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Theater

Trans Scripts Part 1: The Women
By Paul Lucas

Nov. 12th, 13th, 14th | 6:00 p.m.
Nov. 15th, 16th | 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 16th, 17th | 2:00 p.m.
The Wallace Center for Performing Arts (McKay Entrance B)
Admission: Free

The Communications Media Department presents a Main Stage production of Trans Scripts, Part 1: The Women, a compelling exploration of the lives of trans women, as told in their own words. Based on over seventy interviews conducted around the world by playwright Paul Lucas. These unique and compelling stories are honest, funny, moving, insightful, and inspiring, but most of all, they are human, shedding light not on our differences but on what we all, as humans, share.

Matches
By Peter Anderegg

Nov. 19th, 21st | 6:30 p.m.
Nov. 20th | 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 22nd, 23rd | 7:30 p.m.
Nov. 23rd, 24th | 2:30 p.m.
The Wallace Center for Performing Arts (McKay Entrance B)
Admission: Free, but accepting donations at the door

“Happiness is hard to find and something’s always in the way” is an idea explored in nine short plays that pit two characters with competing, mutually exclusive aspirations against each other.

Presented by Thisbe Theater Company.

Chasing the Ghost
By Ashley Lauren Rogers

Dec. 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th | 8:00 p.m.
Dec. 8th | 2:00 p.m.
Dec. 12th | 6:30 p.m. (Pay What You Can)
The Wallace Center for Performing Arts (McKay Entrance B)
Admission: $5 Student/$15 General Public

The Forge Theater Lab Presents a new play by Fitchburg State alumna Ashley Lauren Rogers. Kurt, a vlogger in the early days of YouTube who used to scream about video games, is married to Patty, a struggling vampire romance author. While Kurt has left that life behind him, anger and all, their relationship will be put to the test when one night he is visited by a shadow person...who won't stop tickling his feet.

This play is not recommended for children under 14 because of profanity and disturbing situations.

One Angry Gay Man (Solo Show)
By Matt Cogswell

Feb. 14th, 15th | 7:00 p.m.
Kent Recital Hall
Admission: Free with suggested donation of $3 - $10

In Floating on Hope Ave, gay men of all ages and walks of life weave in and out of each other’s lives as they search for pleasure, love, and hope. In One Angry Gay Man, one actor portrays a parade of men who fight against their inner demons in order to find a sense of purpose. Join us for part or all of this lyrical, poignant double bill.

Presented by The Forge Theater Lab.

LifeBlood (Staged Reading)
By Erik Nikander

Mar. 27th, 28th | 7:00 p.m.
Kent Recital Hall
Admission: Free with suggested donation of $3 - $10

A miracle medical device has the country abuzz about an exciting female entrepreneur. But when a young journalist begins to dig deeper, she finds out the shocking truth about the company and its founder. A drama inspired by the true events of the Theranos scandal.

Presented by The Forge Theater Lab.

Ugly Lies The Bone
By Lindsey Ferrentino

April 14th, 15th, 16th | 6:00 p.m.
April 17th, 18th | 7:30 p.m.
April 17th, 18th | 2:00 p.m.
Wallace Center for The Performing Arts (McKay Entrance B)
Admission: Free

Newly discharged soldier Jess has finally returned to her Florida hometown. She brings with her not only vivid memories of Afghanistan, but painful burns that have left her physically and emotionally scarred. Jess soon realizes that things at home have changed even more than she has. Through the use of virtual reality video game therapy, she builds a breathtaking new world where she can escape her pain.

Presented by Main Stage.

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