Audiences are in for a treat! Actor’s Express’ 32nd season brings more of the theatre company’s signature thought-provoking, contemporary productions! The new season begins in September but season subscription packages are available now. Read more about the 2019-2020 season below (descriptions provided by Actor’s Express)!

September 18 – October 13, 2019

By Joshua Harmon
Directed by Freddie Ashley

When Jodi Isaac flies across the country to visit her famous fashion mogul father for his 70th birthday, she finds that his posh downtown New York townhouse has a new resident: dad’s new boyfriend. Who is 20. And a porn star. This blistering new comedy by Joshua Harmon (Bad Jews, Significant Other) hilariously excoriates America’s obsession with youth, sex and physical beauty.

October 30 – November 24, 2019

By Theresa Rebeck
Directed by Donya K. Washington

Irene is content, slow to anger and quick to forgive — that is, until her brother Teddy comes to live in her basement. She must split her loyalty between her controlling, volatile husband and the unstable kid brother who needs her. When Teddy tries to convince Irene to stand up to her husband once and for all, demons from the past emerge to peel back layers of dark family secrets long buried but now pushing this uneasy family to the brink. From the writer of AE hits Seminar and Mauritius comes a Hitchcockian thriller about casting out your demons and mending the past.

Fun Home
January 8 – February 16, 2020

Music by Jeanine Tesori
Book and Lyrics by Lisa Kron
Based on the graphic novel by Alison Bechdel
Directed by Freddie Ashley

“Welcome to our house on Maple Avenue.” Based on Alison Bechdel’s bestselling graphic memoir of the same name, Fun Home took Broadway by storm and cemented itself as one of the landmark musicals of our time. Alison dives into her past to trace the sequence of childhood events that made her the adult she is today. In doing so, she initiates a journey of reconciliation with her late father, whose mercurial and secretive personality kept the two apart at the precise moments they should have been closest. A wholly original musical about what happens when you finally see your parents through grown-up eyes.

The Brothers Size
March 11 – April 11, 2020

By Tarell Alvin McCraney
Directed by Eric J. Little

In the sweltering heat of the Louisiana Bayou, Ogun Size tenuously reunites with his brother Oshoosi, who has recently been released from prison. When Oshoosi’s charismatic former cellmate Elegba arrives, the two brothers find themselves on a collision course with fate in this unflinching and tender exploration of the complex bonds of brotherhood. From the Academy Award-winning writer of Moonlight, The Brothers Size weaves together poetry, music and mythology to magnify the struggle for freedom and the need to belong somewhere.

Desire Under the Elms
May 13 – June 21, 2020

By Eugene O’Neill
Directed by Freddie Ashley

In this scorching classic that pulses with the intensity of a fever dream, tyrannical patriarch Ephraim Cabot returns to his rural New England farm with a seductive new wife, Abbie, hoping to produce a new heir to the estate. Fearing disinheritance, his impetuous youngest son Eben hates his new stepmother. But hatred soon gives way to lust, and Eben and Abbie enter into a torrid affair that unleashes tragic consequences on the Cabot family forever. One of the great masterworks by America’s most important