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  • 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…

  • William Shakespeare's

    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.

  • Manuel Puig's

    Kiss of the Spider Woman

    By Manuel Puig
    English 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…