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2021-2022 Theatre Lab

We Are Blood  Ryan_Bernsten
by Ryan Bernsten
Oct. 2, 2021, PH Coffee

“We Are Blood” explores the demons that live in every family. Set in rural Missouri, the play explores resentments between urban elites and their remote relatives.

 

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by Bethany Vermillion
Dec. 4 2021, PH Coffee

“Heirlooms” centers on a family dealing with the effects of addiction, PTSD, and the trauma of childhood. It explores the complexity of family dynamics and how avoiding hard truths never truly keeps the peace.

 

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by Kevin King
Feb. 5, 2022

“Boxed” is a thought-provoking look at an interracial gay couple during the #metoo era. On their third date, Nick and Freddy enjoy a quiet night in. By the end of the night, events have transpired that forever change their relationships with each other and their best friends.
 
 
 

The Avocado Tree Sofiana Olivera
By Sofiana Olivera Abalan
April 23, 2022, The Guadalupe Center
1015 Avenida Cesar E Chavez, KCMO 64108

PRESENTED IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH
Lucia, a brilliant  young architect, lives  in  a Latin American country in social and political upheaval  with her  father and her young daughter. When the  violence  in her  country  escalates, she  makes  the difficult decision  to  emigrate to the United States.

 

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