Mickey’s Junk Page
October 12 – November 3, 2013 (Mainstage)
By Christopher Durang
Directed by Tracy Brigden
Tony Award winner for Best Play!
Vanya and his sister Sonia tolerate the mediocrity of their middle-aged lives in Bucks County, PA, until their movie-star sister Masha returns for a visit that shakes things up. With her boy-toy Spike in tow, Masha incites a madcap family reunion complete with all the comic genius that only Christopher Durang (Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge) can deliver.
November 9 – December 15, 2013 (Hamburg)
By Jessica Dickey
Directed by Matt M. Morrow
A father’s love of music and a daughter’s passion for basketball are at odds in this new play about competition, commitment, and craft. Jessica Dickey (The Amish Project) enlists modernist composer Charles Ives to guide a violinist to an understanding of what it means to be a father—and a fan.
January 18 – February 9, 2014 (Mainstage)
By Katori Hall
Flash back to April 3, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee. Enter room 306 of the Lorraine Motel, where Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. spent the last night of his life. In this daring reimagining of history, a visit from an enigmatic, young maid unveils the humanity and vulnerability of America’s larger-than-life icon.
March 8 – 30, 2014 (Mainstage)
By Nina Raine
Directed by Stuart Carden
Co-produced with Philadelphia Theatre Company
Verbal jabs fly in this stirring new play about Billy, a deaf twenty-something who is adept at lipreading the brash discourse of his hearing family. It’s tough to get a word in edgewise around the dinner table, but when Billy falls for Sylvia, a woman who’s losing her hearing, everyone is forced to learn a lesson about listening.
March 29 – May 4, 2014 (Hamburg Studio)
By George Brant
This powerful one-woman show follows a gutsy fighter pilot whose unexpected pregnancy puts her career on hold. When she gets back in the game, flying has a whole new meaning: operating remote-controlled drones in Afghanistan from an air-conditioned trailer near Las Vegas. Hunting terrorists by day and being a wife and mother by night, the pilot’s struggle to navigate her dual identities is her toughest mission yet.
May 3 – 25, 2014 (Mainstage)
By Michael Hollinger
Directed by Tracy Brigden
Lives overlap and elevators stop on random floors as ten characters are compellingly revealed in this nonlinear comedy about fate. From a backyard squabble to an unlikely hotel hookup, chance encounters and rocky relationships unfold through nine stories and one momentous leap of faith.