A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE
by Arthur Miller
directed by Braden Abraham
SEPT. 25 – OCT. 18, 2015
An American Classic. A longshoreman by trade, Eddie Carbone is confident of his place in the working-class neighborhood he calls home. That life changes when he agrees to harbor his immigrant cousins. A love affair exposes a dark family secret, and suspicion, jealousy and betrayal soon follow in this passionate drama by one of America’s greatest playwrights.
COME FROM AWAY
Book, music and lyrics by Irene Sankoff and David Hein
directed by Christopher Ashley
presented in association with La Jolla Playhouse
NOV. 13 – DEC. 20, 2015
Musical. Based on an inspiring true story. September 11, 2001 was an ordinary day in isolated Gander, Newfoundland—until it wasn’t. Thirty-eight planes were diverted to its doorstep on that fateful day, making this small town unexpected hosts to an international community. The camaraderie that followed reminds us all of the power that comes from opening up your heart and your home.
by Ayad Akhtar
directed by Kimberly Senior
presented in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Goodman Theatre
JAN. 8 – FEB. 6, 2016
Pulitzer Prize-winner. Pakistani American Amir seems to be living the American Dream. A successful New York lawyer, he enjoys a comfortable life with his American wife, a talented artist influenced by Islamic imagery. But when his Muslim heritage is questioned, his life begins to unravel and a celebratory dinner with friends leads to a fiery debate on prejudice, identity and faith.
by Rebecca Gilman
directed by Braden Abraham
MAR. 4 – MAR. 26, 2016
New play. Who decides who is capable of raising a child? Veteran social worker Caroline will do whatever it takes to protect baby Luna Gale, but her well-intentioned mission is swayed by hidden motives, buried secrets and moral ambiguity. Powerful and arresting, Luna grapples with the age-old question of whether the end justifies the means.
SHERLOCK HOLMES AND THE AMERICAN PROBLEM
by R. Hamilton Wright
directed by Allison Narver
APR. 22 – MAY 22, 2016
World premiere. The American Wild West and Victorian England collide in this original adventure tale. The year is 1887, the occasion is the Queen Victoria’s Jubilee, and the coincidences are suspiciously piling up. The creative team behind 2013’s hit The Hound of the Baskervilles is at it again with more thrills, more laughs and more unbelievable deductions.
BUYER & CELLAR
by Jonathan Tolins
directed by David Bennett
OCT. 23 – NOV. 22, 2015
Comedy. An actor’s life is never easy. One day you’re the Mayor of Disney’s Toontown, the next you’re the resident shopkeeper for Barbra Streisand’s basement mall. Turns out it’s lonely at the top (and the bottom) of the Hollywood food chain. This outrageous comedy takes an insider’s look at fame and friendship and pushes it to the limit.
JINKX MONSOON AND MAJOR SCALES: UNWRAPPED
NOV. 25 - DEC. 13, 2015
The stars of 2014’s hit musical revue The Vaudevillians are back with more tunes and more laughs, this time with mistletoe! Drag performers Jinkx Monsoon and Major Scales return to the Leo K. Stage for a special engagement that is perfect for those looking for an off-kilter, off-color holiday show. So drag yourself to the theatre for big cheer!
by Nick Payne
JAN. 22 – FEB. 27, 2016
International Hit. Can one word alter the course of your life? Through a dizzying fugue of vignettes, audiences watch as Marianne and Roland’s relationship unfolds across time and space, with each variation sending their relationship on an entirely new trajectory. Science and romance collide in this unusual love story that’s delighted audiences in New York and London.
BROWNSVILLE SONG (B-SIDE FOR TRAY)
by Kimber Lee
directed by Juliette Carrillo
MAR. 25 – APR. 24, 2016
New play. “My name is Tramaine Berry Thompson and I am more than meets the eye...” A senseless act of gang violence alters a high school senior’s dreams, leaving his family to pick up the pieces and find hope and resilience within their tight-knit Brooklyn borough.
*Plays, dates, and artists subject to change.