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Featured Video: "Margin of Error" from The Great Immensity. Music & Lyrics by: Michael Friedman

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Remembering Michael Friedman

The death of Michael Friedman has shaken our company to its core, and as we continue to process and grieve, we celebrate the man we knew and loved, and the artist we all admired.

Photograph by Jared Siskin / Patrick McMullan via Getty

Remembering Michael Friedman — The New Yorker, September 11, 2017
Michael Friedman, a Man of Many Voices and a Gift for Prophecy — New York Times, September 11, 2017
Introducing our new R&D Group

Meet the 2017-18 R&D Group! Projects this year will investigate a wide cross- section of topics including gentrification in East Harlem, social inequities examined through the lens of adult literacy rates, the intersection of Americana, credit cards, and pay-to-play religiosity, and more.

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There’s a lot of uncertainty in the world right now. The Civilians’ mission is to connect theater and society by taking on the most challenging, insurmountable questions of our day. We actively seek out and share diverse perspectives and ask the difficult questions — and we have no plans to slow down or stop. We ask you to support our outward facing mission, to go far & wide to gather untold stories. Now, more than ever, is the time for those stories to be told and the work to be bold.

The Abominables

The Civilians' The Abominables, opens September 12 and run through October 15, 2017 at Children's Theatre Company in Minneapolis.

Rink rats, hockey moms, tournament weekends and the quest to play your best – It’s tryout season in the Great State of Hockey! Mitch has always played on the A team for the Prairie Lake Blizzards – these are his guys – they've played together forever, but he's worried th is could be the year he gets sent down to the B team. When a new “ kid ” appears at Bantam tryouts, things go from bad to worse .

New on Extended Play

Composers Michael Friedman and Adam Cork Discuss the Verbatim Film Musical “London Road”


In part to of our “London Road” series, composer Michael Friedman interviews Tony-winner Adam Cork about his score for the verbatim film musical, which he wrote with Alecky Blythe and stars Tom Hardy.

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Let Me Ascertain You:
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Let Me Ascertain You: The Podcast is an audio podcast series of performances crafted from interviews with real people about current and controversial topics, including Occupy Wall Street, Atlantic Yards, the adult entertainment industry, Evangelical Christianity, and more. The series includes songs and scenes from past plays and current projects, plus sneak peaks at works in development.

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