These extraordinary new plays examine our truths. From wondering if you can really be in love when pharmaceuticals are changing your brain chemistry to discovering the truths that lie just underneath the surface of contemporary American towns, these plays invite you in to explore and find joy in what it means to be human.
DIRECTED BY TBA
A soon-to-be announced production by an up-and-coming American playwright.
WE BRING BACK OUR MUSICAL HIT
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 CO-WORLD PREMIERE
BY BRIAN JAMES POLAK
DIRECTED BY LEDA HOFFMANN
Keene, New Hampshire shares a view of Mount Monadnock with Thornton Wilder’s fictional Our Town. Modern day Keene shares many of America’s challenges – guns, opioids, divergent political views. Brian James Polak’s play explores the way we are today: in our growing up and in our marrying and in our living and in our dying.