Plan-B Theatre Company’s 2018/19 Season of World Premieres

 

Announcing Plan-B Theatre Company’s 2018/19 Season of World Premieres by Utah Playwrights!

We at Plan-B Theatre Company invite you to join us in the Studio Theatre at the Rose Wagner Performing Arts Center for our 28th season of unique and socially conscious theatre created by Utah playwrights!

A season exploring how truth finds us and what we do with it once it does.

A season about sexuality, race and privilege.

A season about us, here, now.

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GOOD STANDING

a world premiere by Matthew Greene

October 18-28, 2018

November 4: United Solo Theatre Festival, New York

“I’d been loved. And that changes a person.”

A gay Mormon faces excommunication a week after marrying the man of his dreams. A solo play about faith, hope and catharsis.

Featuring Austin Archer. Designed by Keven Myhre (set), Jerry Rapier (costumes), Matt Taylor (costumes). Stage managed by Jennifer Freed, Morag Shepherd. Directed by Jerry Rapier. From the author of ADAM & STEVE AND THE EMPTY SEA, featuring the author of JUMP.

 

AN EVENING WITH TWO AWFUL MEN

a world premiere by Elaine Jarvik

February 21-March 3, 2019

“I guarantee you there will come a time when your name won’t ring a bell among the living.”

The original worst-ever (and possibly first gay) President James Buchanan and actor-assassin John Wilkes Booth defend their (in)actions before a live studio audience. A dark comedy about race, privilege, sexuality and legacy.

Featuring Aaron Adams, Jason Bowcutt, Anne Brings, Dee-Dee Darby-Duffin. Designed by Cheryl Cluff (sound), Thomas George (set), David Rees (lighting), Arika Schockmel (props). Stage managed by Jennifer Freed. Directed by Cheryl Cluff. From the author of RIVER.SWAMP.CAVE.MOUNTAIN., BASED ON A TRUE STORY & MARRY CHRISTMAS.

 

…OF COLOR

a world premiere by Olivia Custio, Bijan Hosseini, Iris Salazar & Darryl Stamp

March 28-April 7, 2019

“You won’t be satisfied, you never are.”

Short plays by and about people of color from the Theatre Artists of Color Writing Workshop: DRIVER’S LICENSE, PLEASE by Olivia Custodio (a dark comedy about bagels, rental cars and rednecks); AMERICAN PRIDE by Iris Salazar (an even darker comedy about making America great again); ROAR by Darryl Stamp (a dramedy about stand-up comedy); and THE FRAILEST THING by Bijan Hosseini (a drama about the difference between wanting to live and not wanting to die).

Cast Bryan Kido, Lonzo Liggins, Carlos Nobleza Posas, others TBA. Designed by La Beene (costumes), Cheryl Cluff (sound), Meghan McCormick (lighting), Cara Pomeroy (set), Arika Schockmel (props). Stage managed by Jennifer Freed. Directed by Jerry Rapier.