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2017 . . . THAT’S A WRAP!

A LETTER FROM THE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Season

Throughout 2017, WTF continued its traditions of developing and producing artistically vibrant and culturally resonant plays and musicals, incubating the next generation of great theatre artists, and connecting broad and diverse audiences with its work.  This past summer, over just 55 days at the Festival, we produced more than 170 performances of 35 shows, readings, and special events as well... Read More

The Chinese Room

July 13 - July 23 Nikos Stage
2016 Season

By Michael West
Directed by James Macdonald
With Carson Elrod, Sue Jean Kim, Brían F. O’Byrne, Laila Robins, Elliot Trainor

World Premiere Obie Award-winner James Macdonald directs this sci-fi comedy thriller by Irish playwright Michael West. A visionary in the field of artificial intelligence, Frank (Brían F. O’Byrne) has built a humandroid to preserve his wife Lily’s (Laila Robins) memory — because she is losing hers. But when he is ousted from the company he founded, he must race to... Read More

Cost of Living

June 29 - July 10 Nikos Stage
2016 Season

By Martyna Majok
Directed by Jo Bonney
With Rebecca Naomi Jones, Gregg Mozgala, Wendell Pierce, Katy Sullivan

World Premiere Obie Award-winner Jo Bonney directs the world premiere of Martyna Majok’s play about four very different people, in four very different circumstances, each trying to get by. Eddie (Wendell Pierce), an unemployed truck driver, reunites with his ex-wife Ani after she suffers a devastating accident. John (Gregg Mozgala), a brilliant and witty doctoral student, hires over-worked Jess (Rebecca... Read More

Poster Boy

July 27 - August 7 Nikos Stage
2016 Season

Music and Lyrics by Craig Carnelia
Book by Joe Tracz
Movement by Danny Mefford
Directed by Stafford Arima
With Jerry Dixon, Katie Lee Hill, Jose Llana, Ned Riseley, Taylor Trensch, Levin Valayil, Stephen Wallem, Noah Zachary

World Premiere Inspired by actual events surrounding the 2010 suicide of Tyler Clementi, a college student who brought national attention to cyber-bullying, Poster Boy is a new American musical by Tony Award-nominated composer Craig Carnelia and playwright Joe Tracz. A community of gay men in an online chat room come together to discover what drove one of their own to take... Read More

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