Directed by Matrex Kilgore, with musical guest Alwyn Robinson “16-year-old ‘A’ is at war, battling herself and the world around her. She takes comfort in her relationship with God, her patient and compassionate friend who offers ‘A’ stillness and a listening ear. But just as she thinks she’s finally come to understand her own existence, God goes missing leaving ‘A’ to confront an antagonistic Narrator whose true identity may lead her to the peace she so desperately hopes to find.”
Directed by Diane Chen, with musical guest Psyche Chimère “Mari is a closeted transgender woman from Japan, and the number one contender for a professional wrestling title; if she doesn’t pay a ransom her trans status will be revealed to the world. We watch Mari take on her long time adversary Alexa in a ladder match for the WEW Prima Donna’s Championship.” Cast includes Lauren Elizabeth, Delong Le, Leanna Renee Hieber, John DeSilvestri, Mark Levy, and Samy Nour Younes.
Directed by Rebecca Aparicio, with musical guest Xiomara Syngz “Genesis left her past behind long ago. But her mother’s release from prison forces them both to confront long-buried pain – and to wonder if they can ever become a family again. Morris Sonyando lovingly illuminates the blood ties that break and bind people.” Cast includes Ortiz, Daniel Colón, Gabriela Sanchez and Diomargy Uribe.
Directed by Dalia Ashurina, with musical guest Aya Aziz “Although Abraham is a Jew from Flushing, and he only has 1 daughter, Maxine, and her only daughter Racie is a lesbian, Abraham still believes he’ll be the Father of Nations. He moves to Tel Aviv in search of his first love, Haajar. When he discovers Haajar’s daughter has five Palestinian Muslim sons, he goes to Nablus in the midst of the first Intifada to claim them as his own. Abraham’s Daughters is a mythic play about colonialism and identity.” Cast includes Jacqueline Antaramian, Bob Ari, Esra Dayani, Grace Canahuati and Hannah Roze.
Directed by Cezar Williams, with musical guest Marie Gabrielle “Jaime McBride, an African-American woman college professor, studies and teaches genealogy. She has improperly used her resources to find out about her biological family. And without knowing that a blood tie exists, someone walks into Jaime’s life, which causes Jaime to question her life choices, her concept of family, and to figure out if it’s possible to re-plant an old family tree.” Cast includes Sarita Covington, Daryl Lauren, Grant Machan, Malikha Mallette, and Jay Mazyck.