Plays / 2016 - 2017 SEASON
The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance
Drama by Jethro Compton
Sept. 16 - Oct. 2, 2016
. A classic tale of good versus evil. It's the law versus the gun, education versus ignorance, and one man versus vicious Liberty Valance. A tale of love, hope and revenge set against the vicious backdrop of a lawless society. Based on the short story that inspired the classic movie western.
American classic by Thornton Wilder.
Oct. 21 - Nov. 6, 2016
A character known as The Stage Manager leads us through the story of the fictional American small town of Grover's Corners and through the everyday lives of its citizens, who experience birth, childhood, love, marriage, death, and eternity in the town's embrace.
The Man Who Came to Dinner
Comedy by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman.
Dec. 2 - 18, 2016
Famous writer and radio personality Sheridan Whiteside dines at the home of the Stanleys, then slips on their doorstep, breaking his hip. The irascible, demanding writer stays for six weeks to recover, taking over the household and bringing chaos (and uproarious fun) in time for Christmas.
Mystery by Arthur Conan Doyle and William Gillette.
Jan. 20 - Feb. 5, 2017
The creator of the Great Detective and the actor who portrayed him co-wrote this exciting adventure featuring Holmes and Watson, Moriarty and his dastardly disciples, a scheming woman, and a charming captive.
Comedy by William Shakespeare
Mar. 10 - 26, 2017
In this much-loved comedy, shipwrecked Viola disguises herself as a man, falls in love with the duke she serves, and is wooed by a titled lady. Meanwhile, a gaggle of bawdy retainers torment the pompous butler. Hilarity ensues, of course.
The Explorers Club
Comedy by Nell Benjamin.
Apr. 28 - May 14, 2017
In this zany romp, London's Explorers Club is in crisis: the acting president wants to admit a woman who discovered a lost city. Worse still, the club's bartender is terrible! Will the intrepid members resolve their dilemma and get a decent drink? And who is that blue-painted fellow at the bar?
An Inspector Calls
Drama by J.B. Priestley.
June 2 - 18, 2017
In an English industrial city, a rich family is having dinner when a man turns up at the door, saying he is an inspector investigating the suicide of a young woman. His questioning reveals all members of the group are implicated in the girl's undoing!
The Threepenny Opera
Musical by Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, English adaptation by Marc Blitzstein.
July 14 - 30, 2017
The notorious outlaw Macheath ("Mack the Knife") is back in town, marrying the daughter of the beggar king. This tale of love, death, corruption and betrayal plays out to the tune of an unforgettable score.