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Sweat

Performance Dates: May 16-18, 23-25 at 8pm; May 19 at 3pm

Filled with warm humor and tremendous heart, Sweat tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat. Sweat is a powerful and emotional look at identity, race, economy, and humanity.

Winner - 2017 Pulitzer Prize
Winner - 2017 Obie Award
Winner - 2 2017 Drama Desk Awards
Nominated - 3 Tony Awards


Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Performance Dates: Sept. 12-18, 19-21 at 8pm, Sept. 15 at 3pm

Hedwig and the Angry Inch is hilarious, harrowing, and powerfully uplifting for anyone who's ever felt different. This groundbreaking smash hit tells the story of "internationally ignored song stylist" Hedwig Schmidt, an East German rock 'n' roll performer who is the victim of a botched sex-change operation which has left them with just "an angry inch." The show daringly breaks the fourth wall, as Hedwig, with a little help from a band and back-up singer Yitzhak, examines their quest for identity, love, and wholeness.


Winner - Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical


Gloria

Performance Dates: October 10-12, 17-19 at 8pm, October 13 at 3pm

Style. Status. Success. In this dark comedy, MacArthur "Genius" grant winner Jacobs-Jenkins skewers our cutthroat opportunistic business culture. A group of twentysomething editorial assistants are pursuing it all at one of New York's most esteemed cultural magazines. When a seemingly normal day at the office turns out to be anything but, these aspiring journalists recognize an opportunity to seize a career-defining moment.

 

Michigan Premiere

Finalist- 2016 Pulitzer Prize


Mary Jane

Performance Dates: Jan. 30-Feb. 1, Feb. 6-8 at 8pm, Feb. 2 at 3pm

Armed with medicines, feeding tubes, and various medical equipment, Mary Jane is a single mother and relentless force when it comes to caring for her young, sick child. Mary Jane is a moving and compassionate portrait of a woman striving for grace and the prevailing strength of human will when fueled by unconditional love.

Michigan Premiere

Drama Critics' Circle Award


Paradise Lost

Performance Dates: April 16-18, 23-25 at 8pm, April 19 at 3pm

The debate over right and wrong has never been so satisfying. This ultra-contemporary new drama is fiercely engaging, irreverently funny, and deeply moving. The 17th century and present day are seamlessly intertwines as Satan vents to an audience about her frustration at being cast out of heaven and her thoughts on oppression. When she finds out that God has created delicate new creatures called "humans," she crafts a plan for revenge and betrayal on the Almighty.

*Please be advised that there is a brief instance of nudity in this production

National Premiere


The Humans

Performance Dates: May 14-16, 21-23, 28-30 at 8pm; May 17 at 3pm

The Humans tells the story of the quintessential family reunion: a group of people who love each other but still wrestle with basic human fears: old age, abandonment, poverty, and death. Filled with equal parts human and hurt, The Humans is powerfully empathetic, clear-minded, entertaining, and honest.

Winner - 4 Tony Awards
Winner - Outer Circle Award
Winner - New York Drama Critics' Circle Award
Finalist - 2016 Pulitzer Prize


Second Space: #thewaterproject

Performance Dates: July 2020

Truth. Water. Power. #thewaterproject is a meta-theatrical conversation about Michigan water issues by way of kitchy education videos, anthems of the poverty stricken, water sommeliers, angry cartoon characters, Native American mythology, real life stories of Grand Rapidians, and a classroom travelling through time. Will the Great Lakes region be the most fought over in 2050? Can a water crisis like Flint's occur in our own community? What will it take to activate us?