Mad

Reading Series

Caught between the realities of his home and his place in the outside world, a young gay black man struggles to find the balance in which he can safely be himself. So he cooks up an autobiographical theatrical production in his mind to help him fi... read more

Corkscrew Theater Festival 64 E 4th Street New York, New York 10003

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Preexisting Conditions

Mainstage Production

Legal assistant Ophira suffers from chronic pain, with no health insurance and no hope – until she finds Artemis, a multicultural, intersectional, feminist matchmaking startup that connects singles in need of healthcare with professionals from the... read more

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A Doll's House: A New Opera

Corkscrew Downstairs

Inspired by the echoes of Nora's plight that persist in today’s world, A DOLL'S HOUSE: A NEW OPERA follows the structure of Henrik Ibsen's original play but extends its heroine's gilded cage through music. Nora's domestic life with Torvald honors ... read more

Corkscrew Theater Festival 64 E 4th Street New York, New York 10003

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Six Years Old

Mainstage Production

Adalaide is six years old, and she knows a few things: her stupid babysitter Kim is stupid, her younger brother Dewey is a naked mole rat, the film Godzilla expresses the paranoid id of the nuclear age, and she does NOT like living her life as a g... read more

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Hootenanny Twelfth Night

Corkscrew Downstairs

Célébrons ce beau jour… In this “hootenanny” TWELFTH NIGHT, Director Thomas Kapusta reimagines Shakespeare’s wistful play of festivity and loss via his French-Canadian heritage, transporting the ensemble comedy to a kitchen parlor in Hardwick, Ver... read more

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Notes from the Basement

Reading Series

Notes from the Basement is a staged concept album exploring love and loss through the perspective of an aid worker during the European refugee influx of 2015-2016. After founding a music program in an emergency refugee camp in Berlin, Kate Ebersta... read more

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Walt Whitman BodyJolt™

Corkscrew Downstairs

Walt Whitman BodyJolt™ is a play in the form of an audience participatory exercise class led by Walt Whitman, the esteemed poet and, now, the creator of a new fitness regimen for 21st-century Americans seeking a dynamic physical, intellectual, and... read more

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A Play Titled After the Collective Noun for Female-Identifying 20-Somethings Living in NYC in the 2010s

Mainstage Production

Shirin is working on a book about post-Occupy Wall Street grassroots movements and trying not to succumb to anxiety attacks. CJ is a public defender navigating NYC’s fucked up judicial system, while trying to make time for a meaningful personal li... read more

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Kill the Whale

Reading Series

Kill The Whale is a musical/concept album that re-imagines Moby-Dick as a series of songs baring the souls of each character on board Captain Ahab’s vessel. The score, soaked in rock and hip hop, folk and roots, rhythm and blues, psychedelia and s... read more

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Patience

Mainstage Production

Though he’s been the world’s #1 ranked Klondike Solitaire player since age 20, Daniel is hung up on another title used to describe him: “the Venus Williams of solitaire.” The threat of being eclipsed by a Serena (who just might be the determined u... read more

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Stone

Corkscrew Downstairs

A collaborative play inspired by Leslie Feinberg's seminal novel Stone Butch Blues, Morgaine Gooding-Silverwood’s STONE honors Leslie and other overlooked butch heroes of the 1960s. The inter-generational piece is a devised work of historical fict... read more

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and Through the Crack in the Closet Door

Reading Series

Cinderella has all night. Cinderella has all night. Cinderella is all right. And not just a “she.” A poem, a TED Talk and a party, and Through the Crack in the Closet Door rediscovers the closet as a space for the liberation of trans and queer bod... read more

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