December 06, 2015

Written by Marianna Staroselsky
Directed by Sarah Laeuchli

Presented as part of The Writers’ Room

Reserve…

November 12, 2015

After sending out an offensive tweet, Joe is publicly shamed on the internet and his life is destroyed. That’s when Joe enlists the help of Casey to create, unbeknownst to her, the most interactive suicide note ever created. In the aftermath…

December 13, 2015

Written by Danielle Littman
Directed by Morgan McNaught

Presented as part of The Writers’ Room

Reserve…

October 21, 2015 - November 11, 2015

Written and Directed by Kayla Lane Freeman and Brian Whitney
Featuring Emma Casey, Olivia Nielsen and Taylor Peterson
Wednesdays at 7:30pm during The Terrible

On the eve of their father’s wedding, three adult siblings…

November 01, 2015

A sneak peek at our new adaptation! One of the gardens was locked up. Mr. Craven had it shut when his wife died so sudden. He locked the door and buried the key. No one has been in it for ten years. Mary herself was ten years old. Ten years without…

October 25, 2015

A sneak peek at The New Colony’s Associate Company Members’ upcoming world premiere December production! After sending out an offensive tweet, Joe is publicly shamed on the internet and his life is destroyed. That’s when Joe enlists…

September 10, 2015 - September 19, 2015

Created by Shawn Bowers
Featuring Wes Needham, Kevin Stangler and Gary Tiedemann

After two years, hundreds of conversations and surprisingly few attempts on his life, Chicago comedian Shawn Bowers has finally stopped pretending to be a…

September 14, 2015

Curated by Kate Carson-Groner

Join the fun in an all-grown-up version of a childhood favorite: Show & Tell! This cabaret/open mic hybrid promises to be a night to remember so circle up! It’s time to share about timing!

September 20, 2015 - October 11, 2015

One knows the lines, the other is making it up!

Under The Gun Theater and The New Colony announce a collaboration for a limited run. My Fucking Scene Partner Didn’t Learn Their Lines will run Sundays 7:30pm Sept 20-Oct 11. The New…

August 23, 2015

Up next in our season!  Controversial performance artist Woolfe wakes up dead in a weird room with a shrink, a rake and a songstress. Together, they must come to terms with the terrible or else…

Complimentary food will be served courtesy…

August 09, 2015

After being recently orphaned, Lucy must reimagine her life. She decides to come out of the closet and reveal her true identity to her family: a dragon named Kreeka. After the announcement, Lucy feels forced to choose between her family and a new community…

June 19, 2015 - June 27, 2015

A world premiere from The New Colony’s 2015 Associate Company Member Intensive Program!
Julianne, an unhappy and unseen sales associate, finds herself drawn towards Jack, a recluse living off the grid. As Julianne becomes more and more…

June 18, 2015 - June 27, 2015

Kumate!
Created, Directed, and Performed by Ryan Williams
Music by Ryan Miera
June 25, 26, 27 at 10:00pm

A one-man improvised Kung-Fu movie. Based on one audience suggestion, improviser Ryan Williams will create an entire world…

May 11, 2015

Curated by Kate Carson-Groner
Featuring Lily Be, Rob Grabowski, Maria Konopken, Natalie Kossar, Amanda Murphy, Laura Nessler, Sarah Shockey, Lindsay Williams and Zach Zimmerman

Join the fun in an all-grown-up version of a childhood favorite:…

April 29, 2015

Written by Morgan McNaught
Directed by Jesse Roth
Featuring Daeshawna Cook, Chris Fowler, Andrew Hobgood and Jessica London-Shields

A sneak peek at The New Colony‚Äôs Fall 2015 mainstage production!  Controversial performance…

April 26, 2015

Written by Erika Hakmiller
Directed by Sarah Laeuchli
Featuring Rachel Brownjohn, Julia Daubert, David Keohane, Kristi Parker-Barnhart, Esteban Reyna, Evan Sesek and Dayna Shrader
A sneak peek at The New Colony’s Associate Company…

May 06, 2015

Written and Directed by Sean Kelly
Featuring Johnny Arena, David Cerda, Ryan Jarosch, Marika Mashburn, Aileen May and Jack McCabe

The library is closed. The windows are black.  Deep in the stacks, a Bunsen burner flicks on in the…

July 13, 2015

Curated by Kate Carson-Groner
Featuring Jon Beal, Emily Casey, Bobby Evers, Rob Grabowski, Julia Klein, Evan Linder, Morgan McNaught, Jay Olson, Tyler Paterson, Sarah Shockey, and Julia Weiss

Join the fun in an all-grown-up version of…

April 08, 2015

Written by Connor McNamara
Directed by Andrew Hobgood
Featuring Alex Grelle, Susan Monts-Bologna, Liz Sharpe, Stephanie Shum, Cole Simon and Norm Woodel

The Porter family have made good lives for themselves: Anse is a revered United…

March 20, 2015

Curated by Kate Carson-Groner
Featuring Bryan Duff, Brad Einstein, Spencer Ham, Kayla Newman, Andy O, Tyler Paterson, Top Shelf, Sarah Shockey and John Taflan.

Join the fun in an all-grown-up version of a childhood favorite: Show &…

February 18, 2015

Written by Matt Beard
Directed by JD Cannady
Conceived by Stephanie Shum

The oddball employees of Thumbz Up, an app based tech start up, get quarantined into the worst business meeting of their lives. Trapped, they wait for people…

February 11, 2015

Written by William Glick
Directed by Evan Linder

After being recently orphaned, Lucy must reimagine her life.  She decides to come out of the closet and reveal her true identity to her family: a dragon named Kreeka.  After the…

February 02, 2015

Written and Directed by Mr. Margaret Svetlove

Up next in our 2015 Season! A trailer park fairy decides to become a pornstar because he wants to fall in love. Stanley, his hag, and a chorus of gay angels take off on the Road to Love. Along the…

January 26, 2015

Written by Evan Linder and Tara Sissom

Return to Camp Methuselah Pines for the 5 year reunion reading of The New Colony’s 2nd season smash hit, 11:11. On the first day of camp, a team of young Christian camp counselors unknowingly drug…

November 07, 2014 - November 15, 2014

Have you ever wanted to glimpse into the unknown? Has a loved one left you for the next world leaving you behind and broken? Do you feel unwanted, uncared for and lost? We at The Divine Order of the Royal Arms of the Great Eleven understand and wish…

October 07, 2014 - October 21, 2014

The library is closed. The windows are black.  Deep in the stacks, a Bunsen burner flicks on in the dark. The librarians sip their boiling concoction while the room whirls color and light. Just another night on the midnight shift maintaining the…

October 03, 2014 - October 11, 2014

Goldfish - noun - The target of online deception or mischief-making in the world of online dating.  An unwitting participant in bizarre flirtation with no solicitation of love.  An innocent who’s not always innocent.

Catfishing…