Space55 Theatre Announces 14th Season Of Shows
Space55 theatre has announced its latest mainstage season of shows! In addition to premiering new works by local playwrights, they're devising a re-imagining of a Greek classic, hosting a visiting theater troupe from Boston, organizing a pop-up performing arts workshop series in October, and presenting a controversial play from the UK about black magick & rocket science.
Space55's 2019-2020 Season
Unmentionables by Molly Greville
August 16-August 25
A play about friendship and selling your panties online. Brought to us by a group of young female artists from Boston!
The Trojan Women by Euripides
A devised production of the classic play by Euripides, transforming this tale of Trojan women coming to terms with the loss of their city and freedom into a thrilling tableau of movement. Directed by Jason White.
The Playground at the Fairground
Sept. 30-Oct. 29
Every Monday & Tuesday in the month of October, Space55 will be presenting a pop-up academy for the performing arts. Classes on playwriting, storytelling, improv, and other disciplines will be presented by a team of instructors (under the guidance of director/writer extraordinaire Kim Porter). Students who go through the month of classes will have a chance to perform their works in development during showcase shows at the Space in early November.
Dark Lullaby by Serene Dominic
Nov. 16-Dec. 1
A hilarious and dark musical inspired by the 1945 film noir classic Detour, with original music written and performed by The Human Torch: Serene Dominic.
A Bloody Mary Christmas by Denny Guge, Shawna Franks, Jacque Arend, and Stacey Reed Hanlon
Ring in the holiday season with Space55's annual bawdy Christmas play about a trio of boozy Sun City ladies trying to keep things flirty and festive as their world falls apart.
The Envelope Play by Beth May
Jan. 10-Feb. 2
What if science could tell you if your relationship was doomed to fail or fated to succeed? A young couple gets the chance to sneak a peek at their future. The only problem? They're not on the same page about whether or not they should take a look. Directed by Bethanne Abramovich in collaboration with Howl Theatre Project.
Night Of The Chicken 3 by Carrie Behrens
Feb. 21-Mar. 17
Carrie Behrens' Zoni-winning radio play series about a young girl dealing with the twin horrors of going to high school and being a Werechicken continue with the third installment in this popular, family-friendly series. Directed by Kim Porter.
Babalon by Paul Green
Rocket scientist Jack Parsons helped develop the technology that took America to the Moon. He was also a disciple of Aleister Crowley, performed magical rites with L. Ron Hubbard, and held wild occult sex parties in his Pasadena home. Based on a true story, Paul Green's Babalon is a poetic and profoundly moving exploration of the strange, explosive forces that brought us into the Space Age. An Arizona premiere!
Radio-Free Europa by Ashley Naftule
Broadcasting from the Nevada desert, Delilah Peel hosts the nation's most popular late night AM radio show. Fielding paranoid calls about UFOs, Bigfoots, and ghosts is all in a day's work for Peel. But when her equipment begins picking up ominous transmissions from beyond the stars, she starts to worry that she's turning into one of her callers.