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CHECK OUT THE EXCITING PLAYS WE'VE LINED UP FOR 2018!

Shotgun Players and Kitka Women’s Vocal Ensemble present
IRON SHOES

A contemporary, neo-feminist, folk opera brimming with humor, Iron Shoes transforms Eastern European fairy tales into a fantastical performance experience. A modern woman encounters three innocent girls, each suffering monstrous cruelties. She tries to understand their stories, but also tries to control their stories. It’s a real test to “walk a mile in someone else’s shoes.” Especially when they’re made of iron.
World Premiere!
Created by Janet Kutulas, Michelle Carter, and Erika Chong Shuch
March–April 2018

DRY LAND

Amy and Ester are teammates on a suburban Florida high school swim team. Ester is aiming for a scholarship. Amy just wants to get through an unwanted pregnancy. The New York Times describes Dry Land: “this portrait of an unlikely friendship under uncommon pressure is tender, caustic, funny and harrowing… Ms. Spiegel demonstrates an uncanny gift for presenting the unavoidable messiness of being young.”
Written by Ruby Rae Spiegel
Directed by Ariel Craft
May–June 2018

WHITE

Gus is a talented white male artist on the rise. His good friend Jane is the new curator at a prestigious museum.  When Jane informs him he’s “the exact opposite of what I’m looking for” Gus is crushed. Then he hires Vanessa, an African-American actress who agrees to an unconventional role. White navigates the treacherous waters of code-switching and cultural appropriation with biting wit and a splash of disco realism.
 
Written by James Ijames
Directed by M. Graham Smith
July–August 2018

KISS 

A group of actors discover a script set in Damascus. They eagerly begin performing what appears to be a romantic melodrama, believing they will learn something about what it’s like to live in Syria. Then everything explodes. With subtly shifting perspectives, Kiss compels us to continually question our grip on reality.  It’s a mystery and political thriller dressed up as a love story.
Written by Guillermo Calderón
Directed Evren Odcikin
Presented in association with Golden Thread Productions
August–September 2018
 

WOMEN LAUGHING ALONE WITH SALAD

Inspired by the internet meme of... “women laughing alone with salad”, Sheila Callaghan explores gender stereotypes, relationships, and sexism, with a healthy side of humor and mixed greens. Callaghan breaks all the rules of our image-obsessed culture in this raw, feminist comedy where everyone is about to get tossed!
Written by Sheila Callaghan
Directed by Susannah Martin
October–November 2018

ARCADIA

The extent to which we are able to address life’s obstacles in an open and honest way is directly related to our ability to manifest our highest calling and most noble purpose—to love. Set on a country estate between 1809 and the present-day, Stoppard’s masterpiece explores mathematics, landscape gardening, Byron, and the undeniable power of the human heart.
Written by Tom Stoppard 
Directed by Patrick Dooley
November 2018–January 2019