The slate includes new plays by Mfoniso Udofia, Tanya Barfield and Penelope Skinner, as well as a revival of Jessica Hagedorn’s ‘Dogeaters.’
The slate also includes new work by Lucas Hnath and Sibyl Kempson, with Elevator Repair Service.
Among a busy season of performances, the venue’s theatrical fare will include 9 plays for a variety of ages.
The theatre’s 41st seasons will include five area premieres and a world premiere from Keith Reddin.
Some of America’s newest plays are slated to be performed in West Virginia’s oldest town.
The company will mount a production of two American plays in repertory in addition to a varied lineup of four more plays.
New takes on ‘The Princess and the Pea’, ‘Cinderella’ and ‘The Tortoise and the Hare’ alternate with adaptations and favorites.
The Chicago theatre’s roster includes a U.S. premiere and two Midwest premieres.
Katori Hall’s ‘The Mountaintop’, as well as a George Brant world premiere and two regional premieres, are on the theatre’s six-show slate.
The company celebrates its 30th season with a mix of new plays, classic tales and a musical.