• Safe House
    By Keith Josef Adkins
    Directed by L. Peter Callender
     
    STARTS NOVEMBER 4
     

    Set in Kentucky in 1843, Safe House examines the lives of one free family of color and the tensions that arise between two brothers with conflicting aspirations. While one brother dreams of opening his own business, the other risks everything in an effort to help fugitive slaves escape on the Underground Railroad. Based on true events in the lives of his ancestors, Adkins tells a gripping story of love, freedom and survival against impossible odds.

    "Adkins is as hard-hitting as he is poetic as he rejects the simplistic notion of a world painted in black and white, either racially or morally."
    ~Cincinnati.com


  • The Real Thing
    By Tom Stoppard
    Directed by Timothy Near
     
    STARTS JANUARY 27
     

    When Henry, a cerebral playwright, is asked by his mistress to ghost-write a script, his life begins to imitate his art too closely. More comfortable with words than feelings, Henry must decide which of his emotions are the “real thing.” Stoppard tackles questions of love and marriage with dazzling comedy and more than one play-within-a-play, sending his characters and the audience reeling between authenticity and artifice, intellect and passion, and love and fidelity.

    "So packed with wit, ideas and feelings ... Stoppard's most moving play and the most bracing play anyone has written about love and marriage in years."
    ~The New York Times


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