Plays In The House
Plays in the House is a spinoff of Stars in the House, the daily benefit series created by Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. These readings are available to view as a live-stream and then will be available for 4 days. Please make sure you mark your calendar for 2PM Eastern Time on Saturdays so you don't miss these amazing performances! The streaming director for Plays In The House is Peter Flynn.
7/1 - DIE, MOMMIE, DIE!: By Charles Busch. Starring Charles Busch, Jennifer Cody, Brandon Contreras, Willie Garson, Ruth Williamson and BD Wong. Directed and narrated by Carl Andress.
7/4 - No show today. Enjoy your 4th of July!
* All performers and guests are subject to change.
Past Performances Include:
THE HEIDI CHRONICLES: By Wendy Wasserstein. Featuring its original 1989 Broadway company: Joan Allen, Joanne Camp, Amanda Carlin, Peter Friedman, Boyd Gaines, Anne Lange, Drew McVety and Cynthia Nixon.
THE TALE OF THE ALLERGIST'S WIFE: By Charles Busch. Starring Charles Busch, Nehal Joshi, Richard Kind, Andrea Martin and Faith Prince.
FULLY COMMITTED: By Becky Mode. Starring Mark Setlock.
FUDDY MEERS: By David Lindsay-Abaire. Starring original cast members Patrick Breen, Marylouise Burke, J. Smith-Cameron, Lisa Gorlitsky, Mark McKinney Keith Nobbs and Robert Stanton. Originally directed by David Petrarca.
THE DIVINE SISTER: By Charles Busch. Starring original cast members Charles Busch, Alison Fraser, Julie Halston, Amy Rutberg, Jennifer Van Dyck and Jonathan Walker. Narrated by Carl Andress. Originally directed by Carl Andress.
BAKERSFIELD MIST: By Stephen Sachs. Starring Brooke Adams and Tony Shalhoub. Narrated by Maria-Christina Oliveras.
THE LITTLE DOG LAUGHED: By Douglas Carter Beane. Starring Julie White, Johnny Galecki, Neal Huff and
Shaw's ARMS AND THE MAN: By Bernard Shaw with Gingold Theatrical Group's David Staller. Starring Daniel Davis, Santino Fontana, Alison Fraser, Tom Hewitt, Daniel Jenkins, Lauren Molina, and Phillipa Soo. Narrated and directed by David Staller.
MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD: Conceived by Susan R. Rose and Joan Stein. Starring Jayne Atkinson, Andréa
Burns, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Michael Gill, Justin Guarini and Jane Kaczmarek.
TINY BEAUTIFUL THINGS: Based on the book by Cheryl Strayed. Adapted for the Stage by Nia Vardalos.
Starring Teddy Cañez, Hubert Point-Du-Jour, Nia Vardalos and Natalie Woolams-Torres.
BLITHE SPIRIT: By Noël Coward (c) N.C. Aventales AG 1941. With thanks to the Noël Coward Foundation
for permission to present the play. Starring Angel Desai, Montego Glover, Renee Elise Goldsberry, William Jackson Harper, Kendyl Ito, Thom Sesma and Leslie Uggams. Directed by Schele Williams.
THE CONFESSION OF LILY DARE: By Charles Busch. Starring Nancy Anderson, Christopher Borg, Charles Busch, Howard McGillin, Kendal Sparks, Jennifer Van Dyck with an introduction by Julie Halston. Directed by Carl Andress.
HAPPY DAYS: By Samuel Beckett. Starring Brooker Adams and Tony Shalhoub.
CANDIDA: By George Bernard Shaw. Starring Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Andréa Burns, Santino Fontana, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Jay O. Sanders and Michael Benjamin Washington. Narrated and directed by David Staller.
ALL IN THE TIMING: SURE THING, THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE, VARIATIONS ON THE DEATH OF TROTSKY: By David Ives. Starring Nancy Opel and Robert Stanton.
EVER SO HUMBLE: By Tim Pinckney. Starring Reed Birney, Andréa Burns, Brandon Contreras, Montego Glover, Adam Heller and Michael Urie.
BLITHE SPIRIT: By Noël Coward (c) N.C. Aventales AG 1941. With thanks to the Noël Coward Foundation for permission to present the play. Starring Merle Dandridge, Angel Desai, Montego Glover, William Jackson Harper, Kendyl Ito, Thom Sesma and Leslie Uggams with stage directions by Tavia Jefferson. Directed by Schele Williams.
FREE SPEECH: Performing Artists and the Power of the Spoken Word with James Alexander, Masi Asare, Valerie David, Jennifer Nelson, Awa Sal Secka, Nandita Shenoy, Riki Stevens, Janelle Lawrence and Bil Wright. Hosted by Devanand Janki.
MACBETH: By William Shakespeare. Starring Donna Bullock, Rachel Crowl, Sherman Howard, Ty Jones, Linda Kenyon, Patrick Page, Gary Sloan, Owen Sloan, David Yelland and Hannah Yelland with host Andre De Shields. Directed by Gary Sloan.
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSION: By Bernard Shaw. Starring Midori Francis, David Huynh, Tonya
Pinkins, James Monroe Iglehart, Raphael Nash Thompson and Thom Sesma. Directed and narrated by David Staller.
BEAUTIFUL THING: By Jonathan Harvey. Starring Natalie Toro, Kennedy Kanagawa, Cheech Manohar, Kuhoo Verma and Jason Veasey. Directed by Devanand Janki.
We wish to express our gratitude to the Performers’ Unions:
ACTORS’ EQUITY ASSOCIATION
AMERICAN GUILD OF MUSICAL ARTISTS
AMERICAN GUILD OF VARIETY ARTISTS
through Theatre Authority, Inc. for their cooperation in permitting the Artists to appear on this program.