Monday September 13th, 7:30pm Gammer Surton's Needle By Mr. S. Mr. of Art Join this hilarious search for a needle in the haystack of pre-Shakespearean sex. Directed by Everett Quinton Featuring Roberta Maxwell and Mary Testa. Monday September 20th, 7:30pm A Benefit Reading of Our Betters By W. Somerset Maugham Directed by Stuart Howard Featuring René Auberjonois and Michael Urie A delightful and delicious satire on American ethics from the pen of one England's most de-lovely writers. VIP Cocktail party with the actors, special guests, and entertainment follows the reading. Admission: $100 Reading & Party | $250 Premium Benefit Seating Monday October 25th, 7:30pm Love Lies A-Bleeding By Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher Love, lust and lies... This Jacobean romance doesn't just tug at the heart-strings, it tears them to pieces. Directed by Craig Baldwin Featuring Heather Lind Monday November 15th, 7:30pm Don Carlos By Friedrich Schiller In a new version by Mike Poulton The German Hamlet, this sweeping historical drama is also a cry for individual liberty from tyranny and terror. Directed by Joseph Hardy. Featuring Daniel Davis and Matthew Rauch. Monday November 29th, 7:30pm Gertrude - The Cry By Howard Barker The passion of Hamlet's mother is at the center of this savagely poetic tragedy. In collaboration with The Barker Project Directed by Richard Romagnoli Featuring F. Murray Abraham and Jan Maxwell Tuesday, December 28th, 7:30pm The Spanish Tragedy By Thomas Kyd The first and bloodiest of the revenge tragedies. A harrowing exploration of jealousy and madness. Directed by Matthew Rauch Featuring Maria Dizzia and Michael Stuhlbarg Monday January 10th, 7:30pm The Suicide By Nikolai Erdman Adapted by Richard Nelson Banned by Stalin, a farcical look at the relationship between the individual citizen and society's ideals. Directed by Kay Matschullat Featuring Jessica Hecht and Jeremy Shamos Monday February 7th, 7:30pm The Witch By Thomas Middleton Something wickedly funny this way comes from the author of Women Beware Women, featuring Hecate, the queen witch from Shakespeare's Macbeth. Directed by Leigh Silverman Monday February 14th, 7:30pm Vinegar Tom By Caryl Churchill A Brechtian take on gender and power, set amidst the witchcraft trials of 17th Century England. Directed by Wendy McClellan. Monday March 28th, 7:30pm Troy Women By Euripides New version by Karen Hartman A brutally compelling portrait of woman during war, in an ecstatic contemporary adaptation. Monday April 25th, 7:30pm Creditors By August Strindberg New version written and directed by Doug Wright A diabolical treatise on the darker side of love. Featuring Bill Camp and Kathryn Meisle. Monday May 9th, 7:30pm Montserrat An adaptation by Lillian Hellman From the French play by Emmanuel Robles Set during Spain's occupation of Venezuela in 1812, the story of an atrocity committed by an occupying force and the agonizing act of conscience by one Spanish junior officer. Monday May 23rd, 7:30pm Wild Oats By John O'Keefe A riotous comic affair replete with Shakespearean innuendo and rakish Restoration wit. Directed by Patrick Page Featuring Reg Rogers Monday June 13th, 7:30pm New Play Festival World Premiere Short Plays Using heightened language, contemporary playwrights respond to the classic themes and stories from Red Bull Theater's mission. Featuring new plays by Elizabeth Egloff, and more TBA.