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ཀྵ Plays For 45 Presidents' by Various Playwrights

45 Plays For 45 Presidents
Andy Bayiates

Productions (140)
  • Comedy/drama/experimental/political/historic
  • 105 - 115 minutes
  • 5 either (5-158 actors possible: 0-158 f, 0-158 m)

In each of these espresso shots of American history, a member of the flexible ensemble dons the star-spangled coat of the presidency and the group explores a surprising aspect of that administration... Read more

'Exit Strategy' by Ike Holter

Exit Strategy
Ike Holter

Productions (14)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m

When the school is slated for closure at the end of the year, and the weight of the inevitable bears down on the community, students and teachers alike discover their breaking points. Spiked with humor and brimming with fury, Exit Strategy is an exhilarating call to arms about what we owe each other. Read more

'Blackademics' by Idris Goodwin

Blackademics
Idris Goodwin

Productions (4)
  • Comedy
  • 55 - 65 minutes
  • 3 f

There's something strange about the trendy new restaurant in town. When Ann and Rachelle meet there for dinner, there's already tension in the friendship they've built on their common experience navigating academia as black women. A sharp, surreal satire about who gets a place at the table. Read more

'Ideation' by Aaron Loeb

Ideation
Aaron Loeb

Productions (18)
  • Comic Thriller
  • 85 - 95 minutes
  • 1 f, 4 m

Ninety minutes from now, a group of stressed-out corporate consultants is slated to present their work on a mysterious project. It's time to brainstorm within the morally ambiguous parameters they've been given so they can make it to their kids' soccer games and continue their ill-advised affairs... Read more

'Space Girl' by Mora V. Harris

Space Girl
Mora V. Harris

Productions (9)
  • Dramedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 5 f, 1 m, 1 either (7-11 actors possible: 5-10 f, 1-3 m)

Stuck in a world where the only things that make sense are roller derby and salad, Arugula and her father, Nancy, must find out what it means to be human before time runs out for Planet Earth. Read more

'The Outsider' by Paul Slade Smith

The Outsider
Paul Slade Smith

Productions (9)
  • Comedy
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 3 f, 4 m

Ned Newley doesn't even want to be governor. He's terrified of public speaking; his poll numbers are impressively bad. A timely and hilarious comedy that skewers politics and celebrates democracy. Read more

'This is Modern Art' by Idris Goodwin, Kevin Coval

This Is Modern Art
Kevin Coval

Productions (8)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 85 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 4 m

When a young graffiti artist named Seven comes up with an big, audacious idea to shake up the Chicago art scene, his crew is all in. But the biggest graffiti bomb of the LOH Crew's careers may also have serious consequences, for some of them more than others. Read more

'Guess Who's Coming to Dinner' by Todd Kreidler

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
Todd Kreidler

Productions (35)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 5 f, 4 m

A progressive white couple's proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter brings her black fiance home to meet them in this fresh and relevant stage adaptation of the iconic film... Read more

'Cal in Camo' by William Francis Hoffman

Cal in Camo
William Francis Hoffman

Productions (5)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 1 f, 3 m (3-4 actors possible: exactly 1 f, 2-3 m)

Cal's desperation mounts as she strains to breastfeed and care for her newborn, while her husband Tim resents his struggle to make sales in his new territory. But the extent of the unease that pervades this couple's new house won't fully come to light until Cal's brother Flynt arrives, reeling from the recent death of his wife. Read more

'Not Medea' by Allison Gregory

Not Medea
Allison Gregory

Productions (6)
  • Drama
  • 75 - 80 minutes
  • 2 f, 1 m

An exhausted working mother escapes for just one night to the sanctuary of the theatre - except the play is one she desperately doesn't want to watch. Myth and magic meet searing truths about parenting, love, and desire in this story that begins as Medea - and ends as something else entirely. Read more

'Dragon Play' by Jenny Connell Davis

Dragon Play
Jenny Connell Davis

Productions (5)
  • Drama
  • 60 - 70 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m (4-5 actors possible: exactly 2 f, 3-4 m)

A Woman and the Man she married are visited by a Dragon who was once her lover, as a Boy tries to learn what it will take to be with the Dragon Girl who lands in his rural Texas town and changes his life. Read more

Space Girl by Mora V. Harris

Space Girl
Mora V. Harris

Productions (9)
  • Dramedy
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 5 f, 1 m, 1 either (7-11 actors possible: 5-10 f, 1-3 m)

Arugula Suarez just wants to fit in. But it's not easy when you're a sixteen-year-old alien from the planet Zlagdor. Read more

