MPI is proud to announce our 2022 - 2023 season

September 2022

This Random World

by Steven Dietz

Directed by

Laura Berkemeier

Mining the comedy of missed connections, This Random World asks the serious question of how often we travel parallel paths through the world without noticing. This funny, intimate, and heartbreaking play explores the lives that may be happening just out of reach of our own.

(Whimsical Drama)

November 2022

The Gods of Comedy

by Ken Ludwig

Directed by

Jennifer Keith Day

Daphne and Ralph are young classics professors who have just made a discovery that's sure to turn them into academic superstars, but something goes disastrously wrong. The Ivy League will never be the same as a pair of screwball deities encounters the carnal complexity of college coeds, campus capers, and conspicuous consumption. (Comedy)

January 2023

Dearly Departed

by David Bottrell & Jessie Jones

Directed by

Aaron Whitehead

In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for their father’s funeral, the Turpins’ other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion. (Comedy)

March 2023

August: Osage County

by Tracy Letts

Directed by

Jerry Wiesenhahn

When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoman family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Mix in Violet, the drugged-up, scathingly acidic matriarch, and you’ve got a major play that unflinchingly—and uproariously—exposes the dark side of the Midwestern American family. Winner of the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award. (Drama)

May 2023

Cry It Out

by Molly Smith Metzler

Directed by

Becky Collins

In the sweet spot between their yards where both baby monitors get reception, new moms Jessie and Lina bond over coffee during naptime while laughing through the highs and lows of motherhood. A comedy with dark edges, Cry It Out takes an honest look at the absurdities of being home with a baby, the power of female friendship, the dilemma of going back to work, and the effect class has on parenthood in America. (Comedy/Drama)

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July 2023

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Directed by

Elizabeth Leigh Taylor

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