Ophelia's Jump Productions
As You Like It follows its heroine Rosalind as she flees persecution in her uncle's court, accompanied by her cousin Celia to find safety and, eventually, love, in the Forest of Arden. In the forest, they encounter a variety of memorable characters, notably the melancholy traveller Jaques who speaks many of Shakespeare's most famous speeches.
A full length show made up of a variety of original sketches co-written by a group of talented young writers. Satirical, absurd, whimsical, thought provoking (maybe) and always hilarious!
2012-2013 Outer Critics Circle Awards, Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play & John Gassner Award Nomination
The night after their grandfather’s funeral, three cousins engage in a vicious and hilarious brawl over family, faith, and legacy .
Ann and Cathy grapple with ideas concerning the individual’s relationship to society, the nature of redemption and the qualities of mercy. Ann is steadfast in her belief that people never really change and that "kindness to the wicked is cruelty to the just," which makes a vice out of mercy.
Possibly Shakespeare’s best known play about star-crossed lovers whose families cannot see past perceived differences to end the feud that will cost each family the ultimate price.
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Winner of the 1999 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Winner of the Lucille Lortel Award for Best Play. [A] brutally human and beautifully layered new play …you
feel both enlightened and, in a strange way, enormously comforted." —The New York Times.
From the indefatigable, witty and tough drag queens of And Tell Sad Stories of the Deaths of Queens... to the disheartened poet Mister Paradise, these are tales of isolated figures struggling against a cruel world, who refuse to lose sight of their dreams.
Winner! 2010 Will Glickman Award for Best New Play to Premiere in the Bay Area! Nominated for 3 2010 Tony Awards
Hysteria was a common diagnosis given to women in the Victorian age. Just as common was medical treatment with electrical stimulating machines, the vibrators of the day, to ease their condition!