First Look: Special Edition Festival

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WHAT IS IT ABOUT?

The North Pool (March 31st) When Khadim, a Syrian-born student in a large U.S. high school, is called into the vice principal's office to discuss unexcused absences, the interrogation takes a strange turn, and he's soon caught in a web of lies about crimes he may (or may not) have committed. Suspicions and accusations lead to a darker truth in this psychological thriller about ill-advised extra-curricular activities. Puddy Tat (April 7th) Five questing souls search for acceptance and a common language in a modern landscape bursting with unread memos, entrancing shiny objects, ancient Greek irregular verbs, and a mysterious clawed visitor from Bengal. Lynn Rosen's curious new play poses those questions anyone might ponder: Can we cross lines we've drawn ourselves? When does appropriate office behavior include bling and Don Quixote? And what is really lurking behind Keon's apartment door? By the Way, Meet Vera Stark (April 21st) 1936 may be the year Vera Stark finally takes Hollywood by storm. Her friends, cynical old-timer Lottie and passing-fair Anna Mae, have their own ways of navigating the treacherous tides of casting calls, but Vera has her eye on a new kind of role--a maid, yes, but a maid with lines--and she's ready for it. But is Hollywood ready for Vera Stark? Discover the glory days of the silver screen--glamour and glitz, hope and heartbreak--as only award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage could imagine them, a black-and-white world where each shade of gray makes all the difference.

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