17th Century

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    Ruth Wolff
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    Description

    Why, having become Queen in childhood, would Christina of Sweden give up the throne? Confused about her sexual identity and religious beliefs, and thwarted in love, she decides to abdicate, convert to Catholicism, and throw herself, for life, on the hospitality of the Vatican... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (4 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 140 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Charles Evered
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    Description

    The often hilarious, bawdy, and adventuresome story of Celadine, coffeehouse proprietor, writer, and sometime spy, during the reign of Charles II in London.


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (2 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, adapted by Christopher Bayes and Steven Epp
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    Description

    Molière's classic comedy comes to uproarious new life in a clever and contemporary adaptation Christopher Bayes and Steven Epp... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (3 female, 7 male, doubling)
    Full Length Comedy (about 90 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, translated and adapted by Richard Nelson
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    Description

    With a calloused and lustful heart, Don Juan indulges his sexual appetites with boundless enthusiasm... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 11 total (3 female, 8 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Lope de Vega, translated by Laurence Boswell
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    Description

    A masterpiece by one of the greatest writers of the Spanish Golden Age. When the people of the town of Fuente Ovejuna revolt against their tyrannical overlord and murder him, the authorities attempt to find out who is responsible, leading to one of the most memorable acts of resistance in world drama.


    Production Info

    Cast: 16 total (4 female, 12 male, flexible casting up to 8 women and 20 men)
    Full Length Drama (about 180 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Tony Kushner

    Description

    An epic farce about death and primitive capital accumulation, HYDRIOTAPHIA chronicles the final hours of Sir Thomas Browne, an English physician and writer known for his attempts to reconcile Christian values with scientific knowledge... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 14 total (8 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 180 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, translated by Martin Sorrell
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    Description

    First produced in 1673 and Molière's final play, THE HYPOCHONDRIAC is a scathingly funny lampoon on both hypochondria and the "quack" medical profession... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (4 female, 8 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 160 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, adapted by Constance Congdon, based on a new translation by Dan Smith
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    Description

    Love is funny. Love is trickery. Love is … smelly? It's certainly a merry-go-round of misplaced desires and hidden agendas in Constance Congdon's fresh and hilarious new take on Molière's skewering of a health-care crisis from an entirely different century... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 9 total (3 female, 6 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 110 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Anthony Clarvoe
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    Description

    In 1665 the plague brought London to its knees. THE LIVING concerns Londoners who have remained in the city as they struggle to find meaning in the midst of such a catastrophic epidemic... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (2 female, 8 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, adapted by Constance Congdon
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    Description

    In this delightful comedy about the French aristocracy, told with Molière's signature wit, the atmosphere is frivolous, the morals are loose, the egos are larger than life and everyone is looking for love... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (3 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, adapted by Virginia Scott
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    Description

    Harpagon thinks that his children are costing him too much money and must be married off. He has found an old man who won't demand a dowry for his daughter, Elise, and a rich widow for his son, Cleante... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 13 total (4 female, 9 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 105 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Molière, adapted by Constance Congdon from a literal prose translation by Virginia Scott
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    Description

    Constance Congdon's witty verse adaptation of Molière's timeless classic, in which a religious conman infiltrates the household of a gullible man and his exasperated family, has lent itself to productions set in modern-day Texas, New Orleans, and even The Sopranos' New Jersey... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 12 total (5 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 110 minutes)
    Single Set
    Contemporary Costumes
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    Matt Lyle
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    Description

    In 1692, as the Salem Witch Trials rage in nearby Salem, the residents of Peabody, Massachusetts are going through their own crucible, and they are just, like, really sick of crucibles... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (4 female, 4 male, doubling, flexible casting, up to 37 actors)
    Full Length Comedy (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes