SHOWS BY NAME 2018 WINTERFEST

  • ‘MEN OF GOD: THINGS WE DON’T SAY’

           by CB Murray       February 15, 2018 @ 9pm       February 17, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.        February 18, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. The play is an intimate conversation between two dear old friends and colleagues in ministry. As they ride the train together […]

    A POOR PLAYER

           by Kush Dhungana     January 11, 2018 @ 9pm       January 12, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 14, 2018 @ 8:30pm  Eager to catch her big break, Kelsie navigates through the tough business that is the acting industry, grappling with professional and personal conflicts.   All Shows at […]

    A SINKING STAR

           by Alison Lowenstein     January 25, 2018 @ 9pm       January 26, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 28, 2018 @ 8:30pm  Can a simple request unravel a marriage? A young couple is challenged when a husband asks his wife to partake in a thrill seeking adventure. As […]

    AFTER HOURS

           by Rebecca Kane     February 1, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 2, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 4, 2018 @ 8:30pm After Hours is about to make their big break by making a song with the marginally more popular band The Intimates. Then the lyricist of After […]

    AN UNDERCOVER AGENDA

           by Sung Hyun Yoon     January 25, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 27, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       January 28, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun.   When a Manhattan drug crisis erupts, three young undercover cops are assigned to the case. Fast forward a few months and they […]

    ANY OTHER DAY

            by Danielle Ferrier           February 22, 2018 @ 9pm      February 23, 2018 @ 6:15pm      February 25, 2018 @ 8:30pm            All Shows at the Hudson Guild Theater   http://thespisnytheaterfestival.com/the-theater/           To Purchase tickets go to  […]

    BIRD AND BEAR

           by Khadijah Danielian     January 23, 2018 @ 9pm       January 24, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 27, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat.  Kate and Miles, both born on the same day in the same hospital, have been best friends literally since birth. From childhood to adulthood, […]

    BORDERLINE

           by Anna Stewart and Josh Coleman.”     January 11, 2018 @ 9pm       January 12, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 14, 2018 @ 8:30pm   Borderline is about the relationship between a woman (Drew, who works in special events and was recently promoted to a manager position) and a […]

    BRIDE OF THE GULF

           by  J.M. Meyer       February 27, 2018 @ 9pm       February 28, 2018 @ 6:15pm        March 3, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sat. Set amid the violence that engulfed southern Iraq after the British withdrawal of 2007, a sharp-witted, modern Iraqi woman goes in search of […]

    BRIGHT IS THE RING OF WORDS

           by Zack Aretakis     January 30, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 3, 2018 @ 8:30pm       February 4, 2018 @ 1pm – Sun.  The play follows the story of Jack Austin: a narcissistic, self-deprecating musical genius. It shows a day in his life as a student in […]

    CHEAP HUGS

           by Annick Lefebvre       February 8, 2018 @ 9pm       February 9, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 11, 2018 @ 8:30pm At the Union Square subway station, a woman offers free hugs to people crossing her path, and another woman tries to avoid her. A cheap […]

    CHEKHOV, SHMEKHOV… THE MUSICAL

           by Allan Yashin       February 8, 2018 @ 9pm       February 9, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 11, 2018 @ 8:30pm Professor Gruber attempts to lure his old friend , Heshel, into investing in his latest Chekhov production, by the signing of The Soviet Songbird, Vera […]

    COLD PORRIDGE

           by  Emily Dinova     January 4, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 5, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 7, 2018 @ 8:30pm Crescent Rock Manor, an island in the Pacific Northwest. Formally a mental institution for the criminally insane, it is now the grandiose estate of a wealthy family […]

    COME AND TAKE IT

           by Annie R. Such     February 1, 2018 @ 9pm       February 3, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       February 4, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun.  The Bailey Brothers stand in the middle of the Texas heat in a Mexican Stand-Off. As they’re faced with their own […]

    COMMITTED

           by Tricia Brouk     Music and Lyrics by     Andrew David Sotomayor     February 6, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 10, 2018 @ 8:30pm        February 11, 2018 @ 1pm – Sun.  In 1989 at an Upper East Side psychiatric ward, five women and three […]

