THE MISS FIRECRACKER CONTEST
by Beth Henley
2/10/17 – 3/5/17
For Carnelle Scott, everything rests on winning the local beauty pageant and being crowned “Miss Firecracker.” With a host of oddball characters by her side, Carnelle embarks on what is a coming-of-age story full of amusement, hardship, and an inspired re-imagining of the “Star Spangled Banner”. From playwright Beth Henley, the award-winning writer of Crimes of the Heart comes a small town southern comedy with a whole lot of heart.
Directed by Aaron Johnson
BY THE WATER
by Sharyn Rothstein
4/14/17 – 5/7/17
Note: Easter Sunday 4/15/17, 1st weekend
In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, family ties will be tested as longtime homeowners Marty and Mary are faced with the choice of what to rebuild, and what to leave behind. From wreckage to recovery, Sharyn Rothstein brings us a sharply written play about the strength of the human spirit and the things we will do for our family.
Directed by Milton Zoth
Book by Joe Masteroff
Based on the play by John Van Druten and
Stories by Christopher Isherwood
Music by John Kander Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Weekends 7/7/17 – 7/30/17
Willkommen! Bienvenue! Enter the Kit Kat club and come join the cabaret! It’s 1930’s Germany and Sally Bowles is having the time of her life, but outside power is shifting and the world is poised to change in a way no one thought possible. Experience Kander & Ebb’s Tony award winning musical with iconic favorites “Cabaret”, “Willkommen”, and “Maybe this time”.
Directed by Jason Kruger
MAKING GOD LAUGH
by Sean Grennan
Weekends 9/8/17 – 10/1/17
Whatever you do, don't eat the fantasia dip! Sean Grennan’s dramedy takes us through thirty years with the same family as we watch them celebrate the holidays, squabble over family issues and avoid eating the dreaded fantasia dip. What ensues is an equal mix of light-hearted humor and a poignant look at the many changes we encounter as we age.
Directed by Jeremy White
I HATE HAMLET
by Paul Rudnick
Weekends 11/10/17 – 12/3/17
Note: Thanksgiving Day 11/23/17 (between 2nd and 3rd weekend)
When an up-and-coming TV star decides to take on the iconic role of Hamlet, who could have expected he would have the ghost of John Barrymore along for the ride? As he prepares for the role of his life, he’ll have to master everything from tights, to sword fights, to a particularly lively ghost in Paul Rudnick’s comedic take on one man’s pursuit of the perfect performance.
Directed by Tracy Arnold