The 2014 Powerhouse Theater Season
June 25-July 6
THE BABYLON LINE
By Richard Greenberg
Directed by Terry Kinney
1967. A 38-year-old writer from bohemian Greenwich Village commutes to Levittown, Long Island to teach an adult-education Creative Writing class. He finds anything but the cookie-cutter lives he expected in this straight-laced community, as his students come to discover the power of storytelling to transform their lives. And one special student – a kindred spirit? or something more? – reawakens him to his own artistic impulses.
IN YOUR ARMS
Directed and Choreographed by Christopher Gattelli Music by Stephen Flaherty Vignettes written by Douglas Carter Beane, Nilo Cruz, Christopher Durang, Carrie Fisher, David Henry Hwang, Rajiv Joseph, Terrence McNally, Marsha Norman, Lynn Nottage, & Alfred Uhry
In Your Arms features ten dance vignettes–written by an unprecedented collection of preeminent playwrights–that each tell a story without words of a pair of lovers, constituting an evening of storytelling, dance and music with a cast of more than 20 performers.
THE DANISH WIDOW (previously titled THE LISTENER)
Written and directed by John Patrick Shanley
The Danish Widow is a mystery which unfolds against an international backdrop. The main character, a female insurance investigator, finds herself battling wits with a formidable Danish widow. Disturbing, funny, deadly serious, sexy, like a Hitchcock film with a modernist edge.
More programming to be announced!
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The Powerhouse Theater is supported in part by an award from the National Endowment for the Arts
The Powerhouse Theater receives funding from New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature