

In  this new,  delightful and forward-looking comedy by Studio Playwright Joe Bardin, the Berliner family argue about what to do with their ailing father.  When Jesse, the black sheep,  brings home a girlfriend who possesses strange knowledge, unimaginable  possibilities open up. But who wants  unimagined possibilities?  In typical family style, lines are drawn with humor and pathos, and everyone must choose! 

2022 NEW SUMMER SHORTS by Studio Playwrights   June 16 - 26, 2022

Our annual festival of ten-minute plays from our talented Studio playwrights is always a highlight of our season. We look forward to once again sharing these popular, original short comedies and dramas as our grand finale.

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