Past Seasons

 

 

2009 Season

The Fantasticks
Written by: Marshall Karp
Directed by: Rick Bryant

THE FANTASTICKS tells the story of a young man and the girl next door, whose parents have built a wall to keep them apart. The youngsters nevertheless contrive to meet and fall in love. Their parents, meanwhile, are congratulating themselves, for they have erected the wall and staged a feud in order to achieve, by negation, a marriage between their willfully disobedient children.


 

The Glass Menagerie
Written by: Tennessee Williams
Directed by:

This semi-autobiographical account of Tennessee Williams' early days in 1930's St. Louis is a heartbreaking and yet often humorous "memory play" told from the perspective of an aspiring young writer. A masterpiece of the American theatre, The Glass Menagerie is a delicate and haunting portrait of an artist's path to independence and personal insight.


 

Bye Bye Birdie
Book by Michael Stewart
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Lee Adams
Directed by:

BYE BYE BIRDIE is one of the most captivating musical shows of our time. It is a satire done with the fondest affection, and tells the story of a rock and roll singer who is about to be inducted into the army. An English Teacher, What Did I Ever See in Him?, Put on a Happy Face, One Boy, A Lot of Livin' to Do, Kids, Rosie and Spanish Rose are musical theatre classics. This is the tops in imagination and good old fashion fun.


 

The Haunting of Hill House
Written by: F. Andrew Leslie
Based on the novel by Shirley Jackson
Directed by:

A chilling and mystifying study in mounting terror in which a small group of "psychically receptive" people are brought together in Hill House, a brooding, mid-Victorian mansion known as a place of evil and "contained ill will." Led by the learned Dr. Montague, who is conducting research in supernatural phenomena, the visitors have come to probe the secrets of the old house and to draw forth the mysterious powers that it is alleged to possess—powers which have brought madness and death to those who have lived therein in the past.



 

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever
Written by:Barbara Robinson
Directed by: Rick Bryant

As the infamous Herdman clan take over the church pageant, everyone's traditional notions of Christmas are challenged. See how a story can transform us all, even when told by a misfit group of kids in bedsheets.


 


 

 

 

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