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Next Fall at BUA

The title of Geoffrey Naufft’s play, Next Fall, which opens at BUA theater this week, refers both to a fall from divine grace and to endless postponement.

Zooman and the Sign at TheatreLoft

Describing the plot of Charles Fuller’s 1980 play, Zooman and the Sign, might frighten away half its potential audience. A family is thrown into turmoil when their young daughter is killed by a stray bullet while playing in front of her urban home. But Fuller, author of A Soldier’s Play, is a master storyteller. The plot does not revolve around gang violence. Fuller is more interested in what happens next. Although every neighbor on the crowded street runs to see what has happened, and watches as the killer escapes, nobody comes forward to identify him to the police.

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