Dates: July 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30 at 7:30 pm and July 17, 24, and 31 at 4:30 pm

Location: Mercury Theater, 1823 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21202



Truepenny Projects presents the world premier of
Squidsbury by Chad Short. Directed by Tessara Morgan and featuring Maria Ortiz-Marquez, Shana Herndon, Dorian Elie, Bobby Henneberg, J P Hargrove, O’Malley Steuerman, and Caitlin Weaver.

Tina the squid is miserable in her life as a sea creature who is forced to wear a human suit by her neurotic husband, Tim. After revealing her squiddy self to her BFF Teensy, the two hatch a plot to get Tina the heck outta Squidsbury.Expect touching tentacles, diabolical spouses, ominous ticket takers, and more! This production is funded in part by MSAC.

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Content Warning: This production includes profanity, talk of suicide, depression, and sex, as well as portrayals of violence. 

COVID-19 Protocol: 

  • Actors will be unmasked when onstage.
  • We are asking audiences to present their vaccination card OR a negative COVID-19 test at the door. 
  • All audience members must be masked during the performance.
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