In its 5th season, UP Theater Company continues to explore The American Dream. In all its colors.
THE DRAMA SHOP
November 21, 2015
LOST / NOT FOUND
Playwright Kirby Fields and director Josh Liveright (the team behind UP’s acclaimed, K COMMA JOSEPH) reunite to give this new play the UP treatment through a 29-hour rehearsal process, performance and audience talk-back.
Things do not go as planned when a trio from Washington Heights detains a missing girl with the hopes of driving up the reward money for her safe return.
May 4 – 22, 2016
AMERICAN DRUM CIRCLE
by Vanessa Shealy
Mandy hopes to escape the failures of her father by taking refuge in an intense relationship with Olujimi, a young Nigerian emigré, with family skeletons of his own. Together, their family roots entangle them in a web of falsehood.
DEAD OF WINTER
All new play readings, Sundays in January.
Our curated evenings of Half-baked & Bran’-spankin’ works by uptown artists, Sundays in March.