PRODUCTION HISTORY

Founded in 1998, Company One has produced over 90 plays and digital events, employed over 1500 local artists, and garnered over 30 Boston theatre awards.  

Season 24 — 2022-2023

Black Super Hero Magic Mama

THE BOY WHO KISSED THE SKY
by Idris Goodwin
music by Divinity Roxx & Eugene H. Russell IV

July 14 – August 12, 2023
The Strand Theatre

Better Future: Voting WRITES

REPRODUCTIVE LIBERTY AND BODY JUSTICE FOR ALL

Digital event premiered Oct 13, 2022

Resolve 2022

IN COMMUNITY WE TRUST

Digital event premiered Jan 26, 2023

Season 23 — 2021-2022

Black Super Hero Magic Mama

BLACK SUPER HERO MAGIC MAMA
by Inda Craig-Galván

April 25 – May 21, 2022
Boston Public Library

can i touch it?

can i touch it?
by Franciscsa Da Silveira

July 22 – Aug 13, 2022
The Strand Theatre

Better Future: Voting WRITES

BETTER FUTURE: VOTING WRITES

Digital event premiered Sept 23, 2021

Resolve 2022

RESOLVE 2022: An Artist-Led Journey to Your Better Future

Digital event premiered Jan 20, 2022

Season 22 — 2020-2021

Downtown Crossing

DOWNTOWN CROSSING
by David Valdes

Production streamed live
Oct 22-25, 2020

can i touch it?

HYPE MAN:
a break beat play 
(2021 film)

by Idris Goodwin

Film streamed
April 8 – May 6, 2021

Remaking America

REMAKING AMERICA: An Inaugural Message to the New Administration

Digital event, premiered Jan 26, 2021

Kit Yan & Melissa Li's Work-in-Progress Boston Chinatown Musical

Kit Yan & Melissa Li’s
Work-in-Progress Boston Chinatown Musical

Live digital event, Aug 19, 2021

Season 21 — 2019-2020

Hype Man: A Break Beat Play

HYPE MAN:
a break beat play
(Limited Return Engagement)

by Idris Goodwin

November 14-16, 2019
OBERON

Resolve 2022: An Artist-Led Journey toward your Better Future

WOLF PLAY
by Hansol Jung

Jan 30 – Feb 29, 2020
Boston Public Library

Pride Marches On

PRIDE MARCHES ON

Digital event, premiered Jun 30, 2020

The Great Demand

THE GREAT DEMAND: Confronting the 19th Amendment

Digital event, premiered Aug 18, 2020

Season 20 — 2018-2019

Miss You Like Hell

MISS YOU LIKE HELL

book & lyrics by
Quiara Alegría Hudes

music & lyrics by
Erin McKeown

Jan 10-27, 2019
OBERON

Vietgone

VIETGONE
by Qui Nguyen

Apr 26 – May 25, 2019
BCA Plaza Theatre

Greater Good

GREATER GOOD 
by Kirsten Greenidge

July 17 – Aug 17, 2019
Commonwealth School

Season 19 — 2017-2018

Miss You Like Hell

HYPE MAN:
a break beat play
by Idris Goodwin

Jan 26 – Feb 24, 2018
BCA Plaza Theatre

Wig Out!

WIG OUT!
by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Apr 26 – May 13, 2018
OBERON

Leftovers

LEFTOVERS
by Josh Wilder

July 21 – Aug 18, 2018
The Strand Theatre

Season 18 — 2016-2017

We're Gonna Die Afterlife Remount

WE’RE GONNA DIE
(Afterlife Remount)
by Young Jean Lee

Oct 4 – 8, 2016
OBERON

Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.

