2017-2018 Season, Boerne Community Theatre
BCT 2017-2018 Season Slate
HAY FEVER by Noel Coward, PG-Classic High Comedy directed by Keisha McFerrin
September 8 - 23, 2017
Hoping for a quiet weekend in the English country with some guests, David Bliss, a novelist and his wife Judith, a retired actress, find that an impossible dream when their high-spirited children Simon and Sorel appear with guests of their own. As the guests arrive, it becomes clear that it is not them who will be the problem, but the family themselves.
POTATO GUMBO by Jean Ciampi, PG-Poignant Comedy directed by Jerry Watson
November 3 - 18, 2017
“You don’t quit having dreams because you get old.” A touchingly honest and, at times, zany look at the potentially brutal challenges of aging, Potato Gumbo tells the poignant story of Gretchen and Thomas, her dream, an ill-gotten pair of handcuffs, a diagnosis, and the adult children who must walk the delicate line of parenting their parents. in short, a recipe for a very real and gently comic serving of the daunting challenges of getting older.
INCORRUPTIBLE by Michael Hollinger, PG-Dark Comedy About the Dark Ages directed by Christine Crowley
January 26 – February 10, 2018
Welcome to Priseaux, France, c. 1250 A.D.: The river flooded again last week. The chandler's shop just burned to the ground. Nobody's heard of the wheelbarrow yet. And Saint Foy, the patron of the local monastery, hasn't worked a miracle in thirteen years. In other words, the Dark Ages still look rather dark. All seems lost until the destitute monks take a lesson from a larcenous one-eyed minstrel, who teaches them an outrageous new way to pay old debts.
TIME STANDS STILL by Donald Margulies, R-Drama (Theatre on the Edge) directed by Allen Rudolph
March 2 - 10, 2018
TIME STANDS STILL focuses on Sarah and James, a photojournalist and a foreign correspondent trying to find happiness in a world that seems to have gone crazy. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories, and together, making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life.
THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED) by Long/Martin/Tichenor, PG-Comedy directed by Keisha McFerrinMay 4 - 19, 2018
600 years of history in 6000 seconds … history will never be the same! From Washington to Watergate, yea verily from the Bering Straits to Baghdad, from New World to New World Order – THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF AMERICA (ABRIDGED) is a ninety-minute rollercoaster ride through the glorious quagmire that is American History, reminding us that it's not the length of your history that matters — it's what you've done with it!
THE HALLELUJAH GIRLS by Jones/Hope/Wooten, PG-Comedy directed by Kathleen Lovejoy
July 20 – August 4, 2018
This rollicking Southern comedy takes place in SPA-DEE-DAH!, the abandoned church-turned-day-spa where a feisty group of females gathers every Friday afternoon. After the loss of a dear friend, the women realize time is precious, and if they're going to change their lives and achieve their dreams, they need to get on it now! But Sugar Lee, their high-spirited, determined leader, has her hands full keeping the women motivated. Tension mounts when a sexy ex-boyfriend shows up unexpectedly, a marriage proposal comes from an unlikely suitor and Sugar Lee's archrival vows she'll stop at nothing to steal the spa away from her.