Cycle of Poverty
Presented by Lower Depth Theatre
Lower Depth Theatre proudly presents their Cycle of Poverty Reading Festival. Presented over two days, this festival is the culmination of their new Commission Fellowship Program and gives their 2022 cohort the opportunity to showcase the four new full-length plays they have developed under the program. Each of the plays explore the social and racial issues within the cycle of poverty through BIPOC perspectives. Playwright fellows include: Vasanti Saxena, Sage…
Much Ado About Nothing
By William Shakespeare
February 5 – March 12, 2023 Sworn to a life solo, Beatrice and Benedick are each determined to evade Cupid’s quiver of arrows, employing against one another rapier wit to defend against what everyone else already knows—that they are hopelessly, desperately in love! Romp, romance, and potential catastrophe collide in William Shakespeare’s fast-moving and irresistibly hilarious and energetic comedy, set in World War II-era Sicily.
Kiss of the Spider Woman
By Manuel PuigEnglish Translation by Allan Baker
March 26 – April 23, 2023 Set in an Argentinian prison cell in a country under authoritarian rule, two polar opposites discover that love may spring in the most unlikely of places. Poignant and chilling, funny and sensual, this intimate two-person drama runs the thrilling gamut of fantasy, danger and finally – inspiring and eternal hope.
David Henry Hwang's
The Dance and the Railroad
By David Henry Hwang
A haunting and powerfully affecting work revolving around two Chinese artists and their fellow railroad workers, who stage a strike to protest the inhuman conditions suffered by the Chinese laborers in the American West of 1867. Friday, May 19, 2023 at 8 pm Saturday, May 20, 2023 at 8 pm Sunday, May 21, 2023 at 2 pm Monday, May 22, 2023 at 7 pm Pricing: Tickets for this performance are…