NEWvember New Play Festival
Co-production with Tangent Theater Company & AboutFACE
Carpenter Shop Theater
A series of love stories – some gone wrong and others gone right – explore romance in the suburban jungle.
Playwright: John Cariani
In 1935, a family of German Jews escapes the Nazis aboard a freighter bound for Cuba. Officially denied entry, they must decide whether to return to Germany or enter Cuba illegally…and dangerously.
Playwright: Michael De Vito
Comes a Faery
A little girl is left with a less-than-willing aunt, and visited by a cantankerous Irish fairy who may or may not have escaped from a favorite storybook. Has he come to keep the lonely child company…or to lead her down darker paths?
Playwright: James McLindon
The Widow of Tom’s Hill
A young sailor and newly-mothered widow from opposite sides of a military quarantine engage in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse, putting not only their lives in the balance but the village, and perhaps the country, as well.
Playwright: Aleks Merilo
How the Dog Runs
A young couple intending to celebrate their engagement and meet her family, instead find themselves facing an imminent death at a lakeside cabin on the Fourth of July.
Playwright: Dan O’Neil
Edith lives in a small, defunct Kentucky mining town. Charlie is a lonely drifter who senses her repressed ambition – and aims to draw it out.
Playwright: Rachel White