Creating Sarah Flood in Salem Mass at University of the Arts (2016)

Creating Sarah Flood in Salem Mass at University of the Arts (2016)

Restaging Victory at the Dirt Palace (2008)

Restaging Victory at the Dirt Palace (2008)

Creating Sarah Flood in Salem Mass at The Flea, 2013

Creating Sarah Flood in Salem Mass at The Flea, 2013

Creating Sophie Gets the Horns, 2012

Creating Sophie Gets the Horns, 2012

Creating Freedom Club at Off-Center For The Arts, 2010

Creating Freedom Club at Off-Center For The Arts, 2010

Creating Hearts of Man in 2009

Creating Hearts of Man in 2009

Creating Sarah Flood in Salem Mass at University of the Arts, 2016

Creating Sarah Flood in Salem Mass at University of the Arts, 2016

Creating Sarah Flood in Salem Mass at The Flea, 2013

Creating Sarah Flood in Salem Mass at The Flea, 2013

Creating The Poet Laureate of Capitalism at Drexel University, 2012

Pugilist Specialist at Theater Der Welt in Stuttgart, 2005

Pugilist Specialist at Theater Der Welt in Stuttgart, 2005

Creating Freedom Club at the Off-Center For the Arts (2010)

Creating Freedom Club at the Off-Center For the Arts (2010)

Creating Magic Wand at The Parlor , 2016

Creating Magic Wand at The Parlor , 2016

 

The Riot Group (theriotgroup at gmail dot com) 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 IronCollapsable GiraffeRoyal Shakespeare CompanyThe ArchesNew Paradise LaboratoriesDrexel PlayersApplied MechanicsThe Roadsters, and The Bats. Plays written by Adriano Shaplin for the Riot Group have been published by Oberon BooksPlayscripts 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 ShaplinStephanie ViolaAndrew FriedmanPaul Schnabel and lighting designer Maria Shaplin. Since 2008 we have worked closely with director Whit MacLaughlin, director Rebecca Wrightset designer Caitlin Lainoff, and choreographer/performer Amy Smith.

WORKS:

Manliness in Manlius (1997)

Why I Want To Shoot The President (1998)

Wreck the Airline Barrier (1999)

The Zero Yard (2000)

Victory at the Dirt Palace (2001)

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) 

PUBLICATIONS:

Pugilist Specialist, Oberon Books

Pugilist Specialist, Playscripts Inc

Three Plays, Oberon Books

Switch Triptych, Oberon Books

The Tragedy of Thomas Hobbes, Oberon Books

Hell Meets Henry Halfway, 53rd State Press

Freedom Club, Theater Magazine