2014/2015 Mainstage Season

The 14/15 Mainstage season reflects on the evolving definitions of family and community, inviting audiences to embrace the circumstances that unite and strengthen us. View full calendar of performances.

Shows

THE LARAMIE PROJECT
Oct 24 - Nov 2, 2014 | Ethel M. Barber Theater
A new generation of actors bring to life a living mosaic of one community’s response to a tragedy that became a catalyst of cultural and social change in America.

LITTLE WOMEN: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL
Nov 7 – 23, 2014  | Josephine Louis Theater
Louisa May Alcott’s famous novel is reimagined in this lush musical featuring a powerful score soaring with the sounds of personal discovery, tragedy and hope -- the sounds of a young America finding its voice and one family’s astonishing journey to love and acceptance.

FABULATION, OR THE RE-EDUCATION OF UNDINE
Jan 30 - Feb 8, 2015 | Josephine Louis Theater
A hilarious social satire where a successful Manhattan businesswoman must return to her childhood home in Brooklyn and cope with the crude new reality of transforming her recent setbacks into small victories, all while trying to reconnect to a family she has purposefully forgotten in pursuit of her own ambitious rise to glory.

THE WILD PARTY
Feb 13 - Mar 1, 2015 | Ethel M. Barber Theater
Two lovers decide to throw the party to end all parties in their Manhattan apartment with a slew of colorful guests living life on the edge. As the decadent party reaches a climax, so does jealousy, lust and rage.  A gun is fired, but who's been shot?

DANCEWORKS 2015: TIES THAT BIND
Feb 27 - Mar 8, 2015 | Josephine Louis Theater
A full evening of cutting-edge dance that explores the connectivity of families and communities through a variety of unique and entertaining movement vocabularies including contact improvisation, West African, Modern, Jazz, and Salsa and drawing on a variety of themes including culture, gender, pride, and tradition.

THE GRAPES OF WRATH
Apr 24 - May 3, 2015 | Ethel M. Barber Theater
John Steinbeck's classic novel comes to breathtaking life through song, movement and gritty portrayals in a theatrical adventure that is a soaring and deeply moving affirmation of the essential goodness that is the foundation of the American spirit and family.

IN THE NEXT ROOM, OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY
May 15 – 24 | Josephine Louis Theater
In a seemingly perfect, well-to-do Victorian home, proper gentleman and scientist Dr. Givings has innocently invented an extraordinary new device for treating "hysteria" in women: the vibrator. This electrifying comedy questions the nature of relationships and intimacy, and what it really means to seek connection.


* Photo Moby Dick (2014) Justin Barbin Photography