Courage and bravery come to us in different ways. Season 31 asks all of us to seek out new ways to triumph over fear.
A WORLD PREMIERE IMMERSIVE THEATRICAL EXPERIENCE
BY ALY GREAVES AMIDEI, CARA BETH HEATH, & JOHN HENRY ROBERTS
DIRECTED BY ANDERSON LAWFER, JANET HOWE, & ELI NEWELL
The handlers of a “bad boy” entrepreneur go to extremes to give him one last big bash before his past catches up to him. A dark thrill ride based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe, guests physically follow stories of revenge and murder as they play out in real time.
DIRECTED BY DENISE SERNA
Charlotte Corday plots to assassinate one of the (French) Revolution's most outspoken participants. Deposed Queen Marie Antoinette grapples with her losses. Playwright Olympe de Gouge attempts to write something that speaks to the moment and will stand the test of time. Marianne Angelle, Caribbean spy, fights to expand the nation’s notion of liberty to include women of color. Thrown together in one room, four vastly different women clash over the purpose of art, the use of violence, and a woman's role in the midst of madness.
A WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL ADAPTATION
BASED ON THE BOOK BY ERIC KIMMEL
ADAPTED BY MICHAEL DAILEY
MUSIC & LYRICS BY JACOB COMBS
DIRECTED BY JACQUELINE STONE
A new stage adaptation of the classic children's holiday book is the latest edition of Strawdog's programming geared towards families and young audiences. Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone uses live music to tell the fantastical story of Hershel of Ostropol defeating a series of goblins over the eight nights of Hanukkah.
A WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL
BY MARK GUARINO
MUSIC & LYRICS BY JON LANGFORD
DIRECTED BY ANDERSON LAWFER
When her husband lapses into a coma, Shelly feels hopeless and turns to the sky for a reason to go on. She finds direction from voices she believes are aliens who instruct her to move to Roswell, N.M. and build an amusement park in their honor. Based on a true story, with original music from the front man of rock bands The Mekons and The Waco Brothers.