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All Over Me (How Does It Feel) by Jerzy Gwiazdowski
WORLD PREMIERE
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A working class man realizes he can't always get what he wants when his fiancé announces she is winging off to Morocco with Mick Jagger.
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Theatre Dramadrivhuset, Oslo, Norway (Norwegian translation)
The Keller Theater, Giessen, Germany
Little Feat Theatre, Melbourne, Australia
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All Over Me (How Does It Feel) will make its world premiere simultaneously in three countries and two languages on the same evening.
   
And it came to pass in those days… by Kitt Lavoie
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On a snowy Christmas Eve, an expectant mother with nowhere to go goes the only place she can think of.
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Hallway Studio Theater, New York City, NY, USA
Intime Theatre at Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA (Latin translation)
   
Bank & Trust by Kitt Lavoie
WORLD PREMIERE
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In the midst of a free-falling economy, two old friends – a construction loan officer and the wife of a building contractor – have no one to blame but each other.
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The Transfjúz Company, Budapest, Hungary (Hungarian translation)
   
Color Blind by Will Clark
WORLD PREMIERE
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A young man wants his girlfriend to change (her sweater) for his parents.
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Rothera Research Station, Antarctic Peninsula
Ithaca College Underground, Ithaca, NY, USA
   
Good Enough by Kitt Lavoie
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Shortly after meeting her devoutly Christian future in-laws over Thanksgiving dinner, a Jewish college student receives a late-night visit from her fiancé’s younger sister, who is determined to prevent the marriage from taking place.
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Theatre Dramadrivhuset, Oslo, Norway (Norwegian translation)
  Good Enough was a finalist in the 2008 Samuel French New Play Competition.
   
In the Mean Time by Sharon E. Cooper
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As a recently broken up couple sort through their household receipts, they confront the cost of being together and the cost of being apart.
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British American Drama Academy, London, England
   
Just Julian by Jennifer Reichert
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Prototypical awkward John Hughes hero, Julian, wins the heart of the perfect girl on prom night. But just as the credits are about to roll on their happiness, Julian's long-suffering best friend, Nadine, tumbles through the window to declare her love. She brings with her all the real-life teenaged passion and angst over love, sex, friendship, and betrayal that make Hollywood endings impossible - and make friends worth having.
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University of Regina Theatre Department, Regina, SK, Canada
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Playwright Jennifer Reichert is a native of Regina, SK.
   
Kat for Short by Kitt Lavoie
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Following the opening night of his first show, a young playwright is confronted by his longtime girlfriend about the coded messages contained in his play regarding the true nature of his relationship with her best friend.
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Rothera Research Station of the British Antarctic Survey, Antarctic Peninsula
   
Let Every Heart Prepare Him Room by Katelin Wilcox
WORLD PREMIERE
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A young mother with a train to catch on Christmas Eve discovers what family really means.
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Ithaca College Underground, Ithaca, NY, USA
   
The Most Wonderful Time by Jennifer Reichert
WORLD PREMIERE
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College BFFs make plans to spend their Xmas together.
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The CRY HAVOC Company, New York City, NY, USA
   
Nest for the Holidays by Jenny Kirlin
WORLD PREMIERE
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A smitten pigeon shows a beautiful and homesick exotic bird the wonders of a New York City Christmas.
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Jakarta International School, Jakarta, Indonesia
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The exotic bird at the center of this short screenplay longs for her home in Indonesia – the site of this live stage interpretation.
   
Not Entirely Platonic: Variations on a Confession by Kitt Lavoie
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A young man falls in love with his longtime girlfriend’s childhood best friend. In a series of scenes, we see, along with the man, what would happen had he confessed his attraction to his girlfriend at different times in the relationship under different circumstances.
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The Joburg Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa
   
Occupied by Sharon E. Cooper
WORLD PREMIERE
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Amber demands that her bank gives it what it owes her for Christmas.
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The Keller Theatre, Giessen, Germany
The Transfjúz Company, Budapest, Hungary (Hungarian translation)
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Occupied will make its world premiere simultaneously in two countries in two languages on the same evening.
   
