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- Wednesday, March 10 – 8 pm
Listen… Can You Hear Me Now? By Gloria Rosen (New York)
Deaf parents. A hearing child. A woman on the edge of two worlds tells the story of finding her own voice.
A talkback will follow on Zoom with playwright and other experts
- Thursday, March 11 – 8 pm
Trifles By Susan Gladspell – Project Curated By Sheri Whittington (Florida)
A homicide that took place over 120 years ago in rural Iowa, stands today as a cautionary tale. Susan Glaspell’s Trifles is based on the true court case of the murder of a farmer on December 2, 1900 in Indionola, Iowa. Glaspell covered the case and the trial as a reporter for Des Moines Daily News.
- Friday, March 12 – 8 pm
Miss Mitchell’s Comet By Dwayne Yancey (Virginia)
The astronomical world was shocked in 1847 when a new comet was discovered not just by an American amateur, but by a young America woman with no official credentials of any kind. Maria Mitchell went on to become America’s first female astronomer — this is her story.
- Saturday, March 13 – 8 pm
A Conversation with Myself By Julliette Moore (Florida)
A Conversation with Myself depicts a young trans woman’s struggle to free her true self from the prison of the closet only to discover that closet is the very thing that has protected her. It is a nuanced look at what it means for transgender people to find themselves and find their place in the world.
- Sunday, March 14 – 8 pm
The Very Last Dance of Homeless Joe By Rich Courage (New York)
“Nobody wants to be alone…”
- Thursday, March 18 – 8 pm
Scenes from the Outcast By Outcast Theatre Collective (Florida)
Outcast welcomes you to experience an evening of original, short scenes created by the collective as we explore various scenarios experienced by our artists and invoked through the use of an arsenal of techniques called “Theatre of the Oppressed,” created by Augusto Boal.
- Friday, March 19 – 8 pm
Dancing Among the Wildflowers By David John Preece (New Hampshire)
In the play, Dancing Among the Wildflowers, Lyndon Johnson deliberating masks his failing health from his wife, Lady Bird, so that she fulfills her responsibilities and potential.
- Saturday, March 20 – 8 pm
A Necessary Conversation By Peter Nason & Deborah Bostock-Kelley (Florida)
Written by two teachers, one current and one a past educator, A Necessary Conversation is an award-winning, two-part production that takes an unflinching look at mental health, bullying, gun violence in high school and its aftermath. The show features 47 REASONS TO LIVE, a tale of the inner workings of a potential school shooter and 11:11 explores the adult and teen survivors left behind.
A talkback will follow on Zoom with playwrights, cast, crew, and noted bully-prevention, mental health, and gun violence prevention experts
- Sunday, March 21 – 8 pm
No Know Nothing By Elizabeth Indianos (Florida)
The Goose-stepping bully, WARMAN, aims to extinguish self-expression and pull the plug on all our cultural artifacts—but can he? Cave Girl knows, that even if all were destroyed, we will go on, continue to create, it’s in our human nature to do…
Survivor By Ellen Kaplan (Massachusetts)
A little girl tries to escape a raging, mentally ill mother. She fights back; she can’t protect herself; she’s harmed; she harms herself. She is raped. Over decades, she heals herself, in body and heart.
- Wednesday, March 24 – 8 pm
Outcast Interactive Forum By Outcast Theatre Collective (Florida)
Outcast invites you to join them in a theatrical, interactive experience as an original scene is explored using the the technique of Augusto Boal’s “Theatre of the Oppressed.”
- Thursday, March 25 – 8 pm
The Drowning Girls By Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson, and Daniela Vlaskalic – Project Curated By Clareann Despain (Florida)
The Drowning Girls is a haunting play about three brides who share two things in common: they all married the same man, and they are all dead. Emerging from their clawfoot bathtubs, Bessie, Alice and Margaret share the evidence against a murderous man in a chilling ghost story that recounts the shocking crimes.
- Friday, March 26 – 8 pm
Stat Geek in Natick By Bretton Reis (New Hampshire)
“Stat Geek in Natick” tells the story of a young sports talk radio enthusiast. As his relationship with Boston’s most popular show blossoms, his battle with a vicious eating disorder intensifies.
- Saturday, March 27 – 8 pm
Classic Six By Leigh Flayton (New York)
In 1993, Frances works as a live-in nanny/researcher for Frank and Patricia McGuire in their Classic Six Manhattan apartment. Twenty-five years later, she returns for a visit and, as the evening unfolds, Frank and Patricia question her motives: Is she merely curious to revisit the place where she learned hard truths? Or does she plan to expose what she found out about The McGuires all those years ago?
- Sunday, March 28 – 8 pm
45 – Project Curated by Pamela Bulu, complete list of playwrights in the program (Florida)
45 minutes of crowd-sourced reflection, ranting, and a touch of chaos inspired by the outgoing 45th president.
In A Moment By T.R. Butler (Florida)
In a Moment – This piece illustrates the social impacts of life in 2020 with the polarization of healthcare and highlights a loving couple and their personal experience with the pandemic through a chance encounter. The story evolves in reverse moving from the end to the beginning.