BALTIMORE, MD.: Everyman Theatre has announced its 2019-20 season, featuring contemporary works and the New Voices Festival produced in a brand new theatre space.
The season will kick off with Proof (Sept. 2-Oct. 6), by David Auburn. After her genius father’s death, Catherine allows his former student to comb through his research findings. Paige Hernandez will direct.
Following is Radio Golf (Oct. 15-Nov. 17), by August Wilson, about a real estate developer gunning to be Pittsburgh’s first black mayor. Carl Cofield will direct.
After that is Murder on the Orient Express (Dec. 3, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020), by Agatha Christie, adapted by Ken Ludwig. Detective Hercule Poirot is tasked with weeding out a murderer among a train full of suspects. Vincent M. Lancisi will direct.
Next up is Be Here Now (Jan. 21-Feb.16, 2020), by Deborah Zoe Laufer. Bari, a young woman recently fired from her job, grapples with choices that will affect the entirety of her existence. Laufer will direct.
The mainstage season will close with Awake and Sing (May 26-June 28, 2020), by Clifford Odets. The multigenerational Berger family works tirelessly to make ends meet during the Great Depression. Noah Himmelstein will direct.
The New Voices Festival will take place over seven weeks in a brand new space at the Everyman dubbed the Upstairs Theatre.
Next is a series of plays by women, starting with Caleen Sinnette Jennings’s Queens Girl: Black in the Green Mountains (March 3-April 12, 2020), the final play in her Queens Girl trilogy. A young college student navigates the political and cultural divides during the Vietnam War.
Up next is Berta Berta (March 17-April 26,2020), by Angelica Chéri, about a man coming to terms with a crime he committed all while making amends with his long-lost lover. Reginald L. Douglas will direct.
The festival will close with Cry it Out (March 31-May 3, 2020), by Molly Smith Metzler, about Long Island neighbors bonding over new motherhood. Vincent M. Lancisi will direct.
Everyman Theatre, founded in 1990, strives to produce high-quality productions that are engaging, affordable, and accessible for audiences.