Chris French in the 2009 production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch

To present the broadest spectrum of high quality, accessible, truthful theatre that will open the minds and expand the expectations of a diverse audience. Other than this, there are no rules.


  • We value the relevant context of every story.
  • We value a deep collaboration between artists: writers, actors, directors, designers, producers and musicians.
  • We value presenting work that is as diverse as the nation’s landscape.
  • We value operating within a fiscally responsible business model.

To produce the highest quality theatre in the DC and Winston-Salem areas with all audiences believing that great theatre is not a luxury but a right.