The Fourth Unity, an off-off-Broadway producing ensemble focusing on gay-themed drama, presents a slate of 15 plays in the fifth anniversary of their annual festival, Unity Fest 2002. The plays are performed in repertory throughout the month of December, and include an assortment of comedy and drama, a range of production and performance styles, and a multicultural roster of participants. The festival addresses a variety of issues of importance to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender community. PROGRAM A: Traffic It's a Wonderful Lie by Tony Hamilton, directed by Joanie Evans Trafficking in Broken Hearts by Edwin Sánchez, directed by Dennis Smith Performances: 12/5 at 8pm, 12/8 at 3pm, 12/11 at 8pm, 12/14 at 8pm, 12/17 at 8pm, 12/20 at 8pm, 12/22 at 7pm, 12/28 at 8pm, 12/29 at 3pm PROGRAM B: Generations Madonna and Child by Kenneth Pressman, directed by Keith Lorrel Manning Act of Contrition by Dan Bacalzo, directed by Nicholas Warren-Gray By Her Side by Steve Willis, directed by Donna Jean Fogel Padding the Wagon by Gary Garrison, directed by Courtenay A. Wendell Perhaps by David Pumo, directed by Karin Bowersock What I Missed in the 80s by David DeWitt, directed by James McLaughlin Performances: 12/4 at 8pm, 12/7 at 8pm, 12/10 at 8pm, 12/13 at 8pm, 12/15 at 7pm, 12/19 at 8pm, 12/22 at 3pm, 12/27 at 8pm PROGRAM C: Growing Up Overanalysis by Gabriel Shanks, directed by Dennis Smith The Hourglass by Ryan Mark, directed by Dennis Smith Come Light the Menorah by Rich Orloff, directed by Courtenay A. Wendell The Mutant Factor of Reconciliation by Jess Carey, directed by Donna Jean Fogel Christopher T. Washington Learns to Fight by Jordan Seavey, directed by Keith Lorrel Manning The Beginning by Dan Clancy, directed by James McLaughlin The Seed by David Pumo, directed by Donna Jean Fogel Performances: 12/3 at 8pm, 12/6 at 8pm, 12/8 at 7pm. 12/12 at 8pm, 12/15 at 3pm, 12/18 at 8pm, 12/21 at 8pm, 12/26 at 8pm Each program is approximately 90 minutes long.