    COUNTLESS VOICES

           by Awilda Bravo     February 22, 2018 @ 9pm       February 23, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 25, 2018 @ 8:30pm     All Shows at the Hudson Guild Theater   http://thespisnytheaterfestival.com/the-theater/     To purchase tickets     https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3202033

    DEAD MEAT

           by Paige Zubel     January 9, 2018 @ 9pm       January 10, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 13, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat. It’s the end of the world. A once-promising medication goes awry, mutating 51% of the worlds population into shells of human beings, with only […]

    DO YOU DREAM IN SPANISH?

           by Roberto Araujo     January 30, 2018 @ 9pm       January 31, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 3, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat.  Roberto Araujo is a photographer, singer, gay man, actor, New Yorker, dancer, and immigrant – but the one question he hears more than anything […]

    DOG GIRL

           by Megan Pinto     February 1, 2018 @ 9pm       February 3, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       February 4, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. Each night, Dog Girl stares at the world through a window in her cell. Tonight her favorite Guard Boy has come to […]

    EENY MEANY

           by Jeremiah Neal       February 22, 2018 @ 6:16pm       February 24, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.        February 25, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. This is a play about three young siblings struggling to get along amidst a difficult change in their lives. Eeny, the […]

    EMERSON LOSES HER “MIAND”

           by Laura Winters     January 8, 2018 @ 9pm       January 10, 2018 @ 9pm       January 13, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sat. A Jew, a Catholic, a Southern Baptist, two Muslims, and two Agnostics climb on board a pedal trolley to kick off celebrating Emerson Greene’s engagement […]

    END OF APRIL

           by Cayla Alice Berejikian     February 22, 2018 @ 9pm       February 23, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 25, 2018 @ 8:30pm   Katie lives in a small town with her brother and her alcoholic mother who is unemployed and resentful towards her children since the death […]

    EVERYBODY GETS ICE CREAM

           by James St. Jean     January 23, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 27, 2018 @ 8:30pm       January 28, 2018 @ 1pm – Sun.  KIt is a morality play following the life of cynic Jared and his brother-in- law Ian who’s an ice cream man philanthropist. Ian goes […]

    FAMILY DYNAMICS

           by Irwin Nayman       February 12, 2018 @ 9pm       February 14, 2018 @ 9pm        February 17, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat. The play follows NANCY, a recent widow, who is pressured into moving in with her daughter MICHELLE and MICHELLE’s family.In addition to mourning […]

    FATHER DEMO SQUARE

           by Steven Russo       February 15, 2018 @ 9pm       February 17, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.        February 18, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun.  This play explores a seemingly trivial conversation between two waiters on a park bench in the West Village.  Marcello, eager to go meet […]

    FOSTERED

           by Talk Shivi     March 1, 2018 @ 6:15pm       March 2, 2018 @ 6:15pm        March 4, 2018 @ 8:30pm     Samuel and Xavier are siblings dealing with alcoholism and mental trauma after their parents die in a car accident, leaving them to be the caretakers of […]

    FOUND A NEW MUSICAL

           by Samantha Rosenblatt     January 16, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 20, 2018 @ 8:30pm       January 21, 2018 @ 1pm – Sun. FOUND, A New Musical explores the challenges faced by four eighth grade students, coming from different walks of life, brought together by one unique […]

    GAMMA DELTA NASTY

           by Cait Kiley     January 29, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 2, 2018 @ 9pm       February 4, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sun.   “The ladies of Gamma Delta Nasty—the Afterlife’s most exclusive sorority of ‘nasty women’— are having their weekly executive council meeting. When they learn of […]

    HE AND SHE

           by James Sappho       February 26, 2018 @ 9pm       February 28, 2018 @ 9pm        March 3, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat. This is a day in the life of two people struggling with loss of youth, health, memory, time. Present, past and future blur […]

    I LIKED YOU 5 MINUTES AGO

           by Melanie Coffey     January 11, 2018 @ 9pm       January 12, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 14, 2018 @ 8:30pm  A man and a young woman are in the middle of an affair when he divulges information that is both frightening for her to hear and completely […]

