One of the New York Times’ Top Ten Plays of 2015! Six strangers in search of serenity meet at a wellness retreat for what they all hope will be a life-changing five-day experience in this hit Off-Broadway comedy by Bess Wohl. In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, they attempt to abandon technology and observe a vow of silence while being guided by an unseen guru, who challenges them to confront internal demons and seek peace. Though it employs very little dialogue, there is definitely nothing quiet about Small Mouth Sounds, a luminous and compassionate new play that asks how we address life’s biggest questions when words fail us.
An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot's career in the sky. Reassigned to operate military drones from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries begin to blur between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away.
Kate MacCluggage of last season's Ironbound returns to the Kitchen in this gripping one-woman show.
Billy, born deaf into a fast-talking, academic family, was never taught sign language. Pushed by his parents to assimilate into the hearing world by reading lips, he has spent most of his life flying under the radar. But when a young woman introduces him to the Deaf community, Billy decides it is time his family learns to communicate with him on his terms. Told in spoken English and sign language, Tribes explores the danger of not listening—and what it means to be truly heard.
KTC favorite Karl Gregory will be back at the Kitchen in the role of Billy's brother Daniel.
Summer, 1993; small town Nebraska. College-bound, football playing Mike has everything figured out. At least until he meets Will, a quiet boy from his graduating class. This indie-pop musical based on the album "Girlfriend" by Matthew Sweet captures the thrill of first love–and how we discover each other and ourselves through the mixtapes we make.
A chance meeting between an Italian-American farm wife and a world weary photographer leads to a soul-stirring affair in a sweeping musical saga that combines thrilling intimacy with near-operatic grandeur for a heart-rending reflection on love, loss, and acceptance.
Brilliant novelist Zarina is writing about women and Islam when she meets Eli, a young convert who bridges the gap between her modern life and traditional heritage. When her conservative father discovers her controversial manuscript, they all must confront the beliefs that define them.
Inspired by the extraordinary relationship of Mary Todd Lincoln and Elizabeth Keckly, Mrs. Lincoln’s freed black seamstress, this play is the story of both women’s lives and the primary events that brought them together during a critical moment in our nation’s history. A world premiere by Kirsten Greenidge
A staged reading of a new play by Kirsten Greenidge that explores the historical relationship between teenage slave Sally Hemings and her owner, Thomas Jefferson. Little Row Boat is a visceral and intricate story of convictions, contradictions, and sacrifice in the pursuit of liberty.