REVOLT. SHE SAID. REVOLT AGAIN.
by Alice Birch

Oct 21 – Nov 19, 2016
BCA Plaza Theatre

The Every 28 Hours Plays

THE EVERY 28 HOURS PLAYS

Nov 5, 2016
Museum of Fine Arts

Really

REALLY
by Jackie Sibblies Drury

Jan 25 – Mar 5, 2017
Matter & Light Fine Art, a gallery in SoWa

Peerless

peerless
by Jiehae Park

Apr 27 – May 27, 2017
Boston Public Library

Season 17 — 2015-2016

Dry Land

DRY LAND
by Ruby Rae Spiegel

Oct 2 – 30, 2015
BCA Plaza Theatre

An Octoroon

AN OCTOROON
by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

Jan 29 – Feb 27, 2016
Jackie Liebergott
Black Box Theatre,
Paramount Center

We're Gonna Die

WE’RE GONNA DIE
by Young Jean Lee

Apr 20 – 29, 2016
OBERON

We're Gonna Die: Now On Tour

WE’RE GONNA DIE (Tour)
by Young Jean Lee

May 13 – 21, 2016
Various Locations

The T Party

THE T PARTY
by Natsu Onoda Power

July 15 – Aug 13, 2016
Roberts Studio Theatre

Season 16 — 2014-2015

The Displaced Hindu Gods Trilogy

THE DISPLACED HINDU GODS TRILOGY
by Aditi Brennan Kapil

Oct 24 – Nov 22, 2014
BCA Plaza Theatres

Shockheaded Peter

SHOCKHEADED PETER
by Julian Crouch and Phelim McDermott

Mar 6 – Apr 4, 2015
Modern Theatre at Suffolk University

Edith Can Shoot Things And Hit Them

EDITH CAN SHOOT THINGS AND HIT THEM
by A. Rey Pamatmat

June 4 – 27, 2015
Calderwood Pavillion

Colossal

COLOSSAL
by Andrew Hinderaker

July 17 – Aug 15, 2015
Roberts Studio Theatre

Season 15 — 2013-2014

Splendor

SPLENDOR
by Kirsten Greenidge

Oct 18 – Nov 16, 2013
BCA Plaza Theatre

We Are Proud to Present a Presentation...

WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT A PRESENTATION…
by Jackie Sibblies Drury

Jan 10 – Feb 1, 2014
Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre, Paramount Center

The Flick

THE FLICK
by Annie Baker

Feb 20 – Mar 15, 2014
Modern Theatre at Suffolk University

Colossal

XX PlayLab 2014

June 6 & 7, 2014
Boston Center for the Arts

Astro Boy & the God of Comics

ASTRO BOY & THE GOD OF COMICS
by Natsu Onada Power

July 18 – Aug 16, 2014
BCA Plaza Theatre

Season 14 — 2012-2013

No Room For Wishing

NO ROOM FOR WISHING
by Danny Brick

Sept 13-22, 2012
BCA Black Box Theatre,
Central Square Theatre

Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo

BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO
by Rajiv Joseph

Oct 19 – Nov 17, 2012
BCA Plaza Theatre

 

You For Me For You

YOU FOR ME FOR YOU
by Mia Chung

Jan 18 – Feb 16, 2013
BCA Plaza Theatre

XX PlayLab 2013

XX PLAYLAB 2013

March 22-24, 2013
Calderwood Pavilion

She Kills Monsters

SHE KILLS MONSTERS
by Qui Nguyen

April 13 – May 11, 2013
BCA Plaza Theatre

How We Got On

HOW WE GOT ON
by Idris Goodwin

July 19 – August 17, 2013
BCA Plaza Theatre

Season 13 — 2011-2012

The Brother/Sister Plays

THE BROTHER/SISTER PLAYS
by Tarell Alvin McCraney

Oct 28 – Dec 3, 2011
BCA Plaza Theatre

Green Eyes

GREEN EYES
by Tennessee Williams

Jan 18 – Feb 12, 2012
The Ames Hotel

 

Hookman

HOOKMAN
by Lauren Yee

Mar 23 – Apr 14, 2012
Calderwood Pavilion

Love Person

LOVE PERSON
by Aditi Brennan Kapil

May 25 – June 23, 2012
BCA Plaza Theatre

The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity

THE ELABORATE ENTRANCE OF CHAD DEITY
by Kristoffer Diaz

July 28 – Aug 25, 2012
Roberts Studio Theatre

How We Got On

OUT OF THE BOX

August 14, 2012
Roberts Studio Theatre

Season 12 — 2010-2011

The Aliens

THE ALIENS
by Annie Baker

Oct 22 – Nov 20, 2010
Calderwood Pavilion

Neighbors

NEIGHBORS
by Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins

Jan 14 – Feb 5, 2011
BCA Plaza Theatre

 

The Book of Grace

THE BOOK OF GRACE
by Suzan Lori-Parks

April 15 – May 7, 2011
BCA Plaza Theatre

Learn to be Latina

LEARN TO BE LATINA
by Enrique Urueta

May 13 – June 5, 2011
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre

The Mountain Song

THE MOUNTAIN SONG
by PigPen Theatre Co.

June 10 – 25, 2011
Calderwood Pavilion

1001

1001
by Jason Grote

July 15 – Aug 13, 2011
BCA Plaza Theatre

Season 11 — 2009-2010

The Overwhelming

THE OVERWHELMING
by J. T. Rogers

Oct 30 – Nov 21, 2009
BCA Plaza Theatre

Christmas Belles

CHRISTMAS BELLES
by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten

Dec 4 – 19, 2009
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre

 

The Good Negro

THE GOOD NEGRO
by Tracey Scott Wilson

Jan 15 – Feb 6, 2010
BCA Plaza Theatre

APPLE

APPLE
by Vern Thiessen

Mar 12 – Apr 3, 2010
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre

The Emancipation of Mandy & Miz Ellie

THE EMANCIPATION OF MANDY & MIZ ELLIE
by Lois Roach

April 30 – May 22, 2010
BCA Plaza Theatre

Grimm

GRIMM
by Lydia R. Diamond, Marcus Gardley, Melinda Lopez, Kirsten Greenidge, John Kuntz, John ADEkoje and Gregory Maguire

July 16 – Aug 14, 2010
Roberts Studio Theatre

Season 10 — 2008-2009

Voyeurs de Venus

VOYEURS DE VENUS
by Lydia R. Diamond

Oct 31 – Nov 22, 2008
BCA Plaza Theatre

ARTiculation

ARTiculation
conceived by Tory Bullock

Jan 9-24, 2009
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre

 

