No Kid Hungry The Homebound Project


The Homebound Project is pleased to announce the lineup for its fifth and final edition of new online theater benefiting hungry children affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Co-creators Catya McMullen and Jenna Worsham, along with their all-volunteer team, are also pleased to announce that over $100,000 has been raised to date for No Kid Hungry, a national campaign working to end childhood hunger. Through No Kid Hungry, this amount can help connect kids in need across the country with up to 1 million healthy meals. For this fifth and final edition of The Homebound Project, an anonymous donor will be matching all donations, dollar for dollar, up to $20,000. The playwrights in the fifth edition of The Homebound Project, airing August 5–9, 2020, have been given the prompt of “Homemade.” Participating actors, playwrights, and directors include:


Brian Cox and Nicole Ansari-Cox in a work by Melis Aker, directed by Tatiana PandianiJoslyn DeFreece in a work by Lloyd Suh, directed by Colette Robert; A work by Lena Dunham, directed by Maggie Burrows, performer TBA; Ryan J. Haddad in a work by Christopher Oscar Peña, directed by Jaki BradleyDaniel K. Isaac in a work by Sylvia KhouryAndy Lucien in a work by Donnetta Lavinia GraysLaurie Metcalf in work by Stephen KaramKelli O’Hara in a work by Lindsey Ferrentino, directed by Scott EllisAustin Pendleton in a work by Craig Lucas, directed by Pam MacKinnonCesar J. Rosado in a work by Basil Kreimendahl, directed by Samantha SouleAmanda Seyfried in a work by Catya McMullen; directed by Jenna Worsham; and Johnny Sibilly in a work by Korde Arrington Tuttle, directed by Jenna Worsham.


The fifth edition of The Homebound Project will stream online beginning at 7pm EST on Wednesday, August 5 until 7pm EST on Sunday, August 9. View-at-home tickets are currently on sale at and begin at a donation level of $10. Complimentary viewings for first responders and essential workers have been made possible by an anonymous donor. Each collection from this independent theater initiative is available to stream over a strictly limited 4-day period.