Recommended by Jeremy Gable

  • Der Rappe und Die Hexe
    29 Aug. 2023
    This is a really fantastic piece of work. Imagine the 20th century dialogue of Arthur Miller, the 21st century heightened realism of Sarah Ruhl, and the unique characters of Martin McDonagh, all blended together in a not-for-kids examination the of Hansel and Gretel story. Brian does an excellent job of creating something creepy and haunting and bleak, and yet so filled with humanity that it keeps you turning pages. I'd love to see how this one looks on stage.
  • Honey Bee Baby
    8 Aug. 2022
    This is a piece that just gets more relevant with each passing year. With an Octavia Butler-like prescience, Erlina has crafted a terrifying and believable world that builds to one of the most terrifying climaxes I've read in a very long time. I really hope I can see this one on stage.
  • The Ice Treatment
    22 Oct. 2020
    I saw a reading of this play a few years ago, and I still find myself thinking about it and recommending it to anyone who will listen. This is a hilarious, dynamic, highly theatrical play that surprises you with its emotional depth while you're still recovering from your laughter. And it's a truly dynamite central role. I want this play to get produced everywhere.
  • Babel
    7 Aug. 2018
    This play needs to be produced as soon as possible. A story that is both fantastic and entirely plausible. A play that is very funny while also being deadly serious. A work that is political without being didactic. A piece that is energetic and playful while also beautiful and somber. I can't wait to see this one on stage.
  • Meet Murasaki Shikibu Followed by Book-Signing, and Other Things
    23 Jun. 2017
    This is one of the most original ideas for a play I've come across. I saw a reading of it a year ago, and fell wildly in love with the play. It's hilarious, thoughtful, and has so much on its mind about culture and identity.
  • Tom & Eliza
    23 Jun. 2017
    I saw a reading of this play a year ago, and it still sticks with me. It's funny, unique, highly original, and consistently rewarding. I can't wait to see this play fully produced.
  • Kill Move Paradise
    6 Jun. 2017
    This is a punch in the gut. An immediate, visceral, funny, terrifying play that we very desperately need right now.
    6 Jun. 2017
    This is why we go to the theatre. It's a startling, hilarious, thought-provoking play that touches on a great number of ideas without providing prescriptive answers.
  • Colonel's Chicken: A Fairy Tale
    6 Jun. 2017
    A delightfully bonkers comedy with a lot going on under the surface. The play is certainly funny - very funny, in fact - but its humor touches upon universal truths and beautiful emotion. I saw a reading of it several days ago, and I've been unpacking its many layers since.
  • The City in the City in the City
    6 Jun. 2017
    An enjoyable imaginative modern-day journey with two dynamite roles. It's hilarious and beautiful, often in the same breath. There's no part of this that wouldn't be an absolutely blast to stage, design, and act.