The Riot Group is a critically acclaimed theatre group. Since 1998 we have created 11 productions: Why I Want To Shoot The President (1998), Wreck the Airline Barrier (1999), The Zero Yard (2000), Victory at the Dirt Palace (2002), Pugilist Specialist (2003), Switch Triptych (2005), Hearts of Man (2007), Freedom Club (2010), The Poet Laureate of Capitalism (2012), Sophie Gets the Horns (2012), Sarah Flood in Salem Mass (2013), Magic Wand (2015). Our work has been presented in New York, London, Philadelphia, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stuttgart, Minneapolis, Belfast. We have collaborated with Pig Iron, Collapsable Giraffe, Royal Shakespeare Company, The Arches, New Paradise Laboratories, Drexel Players, Applied Mechanics, The Roadsters, and The Bats. Plays written by Adriano Shaplin for the Riot Group have been published by Oberon Books, Playscripts Inc, Yale School of Drama's Theater magazine and have been produced in translation in Greece, Austria, Denmark, Brazil, the Netherlands, and India. The Riot Group is Adriano Shaplin, Stephanie Viola, Andrew Friedman, Paul Schnabel and lighting designer Maria Shaplin. Since 2008 we have worked closely with director Whit MacLaughlin, director Rebecca Wright, set designer Caitlin Lainoff, and choreographer/performer Amy Smith.