2016-2017 Season

 

2016-2017 Mainstage Series

 

Drinking Habits

Drinking Habits Tom Smith

September 2016: 9, 10, 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24

Accusations, mistaken identities, and romances run wild in this traditional, laugh-out-loud farce. Two nuns at the Sisters of Perpetual Sewing have been secretly making wine to keep the convent's doors open, but Paul and Sally, reporters and former fiancés, are hot on their trail. They go undercover as a nun and priest, but their presence, combined with the addition of a new nun, spurs paranoia throughout. Purchase Tickets

 

Death of a Salesman

Death of a Salesman | Arthur Miller

November 2016: 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19

The story revolves around the last days of Willy Loman, a failing salesman, who cannot understand how he failed to win success and happiness. Through a series of tragic soul-searching revelations of the life he has lived with his wife, his sons, and his business associates, we discover how his quest for the "American Dream" kept him blind to the people who truly loved him. A thrilling work of deep and revealing beauty that remains one of the most profound classic dramas of the American theatre. Purchase Tickets

 

The Secret Garden

The Secret Garden | Music and Lyrics by Marsha Norman; Music by Lucy Simon; Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett

January & February 2017: 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29, 3, 4

Orphaned in India, 11 year-old Mary Lennox returns to Yorkshire to live with her embittered, reclusive uncle Archibald and his invalid son Colin. The estate's many wonders include a magic garden which beckons the children with haunting melodies and the "Dreamers", spirits from Mary's past who guide her through her new life, dramatizing The Secret Garden's compelling tale of forgiveness and renewal. Purchase Tickets

 

The Big Five-Oh

The Big Five-Oh | Brian Mitchell

May 2017: 5, 6, 7, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20
Whoever said life is better after fifty had better be right! George Thomas is turning fifty on Saturday, and it has been a terrible week. His dog is sick, his son is a slacker, and his daughter wants to marry a Republican. With a neurotic wife and a widowed neighbor providing more challenges than even George can overcome, this may be the worst week of his life. Through these trying days, George will discover the wonders of family, the responsibilities of parenthood, and the results of his latest physical.
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Family Theatre Series

 

Seussified Christmas Carol

A Seussified Christmas Carol | Peter Bloedel

December 2016: 9, 10, 11,16, 17, 18
A whimsical reinvention of Dickens' most beloved Christmas story in wacky rhymed couplets. With zoot fruited juices and binka bird geese, from Bed-Headed Fred to Timmy Loo Hoo, this tale of glorious holiday cheer is similar to something Dr. Seuss might have come up with—if he ever had his way with the story.
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Junie B Jones The Musical

Junie B. Jones: The Musical | Book and Lyrics by Marcy Heisler; Music by Zina Goldrich; Based on the book series by Barbara Park.

March/April 2017: 31, 1, 2, 7, 8, 9

It's Junie B.'s first day of first grade and a lot of things have changed for her: Junie's friend Lucille doesn't want to be her best pal anymore, and on the bus, Junie B. makes friends with Herb, the new kid at school. Also, Junie has trouble reading the blackboard and her teacher Mr. Scary thinks she may need glasses. Throw in a friendly cafeteria lady, a kickball tournament and a "Top-Secret Personal Beeswax Journal", and first grade has never been more exciting. Purchase Tickets

 

 


 

Stage Noir Series

(formely, L@tR Series)

 

Night of the Living Dead

Night of the Living Dead | Lori Allen Ohm. Based on the film by George Romero and John Russo

October 2016: 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16, 21, 22

Fallout from a satellite probe shot to Venus returns to Earth carrying a mysterious radiation that transforms the unburied dead into flesh-eating zombies. Seven people trapped in an isolated farmhouse, held hostage by the ravenous ghouls, begin to turn on each other as the dead encroach. A gripping terror-filled play that brings all the fright of the cult classic to life. Purchase Tickets

 

 

Love Loss and What I Wore

Love, Loss and What I Wore | Nora Ephron and Delia Ephron, based on the book by Ilene Beckerman

February & March 2017: 17, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26, 3, 4

A play of monologues and ensemble pieces about women, clothes and memory covering all the important subjects—mothers, prom dresses, mothers, buying bras, mothers, hating purses and why we only wear black. Based on the bestselling book by Ilene Beckerman. Purchase Tickets