    IN PARK

           by  Taylor Hatch     January 18, 2018 @ 9pm       January 20, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       January 21, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. A Major League Baseball pitcher and a recent college dropout meet by chance in a Walmart parking lot and discover a singular […]

    INTRUDER

           by Mark Sickman     January 15, 2018 @ 9pm       January 17, 2018 @ 9pm       January 20, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sat. The scene is the studio of Newell Chancellor, a revered composer for musical theatre. Newell and his assistant, Michelle, are working on songs for […]

    KNIGHTS OF THE SQUARE TABLE

           by Stephen D’Anna     January 25, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 27, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       January 28, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun.   A comedy about a bunch of dysfunctional Knights led by an equally challenged King Arthur who holds court at the Square Table. […]

    LAURA

           by Laura Oberbeck       February 8, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 10, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.        February 11, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. LAURA is an experimental and theatrical comedy show that consists of elaborate jokes and stories based on my life. The piece […]

    LIVING WITH OLIVIA CADENCE DONOVAN

           by  Allison Shea Reed     January 4, 2018 @ 9pm       January 6, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sat.       January 7, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun.  “Emily has been living with Olivia her whole life. Olivia is her best friend and roommate, her protector and her downfall. […]

    LOVE

           by Alex Freeman     January 11, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 13, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       January 14, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun.  “Love tells the on-again off-again love story of Scott and Claire. 45 minutes before Claire leaves for the church on her wedding day, […]

    LOVE, POETRY, AND OTHER MISSED CONNECTIONS

           by Dani Alicia       February 15, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 16, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 18, 2018 @ 8:30pm   It is a play that highlights the importance of spreading love in a chaotic world through a series of hilarious mishaps. A retiring Cupid has […]

    MARLENE

           by  Willard Manus     starring     Cindy Marinangel       February 19, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 23, 2018 @ 9pm        February 25, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sun. “Marlene” tells a true story. In May, 1960, Dietrich returned to Germany to perform on stage […]

    MARTIN’S T.R.U.T.H.

           by  Victor Vauban Junior     January 18, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 19, 2018 @ 6:15pm        January 21, 2018 @ 8:30pm     Human beings are in constant pursue of happiness, acceptance, guidance, and above all, love. It couldn’t be different for Martin, a young who never […]

    METAL HEARTS

           by DaMond Patrick Taylor       February 13, 2018 @ 9pm       February 14, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 17, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sat. Set during an unforgiving winter storm in 1994 New York City, two love lovelorn loners; a struggling screenwriter and a would-be prostitute, […]

    MIRRORED DELUSIONS

           by Jennifer Roberts     January 25, 2018 @ 9pm       January 26, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 28, 2018 @ 8:30pm  Two New York City women’s relationship hangs in the balance as this heart wrenching coming out story threatens the life and mental stability of one distressed […]

    MIXED DOUBLES

           by Matt Sanders     and Ariel Aliza Sanders     January 25, 2018 @ 9pm       January 26, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 28, 2018 @ 8:30pm   It’s a comedy of errors at the hippest new restaurant in town. Newlyweds Addie and Harry are getting together with […]

    OBSESSION

           by Ezgi Acur     February 1, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 2, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 4, 2018 @ 8:30pm The play is about a babysitter who is obsessed with the baby she is taking care of and takes it to the extreme. She stays with […]

    ORISTE

           by S.D. Vourakis     January 3, 2018 @ 9pm       January 5, 2018 @ 9pm       January 7, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sun. Eleni, the American daughter of Greek immigrants with a passion for fashion and a dream to create a whole fulfilling American life for herself, is […]

    OUR LAST TEN MINUTES

           by Cait Lang       February 8, 2018 @ 9pm       February 9, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 11, 2018 @ 8:30pm Imagine waking up one morning next to someone from your past, the only one to ever fully understand you. Especially when you don’t understand yourself. […]

    PAPO’S VARIETY STORE ” THE SALSAPERA”

           by Ken Bravo     February 5, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 9, 2018 @ 9pm        February 11, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sun.  A day in the life of a block in the Lower East Side in the Summer of 1976. An example of how time can […]

