How the World Began by Catherine Trieschmann
September 22 - October 15, 2016
Sunday Matinees October 2 & 9
In a small Kansas town still reeling from a devastating tornado, a student squares off with his Manhattan school teacher over a casual comment. Even as they attempt to resist a firestorm about religion and science in the classroom, the debate challenges their very identities. With deft characterization and precise dialog, playwright Catherine Trieschman explores how Truth may depend on where you are standing when you view it.
Slice of Life by James DeVita
November 25 - December 31, 2016
Sunday Matinees December 4 & 18
No Performances Christmas Eve 12/24 or Christmas Day 12/25
ASL Interpreted Performance December 10
Playwright James DeVita will join Theatre B to workshop his new play, Slice of Life. For Terry and Denise, life’s biggest trial is helping their grown daughter calm down and find direction – that is until Terry’s high school sweetheart, now a self-help guru, appears to inform him that he has a second daughter. Slice of Life takes us on a hilarious rollercoaster ride of hope and regret as Terry struggles to hold his changing family together.
Hand to God by Robert Askins
March 16 - April 8, 2017
Sunday Matinees March 26 & April 2
ASL Interpreted Performance April 1
When Pastor Greg forms a puppet club, he hopes it will excite the children and teach bible stories. But young Jason’s puppet Tyrone has other plans. Claiming to be the devil incarnate, Tyrone exploits Jason’s secret desires, and prompts everyone around him to wrestle with their most primal natures. In this raucous and provocative comedy, Robert Askins employs a devilish puppet to explore religion, morality, and the tempting power if sin.
Visit our AreaVoices Blog
for more information on training, collaborations, and new play development.