2019-2020 Season

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

Our Dear Dead Drug Lord

World Premiere

Produced by WP Theater and Second Stage Theater
by special arrangement with Benjamin Simpson and Joseph Longthorne
written by Alexis Scheer
directed by Whitney White

September 11 – October 20

“As slumber party games go, trying to make Bloody Mary appear in the mirror is one thing; summoning the spirit of Pablo Escobar is next level!” –The New York Times In this fierce and feverish world premiere comedy from WP Theater and Second Stage, a gang of teenage girls gathers in an abandoned treehouse to […]

Where We Stand

Where We Stand

a co-World Premiere by Donnetta Lavinia Grays
directed by Tamilla Woodard

Where We Stand is co-produced by WP Theater and Baltimore Center Stage

February 1 - March 1

In a town running low on compassion, an exile seeks forgiveness, forcing the community to decide between mercy or justice. A storyteller spins a tale of a lonely soul tempted by the devil’s kindness on a fateful trip to the crossroads. Where We Stand is an epic fable of penance filled with humor, heart, and music. This world premiere production brings together two WP Lab […]

The 2020 Pipeline Festival

The 2020 Pipeline Festival

March 26 - April 25, 2020

Meet the future of the American theater: the fifteen playwrights, directors, and producers of the 2018-2020 WP Lab, and their very newest works. The 2020 Pipeline Festival represents the culmination of our acclaimed two-year early-career artist residency, showcasing five new plays in development over five weeks created by collaborative Lab teams, ranging from staged readings to full-length […]