In the announcement, Everyman Founder and Artistic Director Vincent M. Lancisi said, “Next season will be our biggest yet — 8 plays that will take you from Istanbul to Pittsburgh, from Mississippi to Vermont, meeting unforgettable characters grappling with essential questions of identity we all must face in our own time: Who am I? What do I value?”
Here’s the schedule:
“Proof,” by David Auburn — About a woman who has inherited her father’s mathematical genius — and maybe his psychosis. Paige Hernandez directs.Runs Sept. 3-Oct. 6, 2019
August Wilson’s “Radio Golf” — Set in Pittsburgh in the late 1990s, it’s about an entrepreneur who aspires to be the city’s first black mayor. Directed by Carl Cofield.Runs Oct. 15-Nov. 17, 2019
Agatha Christie’s “Murder on the Orient Express” — A classic detective Hercule Poirot mystery, filled with lots of twists and turns. Directed by Vincent M. Lancisi.Runs Dec. 3, 2019-Jan. 5, 2020
“Be Here Now” — An angry nihilist has recurring headaches that lead to almost religious experiences that might make her actually happy. Directed by Deborah Zoe Laufer.Runs Jan. 21-Feb. 16, 2020
“Awake and Sing!”– This is the story of the Bergers, a lower to middle class multi-generational Jewish family living in a Bronx apartment during the Depression. Directed by Noah Himmelstein.Runs May 26-June 28, 2020
New Voices Festival — This inaugural festival of new plays showcases new and important writers and runs in repertory over seven weeks. These will be the first works produced in Everyman’s new Upstairs Theatre.
“Queens Girl — Black in the Green Mountains” — This one’s a world premiere of the third (and final) installment of the Queens Girl plays, following this season’s “Queens Girl in the World” and “Queens Girl in Africa.” Directed by Paige Hernandez.Runs March 3-April 12, 2020
“Berat, Berta” — Set in the 1920s and inspired by a legendary prison song, a man is given a chance to make amends to his long-lost lover, Berta. Directed by Reginald L. Douglas.Runs March 17-April 26, 2020
“Cry It Out” — A corporate lawyer and a college dropout bond over sleep deprivation, unreliable childcare and more in this comedy. Directed by Vincent M. Lancisi. Runs March 31-May 3, 2020
Here’s the announcement from Artistic Director Vincent Lancisi:
For tickets and information, go to everymantheatre.org.