18th Century

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    Karen Sunde
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    Description

    On the eve of his departure from Paris, Benjamin Franklin and his French contemporaries avoid goodbyes by engaging in charades and parlor games... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (1 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 110 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Constance Congdon

    Description

    The life of Casanova as told through the scintillating prism of Constance Congdon's imagination... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 13 total (6 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 180 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Georg Büchner, adapted by Robert Auletta
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    Description

    Set during the French Revolution's Reign of Terror, the play takes place from March 24 to April 4, 1794, when Maximilien Robespierre was in charge of the Committee of Public Safety that, along with the Revolutionary Tribunal, condemned people to the guillotine... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 26 total (8 female, 18 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 100 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Pierre Marivaux, translated by Stephen Mulrine
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    Description

    The best known play by one of the most performed French playwrights — a sparkling 18th-century comedy of manners based on the simplest of plot devices, the exchanging places of master and valet, mistress and maidservant.


    Production Info

    Cast: 6 total (2 female, 4 male, 1 bit part)
    Full Length Comedy (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
  • Richard Nelson

    Description

    Richard Nelson's haunting account of Benedict Arnold's search for love and country, and his discovery of only compromise and despair... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 17 total (4 female, 13 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 125 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Glen Berger
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    Description

    Battling obstacles both grand and trivial in eighteenth-century France, two little-known scientists strive mightily to advance humanity's understanding of life and the universe at the heady height of the Age of Enlightenment.


    Production Info

    Cast: 7 total (2 female, 5 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Anthony Clarvoe
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    Description

    Hounded out of his native England, Joseph Priestley hoped to secure a sanctuary along the banks of the Susquehanna... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 8 total (3 female, 5 male, doubling, bit parts)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Carlo Goldoni, adapted by Richard Nelson, from a literal translation by Erika Gastelli
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    Description

    This Goldoni comedy recounts the matrimonial scheming, gossip, and games enlivening the daily activity of a bustling but poor Venetian piazza where gaming, dancing and pandemonium reign... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 16 total (6 female, 10 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 110 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Naomi Wallace
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    Description

    On the docks of late 18th-century Rhode Island, two runaway slaves, Adjua and Dembi, plan a desperate and daring run to freedom... [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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    Pierre Beaumarchais, adapted by Richard Nelson
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    Description

    A Count's valet prepares to marry the Countess' chambermaid — until it becomes clear the Count wishes to revive an old law that will allow him to take advantage of the bride before the wedding... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 11 total (4 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 110 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Naomi Wallace
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    Description

    By turns hilarious and deeply moving, ONE FLEA SPARE is set in plague-ravaged 17th-century London where social roles and the boundaries that describe them have been thrust into chaos... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 5 total (2 female, 3 male)
    Full Length Drama (about 110 minutes)
    Single Set
    Period Costumes
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    Jane Austen, adapted by Christopher Baker
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    Description

    Jane Austen's mastery of manners and morals is on full display in Christopher Baker's acclaimed stage adaptation of her beloved masterpiece, Pride and Prejudice... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 18 total (10 female, 8 male, 18 speaking roles or with doubling 14 actors)
    Full Length Drama (about 120 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes
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    Carlo Goldoni, adapted by Constance Congdon, further adapted by Christopher Bayes and Steven Epp
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    Description

    Goldoni's eighteenth-century masterpiece is an enduring story of love, passion, and mistaken identity... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (3 female, 7 male, bit parts)
    Full Length Comedy (about 115 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Tom Jacobson
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    Description

    Pulled from the stomach of a whale, an American whaler is bleached blind and becomes a modern Tiresias in the court of Louis XVI... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 10 total (3 female, 7 male)
    Full Length Comedy (about 140 minutes)
    Multiple Sets
    Period Costumes
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    Lonnie Carter
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    Description

    The real life, storybook adventures of Phillis Wheatley; a revolutionary American slave girl, whose poetic genius lifted her from New England parlor trick into the great salons of Europe and beyond... [read more]


    Production Info

    Cast: 4 total (2 female, 2 male, multiethnic cast)
    Full Length Drama (about 90 minutes)
    Minimal Set Requirements
    Period Costumes