Anke wants to be a parent, but definitely not a mom. Mel wants to fall in love with a man and have babies. As they approach the end of their 30s without romantic success, Anke convinces Mel that they should parent together. When Mel finally does fall in love, they must decide what kind of family to have.
Three Black creatives from Alabama fight for their place on an app that constantly erases them after a White content creator steals their content. When a famous filmmaker decides to document their journey, the trio’s bond has to survive jealousy before the spotlight costs them their friendship
Two puppet ministers meet the Houston Pickaxe Killer.
Joel is on board a ship and needs somewhere to stay. Paul thinks they should rescue him but Anna’s not so sure. A new play about climate change and forgiveness.
Set in Los Angeles, Philippine-born baker and mother Hecuba struggles to remember and reconcile the past violence done to her and her children. Meanwhile, her children – activist Cassandra and scholar Polyxena – clash over Polyxena’s unexpected/unwanted pregnancy. All the women orbit the question: How do I obtain justice in an unjust world?
On Monday, September 12, at 6:30 on Facebook.
Rehearsing the Times Panel Discussion
With Dabrina Sandifer and Jennifer Decker, and moderated by Karen Schlag.
This panel discussion will talk about how “art imitates life”. To discuss how we have so many pieces of literature, films, and plays, that continue to go through a cycle of violence and hardship and how it affects writers, directors, and actors. We will discuss how we can use platforms to advocate and connect. And when is it a great time to inform children of what’s taking place in the world and how we do it?
ABC City produces educational programming for children. One of its most popular characters is Mr. Pickle, whose goal is to guide children through some of the most difficult situations in various eras, such as the tensions in the Balkans in the early 2000s, immigrant detention camps on the Texas border during President Trump, and the post climate apocalypse in the future.
Doug writes a historical play diminishing the prominence of a woman; director Rebecca restores it through skillful staging, angering Doug. What do writers and artists owe to historical fact?
Elizabeth Macy is a white passing black woman in the 1940s. She lives three separate identities that she must portray for the benefit of others. That is, until Elizabeth decides to choose herself.
Wordsmyth Theater Company is funded in part by the City of Houston through the Houston Arts Alliance.