The Drilling Company returns with nine new politically and socially provocative plays from nine of the hottest new playwrights on the independent theatre scene. The Drilling Co. is the winner of the 2005 NYIT award for best short play by P.Seth Bauer - responsible for beginning Will Eno's Pulitzer Prize nominee Thom Pain (based on nothing) and Brian Dykstra's Clean Alternatives, among others.
Justice - the most elusive of all the American ideals. Who decides what it is: Alberto Gonzales? George Bush? Dick Cheney? The Supreme Court? It seems no matter where you turn in the world today there's an argument about Justice... or the lack of it.
Brian Dykstra (Clean Alternative 2006 Fringe First Award, Hiding Behind Comets)
C. Denby Swanson (Atomic Farmgirl at 2006 Culture Project's Impacy festival, TCG Resident Playwright 2007-08)
Andrea Moon (Friday Night Trans Am)
Stephen Bittrich (Big Apples, Desert Rites)
Eric Henry Sanders (The Prince Among Men, The Heliopause, Where's Annie?)
Trish Harnetiaux (I Will Come Like a Thief, In a Bigger Box)
Kate McCamy (TDC's Revenge, Security, featured in Smith and Krause Best Plays for Three Actors)
Paul Siefken (PBS, previous TDC shows: Fathers, Theft, Security)
Ronan Noone (The Blowin of Baile Gall, The Atheist).
Dog Justice by Andrea Moon; directed by Hamilton Clancy
Just Us by Brian Dykstra; directed by Desmond Mosley
By the Book by Paul Siefken; directed by Richard Harden
Habeas Corpus by Kate McCamey; directed by Richard Mover
God's Signature by Stephen Bittrich; directed by Peter Bretz
Sheet by Ronan Noone; directed by Bradford Olson
Natural Causes by C. Denby Swanson; directed by Dan Teachout
Inheritance by Eric Henry Sanders; directed by Hamilton Clancy
Josh and Devon by Trish Harnetiaux; directed by Jude Domski