David Koté

Director

The Roommate
Sep
10
to Oct 20

The Roommate

Fifty-something Sharon is a recently divorced busybody. Financially she needs a roommate to share her expenses. Emotionally she needs a roommate to break the isolation of her Iowa home.  Enter Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, who is looking for a calm quiet place to hide from her past and start over. As Sharon begins to pick at Robyn’s secrets, things spiral out of control like a cross between Thelma and Louise and Breaking Bad.

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Rock the Presidents
Sep
26
to Oct 19

Rock the Presidents

With rock concert music, and a super fun history lesson, this non-partisan musical explores what it really takes to be our nation’s president. You’ll be clapping and cheering as you ponder the question, “Are you a president-to-be?”

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The Last Days of Judas Iscariot
Feb
19
to Feb 23

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

  • Illinois Wesleyan University (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot tells the story of a court case over the ultimate fate of Judas Iscariot. The play uses flashbacks to an imagined childhood, and lawyers who call for the testimonies of such witnesses as Mother Teresa, Caiaphas, Saint Monica, Sigmund Freud and Satan.

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Big River
Apr
10
to Apr 26

Big River

Twain’s timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel. Propelled by an award winning score from Roger Miller, the king of country music, this jaunty journey provides a brilliantly theatrical celebration of pure Americana.

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Threshold New Play Festival
Dec
2
to Dec 4

Threshold New Play Festival

  • Actor's Express at the King Plow Arts Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

DEC 2- 4

We are presenting a lineup exclusively of Atlanta and Georgia-based writers who are also making a mark on the national scene.

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SYNOPSIS

 

The event is free. Registration is highly recommended. Book early, the event could sell out. Actor's Express is a General Admission house. Seating is first come, first served.

 

The Flower Room by Daryl Lisa Fazio
When an uptight academic loses her job teaching primitive sexual behavior, she explores a new career of writing erotica. Will her own stunted sexuality finally break free?

 

Southern Haunt by Kathryn Walat
In a Savannah dive bar, a one-night stand between a local bartender and an out-of-towner unearths deep-rooted secrets – and maybe even a few ghosts – in this erotically charged Southern Gothic story.

What’s Past by Jessica De Maria and Chase Peacock
In this brand new musical, follow a pair of extraordinary siblings on a journey through time and memory as they unravel the myster of their parents’ death while untangling the mystery of their own identities.

 

Coyote Hour by Margaret Baldwin
Amid reports of local coyotes roaming her Atlanta neighborhood, Annie sets out to get to the bottom of the unwelcome invaders, all the while dealing with recent loss.

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