Wait Til You See This 2021


Jun 10 – Jun 27, 2021

Written by Zodwa Nyoni and Dennis Kelly

Directed by Jordan Lichtenheld and Jerome Davis

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Where Are We Going?

Summer Second Stage Series

 

 

NINE LIVES
by Zodwa Nyoni
directed by Jordan Lichtenheld
June 10, 12, 18, 24 & 26th at 7:30 pm/June 20th @ 2 pm 

in repertory with

GIRLS AND BOYS
by Dennis Kelly
directed by Jerome Davis
June 11, 17, 19, 25th at 7:30 pm/June 13 & 27th at 2 pm

All Tickets $10 available HERE or at the door.

June 10 – 27, 2021
Thursdays – Saturdays at 7:30 pm, Sundays at 2 pm 

 

ABOUT THE PLAYS

Nine Lives is the second play from Zimbabwe born playwright Zodwa Nyoni.  It concerns the journey of a young gay African man who is seeking asylum in the UK.  The young man, Ishmael, lives out of a suitcase.  As he struggles to convince the government of his need for asylum, he comes to see the UK as a cold, aloof and heartless place.  Until he meets a young woman from the wrong side of the tracks.  A single mother with a low-paying job, she represents for him a lifeline to the future.  But how can their friendship ever be what each needs it to be?  When it premiered in 2016, the press said “This is a snapshot, but it’s a truthful one and suggests that Nyoni,  is a playwright well worth watching.”

Girls and Boys by Dennis Kelly premiered at London’s Royal Court Theatre in February 2018 and transferred later that year to the Minetta Lane Theatre in New York, starring Carey Mulligan (Promising Young Woman, The Dig).  It tells the harrowing tale of a young upwardly mobile woman who is a business woman, a wife, a mother of two young children.  In short, she has it all.  But can she keep it?  Based loosely on Euripides’ Medea, this tour de force one-woman show was called “phenomenal ” and “gripping” when it premiered.

NOTE:  If pandemic is still in effect, we will livestream the performances from the stage each date into the safety of your home.

Estimated run time: 1 hours.