2020-21 Season

In the 2020-21 Season, we are featuring the inaugural Women & Science Festival, celebrating trailblazing women, and our friends from Bedlam return to reintroduce you to Angels in America, as you have never seen it before.

And, because ART IS OUR ACTIVISM, we are putting a spotlight on our award-winning Youth Underground ensemble with their Act Up and Vote Festival, featuring panel discussions, workshops, performances and onsite voter registration. Join us for this important moment in our history as we come together to make our collective vision of hope a reality.

The Brit d’Arbeloff Women & Science Festival
From January through March, Lauren Gunderson’s two plays Ada and the Engine and The Half-Life of Marie Curie will anchor a series of staged readings, panel discussions, and symposia where we crack open the pressing gender-related challenges in science today and put a spotlight on the bold female playwrights writing about them.

Special Event: The Act Up & Vote Festival
A five-day festival of arts and civic engagement featuring panels, symposia, workshops, and performances of Youth Underground’s Act Up & Vote!, a youth driven original play, performed by young adult actors, exploring the importance of “your one vote”.

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    October 29 - November 23, 2020 Libby Villari as Ann Richards

    Ann chronicles a day in the life of the first elected woman and last Democratic Governor in Texas, Ann Richards. Libby Villari (Friday Night Lights, Boyhood) reprises her performance in this salty, witty one-woman play, a portrait of a progressive politician and loving mother who was not perfect, but always authentic. Directed by Nora Artistic […]

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    Ada and the Engine

    January 7 - February 7, 2021

    “A story that is inspiring and absorbing and heartbreaking.” – Cincinnati Enquirer

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    The Half-Life of Marie Curie

    February 18 - March 14, 2021

    Summer, 1912. Two-time Nobel Prize winner Marie Curie takes refuge with her friend Herthe Aryton, renowned mechanical engineer, after the outing of Marie’s scandalous affair with the married Paul Langevin. In the course of this 90 minute play their friendship is tested as they take on double standards, negotiating their passion for science, families, and […]

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    Angels in America: A Gay Fantasia on National Themes

    March 26 - May 16, 2021

    America. The mid-1980s. A modern masterpiece, Angels in America, careens from New York City to Heaven and back in the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration. A brilliant and poignant exploration of human connection, this two-part epic will be brought to vivid life through Bedlam Artistic Director Eric Tucker’s signature, pared-down […]

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    Ain’t Misbehavin’

    June 3 - July 4, 2021

    An evening of rowdy, raunchy, and humorous songs.

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