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Cloud Tectonics

Written by José Rivera
Directed by Sebastian Arboleda
February 11-13

What happens when nature hits you with a storm that you aren't prepared for? Or perhaps a miracle? Should we ask why? Or look it in the eye and live with it. Anibal and two-years pregnant Celestina live in a Los Angeles facing ongoing natural disasters, including The Big One, an apocalyptic storm that wipes the city of its present identity, forcing it to rebuild. "Sometimes there's no time - only an endless now that needs to be filled with life."

Proposed in association with El Colectivo, YSD's Latino/a Affinity Group

Featuring: Barbaro Guzman, Stephanie Machado, and Bradley James Tejeda

Scene Design: Izmir Ickbal; Costume Design: Haydee Antunano; Lighting: Elizabeth Mak; Sound Design: Tye Hunt Fitzgerald; Stage Manager: Caitlin O'Rourke; Technical Director: Matt Davis; Producer: Rachel Shuey

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Dutch Masters

By Greg Keller
Directed by Luke Harlan
February 25-27

Summer. 1992. New York City. Uptown D train. Eric and Steve, two teenagers, from opposite sides of the tracks meet for the first time and realize they have much more in common than they know. Dutch Masters is a thrilling drama that takes a look at shared history: the nostalgic, the forgotten, and the unknown.

Featuring Edmund Donovan and Leland Fowler.

Producer: Libby Peterson; Dramaturg: Taylor Barfield; Stage Manager: Sarah Thompson; Costume Designer: Edmund Donovan; Set Designer: Choul Lee; Sound Designer: Ian Williams; Associate Sound Designer: Matthew Fischer

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And Tell Sad Stories of the Death of Queens

By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Rory Pelsue
March 3-5

Candy Delaney is the prettiest interior decorator south of the Mason Dixon Line. All she needs is a nice piece of beefcake to take her arm and share her bed. Enter Karl, a "straight" Seaman in town for Mardi Gras weekend. Karl insists that he doesn’t love Candy because she’s not a "real" girl…but desire blossoms in mysterious ways... Written in the early 1950s, this is the Tennessee Williams play you’ve never heard of. It was unperformed in his lifetime and gives us a rare glimpse at a great American playwright writing openly about gay men and gay culture in the permissively decadent atmosphere of Mardi Gras.

Featuring Jamie Bogyo, Steven Lee Johnson, Patrick Madden, and Josh Wilder.

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The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant

By Rainer Werner Fassbinder
Directed by Leora Morris with Jesse Rasmussen
March 31-Apr 2

A world full of beautiful things, language, and people with closets full of utter depravity and moral corruption. Petra von Kant is coming undone, warping under the pressures of the fashion industry that she has supposedly dominated. Then an entrancing young model enters her world and turns it upside down. In Petra von Kant, the provocative German auteur's gifts for dramatizing the dynamics of wealth, power, and sex are on full display and unleashed in full force.

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Satellite Series Festival

April 7-9

A new production concept at the Cab, featuring a wide variety of new work in three different spaces.

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Lake Kelsey

A New Musical

By Dylan Frederick
Directed by Kevin Hourigan
April 21-23

Lake Kelsey is a quiet neighborhood of historic lakefront homes, tree-lined streets, and handsome parks. It is a peaceful scene for families who enjoy the comforts of the barking dog, the empty trampoline, and the parked vehicle. Amidst the tranquil lifestyle and Lake Kelsey’s picturesque waters, ghosts whisper through windows, adolescent boys torture adolescent girls, and everyone imagines their own impossible escape in the first presentation of this original musical.

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