Party Girl by Kitt Lavoie
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A young lawyer arrives at his cousin’s bachelor party to find his girlfriend, an Ivy League PhD student, working the party as an exotic dancer. How do you introduce your family to a girl they’ve had a lap dance from? Maybe you don’t.
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The Transfjúz Company, Budapest, Hungary (Hungarian translation)
   
Puppy Love by Becky Sterling-Rygg
WORLD PREMIERE
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A man gets his wife a puppy for Christmas, when all she asked for was a divorce.
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Harlowquinn Theatre, Whitefish, MT, USA
   
[pwnd] by Kitt Lavoie
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There are certain things a guy doesn’t do with his best friend’s fiancée. Playstation and The Godfather are just the start. Game on.
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UJ Art & Culture, Johannesburg, South Africa
Little Feet Theater, Melbourne, Australia
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[pwnd] was nominated for a 2009 New York Independent Theater Award for Best Original Short Script of the New York Theater Season.
   
realer than that by Kitt Lavoie
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After being reunited at a friend’s wedding, a pair of high school sweethearts return to a hotel room for one last romp. But their reunion is complicated by unfinished business… and a secret that he recently chose to share with the world.
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Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA, USA
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realer than that won the 2009 Samuel French New Play Competition.
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This presentation of realer than that is part of a sexual assault awareness program that CRY HAVOC is touring to university campuses.
   
Snowfall by Josh Bywater
WORLD PREMIERE
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In the midst of a snowstorm on the Chicago lakeside, an absentee father fights for a second chance with his daughter.
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The CRY HAVOC Company, New York City, NY, USA
   
Southern Cross by Timothy Davis
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A wounded war vet returns home to find his family hanging on for dear life at the very last edge of the American dream.
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Big Lake Theater, Chicago, IL, USA
   
Stay by Jenny Kirlin
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At the tail end of a breakup, a man returns to the house he once shared to take the last thing he's left behind.
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The Joburg Theatre, Johannesburg, South Africa
The Little Theatre Group, San Jose, Costa Rica
   
Sunshine by Kitt Lavoie
WORLD PREMIERE
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After waking up next to each other for the first time in two years, Grace and Davey have to decide if they ever want to wake up next to each other again.
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Dramadrivhuset Theater, Oslo, Norway (Norwegian translation)
The Keller Theater, Giessen, Germany
The CRY HAVOC Company, New York City, NY
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Sunshine will make its world premiere simultaneously in three countries in two languages on the same evening.
   
The Spaceship Lands on Christmas by Sydney Painter
WORLD PREMIERE
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As they prepare to return to earth, astronauts Piper and Joey realize the relationship they forged in orbit can’t survive the landing.
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CRY HAVOC/Yu Shibuya, New York City, NY, USA/Tokyo, Japan
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This collaboration between CRY HAVOC and actor Yu Shibuya will be performed live by two actors, one in New York and one in Tokyo, interacting via video transmission – with a live audience on each continent.
   
The West Wing by Jenny Kirlin
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Former colleagues collide over questions of patriotism, constitutional law, American exceptionalism… and whether a pigeon can be the president.
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Harlowquinn Theatre, Whitefish, MT, USA
The Keller Theater, Giessen, Germany
The Little Theatre Group, San Jose, Costa Rica
   
Winter Break by Kitt Lavoie
WORLD PREMIERE
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When a young man chooses to spend the holidays with his girlfriend rather than his family, she decides it’s time to disembark their relationship.
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The CRY HAVOC Company, New York City, NY, USA
   
Year After Year by Melisa Breiner-Sanders
WORLD PREMIERE
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One couple… and a Christmas dinner table set for three.
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Rothera Research Station, Antarctic Peninsula
Ithaca College Underground, Ithaca, NY, USA

The Little Theatre Group in San Jose, Costa Rica will preset two plays by Jenny Kirlin,The CRY HAVOC Company is a New York City theater company dedicated to the development of artists and new work.