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The Dolls of New Albion by Paul Shapera
produced by NTSA at the York Theatre

Part monster story, part origin story-- The Dolls of New Albion follows the McAllester family through four generations as they invent robot avatars to house the consciousness of the dead. But did the dead want to be brought back? And how will the world around them change when dying means nothing?

Millicent Scowlworthy by Rob Handel
at Uncanny Valley


Late at night, in the middle of an overgrown and moonlit memorial, local teenagers gather to perform an illegal ceremony re-enacting the tragedies of their community’s past. But as they piece together what actually happened to little Millicent Scowlworthy-- will they find understanding for the ghosts, or will they be swallowed by them?

Baskerville by Ken Ludwig
at Cape Fear Regional Theatre

Get ready for a joyful, mischievous, comedy thriller that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s timeless classic comes to life like never before in this fast-paced comedy about everyone’s favorite detective solving his most notorious case. Don’t miss this hilarious tribute to all that is magical about theatre from the acclaimed author of Lend Me A Tenor and The Three Musketeers.

The Beatles Present:

"The Lord of the Rings: the Musical!"
at the Brick

In the late 1960s, The Beatles contacted legendary film director Stanley Kubrick, asking him to direct them in a live-action movie musical adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings." Stanley Kubrick declined.

That’s pretty much where this epic dream died... Until now...

Co-Created with Kyle Wilson

Action by Sam Shepard

at Williamstown Theatre Festival


A post-apocalyptic holiday: Liza, Lupe, Jeep and Shooter are trapped in a cold, isolated cabin after a mysterious “crisis.” Time has passed since the days of mass-media and indoor plumbing and they are struggling to pull off a holiday meal. Limited food, an uncertain future and overwhelming boredom begin to take their toll with disturbing and absurd results.

The Last Page: a Nuclear Folktale

at Carnegie Mellon University

The Earth's stopped spinning, America has become a wasteland ruled by mythical scavengers, and the only remaining source of water is the storm-cloud heart of a lost young girl. Joined by a Colonial Soldier, the young girl embarks on an odyssey in search of a general, a mother, and of what is truly important


at CMU Playground Festival of Original Work

Visual sketches exploring the marvels of curiosity, interspersed with dance parties, noodle fights, star-gazing, mountain-climbing, and more. Jump?! Dance?! Play?!

A Robot Performs David Ives' All In The Timing

with CMU Robotics (and how we did it)

World-famous robot HERB performs selections from David Ives' "All In The Timing" with a human scene partner.. and a presentation on how we did it.

Sam French

(writer + director)

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