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On Fridays and Saturdays, curtain times are at 7:30 p.m.
For special Sunday showings (Musicals only) curtain times are at 2:30 p.m.
2013 -- 2014 Season
Music and Lyrics by Jason Robert Brown
Book by Dan Elish and Robert Horn
June 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23
A grown-up story about growing up! When his parents get divorced and he's forced to move from New York to a small town in Indiana, Evan Goldman just wants to make friends and survive the school year. Easier said than done. The star quarterback is threatening to ruin his life and his only friend, Patrice, won't talk to him. The school freak sees an opportunity for blackmail and someone is spreading the ‘nastiest’ rumors. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown, 13 is a hilarious, high-energy musical for all ages about discovering that cool is where you find it and sometimes where you least expect it.
Directed by Hannah Sawyer.
Monty Python's SPAMALOT
July 12, 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28
The River Niger
By Joseph A. Walker
August 9, 10, 16, 17, 23, 24
Originally performed Off-Broadway by the Negro Ensemble Company, The River Niger won the 1973 Obie Award for Best American Play, followed by a move to Broadway and a Tony Award for Best Play of the 1974 season. It’s a surging drama about a Harlem family whose son returns from the Air Force, though not as the hero anticipated. His association with a militant group abroad has been discovered and infiltrated by a police informer who brings the unrest of South Africa directly to their front door.
Directed by Akasha Hull and Margaret Parker.
100 Saints You Should Know
By Kate Fodor
September 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21
In this play we meet a priest who must reconcile his desires with his role in the church, a teenage boy confused about his own sexual identity, and a young woman desperate for spiritual validation. They are all brought together on one fateful night in which they discover the tenuous common ground they share. Playwright Fodor doesn't tie up the story in a pristine pink-ribboned package; she elicits profound unanswered questions of faith and of our dependence upon one another for our spiritual worth. 100 Saints You Should Know is a serious play with brilliant comic buoyancy.
Directed by Alan Douglas.
By Ingmar Bergman
October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
Having spent her entire life under the control of either her father or her husband, Nora finally begins to question the foundations of her beliefs. Set in Norway on Christmas Eve, 1878, Ingmar Bergman's concise play strips Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House down to the core story of a woman who is on the verge of leaving her husband, children and the only life she has ever known. The story remains an astonishingly significant comment on women's rights and Bergman seeks "to tell, to talk about, the wholeness inside every human being" with his script.
Directed by Matt Patton.
A Clockwork Orange
By Anthony Burgess
November 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16
Based on his provocative 1962 novella of the same name and the cult film of 1971, Anthony Burgess’s play with music was first published in 1987. A Clockwork Orange introduces us to Alex and his vicious teenage gang, who revel in horrific violence, mugging and gang rape while enjoying the music of Beethoven. The gang communicates in a language as complicated as their actions. When a drug-fuelled night of fun ends in murder, Alex is finally busted and banged up. He is given a choice to either be brainwashed into good citizenship and set free or face a lifetime inside.
Directed by Ralph Hyman.
Scrooge! The Musical
Book, Music, and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Based on Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
December 6, 7, 8, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22
With the goose and holly of a Victorian Christmas surrounding him, miserly old Ebenezer Scrooge rejects the companionship of his fellow men and women for the sterile pleasure of gold. He is saved from this loveless life by the intercession of the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future, who take him on a fantastic trip through the times of his life and show him a glimpse of the tragic future that awaits him should he not mend his ways. In the end, a transformed Scrooge realizes that "mankind should be my business" and that one little boy is of greater weight than all the gold in his strongbox. With a jaunty, melodious score and lots of dancing, Scrooge! The Musical is a warm-hearted holiday treat for all!
Directed by Andy Hall.
By Virginia Grise
January 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
Memory, history, and culture collide with the starlit rooftop dreams of a myth-inspired character as Soledad and her partner, Hailstorm, redefine family on their own terms after the death of their eldest son in Iraq. blu, steeped in poetic realism and contemporary politics, challenges us to try to imagine a time before war. Set in Barrio, USA, Grise's play traces the explosive after-effects of prison and hunger, desire and war, following a queer Chicana/o family as they try to envision an earth and sky without police and their helicopters. Soledad and her woman Hailstorm raise Blu, Gemini and Lunatico while their father Eme serves a three-strike sentence. Soledad tries to hold it all together without having her bruised heart touched or broken, one more time.
Directed by Zacil Nash.
Joe Turner’s Come And Gone
By August Wilson
February 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
Set in a black boardinghouse in 1911 Pittsburgh, this drama by the author of The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars and Fences is an installment in the author's series chronicling black life in each decade of this century. Each denizen of the boardinghouse has a different relationship to a past of slavery as well as to an urban present. They include the proprietors, an eccentric clairvoyant with a penchant for old country voodoo, a young homeboy up from the South and a mysterious stranger who is searching for his wife.
Directed by Meredith Bagby Fettes.
The Water Children
By Wendy McLeod
March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22
Is abortion murder? Should the rights of the mother supersede those of the unborn? Would you take an acting job to pay the rent though you disagreed with the message of the piece? These are the tough questions Wendy MacLeod poses in The Water Children, her thought-provoking and funny play. As the battle between pro-life and pro-choice forces rages, the play captures the struggle with wit and compassion for both sides. Along the way a pregnant pro-choice actress, walking the line between ingénue and mom, gets conflicting advice about whether or not to get an abortion from several sources: her quirky gay roommate, her Catholic mom, her flamboyant hairdresser, her unborn son, and her cat. What will she do? The choice is hers...for the time being.
Directed by Ralph Hyman.
Tuesdays With Morrie
By Jeffrey Hatcher and Mitch Albom, based on the book by Mitch Albom
April 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19
TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE is the autobiographical story of Mitch Albom, an accomplished journalist driven solely by his career, and Morrie Schwartz, his former college professor. Sixteen years after graduation, Mitch happens to catch Morrie's appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig's Disease. Mitch is reunited with Morrie, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a last class in the meaning of life.
Directed by Andy Hall.
A Strange and Separate People
By Jon Marans
May 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17
This engrossing three-character drama addresses the struggle for many to accept their homosexuality while adhering to their religious beliefs, in this case those of Orthodox Judaism. The play explores intriguing questions and yields affecting observations as it considers the courage required to make waves in any environment, from the synagogue to the New York State Legislature. An insightful play about the intersection of God's law and man's love, A Strange and Separate People is rich in drama and Jewish tradition. The title comes from comments supposedly made by the late Queen mother, who said she liked the Jews 'very much, but they were a separate people and a strange people'—perhaps in more ways than she ever expected.
Directed by Ralph Hyman.