    PHOTOLUMINESCENCE

           by Nadia Levin       February 8, 2018 @ 9pm       February 9, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 11, 2018 @ 8:30pm It’s probably the apocalypse. Tricia and Claire have arranged a ride. But getting out of the apartment proves more difficult than anticipated.   All Shows […]

    PIZZA & WINE

           by Raffaela Capp & Maria Capp       February 12, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 16, 2018 @ 9pm        February 18, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sun. On the eve of their Grandmother’s wake, four cousins rediscover their love for music and each other through a“sleepover” necessitated by […]

    RELATIVELY CONSCIOUS

           by Jon-Marc McDonald     presented by   Richard E. Waits     February 6, 2018 @ 9pm       February 7, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 10, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sat. On Sunday, a man will be brutally murdered in Jasper, Texas. By Monday, the entire world […]

    REVELATIONS

           by – Ben Hatt     January 16, 2018 @ 9pm       January 17, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 20, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat. 10 years after Rose (now 23) was disfellowshipped and shunned from the faith of a rural religious sect, she comes back to confront […]

    SAND IN A MEMPHIS GLASS; OR, THE GRACE OF A GOOD WOMAN

           by  Brandon Thomas DiSabatino     January 18, 2018 @ 9pm       January 20, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       January 21, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. Set In a trailer park in the post-industrial Mid-West, three young women and a blind oracle wait for an asteroid to possibly […]

    SOCIETY’S DARLING

           by Jason Grant       February 15, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 16, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 18, 2018 @ 8:30pm   While Vanessa and Duane, two women of different ages, ambitions, and points of view parry and thrust, through alcoholism and sobriety, the play examines the […]

    STRANGE ANIMALS AND PLASTIC FIGURES

           by Kory Majansky       February 13, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 17, 2018 @ 8:30pm        February 18, 2018 @ 1pm – Sun. A physical representation of ‘collaborative process’ brought to life by a group of people and an anthropomorphic coat rack. An experiment set in […]

    TEA TIME

           by Kate McLeod     February 1, 2018 @ 9pm       February 3, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       February 4, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. Harry is desperately trying to hold things together as a frenzy overtakes his group worn-out actors. Script improvisations. Why not? Relations between […]

    TERMINAL 5

           by  Emily Pinkos      February 26, 2018 @ 6:15pm       March 2, 2018 @ 9pm        February 4, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sun.  This is the story of two girls on the verge of adulthood and living in a shared hospital room; one loud and sarcastic, the […]

    THE CHAOTIC GOD

           by Andrea Garcia     January 11, 2018 @ 9pm       January 12, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 14, 2018 @ 8:30pm   In a post apocalyptic world where there are mysterious dangers; a young woman, who remains anonymous throughout the narrative, deals with the torments of human nature […]

    THE ELEVENTH HOUR

           by David Seamon     January 22, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 26, 2018 @ 9pm       January 28, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sun.   It’s the end of the world in New Jersey. A burnout basement band rocker and his ex, a rising star astrophysicist, may have the […]

    THE FITTING

           by Dave Stishan     January 25, 2018 @ 9pm       January 26, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 28, 2018 @ 8:30pm  A man is being fitted for a brand new suit when the tailor starts to become increasingly nosey about the life of the customer. It isn’t […]

    THE HOUND, THE HARE, AND THE HALLWAY

           by Andy Dispensa     February 5, 2018 @ 9pm       February 7, 2018 @ 9pm        February 10, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat.  A dark romantic drama set almost entirely in a New York City apartment hallway. Marisa Rogers, living on her own for the first time, […]

    THE JACKPOT

           by Anthony Barone       February 20, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 24, 2018 @ 8:30pm        February 25, 2018 @ 1pm – Sun. A former Vegas dancer (Rose) meets a washed up Elvis impersonator (Rocky) on the Brooklyn Bridge. They’re considering jumping but go for Chinese […]

    THE KING

           by  Sarah Alice Shull     January 18, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 19, 2018 @ 6:15pm        January 21, 2018 @ 8:30pm  Set in a forest, follows the non-linear story of Mara, a girl whose past is foggy and  shrouded in mysterious hate. It shows her father, […]

