2014-2015 Season

Bad Jews

by Joshua Harmon

November 22 – December 21, 2014

2014 Lucille Lortel Award Nominee for Outstanding Play!
2012-2013 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play!

In a New York apartment the grandchildren of a recently deceased Holocaust survivor fight over his religious heirlooms, bickering over who deserves them more — and exposing long-simmering family feuds. There’s nothing like a death in the family to bring out the worst in people — and this unhappy truth is displayed with delectably savage humor in Bad Jewsmore »
“The best comedy of the Season! Crackles with energy!”
New York Times

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Choir Boy

by Tarell Alvin McCraney

January 24 – February 22, 2015

Runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.
The 4th production in our continuing relationship with Miami’s brilliant young award-winning playwright.
When a young man is named leader of the celebrated gospel choir at the Charles R. Drew Prep School for African-American Boys, the sweet harmonies of classical spirituals contrast with the bristling tensions that arise. A music-filled story of masculinity, tradition, coming of age and speaking your truth.
“History and secret histories, the things that free us and the things that tie us to the past are all examined in this exhilarating, multi-layered new play from Tarell Alvin McCraney.”
The Guardian (U.K.)

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New Jerusalem

by David Ives

March 28 – April 26, 2015

Runs approximately 1 hour 50 min including a 15 minute intermission.
Winner of Dramatist Guild’s Hull-Warriner Award.
The Interrogation of Baruch De Spinoza at Talmud Torah Congregation: Amsterdam, July 27, 1656
The city of Amsterdam accuses the young philosopher Spinoza of atheism, the elders must summon him to the synagogue to defend himself. In this eloquent and masterful drama, Ives opens the temple doors and lets us listen to a dispute whose philosophical and political echoes still reverberate today.
Presented in association with The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science & The Appignani Foundation.

“Engrossing primer on Spinoza’s radical thinking, presented in the classic style of a courtroom drama.”
New York Times

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Casa Valentina

by Harvey Fierstein

May 30 – June 28, 2015

Runs approximately 2 hours including a 15 minute intermission
2014 Tony Award Nominee for Best Play
2014 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominee for Outstanding New Broadway Play
2014 Drama League Awards Nominee for Outstanding Production Of A Broadway or Off-Broadway Play

In 1962 most men went to the Catskills to escape the summer heat, but others went to an inconspicuous bungalow colony that catered to a very special clientele: heterosexual men whose favorite pastime was dressing and acting as women. A moving, insightful and delightfully entertaining new work based on actual events – by the winner of five Tony Awards.
“Funny and provocative! Genuinely arresting!”
New York Times

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I’ll Eat You last (A Chat with Sue Mengers)

by John Logan

August 1 – August 30, 2015

Runs approximately 85 minutes with no intermission
John Logan, author of RED, is a three-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter and playwright.
Hailed as the first female “super-agent,” Sue Mengers was the talk of the entertainment industry, respresenting stars like Barbra Streisand, Steve McQueen, and Cher. She came from near poverty, a refugee from Hitler’s Germany, and worked her way up through pluck, charm, and a legendary wit. Now, you’re invited into her glamorous Beverly Hills home for an evening of dish, dirty secrets and all the inside showbiz details only Sue can tell you.
“A delectable soufflé of a solo show! It’s a heady sensation, thanks to the buoyant, witty writing!”
New York Times
Warning: This play contains profanity, smoking, alcohol consumption, drug use, and gossip!

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Disgraced

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by Ayad Akhtar

October 3 – November 1, 2015

PULITZER PRIZE FOR DRAMA

2015 TONY BEST PLAY NOMINEE

Runs approximately 90 minutes with no intermission
Dealing with a Muslim-American attorney in New York City struggling to define his identity, it is one of the most explosive and controversial plays in the last decade!
“Terrific, turbulent, with fresh currents of dramatic electricity! Dialogue that bristles with wit and intelligence”- New York Times