Our PPP in Place Season

Our spring 2021 season looked a little different from our typical offerings! A Play, a Pie, and a Pint In Place featured two projects sent to you as a series through the mail, as well as a play by phone, an interactive Zoom play, and a one-night-only virtual event – all from the safety of your home.

Learn more about our spring 2021 experiences below. Availability was limited for these handcrafted and intimate experiences.

Photo credit: A Breath for Us by Jarrett McCreary and Sara Outing; photo by Sara Outing

Spring 2021 Season – PPP in Place

Learn more about our A Play, a Pie, and a Pint In Place experiences! To hear from some of the creators, visit PPP in Place.

Illustration of two computers and a heart with the show logo

A (virtual) fresh serving of love

Valentine’s Day 2021

February 14, 2021

Featuring Andrew Criss, Donnie Hammond Johnson, J Hernandez, Brandon Pierce, Bailey Roper, and Amanda Schoonover
Conceived by Kathryn MacMillan and Meghan Winch
Directed by Kathryn MacMillan
Streamed live over the internet

Looking for an extra cheesy night in to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Join A Play, A Pie, and A Pint online for our annual “brilliantly casual”™ one-night only event – this time safely at home on Zoom. Join us for good times, big laughs, and a look at modern love! And as a special treat, you can add a Beer and Cheese Tasting Box to your order, featuring four different beers paired with three 4oz cheese samples from our partners and local favorites Triple Bottom Brewing and Third Wheel Cheese Company.

A play by mail

A Breath for Us

February, June, and August 2021 

By Jarrett McCreary and Sara Outing
A world premiere, commissioned by Tiny Dynamite
Winner of Billy Penn’s Socially Distant Showstopper award

Honorary Producers Gayle and David Smith
Associate Producer Neurology Associates of the Main Line
Associate Producers Camille and Stuart Burstin

A Breath for Us is a unique storytelling experience for this moment, told through six packages sent to you by mail. Set in an alternative timeline, A Breath for Us unfolds the relationship of two young Black women, Josie and Ruthy, during the Civil Rights Movement of the late 1960s. Part alternate history, part love story and, throughout, a celebration of Black joy in tumultuous times, A Breath for Us is a deeply moving experience that invites you to get lost in its world.

A play by phone

We Can’t Wait

On demand via phone March 14 – March 27, 2021

By Paige Zubel
Directed by Damien Figueras
Featuring Daio Floyd, Kaitlin Healy, CJ Higgins, Donovan Lockett, Claris Park, Emmie Parker, and Malynne Smith
A world premiere, commissioned by Tiny Dynamite

Static, a far-off voice; it is a long distance call—Jae, reaching you from the other end of the universe. Jae has a series of intergalactic transmissions to share, from different pockets of the galaxy: the experiences of lives and cultures in a time of isolation. And Jae has a challenge for you: can you make a beacon to bring us all back together? We Can’t Wait is a pre-recorded phone adventure for one audience member. You’ll choose the order in which you experience the story, while following guidelines to craft a unique artifact all your own. Perfect for teens and pre-teens, fans of fantasy and sci-fi, crafty types, and folks looking to flex their creativity at home.

A play by mail

Georgiana Recovered in Time

April, 2021

By Natalia de la Torre and Meghan Winch
A world premiere, commissioned by Tiny Dynamite

Georgiana Darcy was refined and polite – or tried to be, anyway. A thwarted elopement threatened to tame her wild heart, but all the good breeding in the world can only go so far. Join us for a handcrafted story of love, distance, and what it means to bridge the two – all set in the world of Jane Austen’s beloved Pride and Prejudice. Over the course of 10 mailings, you’ll be immersed in two love stories, get a peek into what comes after the novel for your favorite characters, and receive handcrafted treasures – including some for you to make yourself!

An interactive Zoom play

Social Distances

May 12 – May 16, 2021

By Ian August
Directed by Kathryn MacMillan
Featuring Jessica Bedford, Danielle Leneé, and Charlotte Northeast
A world premiere, commissioned by Tiny Dynamite
Streaming live via Zoom

Executive Honorary Producer Carol Beam
Honorary Producer Rebecca Bradbeer

A comedy about trust, friendships, and the perils of planning a wedding shower. Created for this moment, Social Distances puts you (and the other audience members) onscreen in a Zoom happy hour alongside Elaine, Jana, and Sally, three friends in their 40s trying to navigate the challenges of their online and in-person relationships. The play splits up the audience into smaller groups for private confessionals from each character, and with 27 possible paths through the story, no two audience experiences will be exactly the same!

Georgiana Recovered in Time, 2021

The Word on the Street:

I have SO enjoyed “The Season” with all our TD friends. It was one of the good things to come out of our isolation.

— Audience member Ellen P.

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