Anna Ziegler's "Actually" opens Sept. 6
Arizona premiere. Amber and Tom, finding their way as freshmen at Princeton, spend a night together that alters the course of their lives. They agree on the drinking, they agree on the attraction, but consent is foggy, and if unspoken, can it be called consent? With lyricism and wit, "Actually" investigates gender and race politics, our crippling desire to fit in, and the three sides to every story.
"Edward Albee's Three Tall Women" debuts Oct. 18
A woman more than 90 years old, simply called "A," reflects on her life; shame, pleasure, regret, and satisfaction. But most of all, the estrangement of her gay son. Winner of the 1994 Pulitzer Prize, "Three Tall Women," a semi-autobiographical view of the playwright’s mother, is often seen as Albee's most personal and compelling play
"Kunstler" holds court starting Jan. 17
Arizona premiere. Famous for defending the Chicago Seven, the Catonsville Nine, and his involvement at Attica and Wounded Knee, the radical attorney and civil rights activist William Kunstler had an outsize personality and a tremendous appetite for life. In this two-character play, tensions flare when he arrives on a college campus to give a seminar. The brilliant young law student assigned to introduce him objects to his appearance on campus and is determined to confront him. Has Kunstler finally met his match?