Performing Arts

Hillary and Clinton, on stage at Gablestage

Sat Nov 23, 2019 - Sun Dec 22, 2019

In New Hampshire during early 2008, a former First Lady is in a desperate bid to save her troubled Presidential campaign. Her husband sees things one-way; her campaign manager sees things differently. This play is a profound and timely look at two of the most controversial figures in American political history. Created by Lucas Hnath.

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GableStage presents WIESENTHAL by Tom Dugan

Sat Sep 21-Sun Oct 20, 2019

Filled with hope, humanity and humor – this is the riveting true story of Simon Wiesenthal, who devoted his life to bringing more than 1,100 Nazi war criminals to justice. Intelligent, funny, flawed and noble – his unbelievable dedication and tenacity over decades is honored in this play, which gives equal weight to his wisdom and wit during his long, purposeful life. … +

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GableStage presents Skeleton Crew

Jul 20 – Aug 18, 2019 / The play tackles the corrosion of the American Dream – and the economic, racial, and social tensions of a city, a workforce, and a nation. Set in a small factory in Detroit – the play articulates the workers struggle to survive. Their banter and confrontations are a powerful currency, posing urgent questions and revealing startling … +

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GableStage presents SKELETON CREW by Dominique Morisseau

Sat Jul 20, 2019 - Sun Aug 18, 2019

The play tackles the corrosion of the American Dream – and the economic, racial, and social tensions of a city, a workforce, and a nation. Set in a small factory in Detroit – the play articulates the workers struggle to survive. Their banter and confrontations are a powerful currency, posing urgent questions and revealing startling truths. “CRITICS PICK! A deeply moral and … +

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Last days of “KINGS” on stage at Gablestage

Through Sun Jun 16, 2019

A scathingly funny new play about money, politics and the state of the American republic! Kate is a whip-smart lobbyist who doesn’t waste her time on anyone who can’t get elected and get her clients what they want. When she represents a political neophyte with staunch ideals, she is faced with a choice that might change everything for her: back the system, … +

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THE CHILDREN by Lucy Kirkwood at GableStage

Through Sun Apr 14, 2019

In a remote cottage on the lonely British coast, a couple of retired nuclear engineers are living a very quiet life. Outside, the world is in utter chaos following a devastating series of events. When an old friend turns up at their door, they’re shocked to discover the real reason for her visit. This scary play makes tense drama out of the … +

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INDECENTby Pulitzer Prize Winner Paula Vogel at GableStage

Sat Jan 26, 2019 - Sun Feb 24, 2019

Inspired by the true events surrounding the controversial 1923 Broadway debut of Sholem Asch’s God of Vengeance — a play seen by some as a seminal work of Jewish culture, and by others as an act of traitorous libel. Set at a time when waves of immigrants were changing the face of America, this play with music charts the history of an … +

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GableStage presents ACTUALLY by Anna Ziegler

Sat Nov 24, 2018 - Sun Dec 23, 2018

A precocious and fiercely competitive actress, her father – a famous playwright – and a wickedly intense evening combine as they deliberate whether to read the reviews of her off-Broadway debut…and things unravel from there. This critically acclaimed play – in turns dark, funny probing – pulls the audience into the middle of a deeply complicated relationship and sheds light on the … +

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Gablestage at The Biltmore plays White Guy On the Bus

Sat Aug 11, 2018 - Sun Sep 9, 2018

A fearless new play that unravels a complex web of moral ambiguity, revenge, and racial bias. A wealthy white businessman and a struggling black single mom ride the same bus week after week. As they get to know each other, their relationship sparks a candid and surprising look at racial and economic divides. This play by Bruce Graham has been selected as New … +

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Informed Consent at GableStage

Through Sun 27 Aug, 2017

Informed Consent by Deborah Zoe Laufer with Elizabeth Dimon, Betsy Graver, Jovon Jacobs, Francisca Munoz and Carlos Orizondo take the spectators into three different perspectives around human beings and their creation. Among the characters we find a genetic anthropologist, a children’ s book author and a Native American  who tells the ancient legend about how Grand Canyon came to be. The play … +