The Mole Hill Stories

Based on the work of award-winning children’s author Lois Ehlert, THE MOLE HILL STORIES takes you on a journey with Mole as she discovers, with the help of her friends, that there is more to life than one can see at first glance and that our dreams are within reach if we believe.

Tell Me Something Good

TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD is a patchwork play that attempts to explore and consider all the ways that we get lost in the world. It is a collection of intertwining, pathos-rich character studies in the form of scenes and monologues, all traversing the landscape of the human condition—love, desire, ache, longing, disillusionment, loneliness—and the power […]

The Three Sisters Brontë

Set against the bleak and windy Yorkshire moors in the 1800s, THREE SISTERS BRONTË follows the lives of the Brontë sisters as they struggle to find creative prosperity while navigating the harsh realities of male society. Faced with limited opportunities for scholarly women, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne live in the rich worlds of their imaginations, […]

Well Met by Moonlight

An adaptation of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The script is available in manuscript form now, while the final Acting Edition is being prepared. Joe Calarco’s sparkling adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s greatest comedies is beautifully crafted with a delightful new dramatic frame for the hilarious action. In this magical re-telling of the tale, […]

The Wooden Heart

Mitch wants to be a carpenter. Heather wants to be a woodcarver. The wolf wants to be an intellectual. Ruby wants to escape the wolf. The woodcutter wants to escape the narrator. A fable-inspired play about love and wood and finding your purpose.

Separate Rooms: A Comedy

In this funny, moving and wistfully haunting play, a deceased man guides us through his past and present, as his apartment fills to the brim with family, friends, friends of friends, and even total strangers. As the guests grapple, both with his loss and with each other, the action weaves from room to room, jumping […]


Based upon the book by Jason Reynolds. Castle Crenshaw, a.k.a. Ghost, has been running his entire life, but for all the wrong reasons. Then one day he meets Coach, an Olympic medalist who sees his unique raw talent. Can Ghost achieve the speed he needs for success, or will his past finally catch up to […]

Howards End

Based on the novel by E.M. Forster of the same name. At the dawn of the 20th century, the independent Schlegel sisters seek to change the world. E.M. Forster’s beloved classic novel is now an enthralling world premiere adaptation by Chicago playwright Douglas Post. Experience the journeys of three different families as they search for […]

Dracula a feminist revenge fantasy, really.

When your survival is at stake… will you be able to distinguish the monster from the man? Both terrifying and riotous, Kate Hamill’s imaginative, gender-bending “feminist revenge fantasy” is like no Dracula you’ve ever seen—exploring the nature of predators and reinventing the story as a smart, disquieting, darkly comic drama. Hamill’s signature style and postmodern […]