The Pain & the itch

THE PAIN & THE ITCH
by Bruce Norris

Mar 13 – Apr 4, 2009
BCA Plaza Theatre

The Superheroine Monologues

THE SUPERHEROINE MONOLOGUES
by John Kuntz and Rick Park

April 6-26, 2009
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre

After The Quake

AFTER THE QUAKE
by Haruki Murakami

July 17 – August 15, 2009
BCA Plaza Theatre

Season 9 — 2007-2008

The Bluest Eye

Toni Morrison’s
THE BLUEST EYE
adapted by
Lydia R. Diamond

Oct 26 – Nov 17, 2007
BCA Plaza Theatre

The Gibson Girl

THE GIBSON GIRL
by Kirsten Greenidge

March 14 – April 5, 2008
BCA Plaza Theatre
 

Assassins

ASSASSINS 
music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
book by John Weidman

July 11 – Aug 9, 2008
BCA Plaza Theatre

After School Special

AFTER SCHOOL SPECIAL
by John Kuntz 

July 18 – Aug 8, 2008
BCA Plaza Theatre

Season 8 — 2006-2007

After Ashley

AFTER ASHLEY
by Gina Gionfriddo

Oct 27 – Nov 18, 2006
BCA Plaza Theatre

Six Rounds

SIX ROUNDS /
SIX LESSONS
by John Oluwole ADEkoje

March 9 – 31, 2007
BCA Plaza Theatre
 

Mr Marmalade

MR. MARMALADE
by Noah Haidle

July 13 – Aug 11, 2007
BCA Plaza Theatre

Season 7 — 2005-2006

Slanguage

SLANGUAGE
created by Universes

July 21 – Aug 13, 2005
BCA Plaza Theatre

A More Perfect Union

A MORE PERFECT UNION
by Kirsten Greenidge

March 9 – April 1, 2006
BCA Plaza Theatre
 

The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

THE LAST DAYS OF JUDAS ISCARIOT
by Stephen Adly Guirgis

July 14 – Aug 5, 2006
BCA Plaza Theatre

Season 6 — 2004-2005

A Clockwork Orange

Anthony Burgess’s
A CLOCKWORK ORANGE
original score by
The Dresden Dolls

July 22 – Aug 14, 2004
Boston Center for the Arts

Spell #7

SPELL #7
by Ntozake Shange

Oct 28 – Nov 20, 2004
Boston Center for the Arts

103 Within the Veil

103 WITHIN THE VEIL
by Kirsten Greenidge

July 14 – Aug 5, 2006
Boston Playwrights’ Theatre

Den Of Thieves

DEN OF THIEVES
by Stephen Adly Guirgis

Mar 31 – Apr 23, 2005
Boston Center for the Arts

Season 5 — 2003-2004

Jesus Hopped the A Train

JESUS HOPPED THE ‘A’ TRAIN
by Stephen Adly Guirgis

July 17 – Aug 9, 2003
Boston Center for the Arts

Boston Fringe

BOSTON FRINGE

Oct 30 – Nov 22, 2003
Boston Center for the Arts
 

Lost City

LOST CITY
by Conrad Bishop and Elizabeth Fuller

Mar 4-27, 2004
Boston Center for the Arts

Season 4 — 2002-2003

Pan

PAN
based on the novel by 
J.M. Barrie

July 11 – Aug 17, 2002
Boston Center for the Arts

Twilight: Los Angeles 1992

TWILIGHT: LOS ANGELES 1992
by Anna Deveare Smith

Nov 7 – 23, 2002
Boston Center for the Arts
 

Truth and Beauty

TRUTH & BEAUTY
by Ping Chong

Mar 20 – Apr 12, 2003
Boston Center for the Arts

Season 3 — 2001-2002

Love's Fire

LOVE’S FIRE
a collection of short plays based on Shakespeare’s Sonnets

July 12 – Aug 11, 2001
Boston Center for the Arts

Chestnut Street

CHESTNUT STREET
by Joanna Abbott

Jan 10 – 19, 2002
Boston Center for the Arts
 

Rash Acts

RASH ACTS

Apr 11 – 27, 2002
Boston Center for the Arts

Season 2 — 2000-2001

Placeholder Poster

NEARLYMEN

November 4, 2000
The Threshold Theatre

The Illusion

THE ILLUSION
by Tony Kushner

Aug 3 – Sept 2, 2000
Boston Center for the Arts
 

Triptych

TRIPTYCH
by Samuel Beckett

March 15 – 31, 2001
Boston Center for the Arts

Season 1 — 1998-1999

Picasso at the Lapin Agile

PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by Steve Martin

July 8 – Aug 14, 1999
Boston Center for the Arts
 

Out Cry

OUT CRY
by Tennessee Williams

December 1 – 18, 1999
Boston Center for the Arts

Header photo: Crowd at Season 23’s can i touch it?
Photo by BECMA photographer Bobby Shakes.