Can one small person or nation change the great tide of history? From a Bulgarian village on the eve of revolution to the fantastical capitalist paradise of America, a condemned poet travels through time and space in this Faustian tragicomic new musical inspired by Geo Milev's epic poem, September.
THE HOUR OF GREAT MERCY
Ed, a Jesuit priest, returns to the icy and isolated community of Bethlehem, Alaska, in a last-ditch effort to reconcile with his estranged family. Upon arrival, he finds a town still shaken by a tragedy that struck five years ago. As Ed and the community test the limits of their capacity to forgive, Ed unexpectedly falls in love with a stranger beneath the starry Alaskan sky.
THE KIND ONES
Out in rural Montana, in a decaying family farmhouse, Nellie is trying to tend to her pigs and move on from her past. But when a stranger shows up with a dangerous offering, she once again finds herself face-to-face with the horrors of domestic violence. A gothic comedy thriller about the lengths some will go to seek retribution.
MENSTRUATION: A PERIOD PIECE
Claire is a 38-year-old lesbian who is desperate to understand her body. Emily is a hormone in Claire's uterus who is desperate to save her country. As they careen through a body at war with itself, they hunt down answers to their burning questions: is a lesbian period the ultimate lesbian tragedy? What is the difference between our country and the uterus? And is this really revolution?
PLAYS FOR STRANGERS
A compilation of 2-page plays written on-demand, by commission, in the lobby for patrons at Baltimore Center Stage.
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