ANTARCTICA! Which is to Say Nowhere
Three Americans attempt to colonize Antarctica! Adapted from Ubu Roi by Alfred Jarry, this is a sprawling absurdist comedy about climate change, American imperialism, and our impending doom.
Casting: ensemble play for 7+ performers, any genders
BEST LESBIAN EROTIA 1995
In this triptych play about love, lust, and domestic terrorism, a joyous romp through lesbian erotic fiction collides with one of the darkest hours in U.S. history. A play about the heights of fantasy, the depths of horror, and how we carry on after losing innocence.
Casting: Ensemble play for 5+ performers: Cis-female, Transmasculine, Transfeminine and/or Genderqueer
A new American musical about a failed Bulgarian socialist uprising. A tragicomic epic about the role of the artist in a time of revolution.
Casting: Ensemble play for 10+, at least 4W, 4M, and 2 any gender
THE HOUR OF GREAT MERCY
Two estranged brothers seek forgiveness in a radio shack in rural Alaska. One brother, Roger, is a volunteer radio host. The other, Ed, is a former Jesuit priest dying of ALS. Is it possible for them, and Roger's wife Maggie, to overcome years' old rivalries about who deserves mercy and how to bury the dead?
Casting: 2M, 3W
HOW WE DIED OF DISEASE-RELATED ILLNESS
An absurdist comedy about American paranoia and epidemic disease inspired by the fear of Ebola.
Casting: Ensemble play for 3W, 2M
THE KIND ONES
After 30 years in prison for killing her abusive husband, Nellie's determined to live a quiet life on her pig farm. But when a stranger comes to town, she finds herself caught up in a bloody operation to seek revenge for domestic abuse.
Casting: 2W, 1 Transmasculine and/or Genderqueer Performer
MENSTRUATION: A Period Piece
A 38-year old queer cis-woman, Claire, is desperate to uncover the secrets of menstruation. This tragicomedy is a political love story that dramatizes the 28 day cycle in a country not unlike the uterus and not unlike America.
Casting: 7+W and 1+ Transmasculine and/or Genderqueer Performer
PLAYS FOR STRANGERS
A compilation of 2-page plays written on-demand for patrons at Baltimore's Center Stage. An ensemble-driven mash-up fueled by the belief in art as a gift economy.
Casting: 7+ person ensemble, many genders
WHEN THE WHALES CAME
A family vacation to Alaska dissolves as prostate cancer rears its head. A play about disease, wildlife, fertility, and Catholicism that mutates like a cancer cell.
Casting: 2M, 3W, 1 Transmasculine and/or Genderqueer Performer
WHAT WE DID WITH OUR SHOES
A play about three generations of Maryland women as they navigate parenting, dying, and coming of age.
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