Drama

HILDEGARD/KNEF

A city on the mend and making steady progress…the world becomes tangible, available, is waiting to be conquered. Hildegard is ambitious. She fought in a war, sang songs, exposed her left breast, and cut if off. She can tell you what it means to be a woman in Berlin, a city in seventy-year limbo between destruction, rubble and shiny new capitalism. Amongst the ruins of her past and a nation ravaged by war, HILDEGARD/KNEF explores a world of death, destruction and music, where everything is under

Contains Partial Nudity.

aMUSEd

The muse of comedy, Sebastian, has lost his spark after the death of his companion. Though bound to finish his story, Sebastian avoids his task by convincing unsuspecting tenants that he is a ghost. He’s successful until Nikki. He needs to convince his reluctant roommate to help him finish his tale or lose his story forever.

What They Said About Love

Steve Budd plays over a dozen characters in his solo show about looking for love and--sometimes--finding it. He weaves in his own search for "the one" in this 60-minute piece that is funny and poignant. Budd's story is complemented by scenes of five couples who he interviewed about their marriages.

Jeannette Rankin: Champion of Persistence

When Jeannette Rankin found the Suffrage movement, her life began. She campaigned for suffrage all over the country. She was the first US Congresswoman elected in 1916 from Montana. Why has history forgotten her? Because she was the only congressperson to oppose the second world war? Or because she stood on the side of labor and opposed Big Mining? Maybe because she was one of the first to question the US military presence In Vietnam. Hear her story, and get inspired to become a thorn yourself.

The Day Penny Drowned

Penny and her husband, Brad just produced a Broadway musical to rave reviews.  To celebrate, they rent a lakeside cottage. Penny's goal?  To have sex with Brad.  His?  To have sex, (hopefully with Penny) and go fishing.  Unfortunately, Penny’s family foil their plans (arriving by land and lake uninvited and unexpected). How does Penny set boundaries and keep her head above water?  Or does she?  Come find out in this hilarious farce called The Day Penny Drowned.

 

Phantom of Fountain Square

Samantha dreams of opening a restaurant in Fountain Square. She moves her family to this historic neighborhood, not believing rumors of the Phantom who sabotages new businesses with his mischievous gremlins. Samantha must match wits with this mysterious being and face the dark side of nostalgia in a changing community.

Russian Roulette

Six days, six unique shows. Character House Theatre Company performs their devised work on Anton Chekhov, nightly breathing fresh life into their scene improvisations like jazz artists riffing on familiar songs. From whimsical to heart-rending, the scenes open a window into the life of one of Russia’s most beloved writers.

The Last Man

Perfect humans, capable of doing absolutely anything with surprising accuracy – it was the utopian ideal scientists worked for years to create. It was evolution at its finest. Or was it? As Colin unravels just how to survive in such an unexpected future, his ancestor, Erica, struggles to reach him across time and prevent tragedy from striking. Will they save the world, or will Colin be The Last Man?

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