2019-2020 Season

WATSON

by James Grippando

WORLD PREMIERE!

November 23 – December 22, 2019

Based on the life of IBM founder Thomas J. Watson, Sr., this is the story of the Nazi’s use of IBM’s pre-computer technology and the world’s first “personal information” catastrophe – the systematic identification of Jews. In 1937, Watson became the first American to receive the Order of the German Eagle award, one of the highest honors Adolf Hitler ever bestowed on a non-German.

*Single Tickets On Sale: September 21, 2019

 

 
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ORDINARY AMERICANS

by Joseph McDonough

WORLD PREMIERE CO-PRODUCTION WITH PALM BEACH DRAMAWORKS

January 18 – February 16, 2020

In the early 1950’s, Gertrude Berg and Phillip Loeb, the pioneering stars of television’s groundbreaking sitcom, The Goldbergs, heroically struggle to save their show, their careers, and their friendship in the face of McCarthyism, anti-semitism, and the political climate of the country. Based on actual events, Ordinary Americans reveals the double-edged sword between speaking out and staying silent.

*Single Tickets On Sale: November 23, 2019

 

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LIFE SUCKS

by Aaron Posner

NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS PICK!

March 21 – April 19

In this brash reworking of Chekhov’s Uncle Vanya, a group of old friends, ex-lovers, estranged in-laws, and lifelong enemies gather to grapple with life’s thorniest questions–and each other. What could possibly go wrong? Incurably lustful and lonely, hapless and hopeful, these seven souls collide and stumble their way towards a new understanding that LIFE SUCKS! Or does it?

“Bitingly funny, unexpectedly touching!” – New York Times

*Single Tickets On Sale: January 18, 2020

 

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KISSING CHE

by Augusto Federico Amador

WORLD PREMIERE

May 23 – June 21

Miami, Florida, 1984 – four years after the Mariel Boatlift. A man is dying in a nursing home claiming to have been Cuba’s last famous drag queen and to have had a passionate love affair with the Cuban revolutionary Che Guevara. An African-American nurse, strikes up a friendship with him. United by untold pasts, shared confessions change their lives forever against the background of Cuba in the late 60’s and 70’s, when the Castro regime begins its systematic and brutal persecution of homosexuals.

*Single Tickets On Sale: March 21, 2020

 

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THE PRICE

by Arthur Miller

A MULTI-AWARD WINNING PLAY

July 25 – August 23

This brilliant, powerful and deeply moving play examines with compassion, humor and rare insight, the relationship of two long-estranged brothers who meet after many years to dispose of their late father’s belongings. A riveting story about the struggle to make peace with the past and create hope for the future.

“One of the most engrossing and entertaining plays that Miller has ever written!” – New York Times

*Single Tickets On Sale: May 23, 2020

 

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FAIRVIEW

by Jackie Sibblies Drury

2019 PULITZER PRIZE WINNER! NEW YORK TIMES CRITICS PICK!

September 26 – October 25

A middle-class, impeccably coifed and made-up mom, is anxiously preparing for a party in her fastidiously appointed beige-on-beige home. It’s her formidable mother’s birthday and she wants everything to be perfect. What at first appears to be a family comedy takes a sharp, sly turn into a startling examination of deep-seated paradigms about race in America.

“Dazzling and ruthless! A glorious, scary reminder of the unmatched power of live theater to rattle, roil and shake us wide-awake. ” – New York Times

*Single Tickets On Sale: July 25, 2020

 

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