Blackademics by Idris Goodwin

Blackademics
Idris Goodwin

Productions (4)
  • Comedy
  • 55 - 65 minutes
  • 3 f

When Ann and Rachelle meet there for dinner, there's already tension in the friendship they've built on their common experience navigating academia as black women. But as the hunger sets in, the two professors find themselves the unknowing stars of an absurdist dinner theater performance of black plight. Read more

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner by Todd Kreidler

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner
Todd Kreidler

Productions (35)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 110 - 120 minutes
  • 5 f, 4 m

A progressive white couple's proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test when their daughter brings her black fiance home to meet them in this fresh and relevant stage adaptation of the iconic film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner. Read more

Vino Veritas by David MacGregor

Vino Veritas
David MacGregor

Productions (14)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 100 - 105 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m

When two couples drink a strange blue Peruvian wine together, the evening turns eventful as their traditions and their relationships to one another begin to unravel. Read more

Don't You F**king Say a Word by Andy Bragen

Don't You F**king Say a Word
Andy Bragen

Productions (1)
  • Comedy
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m

Russ has a temper. Brian tends to cheat. But how did a weekly tennis match go this far awry? Their girlfriends Kate and Leslie return to the court to investigate what happened to Russ and Brian's friendly rivalry in a volley of sharp observations, as the game itself unfolds. Read more

Lost in Place: 5 Short Plays by Lewis Black

Lost in Place
Lewis Black

Productions (2)
  • Dark Comedy
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 2 m (3-11 actors possible: 1-4 f, 2-7 m)

Famed comedian Lewis Black weaponizes absurdity in this collection of darkly exuberant plays... Read more

Dead and Breathing by Chisa Hutchinson

Dead and Breathing
Chisa Hutchinson

Productions (8)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 95 minutes
  • 2 f (2 actors possible: 1-2 f, 0-1 m)

Cranky old Carolyn Whitlock has been in hospice for far too long and just wants to die already. But she'll have to work harder than she ever has in her privileged life to convince her oversharing and very Christian nurse to help her end it. Read more

The Taming by Lauren Gunderson

The Taming
Lauren Gunderson

Productions (105)
  • Comedy
  • 85 - 90 minutes
  • 3 f

Tweetering, pandashrews, and undying giddiness for James Madison -- what else could you expect to find at a Miss America pageant? In this hilarious, raucous, all-female "power-play" inspired by Shakespeare's Shrew, contestant Katherine has political aspirations to match her beauty pageant ambitions Read more

Is He Dead adapted by David Ives

Is He Dead?
David Ives

Productions (433)
  • Comedy
  • 105 - 120 minutes
  • 4 f, 7 m (11-16 actors possible: 4-6 f, 7-12 m)

Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Read more

Classic Adaptations

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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes adapted by Jon Jory

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
Jon Jory

Productions (18)
  • Mystery
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 4 f, 6 m (8-26 actors possible: 3-14 f, 5-20 m)

The game's afoot and the legendary friendship of Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson is born, as they face a quartet of the most confounding crimes to ever cross the threshold of 221B Baker Street. Read more

Sense and Sensibility adapted by Jon Jory

Sense and Sensibility
Jon Jory

Productions (60)
  • Romance
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 8 f, 8 m (13-16 actors possible: 7-8 f, 6-8 m)

Sisters Elinor and Marianne find themselves captivated by two very different men in this lively and dynamic adaptation of Jane Austen's classic novel. But when the men's secrets come to light, the sisters are forced to rely upon themselves and one another to weather their heartache -- and learn that when sense and sensibility meet, love can't be far behind. Read more

Miss Julie adapted by Craig Lucas

Miss Julie
Craig Lucas

Productions (16)
  • Drama
  • 75 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 1 m

In this new adaptation of Strindberg's classic drama, mistress of the house, Miss Julie, and her servant play a dangerous game of seduction in an effort to relieve themselves of their trapped existences Read more

Hedda Gabler adapted by Christopher Shinn

Hedda Gabler
Christopher Shinn

Productions (18)
  • Drama
  • 130 - 140 minutes
  • 4 f, 3 m

Beginning with the return from her honeymoon, Hedda finds herself bored of her husband, and longing for the days when she was free to exercise her wild and independent whims. With the return of an old flame and a proposition from an amorous judge, she begins a dangerous game... Read more

The Age of Innocence adapted by Jon Jory

The Age of Innocence
Jon Jory

Productions (0)
  • Drama
  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 8 f, 7 m (11-19 actors possible: 6-9 f, 5-10 m)

Newland Archer's future is settled -- now that he's engaged to the sweet and respectable May Welland, he's about to fulfill all the expectations of New York society. But the moment that May's cousin, the Countess Olenska, steps into the family box at the opera, Archer begins to consider a less certain, more passionate future than he's ever dared to imagine before Read more

