BOB: A LIFE IN FIVE ACTS
By Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
Directed By Michael Osinski
February 27 – March 17, 2019
Bob chronicles the highly unusual life of Bob and his lifelong quest to become a “Great Man.” Born and abandoned in the bathroom of a fast food restaurant, Bob energetically embarks on an epic journey across America and encounters inspiring generosity, crushing hardships, blissful happiness, stunning coincidences, wrong turns, lucky breaks, true love and heartbreaking loss. Along the way, Bob meets a myriad of fellow countrymen all struggling to find their own place in the hullaballoo of it all. Will Bob’s real life ever be able to live up to his dream? Bob is a comedic exploration of American mythology and values, the treacherous pursuit of happiness, and discovering what it means to be truly “great.”
By Emily Acker
Directed By Maura Krause
May 1 – 19, 2019
A World Premiere by a Philadelphia Playwright
In an urgent response to the #metoo movement, Emily Acker’s Boycott Esther, chronicles the aftermath of a young woman’s career once her boss, a Hollywood mogul, becomes enmeshed in a workplace sexual misconduct scandal. In a world where information is spread and opinions are formed in the click of a mouse, this hilarious drama begs the pressing question, what is our collective capacity for forgiveness?
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