VALHALLA by Paul Rudnick

An extravagantly constructed comedy, Valhalla offers a comic and affecting look at two disparate and passionate individuals, both searching for a life of operatic beauty. King Ludwig II was the real-life 1860”s ruler known as “The Mad King of Bavaria” – whose love of grandiloquent beauty manifested itself in the eventually self-destructive folly of building a series of fairytale castles before being declared mad. As if this weren’t...

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THE LARAMIE PROJECT by Moises Kaufman and members of Tectonic Theatre Project

Research for the The Laramie Project, Moisés Kaufman’s internationally successful play, began one month after a horrific crime occurred in the city of Laramie, Wyoming. Members of Kaufman’s theatrical group, Tectonic Theater Project, volunteered to travel with their director from New York City to the wide-open ranges of the West in order to gather in-person interviews from Laramie’s populace. The idea was to capture the emotions, reflections,...

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LOOKING FOR NORMAL by Jane Anderson

Roy is a middle-class mid-Western John Deere employee who, after 25 years of marriage and fatherhood, finally faces his life-long secret: he believes he is a woman in a man”s body and wants a sex change operation. “I don”t believe you”re a woman. Only a man could be so selfish!” screams Irma, Roy”s beloved wife, and mother of their two children, 22-year-old Wayne and 13-year-old Patty Ann. Anderson”s...

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Wet or, Isabella The Pirate Queen Enters The Horse Latitudes: Love. War. Freedom. Queer

“How are we to live in this desperate world? Shall we out-scoundrel the scoundrels in abusing our fellow creatures for our own profit, or revel in our good fortune if we’re fortunate, averting our eyes, pretending we don’t notice that our joys are bought at the price of ignoring the hideous misery of the world? Or shall we be a part of that wretchedness, let ourselves be clegged and clodded, one of this heartless life’s hapless victims?...

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