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MPI is proud to announce our 2021 - 2022 season
This Random World
Written 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. (Whimsical Drama) September 2022

The Outsider

The Last Night of Ballyhoo
Written by Alfred Uhry Directed by Aaron Whitehead The story of a southern Jewish family in 1939 who are preparing for Ballyhoo, the social event of the season. But life takes several unexpected turns as the characters face where they come from and who they really are. November 5 - 21, 2021

The Last Night of Ballyhoo

Intimate Apparel
Written by Lynn Nottage Directed by Derek Snow Award-winning playwright Lynn Nottage brings you this beautifully written story of a Black seamstress living in early 20th century New York, who longs for belonging and purpose in a world that won't always oblige. January 7 - 23, 2022

Intimate Apparel

August: Osage County
Written 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. (Drama) March 2023


Dearly Departed
Written by David Bottrell and 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. January 2023

Ada and the Engine

The Gods of Comedy
Written by Ken Ludwig Directed by Jennifer Keith Day 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) November 2022