2020-2021 Theater Series

Two electrifying new musicals, a bold re-imagining of a literary classic, a culture-clash comedy, and one more play to be revealed soon

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Dreaming Zenzile

Based on the life of Miriam Makeba 
By Somi Kakoma 
Directed by Lileana Blain-Cruz 
In association with Octopus Theatricals and National Black Theatre

An inspiring new musical based on the extraordinary life of South African musical legend and activist Miriam Makeba. Performing as Makeba on the eve of her last concert, international jazz sensation Somi transports the audience through a spiritual journey in an electrifying portrait of a passionate artist’s singular voice and vision. This modern jazz play features a live band, a cast of 5, original music, and reinterpretations from Makeba’s popular repertoire including “The Click Song.”



Tiger Style!

By Mike Lew
Directed by Moritz Von Stuelpnagel

Siblings Albert and Jennifer Chen reached the pinnacle of academic achievement. But in adult life, they’re colossal failures. They do what any reasonable brother and sister would do: confront their parents and launch an Asian Freedom Tour! From California to China, this exuberantly sharp comedy examines the successes and failures of tiger parenting through the lens of a playwright who’s actually been through it. Tony-nominated Moritz Von Stuelpnagel (Hand to God on Broadway) directs.


APRIL 30 – MAY 30, 2021

The Scarlet Letter

By Kate Hamill
Inspired by Nathaniel Hawthorne's novel

Original sin. Shame. Redemption. A society reels with fear when a woman’s sexuality is on display. Hawthorne’s masterwork bursts to life in a chilling and timely adaptation. Known for her inventive and explosive take on classics (Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Dracula) Kate Hamill’s “A” examines a community in chaos—not far from our own, mad modern world.


JUNE 15 – JULY 3, 2021

Bhangin' It

A New Musical

By Mike Lew and Rehana Lew Mirza 
Music and Lyrics by Sam Willmott 
Directed by Amy Anders Corcoran
Co-production with La Jolla Playhouse

This brand new feel-good and dance-filled musical is brash, intoxicating, and joyous. Intercollegiate Bhangra, a competitive “dance-off” of traditional Punjabi folk styles, is a high stakes game. Mary, a biracial student, thinks she's got all the right moves. But to teammate Preeti, Mary is just not “Indian enough.” When Mary is abruptly booted off the team, she puts together a team whose only criteria for joining is a desire to dance. With Nationals coming up, can this eclectic, ragtag group whip themselves into shape to take on the competition? Bhangin' It is a celebration of the traditions we inherit from yesterday and those we create for tomorrow.

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DECEMBER 6 - 27, 2020

A Christmas Carol

By Charles Dickens
Adapted by David Thompson
Directed by Adam Immerwahr

Follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical journey through Christmas past, present, and future and watch as this story comes to life around you! This annual holiday tradition will usher you into the spirit of the season with all the joy, wonder, and generosity that Scrooge himself discovers.