2012-2013 Mainstage Season
A Season of Extremism

An extremist is one who advocates or resorts to measures beyond the norm.

What forces create extremism? How does extremism affect us now?

Centaur Battle of San Jacinto

By Ruth Margraff
Directed by Ralph Peña

When the art of brawling turns extreme on the historical and present borders of Mexico and Texas, who will prevail?

October 4, 6, 10, 11, 12

(Photo credit: Gerry Goodstein)

The Language Archive

By Julia Cho
Directed by Tamilla Woodard

What happens to a marriage when linguists, searching the extreme frontiers of dying languages, are unable to mouth the words, I love you?

November 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17

(Photo credit: Gerry Goodstein)


By Lynn Nottage
Directed by Isis Misdary

How do women form bonds while trapped by the extremism of civil war in the Congo?

February 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, and March 1

(Photo credit: Gerry Goodstein)

Measure for Measure

By William Shakespeare
Directed by George Drance

Will a sister give up her chastity to save her brother from an execution dictated by a hypocritical extremist?


April 10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20

(Photo credit: Gerry Goodstein)