Romeo & Juliet (November/December): The classic tale of star-crossed lovers meeting, and their feuding families clashing, with tragic results. Written by William Shakespeare.
Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead* (February): The Peanut's characters are all grown up! When CB's dog dies from rabies, CB begins to question the existence of an afterlife. His best friend is too burnt out to provide any coherent speculation; his sister has gone goth; his ex-girlfriend has recently been institutionalized; and his other friends are too inebriated to give him any sort of solace. But a chance meeting with an artistic kid, the target of this group's bullying, offers CB a peace of mind and sets in motion a friendship that will push teen angst to the very limits. *ages 13+ recommended for more mature subject matter
The Swan Princess (April/May):Rothbart the sorcerer has turned Princess Odette into a part-time swan. Fairy Truelove contrives to break his spell with the help of Prince Otto, Chester the Jester and dame Griselda Pudding. A hilarious adaptation of Tschaikovsky's Swan Lake by Dave Jeanes.
Charlotte's Web (July/August): All the enchanting characters are here: Wilbur, the irresistible young pig who desperately wants to avoid the butcher; Fern, a girl who understands what animals say to each other; Templeton, the gluttonous rat who can occasionally be talked into a good deed; the Zuckerman family; the Arables; and, most of all, the extraordinary spider, Charlotte, who proves to be “a true friend and a good writer.” Determined to save Wilbur, Charlotte begins her campaign with the "miracle" of her web in which she writes, "Some pig." It's the beginning of a victorious campaign which ultimately ends with the now-safe Wilbur doing what is most important to Charlotte. Adapted from the book by E.B. White by Joseph Robinette.
Fall in New York (October): One couple, four possible outcomes for their romance. Written by Kathryn Willis.
We Live Here (March): Allie Bateman's wedding is Sunday. When Dinah, her precocious younger sister, returns to their parents' home for the festivities, she brings more than anyone expected: a new boyfriend, whose hidden history resurrects passions and painful memories for the whole family. Over one emotionally charged weekend, the Batemans find they must acknowledge and accept loss to gain hope for regeneration. Written by Zoe Kazan.