by George Brant
Dr. Walter J. Freeman has invented a revolutionary new medical technique called a lobotomy, and now he's taking it on the road in a tireless (and ultimately tragic) quest to share the good news. Through a triptych of scenes spanning Freeman's career and retirement, Three Voyages of the Lobotomobile explores the dark side of the American myth of the confident and persevering genius.
by Christine Evans
Rita's daughter has confined her in a hospital for "a few tests." She plots her escape with the help of her Irish roommate, her elusive granddaughter, and her cat's new best friend—whom she suspects is the Devil—until a riotous party night forces her to choose between fleeing or facing the music. Can't Complain begins in a realist register, but Rita's haunted hearing aid soon takes us to far stranger territory.
by Carlyle Brown
It's February 25, 1922—the last night in the life of celebrated Negro entertainer Bert Williams. In a break between performances, Bert regales his longtime assistant with songs and stories and finds himself confronting his own legacy of a career built on the exploitation of Negro stereotypes. Nobody, No Time is a play with music that looks inside one of the most complex and conflicted figures in the Vaudeville era.