‘To See or Not to See’, is that the question? Feb 15, 16, 2009 at 7 PM & Feb 17 at 7PM with American Sign Language Interpretation.
Join Nicu’s Spoon & playwright Ruth Bieber on a soul searching journey as she discovers the truth about her life.
Birds, Fish and Dogs by Pamela S. Butler
April 15 and 21st, 2008
One woman’s determination to break the routine of her life beforeit’s too late, she walks into another dimension and will never be the same.
Forgiveness of the Saints, by Christian Gaul -a new tale on relationships and love and comedy in NYC. and
Identity, by Nicholas Linnehan - Growing up with Cerebral Palsy and Catholic and Gay? And worst of all, an artist? How does one find their way in the world?
Spring 2007: ‘The Magdelene Dilemma’ by D. Allen Roberts, ‘Cheeks’ by Guillermo Gentile and ‘The Warrior’ by Jack Gilhooley. Three short plays about need and love and the ways they disable us if we let them.
Fall 2006: ‘A Kite cut Loose in the Middle of the Sky’ by David Greenberg: Set in real time, this play follows Rosie, a quadraplegic, and her circle of differently abled friends as they meet for a party.
Summer 2006: ‘Hearts in the Air’ by Jeff Sovern: A beautiful and lyrical piece about a father raising his daughter after the death of his wife.
Spring 2006: 3 short plays by Matthew Swaye: ‘The Offenses of Cacti’, ‘The Common Cold’ and ‘Horses for Sale and Hay’ — Three slightly skewed views of the world– about war, love and relationships.
Fall 2005: ‘Love in My Veins’ by Raymond Luczak A play (’voiced’ for those who are American Sign Language impaired) which chronicles 20 years of a relationship between two deaf people. A play about love and forgiveness. Featuring Lewis Merkin (Broadway- Children of a Lesser God).
Spring 2005: ‘A Sickness’ by Christopher Conant Two men in a locked room try to overcome a sickness.
‘Spaz’ by Gregg Mozgala A young man with Cerebral Palsy learns that life has its ups and downs and sideways. and
‘Casualties of the Glorious Whitewasher’ by Derin Altay-Gemignani A young boy copes with the failure of his parents marriage with the help of Mark Twain, make believe and a gay hairdresser.
Fall 2004: ‘The Hummingbird Play’ by Leslie Bramm A married couple cope with the loss of their son to war with the help of…a hummingbird. and
Spokane by Christian Gaul A volunteer at a homeless shelter for men learns some truths about charity.
Spring 2004: ‘The Grandfather Paradox’ by Tony Sportiello What if you could go back in time and kill a Hitler, an Osama Bin Laden - would you? and
‘For Andy’ by Ryan DuBray The death of a young man sends him on a journey of self discovery.
Fall 2003: “Two By Bramm” By Leslie Bramm: ‘Islands of Repair’ A man and woman trapped at sea look at their marriage in their last hours together, and
‘The Mexican Cleaning Lady (or How I almost offended the Dalai Llama )’ A meditation on life, love, commercialism and religion.
Spring 2003: ‘Lowenstein’ By Henry Meyerson A staged reading of the controversial story of Allard Lowenstein: anti-war, international solidarity and a civil rights activist of the 1960s and 70s. He helped upset a sitting president, reshape the Democratic Party and introduce a new generation to an electoral process that seemed too closed and corrupt to bother with. He did it on his own terms, was friends with whom he chose, and it got him killed.
Fall 2002: ‘Rainbow Madrigal’ By Gerald Ollison Four very different people in search of love find their lives colliding in an all too possible vision of our future. This poetic and haunting piece, written 20 years ago, has been re-staged for the post 9/11 realities of life.
and ‘The Big Ball or Under Blue Suburban Skies’ by Leslie Bramm The blackest of black comedies takes a look at a ‘Leave it to Beaver’ family gone dreadfully awry. This play was the finalist in the Tennessee Williams one-act play competition.
Spring 2002: ‘A B C’ By Leslie Bramm Stanley Award winning playwright Leslie Bramm brings us this new satire about an ex-debutante, an ex-marine, a pizza delivery girl, a killer assignment and one fat man in a red suit.
‘Orlando’ by Virginia Woolf Adaptation by Patricia Rusch Hyatt Restraints of time, space and gender dissolve, only to reveal that only chains left are those humanity perpetuates. Decades pass in an instant, gender is merely a fashion of the time, and all bets are off in this aching tale about the struggle for beauty, power and love.
and ‘Murder of Crows’ By Mac Wellman brings us the eerie and poetic tale of a young meteorological prophet, Susannah, humiliated by her familyâ€™s dependence on her rich, but offensive Aunt and Uncle …but the weather is about to change.