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A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes
by Kate Benson


"a quirky comedy by Kate Benson that cleverly transforms an extended family’s Thanksgiving dinner into a fiercely fought competitive sport." -NY Times

Highbrow & Brilliant” – New York Magazine

“Ms. Benson, the playwright, is fearless and remarkably assured in this dizzyingly entertaining work.”  – The New York Times

Sonic Life of a Giant Tortoise
youth is not the only thing that's sonic
by Toshiki Okada
Translated from Japanese by Aya Ogawa

"soft-spoken reverie of a play" -NY Times

"Maybe it's our fate to always wish for more, but Okada hints that something more is all around us, if only we could step outside ourselves and see." -The Village Voice

"Toshiki Okada is the Thornton Wilder for the Google generation." -NY Theatre Now

"These are the serious questions, and I, like these characters, may be sleeping through them. In those moments, the play feels like a knife in the gut" -Time Out

by Yussef El Guindi

"Richly powerful, "Threesome" is intense, colorful, textured, angry and, at times, very funny." -EdgeMedia

Yussef El Guindi,
Threesome playwright,
NY Times

"In Yussef El Guindi’s Plays, Personal and Political
Are in Bed Together"

It begins as a bawdy bedroom comedy whose main characters, a heterosexual Egyptian-American couple, invite a white American man into their bed.

Over two acts it transforms into something darker, as all three grapple with the fallout of sexual assault, infidelity, war and the pain of lost hope, both political and personal.
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A Beautiful Day in November on the Banks of the Greatest of the Great Lakes:
Dec. 18-Jan 16
Fri. & Sat. at 8:00 (no show Dec. 25)
Sun. Dec. 27, Ja. 3 & 10 at 3:00

Sonic Life of a Giant Tortoise:
Feb. 19-Mar. 13
Fri. & Sat. at 8:00
Sun. Mar. 6 & 13 at 3:00

Apr. 8-May 7
Fri. & Sat. at 8:00
Sun. April 24 & May 1 at 3:00

Chelsea Theatre Works,
189 Winnisimmet St., Chelsea.
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