2015 - 2016 Season

Edward Albee's Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
Written by Edward Albee
Directed by Craig Pearson

On a warm Saturday night in the early autumn of the 1950’s, Nick, an opportunistic university professor and his wife are invited to an after party by the University President’s daughter Martha and her husband George, a senior professor. As the drinks flow and inhibitions are lowered, what is supposed to be a pleasant night cap quickly turns into something unexpected. As they talk about their pasts, a casual slip of the tongue reveals something tragic that has defined and shaped the older couple’s lives. This iconic work has captivated audiences for over 50 years and defined the genre of the psychological drama.

Show Dates: Sept 17, 18, 19; 24, 25, 26; Oct 1, 2, 3

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Cinderella: A Pantomime
Written by Simon Nye
Directed by Lynn Scott

Cinderella, the classic British pantomime was written for the ITV Panto series by the wellknown British Comedian Simon Nye. This over-the-top musical comedy follows the traditional story of Cinderella, with the addition of Buttons, the beloved audience friendly Narrator. Featuring a clever switch between the prince and his assistant and unique step sisters you will love to hate, and original songs and music by Philip Pope and Kevin Powell, this classic pantomime is sure to be fun for all ages.

Show Dates: Nov 19, 20, 21; 26, 27, 28; Dec 3, 4, 5

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Poona the Fuckdog and Other Plays for Children
Written by Jeff Goode
Directed by Rob LeGood

This collection of “Fairy Tales for Grown-Ups” is not for the easily offended. But, if you like satirical social commentary, then you’re going to love this outrageous send up of advertising, politics, celebrity, religion, word usage, rampant capitalism, television, the Internet, and much, much more! No topic is safe as we follow the adventures of Poona and her friends, punctuated with catchy musical numbers. Also, there’s a swear word in the title!

Show Dates: Jan 21, 22, 23; 28, 29, 30; Feb 4, 5, 6

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Hunting Cockroaches
Written by Janusz Glowacki
Directed by Martin Glassford

This offbeat comedy features an immigrant couple from Poland who are having a hard time in their strange new country. Anka, a well known actress in Warsaw, can’t get work because of her accent; Jan, a writer, is struggling with writer’s block. As they try to get some sleep, flash backs bring characters from their past, present, dreams, and nightmares crawling from beneath the bed. This multi-layered comedy examines the possibility that, while you may not be able to go home again, that doesn’t mean home can’t keep messing with your head.

“Hunting Cockroaches” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC.

Show Dates: April 14, 15, 16; 21, 22, 23; 28, 29, 30

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Hair
Music by Galt MacDermot
Lyrics by James Rado, Gerome Ragni
Book by James Rado, Gerome Ragni
Directed by Colleen Matthews

One of the “big three” rock musicals, Hair is a product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of the 1960s. The story of a group of politically active, long-haired hippies living a bohemian life and fighting against conscription into the Vietnam War, its songs and story became anthems of the peace movement. This raw and emotional play is an intimate examination of the fight for ownership of the characters’ bodies, values, right, identities, sexuality and ideas, a fight that is every bit as relevant today.

Show Dates: June 9, 10, 11; 16, 17, 18; 23, 24, 25

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Season Dates: 

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 to Sunday, July 31, 2016

Season Type: 

Past