by John Cariani
A darker cousin to “Almost, Maine”, John Mariani’s “LOVE/SICK” is a collection of nine slightly twisted and completely hilarious short plays. Set on a Friday night in an alternate suburban reality, this 80-minute romp explore the pain and the joy that comes with being in love. Full of imperfect lovers and dreamers, “LOVE/SICK” is an unromantic comedy for the romantic in everyone.
A (HAPPY) HOLIDAY
by Max McCreary, Kaya (Kyle) Dorsch, J.E. Hibbard and Karina Cochran
Theatre Unchained Writers Collaboration; 2022
A mysterious book arrives for the holidays with the promise to heal a family… if only they can complete every story by midnight! A unique holiday script by local Indianapolis writers.
by Benjamin Brand
Based on a shocking true story, two men meet online and make a unique arrangement: one will kill, cook, and eat the other. Taste Imagines their first and only meeting, told in real-time, in a working kitchen.
COPING WITH AUTUMN
by Megan Ann Jacobs
Theatre Unchained's Inaugural Show, 2022
Autumn finds herself locked away in a psychiatric facility for murdering her boyfriend. The only thing is… she doesn't recall doing it. Autumn’s psyche has been evolving to protect her from the abuse of her youth, but her mental defense mechanisms Dee, Joy, and Vera are not sure Autumn can stand the stresses of a trial. Will the truth be revealed, or will Autumn crumble under the weight of the past that Dee has so tactfully hidden from her? The resilience of the human spirit is challenged, and we will discover what lies after anxiety, abuse, and depression have taken their toll.
by Vic Rodriguez
IndyFringe Festival 2021
One year after his passing, long time friends Bee and Hudson meet at their old hang out spot to honor Riley, and at Hudson's request, hold a séance. It seems to have had no effect, until Riley starts appearing in Hudson's apartment. Tensions mount as they navigate life, love, and the new ghostly development.
A little bit funny, a little bit sad, a little bit Rick Roll-y, Transitory State is a subversion of the queer tragedy, and sentimental look at trans relationships, with ourselves and each other, as we grow into each chapter of our lives.