"Physical Productions of Cerebral Works"

Since 1999, Longacre Lea has been producing professional, absurdist theatre in Washington, DC. The company is in annual summer residence in The Callan Theatre at The Catholic University of America.  


Artistic Director  -  Kathleen Akerley

Managing Director  -  Séamus Miller

Resident Stage Manager  -  Solomon HaileSelassie

Development Associate  -  Acacia Danielson

Director of Media Relations  -  Heather Haney

Artistic Associates  -  John Burkland, Tom Carman, Ashley DeMain, Michael Glenn, Jason Lott, Elizabeth Jenkins McFadden, Neil McFadden, Séamus Miller, Daniel Vito Siefring

Board Members  -  Kathleen Akerley, Edwin L. Fountain, Séamus Miller, Abby Wood



1998: Macbeth

1999: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

2000: The Hothouse

2001: Dogg’s Hamlet/Cahoot’s Macbeth (City Paper #6, Best Productions of the Year)

2002: Bald Soprano, After Magritte, The Dumb Waiter

2003: The Power of the Dog 

2004: Man With Bags

2005: Energumen, The Real Inspector Hound

2006: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead (Helen Hayes Awards Nomination for Outstanding Ensemble)

2007: The Hothouse

2008: Theories of the Sun

2009: The Oogatz Man, Artist Descending A Staircase

2010: Cat's Cradle

2011: Something Past in Front of the Light

2012: Goldfish Thinking

2014: Pol Pot & Associates, LLP

2015: How We Died of Disease-Related Illness, Bones in Whispers (Helen Hayes Awards Recommended)

2016: FEAR a comedy? about performing Shakespeare (Helen Hayes Awards Recommended)

2017: Whipping, or The Football Hamlet (Helen Hayes Awards Recommended)