2013 Season

Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye

In co-production with MOXIE Theatre

Adapted by Lydia Diamond
Directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg
February 2 – March 3, 2013

Previews: February 2, 3, 7
Press Opening & Party: February 8
Regular Performances: Feb 9, 10, 14, 15, 16, 17, 21, 22, 23, 24, 28, Mar 1, 2, 3
Student Matinees: Feb 13, 20, 27 

The Bluest Eye tells the story of one year in the life of a young black girl in 1940s Ohio. Eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved by her family and schoolmates. Left to fend for herself, she blames her dark skin and prays for blue eyes, sure that love will follow.  Adapted from the debut novel of Toni Morrison by the playwright of Mo’olelo’s 2011 production of Stick FlyThe Bluest Eye paints a portrait of the legacy of racism on a young girl’s psyche.

Extraordinary Chambers

By David Wiener
Directed by Seema Sueko
June 6 – 30, 2013

Previews: June 6, 7, 8, 9, 12, 13
Press Opening & Party: June 14
Regular Performances: June 15, 16, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30 

Extraordinary Chambers is the story of an American couple who travel to Cambodia for an innocent business trip, but become personally entangled with Khmer Rouge victims and survivors. The genocide, complicity, survival, and greed collide in this play that shines a light on the Cambodian experience and asks how far are we willing to go to survive?

The Amish Project

By Jessica Dickey

September 26 – October 20, 2013

Previews: Sept 26, 27, 28, 29, Oct 3
Press Opening & Party: October 4
Regular Performances: Oct 5, 6, 10, 11, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20
Student Matinees: Oct 2, 9, 16 

In the wake of a mass shooting in an Amish schoolhouse, the Amish community immediately reached out to the shooter’s family with compassion. The Amish Project is an extraordinary, fictional, one-woman play inspired by the 2006 Nickel Mines shooting. In the tightrope intersection of grief, rage, forgiveness, which path do you take?

 

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