PLEASE NOTE: As of July we have changed the second show in our 30th anniversary season to the world premiere of SENSITIVE GUYS by MJ KAUFMAN. If you purchased a subscription before that time your tickets have been automatically changed to the new show. PERFORMANCE DATES AND TIMES ARE THE SAME so there has been no adjustment to your scheduled ticket package. Please do not hesitate to contact the box office at 215-568-8079 or firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
A World Premiere by Fin Kennedy
Directed by Seth Rozin
Featuring: Charlotte Northeast
October 27 - November 19, 2017
Based on an extremely true story. Fact: priceless artifacts were looted from The Baghdad Museum in 2003 during the Iraq War. Fact: A U.S. marine went in to investigate who was responsible. Everything else is open for interpretation. When a well-meaning veteran meets his ghostwriter, mythologies mix, truth is refashioned into click bait, and reality itself begins to shift. Kennedy’s world premiere is an intense, cinematic thriller that examines the appropriation of narrative and just what it means to print the legend.
A World Premiere by MJ KAUFMAN
Directed by Evren Odcikin
January 19 - February 11, 2018
In the safe spaces of a small liberal arts college, the student-led Men’s Peer Education Group works in tandem with the campus Women’s Survivor Support Group on their three-point surefire plan to totally eradicate all sexual violence everywhere within five years. They're pretty confident it's going well. But when an incident occurs between one of the men and women from each group, it threatens to unravel fundamental beliefs and shake the university to its foundation. InterAct Core Playwright alum MJ Kaufman’s biting social satire casts female identifying and gender non-conforming people as both male and female students trying to understand what it really means to stand up against the patriarchy.
by Seth Rozin
Directed by Harriet Power
March 23 - April 15, 2018
In response to student protest, Michaela, an African-American dean at a major American university summons Alan, a renowned Jewish professor of cultural psychology, to request that he retract a controversial paper on female initiation rites in Africa. But dormant feelings of attraction and resentment from an illicit affair years earlier turns a heated battle over science and cultural pluralism into a heavyweight fight. Rozin’s provocative play shatters the ivory tower of academia, upending questions of privilege and Western morality.
DRAW THE CIRCLE
Written by and starring Mashuq Mushtaq Deen
Directed by Chay Yew
June 1 - June 24, 2018
A trans male journey told entirely through the impressions of everyone around him in this virtuosic and poetic piece, originally developed in 2012 as part of InterAct's Beyond the Frame Festival. Playwright and performer Mashuq Mushtaq Deen inhabits every character -- from his bewildered American girlfriend to his traditional Muslim family -- each trying to understand gender transition by their own terms. Funny, intimate, and deeply moving, Draw the Circle is about survival, transition, and the difficulties that sometimes surround unconditional love. InterAct is honored to welcome Deen and Obie Award-winning director/playwright Chay Yew back to present this unique and touching play.