Season 8 - Home of the Brave
MOXIE’s 2012-2013 Season examines the American character like only MOXIE dares - stories of greed, sacrifice and sexual desire in the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness. Join us for Season 8 as we explore expansive tragedy mixed with savage comedy in these uniquely American stories.
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The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek
by Naomi Wallace
Sept 29 - Oct 28, 2012
Opening Night: Oct 6, 2012
Two desperate teenagers draw each other into a deadly game to outrun the train that thunders over the trestle at Pope Lick Creek. A vivid and haunting play, Trestle examines the despair born of loss and the ultimate hope of people in a small rural town during the Great Depression.
by Marisa Wegrzyn
Nov 17 - Dec 16, 2012
Opening Night: Nov 24, 2012
Dale has always heard ticking in her head but had no idea it was coming from an actual time piece, her mortal clock, buried in her brain. She’ll discover the truth about her parent’s hidden past and the clock repair shop she’s called home in this dark comedy about the time we have and the people we love enough to give it to.
The Bluest Eye
Adapted by Lydia Diamond
Co-production with Mo'olelo Performing Arts Company
Adapted by Lydia Diamond from the novel by Toni Morrison
Feb 2 - Mar 3, 2013
Opening Night: Feb 8, 2013
The Bluest Eye tells the story of one year in the life of a young black girl in 1940s Ohio. Eleven-year-old Pecola Breedlove wants nothing more than to be loved by her family and schoolmates. Left to fend for herself, she blames her dark skin and prays for blue eyes, sure that love will follow. Adapted from the debut novel of Toni Morrison by the playwright of Mo'olelo's Stick Fly, The Bluest Eye paints a portrait of the legacy of racism on a young girl’s psyche.
References to Salvador Dali Make Me Hot
by Jose Rivera
Apr 6 - May 5, 2013
Opening Night: April 13, 2013
The moon, her cat and the boy next door keep Gabriela company in the hot and lonely desert as she awaits the return of Benito, her husband who’s been fighting in the Persian Gulf. The heat is palpable as magical realism and gritty naturalism collide in this story of lust, longing, and love.
by Lucy Prebble
Aug 3 - Aug 25, 2013
Opening Night: Aug 10, 2013
One of the most infamous scandals in financial history becomes a dynamic new theatrical event that was a sold-out sensation in London which moved to Broadway. Crafted as sprawling tragedy mixed with savage comedy, ENRON follows a group of ambitious men and women through the breathtaking rush of greed and fraud that led to a legendary financial collapse.