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The Christians by Lucas Hnath

Derry, NH
Ten years ago, Pastor Paul’s church was a modest storefront. Now it houses thousands, with a coffee shop in the lobby and a baptismal font as big as a swimming pool. But Paul is about to preach a sermon that will shake the... read more
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Past Events

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre : The Life and Times of Lee Harvey Oswald

Czechoslovak-American Marionette Theatre : The Life and Times of Lee Harvey Oswald

Derry, NH
Conceived and Written by Vít HořejšCo-Directed by Hořejš and Matt Cahoon, from Theater Kapow The Life and Times of Lee Harvey Oswald revisits three 1963 national traumas: the assassinations of President Kennedy, his brother, and Rev. Martin Luther King; exploring the shrouded, dense cobwebs of m...
Wed, Oct 25 2017 7:30 PM Thu, Oct 26 2017 9:15 PM

Living in Exile by Jon Lipsky

Living in Exile by Jon Lipsky

Derry, NH
Perhaps ancient tales remain because they speak enduring truths that must be remembered. Living in Exile presents a compelling reinterpretation of the Trojan War; playwright Jon Lipsky’s script draws directly upon the Homeric tradition of oral recitation. The set reflects a living room—in contemp...
Fri, Sep 29 2017 7:30 PM Sun, Oct 1 2017 4:00 PM

Melancholy Play: A Chamber Musical by Sarah Ruhl

Melancholy Play: A Chamber Musical by Sarah Ruhl

Derry, NH
Tilly’s melancholy is of an exquisite quality. She turns her melancholy into a sexy thing, and every stranger she meets falls in love with her. One day, inexplicably, Tilly becomes happy, and wreaks havoc on the lives of her paramours. Frances, Tilly’s hairdresser, becomes so melancholy that she ...
Fri, Apr 28 2017 7:30 PM Sat, May 6 2017 9:30 PM

Exit the King by Eugene Ionesco

Exit the King by Eugene Ionesco

Derry, NH
Ionesco’s darkly hilarious play makes fun of all the things that tragedy usually takes seriously.For 400 years King Berenger conquered his enemies, building a vast kingdom with millions of subjects. He even controlled the weather. But Father Time catches up with everyone. Now his kingdom is crumb...
Fri, Mar 3 2017 7:30 PM Sun, Mar 5 2017 4:00 PM

Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner

Stupid Fucking Bird by Aaron Posner

Derry, NH
In this irreverent remix of Chekhov's The Seagull, Chekhov’s story of love, art, and a hapless bird gets a remarkably contemporary face. On the grounds of a country estate, a battle between young and old ensues Winner of the 2014 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding New Play, Stupid Fucking Bird is ...
Fri, Sep 30 2016 7:30 PM Sat, Oct 8 2016 9:30 PM

Raining Aluminum

Raining Aluminum

Derry, NH
This brand new devised piece weaves together the parallel storylines of the 1917 explosion in Halifax Harbor (and the corresponding American relief efforts) and refugee stories from Operation Yellow Ribbon (the Canadian response to the terrorist attacks on 9/11). While these two moments in histor...
Fri, Jul 8 2016 7:30 PM Sun, Jul 10 2016 3:30 PM

Grounded

Grounded

Derry, NH
When an unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot’s career in the sky, she is reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas. She hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. George Brant's explosive one-woman play asks questions not only a...
Fri, Apr 29 2016 7:30 PM Sun, May 1 2016 3:45 PM

Stones in His Pockets by Marie Jones

Stones in His Pockets by Marie Jones

Derry, NH
This Olivier Award-Winning play (Best New Comedy, 2001) tells the story of a movie location shoot in Ireland, and the delightful, touching characters caught up in it. The piece is a comic tour-de-force for two actors who play all 15 roles. Not to be lost in the quick changes and ridiculous situat...
Fri, Feb 26 2016 7:30 PM Sun, Feb 28 2016 4:00 PM

Lungs by Duncan Macmillan

Lungs by Duncan Macmillan

Derry, NH
Lungs tells the story of a young couple living in a time of global anxiety, terrorism, erratic weather, and political unrest, who wants to have a child but are running out of time. If they over think it, they'll never do it. But if they rush, it could be a disaster. Duncan Macmillan expertly bala...
Fri, Oct 2 2015 7:30 PM Sun, Dec 13 2015 6:00 PM

The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney

The Burial at Thebes by Seamus Heaney

Manchester, NH
A return engagement by popular demand!Seen it before? We've added some new elements.Missed it before? Now's your chance?"Best non-musical play: In a year marked by strong work by this company, this revamp of Sophocles’ “Antigone” was the piece you could not tear your eyes away from." - The Nashua...
Tue, Sep 8 2015 7:30 PM Thu, Sep 10 2015 9:15 PM
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