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RICHARD II

By William Shakespeare

Adapted and directed by Zachary Elkind

Starring Giuliana Carr, Nathan Darrow, Darin F Earl II, and Gaby Policano.

October 20, 2022 – November 13, 2022

4 actors, 16 roles, 90 minutes. A taut reimagining of Shakespeare’s intimate, devastating history play about the danger of unchecked power. 

A World Premiere. 

Gothamist recently featured it here: https://gothamist.com/arts-entertainment/fall-arts-preview-2022-new-jersey

TORN ASUNDER

By Nikkole Salter

February 2, 2023 – February 26, 2023

 

Prince George's County, MD, 1860. Torn Asunder dramatizes true stories of newly emancipated African Americans trying to overcome the ever-present vestiges of institutional slavery to reconnect with their families.

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THE UNDERGROUND HISTORY PROJECT

March 30, 2023 – April 23, 2023

Part 1 of a 5-year series of site-specific performances based on Underground Railroad history in Essex County. This year will focus on locations in Montclair.

TWO ELIZAS

A World Premiere

By Jenny Mercein

May 5, 2023 – May 14, 2023

 

Mercein explores women's rights, motherhood, and loss, juxtaposing the true story of her ancestor Eliza Mercein Barry's 1847 U.S. Supreme Court case Barry v Mercein with her own complicated journey to motherhood.