Plays

If a play is not available on New Play Exchange, it may be provided upon request.

The Sprinkler (Full-Length)

Lamar hasn’t been home in days; Alex can’t stop getting into fights by the reservoir, and Kate is seeing an unlicensed Christian therapist. The trio only has a few months of high school left before they go to college Up North, but if their conservative, suburban town doesn’t destroy their futures, the games of control they play with each other just might.

Blaxploitation (One-Act)

At a midnight movie screening, director Roxie Spectacular exhibits their cult classic, “A Time to Die,” in which a martial arts master and a genie try to use time travel to prevent slavery and stop a zombie apocalypse before a special agent from the future can stop them.

Time to A Phantom (Ten-Minute)

Kyle’s apartment is haunted, so he calls his super.

Black Prometheus (One-Act)

Stuck in a negative experience machine, a pair of Black test subjects do everything they can to theorize a way out of being killed over and over again.

Older Plays

Aporia! A Tale of Rhetoric and Philosophy (Full-Length Musical)

An exiled Cretan conman named Protaginus starts a fly-by-night rhetoric school in Athens. But after he falls in love with one of his student’s wives, he has to win a high-profile court case and get out of town, before an insatiable Socrates turns his attention to Protaginus’ fledgling academy. (Music by Eli Maskin)

Watching Football (One-Act)

Four stoners’ thoughts about postmodernism, Hollywood Blockbusters, metafiction, and anything else they can think of come to life while watching Monday Night Football.

Shuck and/or Jive (One-Act)

Two Jews in the 1920’s appropriate Black music to write race records. Two Black men in the present lock themselves in a radio station after a militant broadcast goes awry. A magical spirit paddles a boat between the two.

The Man in the Mirror (One-Act)

A young man processes the death of his father and the end of a relationship, from the prison of his bathroom.