Confederates and Exit Wounds
Confederates and Exit Wounds — Two new character-driven relationship plays, both by award-winning women writers and both inspired by events currently at the forefront of our national consciousness, beat out 1241 other submissions in the inaugural Moss Hart & Kitty Carlisle Hart New Play Initiative. Hart NPI artistic director Christopher Hart will direct Silver Medallion-winning Confederates by Suzanne Bradbeer and Exit Wounds by Wendy Graf at Grove Theater Center in Burbank. One will be named the Gold Medallion winner and receive a six-week, off-Broadway premiere in the 196-seat “Theater A” at 59E59 Theaters in New York City.
The Los Angeles premiere of Confederates is an often funny, often devastating look at today’s high stakes political media landscape. When two journalists embedded with the campaign of a newly declared presidential campaign — one seasoned, the other young and ambitious — uncover a compromising photo of the candidate’s daughter, they must decide whether to publish or bury it.
The world premiere of Exit Wounds explores the effects of a national tragedy on three generations of the perpetrator’s family. How do you find redemption when someone you love has committed a terrible crime? A story of healing, hope and compassion, Exit Wounds unravels slowly, as a mystery: what was the tragic event that caused hoarder Linda Sadowski to retreat from life, and her son, Matt to become estranged? How can Linda stem the ripple effect of the family’s painful past and save the 17-year-old grandson she’s never met?
Written by Suzanne Bradbeer; starring Daryl C. Brown, Miranda Lichtman and Melissa R. Randel
Written by Wendy Graf; starring Dor Gvirtsman, Marshall McCabe and Suanne Spoke
Directed by Christopher Hart
Presented by Grove Theater Center in association with Colony Theatre Company
One show: $38
Two shows: $60
Discounts available for students, seniors and members of the entertainment unions.
Free on-site parking lot