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detainee-coverDrama, 90 min.

Detainee is a play about a decision — whether or not to torture a US citizen.

Lindsey is a middle-aged college professor who drives a middle-aged van and lives in a middle-aged house. She’s a middle-aged Mom with a middle-aged husband. She also has middle-aged problems, mostly stemming from her wayward teenage daughter, with whom she has a strained relationship.

Outside of home, Lindsey has another problem. The United States is reeling from a string of domestic bomb threats. But when the threats turn real, and the first bomb explodes, Lindsey is asked to return to her former identity. And ultimately Lindsey must choose between allegiance to country and the sanctity of her home.

At the core of Detainee is a story which delves into the psychology of one woman balancing devotion to family against devotion to society.

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doorsteps-coverimage.jpgComedy & Drama, 75 min.

Inspired by the large possibilities of small space, Doorsteps features a cast of 6 playing over 40 roles across 13 scenes all taking place on the American doorstep before the Middle West home.

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Everything’s Free!

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everything's-free!-coverimageSeriocomic, 75 min.

Tyler and Mackenzie have just moved to the big city to chase their dreams. But life isn’t going quite as expected. Trying to make it on their own is hard. And expensive. And being poor isn’t very fun.

All that is about to change, however. The financial spirit guide of Tyler’s only friend arrives with a strange and mysterious offer – a credit card which can be used anywhere, for any amount, and doesn’t require any payment.

Some conditions apply.

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Horny Bastards

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horny-bastards-coverimageSeriocomic, 90 min.

What if rhino poaching came to America? What if it already has?

A new play explores the curious relationship between rhino poaching in Africa and the sexual harassment of women in America.

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Lottery Play

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lottery-play-coverComedic, 80 min.

What would happen if you won the lottery and then lost the lottery and then won the lottery again…all on the same card?

Bob Sherman is the owner of a small carpet cleaning business which is long on laughs and short on profit. After Bob scratches off a winning state lottery card, he prepares to claim the big prize, but a mishap destroys the card, spurring schemes of desperation. When a way appears to revive the card back to life, Bob and his family must reconcile if winning it all is truly the American Dream.

And what happens next is anyone’s luck.

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mONSTER-coverDrama, 90 minutes.

A play about human enslavement to the shiny toys of consumer technology.

September 1994. The dawn of the World Wide Web.

In a tiny and cramped college dorm room Nessa and Brill have just met as incoming freshman roommates. Nessa is bounding in energy, eager to conquer every party on campus, wanting to explore all the college experience has to offer. Brill meanwhile never leaves the room. Moreover, Brill never leaves her chair in their room, sitting before a strange digital workstation all times day and night. Nessa finds Brill’s constant presence unbearable and petitions Greg, their dorm RA, to move Brill as far away on campus as possible.

But Brill won’t switch rooms. Because Brill can’t leave their room. There’s something very important that Brill is doing in this very particular room.

And if Brill stops doing it, even for one minute, the world will go berserk.

mONSTER asks: is mass human adoption of new technology without new moral complication? Or has the harm of online culture always been the monster within us?

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Shooter-coverimageDrama, 90 minutes.

Shooter explores the correlation of our gun culture to the fragile state of the male identity. Shooter tells the story of three long-time friends and a prevented high school shooting.

On a sunny weekday afternoon, Jim Bender sees a teenage boy approach towards the entrance of the local high school, two shotguns beneath a trench coat. Jim pulls his own firearm, stopping a shooter-massacre before it happens. Jim Bender is a hero. But as the full story is revealed, this truth becomes a lot less clear – and that is not what people need it to be.

Shooter asks: are today’s shooter-massacres the result of a malformed and destabilized male identity? With each and every violent shooter-massacre carried out by a man, Shooter questions the relationship of today’s gun violence to a crisis of the male identity.

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The Watchers

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the-watchers-cover-imageDrama, 95 minutes.

A modern Biblical horror play.

The Watchers is a twin sister and brother. The prophet Elijah. An abandoned Angel. And the sign of God’s return to earth.

The Watchers explores the definition of horror, and asks: would we even want that God to return? Do we have that choice?

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What Happened to the Dollar

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what-happened-to-the-dollar-coverSeriocomic, 95 minutes.

A team of online gamers creates a virtual currency that turns into real-world money, destabilizes global banking, and crashes the U.S. dollar.

A take on the Federal Reserve in honor of its centennial.

With laughs.

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