Recommended by Sara Jean Accuardi

  • The Assumption of Love
    27 Oct. 2021
    Inspired by Edward Hopper's painting, Hotel Room, this play is an honest and human story about unrequited love and heartbreak. I'm sure when I see that painting from now on, I'll always think of these two characters and the tender moment of connection they share.
  • More of You
    5 Sep. 2021
    I was so moved by this touching and theatrical exploration of love. Lamedman’s characters, as always, are so deeply human with their perfect imperfections. The play takes an honest and heartfelt look at complex subjects like grief, gender identity, and how difficult and scary change can be with humor and-- above all-- heart. I would love to see this beautiful play come to life on stage.
  • Into the Dark
    6 May. 2021
    I'm pretty sure I held my breath for all 12 pages of this gripping and all-too-timely play. Lamedman keeps you on the edge of your seat through the twists and turns of a story that reveals itself to be not quite what it seems at first. Expertly done!
  • Building Women
    1 Apr. 2021
    Wow. This beautiful short play captures so much with expert simplicity. There are oceans of social and political dynamics rolling underneath Faust's snapshot of two women sharing a moment on their last day building Victory Ships for the war effort.
  • Confabulous
    30 Mar. 2021
    A smart, honest, imaginative, funny and heartwarming look at dementia, sisters, and, ultimately, love. It tackles tough subject matter with humor and heart. I absolutely love this play and hope to see a full production.
  • The Great God of the Dark Storm Cloud
    13 Feb. 2021
    This is such a powerful, timely, smart, and stirring play. I can’t stop thinking about it and can’t wait to see a full production.
  • On the Porch
    26 Jan. 2021
    This is a beautiful-- and funny!-- play that shows off Lamedman's gift for writing honest, relatable, and deeply human characters. Loved it.
  • Dead Special Crabs
    22 Oct. 2019
    This wild adventure of a play has it all: laughs, surprises, action, and a magic crab named Crunken. It also has a lot of heart and a beautiful message about being who you are. Kitrosser's work is smart, fun, and bursting with boundless imagination. This is a road-trip worth taking.
  • EGG IN SPOON
    18 Oct. 2019
    Wow. This all too timely play really caught me off guard. Carnes' witty dialogue and well-drawn female characters draw you in, but just when you think you know what this play is, it takes one unexpected turn and then another, with devastating results. Extremely well crafted.
  • The City in the City in the City
    13 Apr. 2019
    Imaginative, smart, funny, and touching, Capodicasa's gripping two-hander takes you on a wild journey that ultimately speaks to the small mysterious things that connect us all.

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