by Chuck Conroy
Two immigrants find themselves caught up in America's deportation system - a Haitian escaping the torture he suffered back home at the hands of his government and a mentally ill Cambodian brought to the U.S. as a young child decades ago. Their attorney, Jennifer Coral, fights to keep them both in the U.S., but their common struggle opens old wounds and exposes a deep political and cultural rift in America.
LIFE IN SLOW MOTION
by Richard Thomas Henle
KNOCKING ON WOODSTOCK
by Shelly Ebner
by Jake Rosenberg
KINGDOM CROSSES OVER
by Eric Marlin
In collaboration with The Healthy Oyster Collective
The Queen needs a city, and has taken the Architect prisoner. The Architect is drafting as fast as she can. But it's difficult to work with so much screaming in the palace…
THE FAMILY TABLE
by Joseph O'Malley
by Shawn C. Harris
A pirate with a checkered past embarks on her most dangerous adventure yet...winning the heart of the scariest woman in town--a powerful sorceress with a bad attitude.
245 AND COUNTING
by Molly Horan
Four addicts - one Cough Syrup, one Adderall, one Cocaine and one a Narcissist - turn to Rhapsody Music Rehabilitation Center to undergo 245 days of music therapy at a final attempt to free themselves of their dependencies.
by Diana Espinosa
There is more to family than a blood bond. A powerful emotionally deep story about love, forgiveness and truth in a family. After years of separation, experience the dramatic encounter between a daughter and her father at the mother's wake.
by Jonathan Wallace
The three strange Molloy siblings , Deirdre the genius, Aidan the ingratiating, and Liam the mogul, confront family, death, software, entropy, sexual preference and each other.
four other one - act plays
by Geoffrey Paul Gordon
Geoffrey Paul Gordon (writer/performer/teacher/director) has been in show biz since the age of six. His first play, Short Change, ran at the Samuel Beckett and the Russian language version has garnered international awards. His plays have been performed at Lincoln Center, The Equity LibraryTheater, EST, La Mama, Don't Tell Mama, The Robert Moss, The New School, New Media Repertory Company, Manhattan Repertory Theatre and other places.
THE COSMIC LIVES OF THE ANTIQUARIANS
by Pamela L. Robbins
In 1968, five flower children stand ready to "save the world" by opening a special "peace-type" bookstore. Will their world be saved by '69?
ALL IS FINE IN SUNNY FLORIDA
by Mark Levy
The myth, the legend, and sad truth of Florida Man, women, and bird.
by Coni Koepfinger
Directed by Mara Mills
This is the story of Sophia Cauldwell, an emotional, bipolar artist who is stuck in her own dream of becoming something more that she is. It's a wild ride on a metaphoric elevator that never stops to allow her to access the placid reality of linear time.
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MRS. SCHRODINGER'S CAT
by Tasha Nicole Partee
Seven women. One art exhibit. Surreptitiously taken photographs.
A philosophical exploration of what it means to know another person,
and the extent to which we ever really can.
It’s a comedy!
by Richard Thomas Henle
Returning to the Manhattan Repertory Stage for a fourth time, and the very first play that was written by Resident Playwright Richard Thomas Henle for the MRT stage back in 2009, FULL CIRCLE the "timeless" story about 8 friends in their last summer together before graduating High School, and then resuming 10 years later as they come back for their High School Reunion, who has changed, who will show, will they admit their feelings, resentments, love for each other. Richard is very proud to be bringing this show back one more run, at the Manhattan Rep where it was born.
TIMOTHY AND MARY
by Sam Robson
Two New Yorkers narrate their lives to an enigmatic third party. Their stories converge around themes of loneliness, substance abuse, and memory loss. Adapted from oral history interviews.
LAND OF BROKEN TOYS
by Yasmine Lever
Land Of Broken Toys is a series of interwoven stories about damaged individuals struggling to get by. These dramedy skits explore love, loss and the possibility of hope as the characters attempt to emerge from the wreckage of their lives.
32 SUNCOCK ROAD
by Mattthew Malloy
Camp Suncook a summer camp for individuals with special needs.
When Adams favorite camper assaults another, the consequences of these actions are felt throughout the entire camp.
THE POWER OF NOWISH?
by Amy Liszka
The Power of Now-ish is a comedic play that deals with common patterns of being stuck. The story is based around two enabling best friends who find themselves (once again) at their regular dive bar frustrated with life.
THE BRIMSTONE BAR & GRILL
by James Richmond Karcher
Some bars are a hell of a good time. Some bars you want to get the hell out of. Some bars are just hell...welcome to Brimstone.
THE CLARK DOLL
A Bedtime Story
by Liz Morgan
Mirror, Mirror on the wall. Who’s the fairest one of all?
The Clark Doll, a reflection of the complex struggle to survive blackness and womanhood, simultaneously, in this country.
THE FLOWERS OF UPTOWN
by Mark Rosati
God made it too easy to have children.
I AM A RIVER
by Richard Thomas Henle
Richard Thomas Henle, a longtime member of the Manhattan Repertory Theatre returns with his first all new play for 2015. Backed with an amazing cast lead by another Longtime Member of the Manhattan Repertory Family, Felix Hiciano. "I AM A RIVER" is a story of a group of friends in a small tough run down town, and tells a story of one eventful summer when their lives would be changed forever in so many ways.
A PUPPET: Or DADDY LOVES
by Andrew Bryce
A Puppet: or Daddy Loves is a frightening black comedy that concerns the relationships between actors, mentors and students, and husbands and wives. How far will some people go to get what they want?
BE A MAN
by John Noel
Brad finally meets the girl of his dreams. Now he has to figure out how to hold onto her.
by Caleb J. Alexander
A love letter to the Universe.
WHERE THE FUCK IS DANTE?
by Jason Vinoles
Where The Fuck is Dante? is a about two roommates waiting for their pot dealer to show up. The same night a major announcement puts their friendship at a crossroads....
by Lindsey Mary Minarchi
There’s one in every family!
by Shari Umansky
Can a flicker of humanity overcome evil or even hope to survive in Auschwitz?
THE DEATH PLAN
or WHAT IS BRAD DOING IN THE SUPPLY CLOSET?
by Sarah Congress
A typical workday turns surreal when admissions counselor/weekend musician Brad goes for copy toner and is greeted by Death, prompting an existential dilemma. Will he choose life or death, and what's the difference anyway?
30 DAYS OF EARTH
by Shawn Belpanno
by Adrienne Schaffler
A dead dog. A funeral home. An acid trip. What happens in the embalming room stays in the embalming room.