Rail Against the Headlines

A season of plays depicting the issues humanity is currently grappling with…taking issues that have been “ripped from the headlines” and holding up a mirror, therefore inspiring communication…and then action.

Announcing our 2011/2012 Season!

Bridgeport Occupied

Conceived by Scott Bartelson
Written by Valerie Egger
Directed by Stacy Ruttenberg
November 18th-20th
Bringing a new style of contemporary theater to Fairfield County, this production, written from interviews conducted with local community members, will tie our current political situation to our backyard of Bridgeport, CT. Through the words of these individuals Slant of Light hopes to inspire communication…and then action as we explore the innate optimism that lies within the American individual. All interviews will be spoken verbatim and placed in the structure of an engaging theatrical experience incorporating music and movement. This performance is a call to action by the very people who keep Bridgeport Occupied.
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Heart Breaker

By Michael R. McGuire
Directed by Bryna Kearney
February 3rd-5th 2012
Pam, a struggling single mother and exotic dancer, is the most important witness to the alleged rape of her fellow dancers at the hands of a group of privileged college athletes. Why doesn’t investigator Maxwell Freeman want to hear what she has to say? HEARTBREAKER was a National Playwrights Conference 2008 Semi-Finalists and produced by Hygienic Theaterwerks in 2010

Stop Kiss

By Diana Son
Directed by Rose Lamoureux
May 4th-5th 2012
A poignant and funny play about the ways, both sudden and slow, that lives can change irrevocably. After Callie meets Sara, the two unexpectedly fall in love, their first kiss provokes a violent attack that transforms their lives in a way they could never anticipate.

All Me All the Time

by Susan Cinoman
August 3rd-5th 2012
In a play that shifts from suburban kitchens in Connecticut to sleazy hotel rooms in New Jersey, two attractive couples confront the end of their marriage while their daughters party wildly on the night of high school graduation. The narcissism of each character is examined with crushing comic detail in this fast-paced exploration of love, commitment and the empty nest on the edge.