Inspired by the classic poem “Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” Albatross weaves a fast-paced tale about a fantastic sea-faring journey. This engrossing, critically acclaimed one-man show has been called “captivating,” “spellbinding,” and “a tour de force.”
A British colonial ambassador tries to rid the African village in his charge of a purported demon, but Anansi the trickster and his friends have other ideas. Freely adapted from the canon of Anansi stories and Ashanti proverbs.
When the youngest living sister of a reclusive Kentucky family confronts a Los Angeles plastic surgery to cure her of the “family curse,” bright blue skin, their lives (and deaths) take an unexpected turn.
In this riveting two-hander about divorce, infidelity, and making up, Britt asks unfaithful Joe to make one last go of it. Things appear to go according to plan, until he realizes that Britt has a very specific agenda.
One apartment. Two different eras. Each creating unlikely friendships. Hazardous Materials digs deep into truths long buried under decades of emotional detritus. How much do we bury in a place, and within ourselves?
Life-long partners Arthur and Henry, living in the near-literal shadow of Orlando’s Magic Kingdom, come to terms with the legalization of same-sex marriage as they struggle to create a life together and capture a little bit of magic of their own.
Timothy Mooney’s sparkling adaptation of the Molière classic follows Arnolphe as he plots to mold the object of his desire into the ideal wife— though perhaps the heart of a woman does not yield so easily.
In this play based on the supernatural short story, three wishes are granted to a down-and-out family, but they must pay a terrifying price for interfering with fate. Adapted from the short story by W.W. Jacobs.
In the hands of great playwrights, the 10-minute play is a highly entertaining dramatic form. The Red Bull Theater's Short New Play Festival features short plays of heightened language and classical themes—some downright silly, and others powerfully moving—by today’s hottest writers, including commissions by established playwrights such as John Guare, David Ives, Regina Taylor, and Anne Washburn, and winning entries by writers such as Mike Anderson, Sam Lahne, Lynn Rosen, and Jen Silverman.
Wicked Lit is a dynamic collection of plays adapted from the classic horror literature of Charles Dickens, Edgar Allan Poe, Mark Twain, Robert Louis Stevenson, Washington Irving, H.P. Lovecraft, and more. These timeless stories have been ambitiously reimagined to create surprising and impactful theatrical experiences. Originally devised as immersive theater, the shows in the Wicked Lit collection have previously been staged in cemeteries, museums, mansions, and hotels. Produce them in a theater or in a creative guerrilla setting and watch these chilling horror classics come alive!