On the streets of Dublin, an Irish musician and a Czech immigrant are drawn together by their love of music. Over the course of a fateful week, an unexpected friendship evolves into a powerful but complicated love story. With songs including the Oscar-winning "Falling Slowly," and a Grammy-winning score performed by talented actor/musicians, Once is a singular live experience now memorably and intimately reimagined for TheatreSquared.
Book by Enda Walsh, with music and lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová. Based on the motion picture by John Carney.
A blistering new comedy-drama from one of America's most acclaimed contemporary playwrights. In Detroit's last exporting auto plant, sparks fly on the production line – and in the breakroom. As rumors surface about the factory closing, new power dynamics emerge. When the line between blue collar and white collar blurs, how far over are they willing to step?
By Dominique Morisseau
Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley
As the family gathers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Darcy to celebrate Christmas, Mary – the bookish middle child of the Bennets – finally has her day. Set two years after the events of Pride and Prejudice, this winning sequel with period style and modern wit is sure to delight Jane Austen fans and newcomers alike. Appropriate for all ages; recommended for 10+.
By Lauren Gunderson & Margot Melcon
Every Brilliant Thing
"You're six years old. Your mom's in the hospital. So you start to make a list of everything that's brilliant about the world. Everything that's worth living for: 1. Ice cream. 2. Kung fu movies. 3. Burning things. 4. Laughing so hard you shoot milk out of your nose. 5. Construction cranes. 6. Me." A moving, insightful and hilarious new one-person play that is unlike any other. TheatreSquared's space will be reconfigured for the first time in eight years to create a profoundly intimate, immersive, life-affirming theatre experience.
By Duncan Macmillan, with Jonny Donahoe
From the safety of the suburbs, a girls soccer team navigates life's big questions and wages their own tiny battles – with all the "bark and bite" (Vulture.com) of a pack of adolescent warriors. A "smart, hilarious, delightful meditation on society, sex and soccer" (The Village Voice), The Wolves is a portrait of the pursuit of happiness for nine American teens who just want to score some goals.
By Sarah DeLappe
The Legend of Georgia McBride
A hilarious, heartwarming, and unlikely new comedy fresh from an extended off-Broadway run. Casey is young, broke, and impersonating Elvis at a run-down bar in the Florida Panhandle. When the owner hires a drag show to attract more customers, Casey is out of a job. Or is he? Filled with music and humor – and plenty of sequins – this joyful, acclaimed new play is a reminder that the path to prosperity and fulfillment may sometimes take an unexpected star turn.