Written by: Catherine Dunn
Length: 60 min.A young woman testifies about her rape by a former group home friend. She receives little support from her lawyer, an ambitious court prosecutor. When the lawyer herself becomes the victim of workplace sexual harassment, she exposes how court protocol institutionalize sexual assault myths.
Written by: Heather McDowell
Length: 100 min.This drama answers the question: “What would you do if someone you love was assaulted?” with reverence. This work is Intentional in its creative use of stage, gritty character development, complex relationships with visceral dialogue and plot twists & turns. By design, the playwright gives choices to allow actors and...
Written by: Maggi Feehan
Length: 100 min.Aya is only 16 years old when she is abducted and held by two brothers. What will become of her after this trauma? This play explores the three women she may become as a result of her experience. One is a professional speaker who is competent but suffers from paranoia....
Written by: Sally Clark
Length: 100 min.“Life Without Instruction is based on a true story and a real trial. Artemesia Gentileschi’s father, the late-Renaissance painter Orazio Gentileschi, takes the unusual step of having his daughter trained in the art of painting under the instruction of his friend, Agostino Tassi. Tassi rapes Artemesia, and is taken to...
Written by: Radha S. Menon
Length: 100 min.Learning To Swim is a full-length play about two young women who meet by chance in a city park- a site occupied by social and political activists. Runaway teenager Rani, Western born but raised by a traditionally strict Indian family, awaits the arrival of her boyfriend at their designated meeting...
Written by: Lorena Lillian Gale
Length: 120 min.“In the character of Angélique, Gale gives us a woman brave enough to try and shatter her bonds. A rich, poetic evocation of a graceful yet cruel time—a time when “civilized” people still bought and sold slaves.” (From the CPO Website)
Written by: Erin Shields
Length: 90 min.“Erin Shields’ award-winning play is a shocking, uncompromising examination of the horrors of war, giving voice to a woman long ago forced into silence, and placing a spotlight on millions of female victims who have been silenced through violence, delivered through the lens of Greek tragedy.” (From the CPO Website)
Written by: Francesca Albright, Jude Thaddeus Allen
Length: 70 min.“Castle in the Sky revisits the 2006 story of a twelve-year old girl and her twenty-three year old boyfriend who fatally stabbed her mother, father, and eight year old brother. Gathered from over 200 hours of interviews conducted during the year following the tragedy, this documentary play works exclusively with...
Written by: Colleen Wagner
Length: 90 min.“The Living, a documentary play inspired by the actual stories of women and girls who survived trauma in post-conflict zones, examines the lives of victims and perpetrators, post-genocide, who live side-by-side in government issued housing, and NGO-funded campaigns to encourage reconciliation in hopes that the impossible act of forgiveness can...
Written by: Carmen Aguirre
Genre: Drama“The Trigger is for the 170 victims of the Paper Bag Rapist, their families, the communities affected by this predator, and every human being who has ever been sexually violated and lives with that experience in their core–an experience that comes to the surface in intimate relationships, because, let’s face...