​​A highly addictive pill appears on a popular talk show to challenge his reputation.
This play is part of THE OPIATE PROJECT, a multi-faceted, ongoing theatrical exploration of the effects of opioids in WNY.

If your school or community center would like to be included in our tour,

please complete the form below for details and information


Kelly Meg Brennan in The Unfortunates

​Red Thread Theatre would like to thank Patricia Ryan-Dudek and Edward S. Dudek  for their generous support!


Eileen Dugan and Pamela Rose Mangus in Snake in the Grass


Written and directed by EILEEN DUGAN

The panel is joined by Stigma, Oxycontin is confronted by new drugs that offer promise to addicts, and the Interviewer struggles to keep things under control. This new play examines the Opioid epidemic with humor, humanity, and hope.

 Performances will take place at
The Buffalo and Erie County Public Library Auditorium
March 7th at 6:00pm and March 9th at 2:00pm.
It will be one of several performances and workshops that will tour to schools and community centers throughout Western New York in 2019.

(716) 445-4653

Josephine Hogan in Vivien

THE OPIATE PROJECT  is funded by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature; administered by Arts Services Initiative of Western New York .

​​Additional funding for this program generously provided by