Jeeves at Sea adapted by Margaret Raether

Jeeves at Sea
Margaret Raether

Productions (7)
  • Comedy
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 4 m

Bertie is the pampered guest of the lively Lady Stella (very fetching profile), accompanied, as always, by his peerless valet, Jeeves. If only Bertie's pal Crumpet hadn't assaulted a prince. Have no fear; Jeeves will sort it all out. Read more

Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe by Eric Coble

Nightfall With Edgar Allan Poe
Eric Coble

Productions (220)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 90 minutes
  • 2 f, 3 m (5-9 actors possible: 0-9 f, 0-9 m)

Edgar Allan Poe stands alone in the flickering darkness of his mind, trying desperately to convince himself -- and us -- that he's not mad. Read more

Moby Dick adapted for the stage by Jon Jory

Moby Dick
Jon Jory

Productions (4)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 100 minutes
  • 8 either (8-35 actors possible: 0-35 f, 0-35 m)

When Ishmael joins the ragtag whaling crew aboard the Pequod, he witnesses both the perils of nature and obsession, as Captain Ahab leads them in unbending pursuit of the dangerous white whale Moby Dick. Read more

Baltimore by Kirsten Greenidge

Baltimore
Kirsten Greenidge

Productions (23)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 95 minutes
  • 6 f, 3 m

When a racially-charged incident divides her first-year students, reluctant resident advisor Shelby finds herself in the middle of a conversation she does not want to have Read more

And in This Corner: Cassius Clay by Idris Goodwin

And in This Corner: Cassius Clay
Idris Goodwin

Productions (14)
  • Drama
  • 60 - 80 minutes
  • 2 f, 7 m

At the sound of the bell, young Cassius Clay Jr. takes his first step into the ring and starts becoming the man the world would know as Muhammad Ali. Read more

Smoke by Kim Davies

Smoke
Kim Davies

Productions (8)
  • Drama
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m

"You know you get to choose what happens to you, right?" That's what John tells Julie when they meet by accident at a kink-play party in New York City. With ambitions bared, knives out, and sex an open question, their encounter pushes both of them further than they'd ever thought they'd go. Read more

Off the Main Road by William Inge

Off the Main Road
William Inge

Productions (3)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 5 f, 6 m (10-13 actors possible: 4-5 f, 6-8 m)

Faye Garrit believes in hiding things. But Faye can't hide forever, not from her dangerous husband or her own desires, and she may not be able to control what happens when she's found. Read more

Good Kids by Naomi Iizuka

Good Kids
Naomi Iizuka

Productions (103)
  • Drama
  • 80 - 85 minutes
  • 8 f, 4 m

Something happened to Chloe after that party last Saturday night. Something she says she can't remember. Something everybody is talking about. Good Kids explores a casual sexual encounter gone wrong and its very public aftermath. Read more

I and You by Lauren Gunderson

I and You
Lauren Gunderson

Productions (157)
  • Drama
  • 90 - 100 minutes
  • 1 f, 1 m

One afternoon, Anthony arrives unexpectedly at classmate Caroline's door bearing a beat-up copy of Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, an urgent assignment from their English teacher. As these two let down their guards and share their secrets, this seemingly mundane poetry project unlocks a much deeper mystery that has brought them together Read more

The Age of Innocence adapted by Jon Jory

The Age of Innocence
Jon Jory

Productions (0)
  • Drama
  • 70 - 90 minutes
  • 8 f, 7 m (11-19 actors possible: 6-9 f, 5-10 m)

Newland Archer's future is settled he's about to fulfill all the expectations of New York society. But the moment his fiancee's cousin, the Countess Olenska, steps into the family box at the opera, Archer begins to consider a less certain, more passionate future than he's ever dared to imagine before. Read more

This is Modern Art by Idris Goodwin, Kevin Coval

This Is Modern Art
Kevin Coval

Productions (8)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 85 - 100 minutes
  • 2 f, 4 m

Graffiti crews are willing to risk anything for their art. So when a young graffiti artist named Seven comes up with an big, audacious idea to shake up the Chicago art scene, his crew is all in. But the biggest graffiti bomb of the LOH Crew's careers may also have serious consequences, for some of them more than others. Read more

Cal in Camo by William Francis Hoffman

Cal in Camo
William Francis Hoffman

Productions (5)
  • Comedy/Drama
  • 70 - 80 minutes
  • 1 f, 3 m (3-4 actors possible: exactly 1 f, 2-3 m)

Cal's desperation mounts as she strains to breastfeed and care for her newborn, while her husband Tim resents his struggle to make sales in his new territory. But the extent of the unease that pervades this couple's new house won't fully come to light until Cal's brother Flynt arrives Read more