SameTIme, Next Year
March 7 - 30 ~ One of the most popular romantic comedies of the century, Same Time, Next Year ran four years on Broadway winning the 1975 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding New American Play and a Tony Award for lead actress Ellen Burstyn, who later recreated her role in the successful motion picture. between two people, Doris and George, married to others, who rendezvous once a year. Twenty-five years of manners and morals are hilariously and touchingly played out by the lovers.
April 11 - May 4 ~ From the author of THE LOVE LIST, the story spans three decades and half a dozen meetings between Bud, a salesman, and Molly, his boss' wife. One of them is smitten from the very first meeting - the other, let's just say - less so. The story is straightforward, easy and funny. Canada's pre-eminent comic playwright Norm Foster has written a clever and witty dialogue celebrating the pursuit of love, the kind of love that makes you breathe just a little bit faster. Charmingly written, Foster's use of one-liners serve the script well and has the audience smiling, chuckling and laughing throughout the entire play.
From Stage to Screen
May 16 - June 8 ~ A variety show of all your favorite stage musicals that have turned into film and famous movies that have been turned into musical stage productions. This show will feature songs from the early days of SHOWBOAT and OKLAHOMA! to modern movie musicals such as MAMMA MIA, PHANTOM and LES MISERABLES. Come, and see how many you can recognize. Stephen DeCesare (of 2013's Three Tenors) directs the show.
Always A Bridesmaid
June 20 - July 20 ~ ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID is from the authors of THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB and HALLALUJAH GIRLS. In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the n night of their Senior Prom: To be in each others weddings …. no matter what. More than 30 years later, these Southern friends-for-life are still making “the long walk” for each other, determined to honor that vow. Hop on this marriage-go-round for a laugh-out-loud journey with these beleaguered bridesmaids as they navigate the choppy waters of love and matrimony, committed to the notion that careers, waistlines and even marriages may disappear, but real friendships last a lifetime.
Run For Your Wife
July 25 - August 24 ~ This superb example of the British farce had audiences rolling in the aisles in London and New York! A taxi driver gets away with having two wives in different areas of London because of his irregular working schedule. Complication is piled upon complication as the cabby tries to keep his double life from exploding. “RUN FOR YOUR WIFE should run for life!” -Sunday Express. “A frolic? It is...a triumph." - Daily Telegraph. "Virtually continuous laughter." - The New York Post. "Audiences will enjoy the show tremendously." - The New York Daily News. "A laugh a minute!" - WABC-Radio.
And Then There Were None
September 5 - 28 ~ by Agatha Christie. Ten guilty strangers are trapped on an island. One by one they are accused of murder; one by one they start to die. In this superlative mystery comedy statuettes of little indians on the mantel of a house on an island off the coast of Devon fall to the floor and break one by one as those in the house succumb to a diabolical avenger. A nursery rhyme tells how each of the ten “indians” met his death until there were none. Eight guests who have never met each other or their apparently absent host and hostess are lured to the island and, along with the two house servants are marooned there. A mysterious voice accuses each of having gotten away with murder and then one drops dead - poisoned. One down and nine to go! Can you predict who will be next? Can you predict who done it?
October 10 - November 16 ~ The plot centers on an American nurse stationed on a South Pacific island during World War II who falls in love with a widowed French plantation owner but struggles to accept his mixed-race children. A secondary romance, between a U.S. lieutenant and a young Tonkinese woman, explores his fears of the social consequences should he marry his Asian sweetheart. The production won ten Tony Awards as well as the Pulitzer prize of 1950 and includes such songs as" Bali Ha'i", "I'm Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair", "Some Enchanted Evening", "There's Nothing Like a Dame", "Happy Talk", "Younger Than Springtime" and "I'm in Love with a Wonderful Guy". The show mixes in plenty of delightful humor – all set against the gorgeous backdrop of an often etherally beautiful South Pacific.
Over The River and through the Woods
November 28 - December 21 ~ by Joe DiPietro Nick is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey. His parents retired and moved to Florida. That doesn't mean he's not without close family ties. In fact, he sees both sets of his grandparents every Sunday for dinner. This is routine until he has to them that he's been offered a dream job. The job he's been waiting for – marketing executive – would take him away from his beloved, but annoying, grandparents. When he tells them, the news doesn't sit so well. Thus begins a series of schemes to keep Nick around. How could he betray his families love to move to Seattle for a job, wonder his grandparents? Well, Frank, Aida, Nunzio and Emma do their level best, and that includes bringing to dinner the lovely – and single – Caitlin O'Hare as bait … we won't give the ending away here!