The Mecca Tales

The Black Box Theater

Written by Rohina Malik Directed by Kareem Fahmy   THE MECCA TALES tells the story of five Muslim women on the pilgrimage known as the Hajj. When their bus is stopped miles short of their destination, tempers flare and the women are tested in unexpected ways. They share their personal stories in an attempt to ... Read more

Pygmalion

The Black Box Theater

This March and April, Eric Tucker, who Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journalnamed, "America’s best classical stage director," will return to the work of George Bernard Shaw with the notable classic, Pygmalion. "At this moment in time I'm extremely interested in exploring how power is negotiated through sexual politics in a gritty interpretation of Shaw's classic ... Read more

The Rainmaker

The Black Box Theater

  A stage classic by N. Richard Nash from the golden age of American theater, The Rainmaker is the story of a charismatic stranger who arrives in town on a hot summer day, bringing hope to a drought-stricken town as well as a lonely spinster in this deeply romantic fable of love, longing, hope, and fulfillment set ... Read more

The Sheen Center Theater Festival

The Black Box Theater

Now entering its second year, the Sheen Center Theater Festival celebrates the voices of emerging and established Catholic playwrights

Pushkin

The Black Box Theater

A new verse play written by Jonathan Leaf, examines the final two-years in the life of Russia's most enduring poet, Alexander Pushkin.

Prinze

The Black Box Theater

A one-man show about the extraordinary life of the late actor/comedian, Freddie Prinze - the half Hungarian, half Puerto Rican pioneer that paved the way for future Latino entertainers.

Backstage Broadway: Come From Away

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Chad Kimball, the Tony nominated actor who plays Kevin in "Come From Away," will interview himself as Kevin tells his story of how Gander’s compassion, then and now, ignited a spirit of kindness that renewed Kevin’s spirituality and inspired a new tradition of an annual “giving back” day that has since spread.

Radical Love: Catholic Women Speak

The Black Box Theater

Join authors Leah Libresco Sargeant; Eve Tushnet and Kerry Weber for a vivid discussion on the Church today.

Ah, Wilderness!

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Ah, Wilderness! is a classic American comedy about the trials and tribulations of a young man and his loving family in a small Connecticut town.

All Our Children

The Black Box Theater

A terrible crime is taking place in a clinic for disabled children. One brave voice is raised in objection. But will the anyone listen?

The Sheen Center Theater Festival

The Black Box Theater

The third annual Sheen Center Theater Festival celebrates the voices of emerging and established Catholic playwrights this year featuring work by established playwrights William Baer, Erik Ehn, Caridad Svich, Nathan Yungerberg.

Virtue in America: Hope

The Black Box Theater

Virtue? What is it and why does it still matter? In this new series, Kathryn Jean Lopez of the National Review explores the virtue of hope along with Peter Wehner, Michael R. Wear, and Kristen Hanson.

American Slavery Project’s Unheard Voices

The Black Box Theater

From the creators of last season’s sold out Haunted Files comes Unheard Voices. In this monologue play with traditional West African singing and drumming, acclaimed playwrights have imagined the lives and given voice to the individuals found at the African Burial Ground in Lower Manhattan.

The Hope Hypothesis

The Black Box Theater

In this dark comedy, a law student arrives at a government facility to finalize her immigration paperwork — and her unusual birth certificate triggers an absurd series of events that take on a life of their own.

The Gospel of John

The Black Box Theater

Ken Jennings’s dynamic, fresh performance of John’s poetic, yet precise eyewitness account of the life of Jesus for the Advent-Christmas season. (Grades 6-12 and up)

Sister Calling My Name

The Black Box Theater

An enthralling tour de force, this award winning play deals with issues of love and loss, faith and doubt, the strength of family ties, and the possibility of personal redemption.

About Love

The Black Box Theater

A new play with songs and music, tells the irresistible story of a young man’s first love and the shocking betrayal that emerges.

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