2014-2015 Productions

October 2-4, 2014 ​
7:30 PM curtain

Around the World in 80 Days Poster

 

Around the World in 80 Days by Mark Brown

Stampeding elephants! Raging typhoons! Runaway trains! Unabashedly slapstick! Hold onto your seats for the original amazing race! Join fearless adventurer Phileas Fogg and his faithful manservant as they race to beat the clock! Phileas Fogg has agreed to an outrageous wager that puts his fortune and his life at risk. With his resourceful servant Passepartout, Fogg sets out to circle the globe in an unheard-of 80 days. But his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he's a robber on the run. Danger, romance, and comic surprises abound in this whirlwind of a show as five actors portraying 39 characters traverse seven continents in Mark Brown's new adaptation of one of the great adventures of all time. 

 
Pack your bags for a trip Around the World in 80 Days. London. 1872. Phileas Fogg believes that, with modern transportation, it's now possible to travel around the world in 80 days. Impossible! It's a whirlwind journey filled with exotic locales, daring adventures, narrow escapes and great fun. Beware! There's villainy, secret plots, a damsel in distress and narrow escapes that will keep you guessing. Jules Verne's masterpiece will keep you on the edge of your seat—at least until you begin to roll in the aisle with laughter. 
 

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November 20-22, 2014
7:30 PM curtain

The Rover

 

The Rover by Aphra Behn

 
The Rover, written by Aphra Behn, is a dark comedy that mixes seventeenth century sexual politics, comic buffoonery and romantic intrigue in Naples at Carnivale. Part swash-buckling drama, and part romantic comedy, The Rover challenges actors and audience alike to examine the roles that men and women in the realms of sex, love, and power.
 
The Rover deals with the passionate adventures of Englishmen attending The Carnival in Naples. Willmore, a dashing naval captain, falls in love with Hellena. Hellena is desperate to know love before her brother delivers her to the convent. Trouble arises when Angelica Bianca, a renowned courtesan, falls in love with Willmore and vows to get revenge on him for betraying her. Meanwhile, Florinda, Hellena’s sister, wants nothing more than to marry her true love, Colonel Belvile. However, her brother has other plans. Finally, this play tells the story of the parochial Blunt, who is convinced that a young girl has fallen in love with him, only to be shamed when he learns that she is a prostitute and a thief. This play is based on Thomaso, or The Wanderer by Thomas Killigrew, written in 1664. 
 

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March 20-23, 2015
7:30 PM curtain (March 20, 21, 23)
2:00 PM curtain (March 22)

American Idiot

 

American Idiot by Green Day 

The smash-hit musical AMERICAN IDIOT tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Their quest for true meaning in a post 9/11 world leads them on the most exhilarating theatrical journey. Based on Green Day's GRAMMY® Award-winning multi-platinum album, AMERICAN IDIOT boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. The result is an experience Charles Isherwood of The New York Times declares "thrilling, emotionally charged, and as moving as any Broadway musical I've seen this year!" Featuring the hits "Boulevard of Broken Dreams," "21 Guns," "Wake Me Up When September Ends," "Holiday" and the blockbuster title track, AMERICAN IDIOT features the music of Green Day and the lyrics of its lead singer Billie Joe Armstrong.
 
AMERICAN IDIOT contains adult content and strong language.
 

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April 23-25, 2015
7:30 PM curtain

Tribes

 

Tribes by Nina Raine

Billy is a young man born deaf and raised in a loud, opinionated family and yet his parents and siblings never bothered to learn sign language, requiring him to adapt to the hearing world. When he meets Sylvia, a young woman from a Deaf family who introduces him to Deaf culture, Billy suddenly feels confidence and a sense of belonging to a “tribe” he’s never known before. Winner of the 2012 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, Tribes is a biting yet poignant new drama about love, family and finding one’s voice. 
 
Billy's intellectual and proudly eccentric English family is its own tiny empire: private languages, in-jokes and fiery arguments. Billy, deaf since birth, is the only one who truly listens. When he meets his girlfriend Sylvia, he is introduced to a larger Deaf community, which sparks a struggle for self-identity and rebellion against his family. Tribes is sharp, witty story about finding the place where you can be heard and a family that feels like home.
 

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