Written by David Hansen
Directed by Melissa Crum

March 03, 2022 - March 05, 2022

7:00pm, Thu/Fri/Sat, James Levin Theatre.

EVERY TICKET is “Choose What You Pay” and will be offered online, over the phone, and at the Box Office.

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Test Flight is a multi-week series that showcases new work on its way to full production. Test Flight provides both local and national artists with the keys to the theatre and the opportunity to co-produce original works-in-progress. The series encourages risk-taking and an entrepreneurial spirit towards creating new work while offering artists a structured support system. New Play Development.

Content Warning: CPT supports new play development, and social justice oriented-theatre. With Test Flight performances, sensitive material may be explored, and content continues to change as the art is developed. Read the summaries below, and for details or additional content, please contact the Box Office at 216.631.2727 x501 or by emailing boxoffice@cptonline.org.

The James Levin Theatre is ADA-compliant featuring a patron elevator and an all-gender, wheelchair accessible restroom.


Written by David Hansen
Directed by Melissa Crum

When a nationally branded influencer stirs the pot while visiting Bradbury Witch Dungeon Museum (the 23rd most popular witch-themed attraction in Massachusetts), old ghosts come to haunt anew, and a trio of women band together and learn where the real bones are buried.

Performers: Jaime Bouvier, Adrionna Powell Lawrence, Bryce Evan Lewis, Juliette Regnier
Co-Director: Carrie Williams
Dramaturg: Chennelle Bryant-Harris
Painting: Carrie Williams

David Hansen has participated in Cleveland’s theatre renaissance as the founder of Guerrilla Theater Company and artistic director for Dobama’s Night Kitchen and Bad Epitaph Theater Company, as well as an actor and director at theatres across Northeast Ohio. His award-winning work on stillbirth, I Hate This (a play without the baby), has been produced across the nation and internationally. His published plays can be found at Pioneer Drama Service, Playscripts, YouthPLAYS, and on Amazon. David is the Education Outreach Associate for Great Lakes Theater and a member of the Dramatists Guild of America. He lives in Cleveland Heights, city of great writers. davidhansen.org

The goal of Test Flight is to support new work and local/national artists.

CPT provides:

– The James Levin Theatre
– Basic production staff, stage management, box office support
– Marketing and advertising support

The artists provide the rest!

The writers, directors, actors, and designers selected for Test Flight dedicate themselves to creating new and original work, or stretching their artistic powers by working in new disciplines.