J.B.

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Written in 1958 by the playwright/poet Archibald MacLeish,  J.B. is a contemporary re-telling of the Book of Job, written in free verse.  The Broadway production won both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Tony Award for Best Play and Best… Read More

Thursday’s Children

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“Thursday’s Child has far to go…” Thursday’s Children is an original musical created by Brian R. Lynner and Lisa Norris-Lynner. The story is inspired by the 1965 “black armband protest” and events leading to the landmark civil rights… Read More

Hearts of Freedom

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Hearts of Freedom is an original, full-length musical, conceived, written and composed by Unexpected Company partners Brian R. Lynner and Lisa Norris-Lynner.  The musical tells the story of two couples – one in the North, the other in… Read More

Kin

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Winner of the New Voices Iowa Playwrights Competition, Kin is based on the true story of Carrie Buck, a young woman in Virginia in the 1920’s. At age 17, after becoming pregnant out of wedlock, Buck’s foster parents committed… Read More

Shakespeare On Love

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Shakespeare On Love is a salon-style performance of scenes, songs and sonnets from one of the world’s great romantics. Join Shakespeare’s greatest characters as they explore the art of love in all its forms – from the silly… Read More

Voices of the Civil War

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Meet the leaders, the warriors, the patriots, the zealots and the ordinary men and women caught in an extraordinary struggle that divided and nearly destroyed a nation…