In a loving send-up of the frivolously inconsequential musicals of the Jazz Age, a fan known as Man in Chair gives a spin to the original cast recording of one such musical.
Sort of adapted from Anton Chekhov’s The Seagull, Stupid F##king Bird stages a timeless battle between young and old, past and present, in search of the true meaning of it all.
Welcome to Colchester, a small town where everybody knows each other and the pace of life allows the pursuit of love to take up as much space as it needs.
What of the Night is a prophecy about the effects of greed and poverty on American life. A Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1990, today that prophecy feels perhaps more urgent than ever before.
Sisters Melissa and Liz have had a strained relationship over the years, but especially since the death of their father three years ago. “Wine and Pizza” is an examination of the human spirit during one family’s heartache, dysfunction, and survival.
A failing American cruise ship conglomerate calls on an avant-garde theatre director to adapt Eugène Ionesco’s The Chairs to premiere on board as they launch a new route through The Bahamas. What could go wrong?
A woman struggles to live and love in a modern, technological world. She becomes so overwhelmed with how mechanical and sad life is, she murders her husband.
A collaboration between students of NYU Tisch and LSTFI, the hit musical SPRING AWAKENING follows group of teenagers grappling with puberty and sexuality in 19th century Germany.
A Clifford Odets Play Commission, Old Friends Who Just Met follows nine roommates of Odyssey College’s class of 2001 and how they navigate their internal lives while living in a time of uncertainty and change.
After Dr. Stockmann discovers contamination in the water supply of a small town, he is abused, ignored, and forced into silence when he tries to tell the public about the issue.
A kaleidoscopic play of short scenes addressing contemporary issues about knowledge, technology and communication, and our capacity for love.
Growing up, Lucy had to deal with her father’s fame as a comedian and, especially, his most prominent creation: Days in the Hospital – a TV show inspired by her mother’s death.
A think tank in a distant but also not so distant future is tasked with the job of finding the best possible way to explain to humankind that there are humanoids in their midst.
Harper Regan – who suddenly walks away from her husband, her daughter and her job to go and see her dying father – finds herself on a journey of disconnection and realism.
In 1913, Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-raised Jew living in Georgia, is put on trial for the murder of thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan, a factory worker under his employment.
A 19-year-old man has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case—until one of the jurors opens up the facts.
Presented by the NYU Tisch at Strasberg advanced training students, The Time of Your Life follows Joe and the regulars of the local bar. Joe is wealthy and doesn’t need to work, so he spends his days holding court in Nick’s Pacific Street Saloon.
Past and present collide in Ellen McLaughlin’s mash-up of Sophocles’ classic tragedy Ajax with the modern-day war in Iraq.
Two astronauts who land on Mars and encounter God, only to have their belief system and way of life challenged. Also, God is not quite who they pictured she’d be. In fact, she’s a Jewish auntie who’s into kink.
Jackie, a former drug dealer, has just been released from prison and is living with his high school sweetheart, Veronica. As his relationships to those he loved and trusted most dissolve before his eyes, Jackie has to decide whether he is truly ready to give up his vices in order to move into a brighter future.
A modern day riff on Arthur Schnitzer’s LA Ronde with liberal arts college as the theme, EAST COAST CURRICULUM is an original piece written for the Clifford Odets Play Commission.
Radium is a miracle cure, Madame Curie an international celebrity, and luminous watches the latest rage. Until the girl who paint the watch dials begin to die.
Loosely based on the real figure of Johann Christian Woyzeck, Georg Buchner’s Woyzeck is a naturalist indictment of the dehumanizing effects of the military and science on unsuspecting victims.
Directed by Shaun Peknic, Fool for Love was selected to participate in the 9th annual ITSelF Festival in Warsaw, Poland. Set in a desolate motel room on the edge of the Mojave Desert, the play displays an alternately tender and violent love-hate relationship.