2016-2017 Season

AN ACT OF GOD

by David Javerbaum

November 19 – December 18, 2016

Approximately 80 minutes with no intermission.
Broadway’s #1 Comedy and The New York Times Critics’ Pick – this sinfully funny and critically acclaimed new play has the Almighty and His devoted Angels answering some of the deepest questions that have plagued mankind since Creation. He’s returned to set the record straight… and He’s not holding back! This hilarious 90-minute comedy was written by God and transcribed by 13-time Emmy® Award winner DAVID JAVERBAUM (“The Daily Show”)!

“Deliriously, Divinely Funny! Comedy Genius!” – The New York Times

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BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY

by Stephen Adly Guirgis

January 21 – February 19, 2017

January 29 at 7pm: ASL Interpreted Performance

Approximately 2 hours including a 15 minute intermission.
From the author of The Motherfucker with the Hat (which GableStage produced in 2012) The play has won numerous awards including the 2015 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2015 New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Play. The Pulitzer judges called it “a nuanced, beautifully written play about a retired police officer faced with eviction that uses dark comedy to confront questions of life and death.”

Between Riverside and Crazy is a dizzying and exciting place to be. It traffics in paradoxes, which is to say it deals with the walking contradictions that are human beings!” – The New York Times

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DRY POWDER

by Sarah Burgess

March 25 – April 23, 2017

April 2 at 7pm: ASL Interpreted Performance

This viciously, deliciously funny new drama is about the people shaping and skewing the American economy. About rapacious wheeling and dealing in the world of high finance — the play addresses the hot-button topics of income inequality and the collapse of American manufacturing.”A gripping, razor-sharp new play about the price of success and the real cost of getting the deal done.” – The New York Times

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THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE

by Matthew Lopez

May 27 – June 25, 2017

June 4 at 7pm: ASL Interpreted Performance

How can an Elvis impersonator become a winning drag queen in the Florida Panhandle? With an empty bank account and pregnant wife, Casey’s going to have to answer that question fast in this music-filled comedy about finding your true voice.”A stitch-in-your-side funny first-rate play full of sass and good spirits!” – The New York Times

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INFORMED CONSENT

by Deborah Zoe Laufer

July 29 – August 27, 2017

August 6 at 7pm: ASL Interpreted Performance

With genomic breakthroughs happening at breakneck speed, we can learn more about what our futures may hold than ever before. But how much should we know? And who gets to decide? The play takes us into the personal and national debate about science v. belief, and whether our DNA is our destiny.”Critics Pick! A thoughtful and engrossing play…that raises questions about the potential conflicts between scientific discovery and religious beliefs.” – The New York Times

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We are proud to announce the final production of our 2016-2017 Season – the most celebrated and award-winning play on Broadway last season:

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THE HUMANS

by Stephen Karam

October 7 – November 5, 2017

October 15 at 7pm: ASL Interpreted Performance

An uproarious, hopeful, and heartbreaking play that takes place over the course of a family dinner
on Thanksgiving. Our modern age of anxiety is keenly observed with humor and compassion in
this new American classic.”BLISTERINGLY FUNNY AND ALTOGETHER WONDERFUL! A haunting, beautifully realized play…
a major discovery, a play as empathetic as it is clear-minded, as entertaining as it is honest.” – NY Times

WINNER BEST PLAY
– New York Drama Critics Circle
– Drama League
– Outer Critics Circle
– Drama Desk

“THE BEST PLAY OF THE YEAR.”
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