Ah, the games that are played when ego and revenge are foremost in a man’s mind. But who will win in this particular cat and mouse game? Remember! No spoilers after you leave the theater!
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The setting is an old farmhouse somewhere in Illinois where we are introduced to an ailing patriarch, a matriarch in denial, and their two grown sons. Their lives are a whirlwind of chaos and confusion. As old secrets surface, a newcomer uncovers the truth. Alternatively funny and darkly macabre, Buried Child weaves a twisted family drama of epic proportions.
This famous comedy features Oscar Wilde’s clever wordplay and thinly veiled social commentary. The characters follow his theme that, “We should treat all trivial things in life very seriously, and all serious things of life with a sincere and studied triviality.”
Weaving together the music of Bach, with the memories of the Bosnian War, this is the story of two musicians who escape Sarajevo to start a new life in Pittsburgh. Shifting from past to present and resonating with powerful music, it is a tale of two countries, two families and the ways they teach and heal each other.
WLT is seeking submissions of unpublished and previously unstaged playscripts for production as full-cast readings in February 2019.
Deadline for script submission is November 1st, 2018!
In this hilarious adaptation of Beaumarchais’ comic masterpiece, Figaro mischievously skewers the aristocracy, whilst dodging obstacles in the way of his anticipated betrothal. Set in 18th century France, the playwright creates a clever balance between then…and now!
Unger and Madison are at it again! Don’t miss this chance to see the iconic Neil Simon classic comedy with a contemporary, feminine twist.