2018 SEASON

Welcome to Mermaidland, Florida, the only place on earth where mermaids are real! Reawaken your childhood fantasies. Revel in the death-defying underwater dances. Soak in the impossible beauty. And please disregard the alligators. There is nothing to worry about.    MORE INFORMATION

Welcome to Mermaidland, Florida, the only place on earth where mermaids are real! Reawaken your childhood fantasies. Revel in the death-defying underwater dances. Soak in the impossible beauty. And please disregard the alligators. There is nothing to worry about.

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After ten years of self-imposed estrangement from her country, Rana reunites with three old friends on a soccer field in Istanbul on July 15th, 2016 -- the eve of the attempted coup d'etat in Turkey. Field, Awakening is not a homecoming: it's the tale of a stranger in a strange land, searching in vain for home.    MORE INFORMATION

After ten years of self-imposed estrangement from her country, Rana reunites with three old friends on a soccer field in Istanbul on July 15th, 2016 -- the eve of the attempted coup d'etat in Turkey. Field, Awakening is not a homecoming: it's the tale of a stranger in a strange land, searching in vain for home.

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Agnes and Kitty -- the pie shop sisters - have big dreams. But when a pipe bursts, leaking toxic unknowns that flood the shop and rob them of coherent speech, they are forced to contend with a past that still haunts and divides them. Pie Shop Play reveals the havoc that trauma brings down in the name of pie.    MORE INFORMATION

Agnes and Kitty -- the pie shop sisters - have big dreams. But when a pipe bursts, leaking toxic unknowns that flood the shop and rob them of coherent speech, they are forced to contend with a past that still haunts and divides them. Pie Shop Play reveals the havoc that trauma brings down in the name of pie.

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In a small San Francisco apartment in the 1990s, Meryl and Ana Sofia, a lesbian couple, attempt to conceive a child through in-vitro fertilization while managing Meryl's bipolar disorder II. Two decades later, in the same apartment, their daughter Robyn and her roommate Hadley are forced to navigate their friendship through Robyn's cancer treatment. As they struggle to take control of their lives, all four come to experience the unique weight and loss of female friendship.    MORE INFORMATION

In a small San Francisco apartment in the 1990s, Meryl and Ana Sofia, a lesbian couple, attempt to conceive a child through in-vitro fertilization while managing Meryl's bipolar disorder II. Two decades later, in the same apartment, their daughter Robyn and her roommate Hadley are forced to navigate their friendship through Robyn's cancer treatment. As they struggle to take control of their lives, all four come to experience the unique weight and loss of female friendship.

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As kids growing up in New York City, Nelly, Alaida, and Sol spent hot summer days daring, dancing, and documenting their way across boroughs, rivers, and storefronts. Ten years later, time has seemed to warp everything, from their once-indestructible friendship to the landscape of the streets they used to call home. Desarrollo is an unraveling-a discovery-of what happens to the people and the places we love when put under pressure.    MORE INFORMATION

As kids growing up in New York City, Nelly, Alaida, and Sol spent hot summer days daring, dancing, and documenting their way across boroughs, rivers, and storefronts. Ten years later, time has seemed to warp everything, from their once-indestructible friendship to the landscape of the streets they used to call home. Desarrollo is an unraveling-a discovery-of what happens to the people and the places we love when put under pressure.

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In a dusty studio in Beirut, five women gather to do yoga: a local hairdresser, an American combatsolider, a veteran, a Syrian refugee, and an Australian Air Force officer. Between downward dogs and mountain poses, their lives-all vastly different, all on the brink of change-will clash and converge, as the hot sun continues to set over Lebanon.    MORE INFORMATION

In a dusty studio in Beirut, five women gather to do yoga: a local hairdresser, an American combatsolider, a veteran, a Syrian refugee, and an Australian Air Force officer. Between downward dogs and mountain poses, their lives-all vastly different, all on the brink of change-will clash and converge, as the hot sun continues to set over Lebanon.

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Our House is Haunted weaves together ghost stories, paranormal theories, and pop culture in order to offer audiences a tour through the eerie and unknown. A devised collage inspired by Cubism, the play seeks to conjure spirits beyond our grasp, so that we can reflect on the roles they play among the living.    MORE INFORMATION

Our House is Haunted weaves together ghost stories, paranormal theories, and pop culture in order to offer audiences a tour through the eerie and unknown. A devised collage inspired by Cubism, the play seeks to conjure spirits beyond our grasp, so that we can reflect on the roles they play among the living.

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Meet the film team responsible for staging the Apollo 11 moon landing. Or at least, partially responsible-until their lead actor Neil Armstrong was whisked away at the last minute when NASA decided to go in a different direction. Craters is an exercise in fact-finding, (re)enactment, and the power of simulation.    MORE INFORMATION

Meet the film team responsible for staging the Apollo 11 moon landing. Or at least, partially responsible-until their lead actor Neil Armstrong was whisked away at the last minute when NASA decided to go in a different direction. Craters is an exercise in fact-finding, (re)enactment, and the power of simulation.

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Read interviews with five Corkscrew playwrights on PLAYBILL

CORKSCREW LATE NIGHT (a series of casual musical theatre concerts)

July 17th, 2018

Patrick and Daniel Lazour

Patrick and Daniel Lazour are brothers, songwriters and collaborators. They have written seven musicals and hundreds of songs as a team. Their more recent music theatre projects include We Live in Cairo, which will premiere at the American Repertory Theater in 2019, and Bethesda, about a medical miracle in the 1960s. A new take on the troubadour tradition, they present an evening of stories, featuring excerpts from their shows, stories and stand-alone pieces.

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July 26th, 2018

Julian Hornik, Katie Hathaway, and Nicholas Williams

KATIE HATHAWAY is a Brooklyn based writer and composer. Her plays and musicals have been performed and developed at Ars Nova, Yale Institute for Music Theater, The Johnny Mercer Songwriters Project, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The Flea Theater, The Bushwick Starr, Dixon Place, Joe’s Pub, and the BMI Musical Theatre Workshop. She is a MacDowell Colony fellow, an alumna of Barnard College and has an MFA in playwriting from Brooklyn College.

JULIAN HORNIK is the composer of Tenn, a musical based on the early life of Tennessee Williams (Symphony Space, ASCAP Workshop). He has performed his songs at the Kennedy Center, New York City Center, and with the San Francisco and Los Angeles Gay Men’s Choruses. He is a recent graduate of Yale University, and the recipient of the 2017 ASCAP Lucille and Jack Yellen Award.

NICHOLAS WILLIAMS is a Brooklyn-based composer/lyricist, pianist, and music teacher at Saint Ann’s School. He writes and performs with Micah Bucey as one half of the semi-defunct musical theater power pop duo, The Gay Agenda. Recent projects include Caucasian Chalk Circle with Lee Sunday Evans, and puppet musical Riddle of the Trilobites with Collaborationtown.

Additional Credits

PHOTOGRAPHER Cortney armitage

cinematographer (Teaser trailer) Kevin Chiu

Composers (Teaser Trailer) Daniel and Patrick Lazour

GENERAL MANAGEMENT INTERNS ALYSSA GARLAND, RACHEL HEIDE, HANNAH SMITH, MADELeINE williams

TECHNICAL INTERNS FLYNN OSMAN, HANNAH SPEAR

MARKETING INTERN JORDAN PAGE

AUDIO ENGINEER ADJUA JONES