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"Out the Box" is a new reading series of fresh contemporary plays, streamed live and to a limited audience. Presented by Mirrorbox Theatre.

Only the first 100 people to register will get to watch each live (streamed) reading. The performances will not be broadcast on social media, or recorded for later viewing -- you have to be there if you want to see something new.

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THE WHITE PANTS PLAY

by Emmy Lane Palmersheim
directed by Janeve West

Friday August 14th  |  8 pm CST  |  FREE

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Why has Tilly locked herself into a bathroom stall? Because she was just struck by the worst thing that could happen to a girl wearing white pants. Her friends scramble to get the situation under control, while navigating the treacherous world of becoming a woman in an American high school.

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Space is limited for this exciting play reading, presented FREE!

Previous Events

Ghost Light

written and directed by Cavan Hallman

March 20, 2020

Cast
Director: Aaron Murphy
Actress: Jo Jordan
Actor: Mike Spara
Stevenson: Matthew James
Bridget: Lauren Galliart

The Canopic Jar of My Sins

by Justin Maxwell
directed by Cavan Hallman

March 27, 2020

Cast
Ralph Wiley: Angie Toomsen
Angel of Canopic Jars: Diviin Huff
Gooney Revenant/Last Easter Islander: Britny Horton
Roger Waters/Robert Oppenheimer: Dennis Barnett
Stage Directions: Angelica Fink

Caught

by Sharon E. Cooper
directed by Cavan Hallman

April 3, 2020

Cast

Deborah: Rachel Korach Howell
Aaron: Jon Greene
Chad: Hebert Benjamin
Marcus: William Jackson Harper
Stage Directions: Katie Hallman

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Hamlet Is Dead

by Amina Henry
directed by Cavan Hallman

April 10, 2020

Cast

Cody: Caleb "The Negro Artist" Rainey
Mika: Maggie Hart
Benji: Rip Russell
Dawn: Caroline Price
Jana: Marjorie Gast
Lily: Hannah Spina
Yuri: Curtis M. Jackson
Owen: Patrick du Laney
Errol: Omarr Hatcher
Annette: Tierra Plowden
Stage Directions: Katie Hallman

Rolling

by Calamity West
directed by Cavan Hallman

April 17, 2020

Cast

Valerie: Liz Sharpe
Janet: Nina Swanson
Molly: Claire Boston
Danny: Behzad Dabu

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Night Creatures

by Justice Hehir
directed by Cavan Hallman

April 24, 2020

Cast

Alex: Mic Evans
Paul: Eden Marryshow
Lara: Jessica Little
Leanne: Molly Carden
Stage Directions: Katie Hallman

THIS HAPPENED ONCE AT THE ROMANCE DEPOT OFF THE I-87 IN WESTCHESTER

by Gina Femia
directed by Cavan Hallman

May 1, 2020

Cast

Kevin: Patrick Du Laney
Beth: Kristin Stokes
Janice: Fred Bailey
Tom: Jason Alberty
Stage Directions: Katie Hallman

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CHALK

by Walt McGough
directed by Cavan Hallman

May 8, 2020

Cast

Maggie: Marci Hughes
Cora: Caroline Price
Stage Directions: Katie Hallman

Alligator

by Hilary Bettis
directed by Cavan Hallman

May 15, 2020

Cast

Emerald: Jo Jordan
Ty/Sasha: Curtis M. Jackson
Merick: Jim Vogt
Dianne: Catherine Blades
Danny: Sage Spiker
Lucy: Ellie Desautels
Rex: Omarr Hatcher

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PRIVATE

by Mona Pirnot
directed by Cavan Hallman

May 22, 2020

Cast

Georgia: Zoë Winters
Corbin: Peter Mark Kendall
Abbey: Ferin Bergen
Danny: Aaron Weiner

THE WOODEN HEART

by Adam Szymkowicz
directed by Cavan Hallman

May 29, 2020

Cast

Narrator: CSE Cooney
Mitch: Will Clark
Heather: Tierra Plowden
Brenda: Nandita Shenoy
Janice: Monica R. Harris
Nazario: Dennis Barnett
Ruby: Sophie Lindwall
Harris: Jacob A. Ware
The Wolf/Prin: Travis York
Stage Directions: Katie Hallman

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APOLOGIES TO LORRAINE HANSBERRY
(YOU TOO, AUGUST WILSON)

by Rachel Lynett
directed by Curtis M. Jackson

June 19, 2020

Cast

Izaak: Aaron Reese Boseman
Lorenzo: Justin James Farley
Jules: Lawryn LaCroix
Yael: Yvette Quintero
Alice: Sara Williams
Stage Directions: Diviin Huff

STONEWALLIN'

written and directed by
Kari Barclay

June 26, 2020

Cast

Tommy: Ellie Desautels
Marsha: Amani Starnes
Mamaw: Krista Neumann
Elijah: Irie Evans
Stonewall Jackson: Tad Paulson
Stage Directions: ray vanek

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HIS SHADOW

by Loy A. Webb
directed by Aaron Reese Boseman

July 3, 2020

Cast

Teeny: Kai A. Ealy
Various: Camille Robinson
Various: A.D. Weaver
Stage Directions: Tierra Plowden

LISTEN FOR THE LIGHT

by Kara Lee Corthron
directed by Angie Toomsen

July 10, 2020

Cast

Lula: Catherine Blades
Eli: Omarr Hatcher
Joseph: Peter Mark Kendall
Stage Directions: Lisa Kelly

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PHAETON

by Patrick Du Laney
directed by Cavan Hallman

July 17, 2020

Cast

Charlotte: Robyn Calhoun
David: Curtis M. Jackson
Paul: Austin Wicke
Katie: Karen Janes Woditsch
Stage Directions: Katie Hallman

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THE GAP

by Emma Goidel
directed by Cavan Hallman

July 24, 2020

Cast

Lee: Molly Carden
Rod/The Alien: Eden Marryshow
Nina: Emmy Palmersheim
Hypnotist/Mom/The Real Lee: Caroline Price
Nicole: Kristin Stokes
Stage Directions: Katie Hallman

THE GREEN BOOK WINE CLUB TRAIN TRIP

by Michelle Tyrene Johnson
directed by Diviin Huff

Friday July 31st, 2020 

Cast

Toni/Henrietta: Britny Horton
Saige/Lucy: Lawryn LaCroix
Lynn/Bertha: Kessha Patton
Marie: Tierra Plowden
Alicia/Cotton Blue: Sara Williams
Stage Directions: Kaami Williams

WE DON'T BURY CARS

by Jerrod Jordahl
directed by Cavan Hallman

Friday, August 7, 2020

Cast

Ray: Dennis Barnett
Danny: Mic Evans
Twyla: Marty Norton
Pip: Mike Spara
Stage Directions: Lisa Kelly