9/11

A FIRE AS BRIGHT AS HEAVEN by Tim Collins

A five-part, multi-character solo show that explores America's social and political upheaval, from 9/11 to the 2008 presidential elections.

ANOTHER DAY ON WILLOW ST by Frank Anthony Polito

Two couples fight to learn the meaning of love, sacrifice, and living for today…before it’s too late.

BARRIERS by Rehana Lew Mirza

When Sunima returns home to face her multi-cultural, Muslim family and announce her pending engagement, she instead becomes trapped in the family loss they never dealt with.

BEFORE YOUR VERY EYES by Edward Elefterion

Set in the anxious landscape of September 11th and inspired by the haunting idea of learning something you wish you never knew; this play is a mystery about the personal truths revealed by a global tragedy.

BROWNTOWN by Sam Younis

Follows three brown-skinned actors as they audition for the role of a terrorist in a made-for-tv movie.

E-MAIL: 9/12 by Midge Guerrera

How sharing, caring, grieving and even allowing a spark of humor to fly through cyberspace helped our nation get through the painful aftermath of 9/11.

FALL FORWARD by Daniel Reitz

A play about choices and figuring out what really matters, originally performed in a Methodist Church two blocks from the World Trade Center.

HEEL by Jeff McMahon

Using text, movement, and imagery, HEEL marches through the collateral damage of September 11, 2001, examining both the attack and the culture of closure and forgetting.

LAST CALL by Kelly McAllister

A wise and moving comic drama about the ways some of us heed life’s wake-up calls—and the ways the rest of us ignore them.

LOVERS LEAPT by Leslie Bramm

A couple holds hands as they leap from the 83rd floor of the world trade center. On the way down they discover the relationship they might have had.

MO(U)RNING by Adrian Rodriguez

Inspired by the 9/11 tragedy, the play explores the diverse reactions to trauma in and around the disaster area.

NO ONE by Julia Lee Barclay-Morton

A meditation on our response to violence, specifically that inflicted on New York City and Washington, D.C. on 9/11/01 and the subsequent violence inflicted by the United States on Afghanistan in October 2001.

PANICHOREA by Richard Hinojosa

A multi-media political/social satire that lampoons our paranoid and greedy reactions to a fabricated crisis that is played out in a series of related comic sketches and news reels.

THE AMERICANS by Matthew Freeman

A young man writes a poem, “The Americans,” so beautiful that the walls of his room rise into the sky and explode, covering New York in wood and plaster rain; for three young men vaguely nervous about what their lives are becoming, it is, at least, something different.

THE FORTIFICATION OF MISS GRACE WREN by Robin Rice

An elementary school teacher is so traumatized by the events of 9/11 she can’t return to the classroom until a statue of Peter Stuyvesant comes to life and gives her a renewed will to live.

THE YEAR AFTER by Penny Jackson

Set a year after 9/11, these two plays show how strangers of different ages, religions and races discover healing and hope through random encounters on the New York City subway and The Staten Island Ferry.

TUESDAY by Marc Morales

On Tuesday September eleventh two thousand and one God sent an Angel to New York.

WRONG BARBARIANS by Timothy Nolan

Two strangers meet in a diner & the prism of suspicion distorts every perception. In the culture of dread, patriotism is perverted, leadership is AWOL & freedom is lost. The cost is devastating. "I let the fear inside me, rape me…and now I'm pregnant with the fear…”

A decade of work exploring the meaning and legacy of a national tragedy