2022-2023 Season

Playhouse Creatures
(by April De Angelis)
Directed by Marcus Speed 

The year is 1669 a bawdy and troublesome time. Theaters have just reopened after seventeen years of Puritan suppression. There is a surge in dramatic writing and the first English actresses appear on stage. Playhouse Creatures focuses on five of the most famous (Nell Gwyn, Elizabeth Farley, Rebecca Marshall, Doll Common and Mary Betterton) to provide a moving and often comic account of the precarious lives of Restoration actresses.

Please note: This production contains mature situations/themes and is intended for an adult audience. Viewer discretion is advised.

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The Man Who Came to Dinner 

(by Moss Hart, George S. Kaufman)
Directed by Ashley Zeh

 

 

Sheridan Whiteside —critic, lecturer, wit, radio orator, intimate friend of the great and near great— having dined at the home of the Stanleys, slips on their doorstep and breaks his hip.  The result is a tumultuous six weeks of confinement. Possibility: "Christmas may be postponed this year." So runs the lead article in the Christmas 1939 issue of Time magazine. Whiteside turns the Stanley household upside down, forcing everyone in town to cater to his egotistical demands. Meanwhile, his essential secretary has given her notice after falling in love with a local reporter, and Whiteside must engage every weapon in his considerable arsenal of guile and manipulation to keep her in his employ—including blackmail, deceit, and the intervention of the fading sexpot actress Lorraine Sheldon and the elegant British wit of playwright Beverly Carlton. A three-ring circus of machinations and celebrity appearances ensues.

Romeo and Juliet  

(by Shakespeare)

Directed by Emily Cross

Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written by William Shakespeare early in his career about two young star-crossed lovers whose deaths ultimately reconcile their feuding families.

Glengarry Glen Ross
(by David Mamet)
Directed by Kerry Coward

David Mamet's Glengarry Glen Ross is a 1984 Pulitzer Prize winning play about four real estate salesmen in Chicago who are trying, via a host of unethical acts, to dupe unsuspecting clients into purchasing undesirable property at inflated prices.

Alice, Sit by the Fire
(by JM Barrie)
Directed by Bethany Watkin

In early 20th century England, teenagers Amy and Cosmo await the return of their long-absent parents with trepidation. Alice and Robert have been in India in colonial service for several years, their children left behind in Britain for safety.

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