One of today's most critically acclaimed and buzzed-about American playwrights, Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl takes an innovative and entertaining look at one woman's search for meaning in all of life's uncertainties in "Late: A Cowboy Song". This funny and poignant story follows Mary, a young woman stuck in a claustrophobic marriage. Crick, Mary's passive-aggressive, macho-effeminate sweetheart since childhood, recently spent all their savings on a painting, and Mary's just given birth to a baby of uncertain gender. Then she unexpectedly meets Red, a singing female urban cowboy who opens up Mary's world.
Get in the holiday spirit with "Dear Santa", a hilarious and heartfelt look at the man in the red suit. This comedy, written by Rob Frankel, consists of several short plays that showcase Santa from the viewpoints of children at various stages of belief and disbelief. Santa and his helpers will shed light on many of the mysteries surrounding him, including why you don't get that must-have gift, how he delivers everything in one night and how his powers transcend nearly all cultural boundaries.
Formerly known as Manitoba, Daniel Snaith now goes by the name of Caribou, whose prolific psychedelic and electronic tunes can either move you get on the dance floor, or lounge around with a drink in your hand. His wide-ranging sounds--which have evolved from minimalist electronic beats to incorporating lyrics, as in the Polaris Music Prize-winning album Andorra--bring you to moments of relaxation, or to the depths of psychedelic ecstasy: in sum, perfect for listening on your own, or in a crowded concert.