    THE LAST SESSION

           by Holly Provance     February 22, 2018 @ 9pm       February 23, 2018 @ 6:15pm         February 25, 2018 @ 8:30pm   All Shows at the Hudson Guild Theater   http://thespisnytheaterfestival.com/the-theater/     To purchase tickets     https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/3202026

    THE SUICIDE JOURNALS

           by Veronique LaShell MacRae       February 8, 2018 @ 6:15pm       February 10, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       February 11, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. A man who struggles with his identity in a religion that coins homosexuality as sin, a scholar challenged by the […]

    THE TRIAL OF FAITH

         by Miriam Canfield     January 2, 2018 @ 9pm       January 3, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 6, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat. “One man followed her into battle. One she crowned king. Another put her to death. In the span of just two short years, Joan of […]

    THE VERITAS TIMES

           by Ryan Marcone     January 9, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 13, 2018 @ 8:30pm       January 14, 2018 @ 1pm – Sun. Making decisions for everybody is stressful enough, but when tragedy strikes close to home, the young men and women who make up the Student Council […]

    THIS SIDE OF BRIGHTNESS

           by Gabe Flores and Taryn Alexander     January 2, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 6, 2018 @ 8:30pm       January 7, 2018 @ 1pm – Sun. Blake is a down and out actor in New York City until he meets Ava, the one who might finally be his […]

    UNDERGROUND

           by Del Marie Rosa       February 22, 2018 @ 6:16pm       February 24, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.        February 25, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun. A sweet love story between two completely different people. Annie acts tough as nails and pretends nothing bothers her; Damien […]

    UNSPOKEN CONVERSATIONS

           by Christina Cruz     January 29, 2018 @ 9pm       January 31, 2018 @ 9pm        February 3, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sat.   At twenty-years-old, Frida Uhl believes she knows all the answers to her life and future. A progressive thinker and budding writer, Frida hopes to […]

    WAITING FOR JAMES FRANCO

           by Erin McMillen     March 1, 2018 @ 6:15pm       March 2, 2018 @ 6:15pm        March 4, 2018 @ 8:30pm    The Urban Outfitters Musical tells the story of 6 miserable Urban Outfitters employees under the impression that James Franco is on his way into the store […]

    WAITING FOR THE G

           by Alex Krasser     January 15, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 19, 2018 @ 9pm       January 21, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sun. Two friends, roommates, and business partners, Trey and Quint wait on a subway platform to board a train to a party, which is secretly […]

    WE CAN BE QUEEROS

           by  Raechel Segal     January 11, 2018 @ 9pm       January 12, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 14, 2018 @ 8:30pm   Who’s Kabo, and what happened to the queers? Have no fear: Lisa is here to reclaim the all-queer café. But what happens when hetero-normative society tries […]

    WHAT I LEFT BEHIND

           by Anthony J. Piccione     January 25, 2018 @ 9pm       January 26, 2018 @ 6:15pm       January 28, 2018 @ 8:30pm   As a result of severe depression brought on by relentless bullying at the hands of his classmates, a young high school student shocks everyone […]

    WHEN THE DOORBELL RINGS

           by Krista Piccotti     February 1, 2018 @ 9pm       February 3, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.       February 4, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun.  Cadence, a young girl suffering from severe anxiety, depression, and agoraphobia, nervously gets ready to go on a date with a man […]

    WHITE MAMA

           by Gladys Muturi     March 1, 2018 @ 9pm       March 3, 2018 @ 1pm – Sat.        March 4, 2018 @ 6pm – Sun.   Based on the novel by Robert C. S. Downs, In the big city of New York, A poor, elderly white widow Estelle […]

    WILLA CATHER OF JAFFREY

           by Tom Dunn Lyrics     and Music     by William Ogmundson       February 20, 2018 @ 9pm       February 21, 2018 @ 6:15pm        February 24, 2018 @ 3:30pm – Sat. Famed NYC writer Willa Cather has been coming to NH for 15 years […]

    WOMEN AND GUNS

           by Steve Gold       February 19, 2018 @ 9pm       February 21, 2018 @ 9pm        February 24, 2018 @ 6pm – Sat. This play details the life of a female Marine MP, Tiffany Hansen, who is sent to Baghdad during the Iraq war, leaving behind […]

Shows by Name 2018 Winterfest Theater Festival