Most Popular Plays of 2016

"SO, I KILLED A FEW PEOPLE..." by Gary Rudoren and David Summers

A chillingly comic monologue delivered by a convicted serial killer on death row whose final request is to put on a one-man show.

BURNING THE OLD MAN by Kelly McAllister

Two feuding brothers try to bring their late father’s ashes to a final resting place.

CHATTING WITH THE TEA PARTY by Rich Orloff

A documentary-style play about a New York liberal playwright who decides to interview leaders of Tea Party groups around the country so he can answer the question, “Who ARE these people?”

ELEPHANT by Margie Stokley

A family copes with loss and grief in this quirky and touching non-linear comedy.

IN THE BONES by Cody Daigle

A Louisiana family mourns the unexpected loss of a veteran of the war in Afghanistan. Over three years, their grief reaches out into unexpected places, forming a future from a broken past.

NOT TO BE NEGATIVE BUT... by Jack Sundmacher

A man talks to his sperm about fatherhood.

OUT OF FOCUS by Geralyn Cassidy

A New York actor works the background and speaks without speaking.

SISTER CITIES by Colette Freedman

Four estranged sisters reunite for their mother's alleged death.

SMOKER by Bob Brader

Award-Winning monologist Bob Brader realizes all the complex connections he has through smoking: how it helped him through a turbulent childhood and loveless relationships, how it created jobs and opportunities and community, and one particular connection too precious to let go.

THE ASK, DREAM TIM, BACKFIRE & ONE NIGHT STAND by David Lee White

Four, two-character comedies about sex, unrequited love and asking strangers for money.

THE DEMON HUNTER by Nat Cassidy

A troubled boy grows dangerously obsessed with creatures of darkness, a mysterious street magician perfects a devastating new trick, and a single mother meets with a new therapist in order to better understand the terrifying thoughts that have begun to possess her.

These are the dozen plays that were most popular with Indie Theater Now's readers this past year.