Season 2019-20

Tick,Tick… Boom!, by Jonathan Larson, directed by Tim Orcutt.
September 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 at 7:30 PM and September 22 at 2:00 PM

Before Rent, there was Tick, Tick… Boom!. This award-winning autobiographical musical by the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning composer of Rent, is the story of a composer and the sacrifices that he made to achieve his big break in theatre. His girlfriend wants to get married and move out of the city, his best friend is making big bucks on Madison Avenue and, yet, Jon is still waiting on tables and trying to write the great American musical. Set in 1990, this compelling story of personal discovery is presented as a rock musical filled with instantly appealing melodies and a unique blend of musical theatre styles.

Rose’s Dilemma, by Neil Simon, directed by Jim Sicilian.
November 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23 at 7:30pm and November 17 at 2:00pm

In her beach house in the Hamptons, celebrated writer Rose Stern stands at a crossroads: she hasn’t written anything in years and money is getting short. Her former lover, literary lion Walsh McLaren, offers her—from beyond the grave—an opportunity to regain her celebrity and gross millions. It’s not going to be easy and a “ghost” writer is required setting in motion another touching and unpredictable romantic theatrical by America’s premier Pulitzer Prize-winning comic playwright.

The Neverending Story, adapted by David Craig, based on the novel by Michael Ende, directed by Mimi Adams.
January 2020

A lonely boy stumbles into a curious bookshop where he discovers a curious book—The Neverending Story. He hides in the attic  and begins to read, and a huge adventure surges into life. Fantastica, a land of stories, is being destroyed by the Nothing. The Childlike Empress has chosen Atreyu, a young hunter, to be the Hero of the Great Quest.

The Glitter Girls, by Mark Dunn, directed by Kathi Collins.
March 2020

The play revolves around an ad hoc meeting of a North Georgia women’s social club called “The Glitter Girls,” convened by its richest member – one Trudy Tromaine – who is supposedly at death’s door and wishing to bequeath some of her millions to one lucky “Sister of the Gleam and Sparkle.” The hitch is that it’s the members themselves who must decide to whom to award the small fortune (with hopes that the Glitter Girl they select will see it in her heart to share the money with the rest of her “sisters”).

Calendar Girls, by Tim Firth, directed by Bev Brunson.
May 2020

When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow Women’s Institute members to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar, with a little help from hospital porter and amateur photographer Lawrence. The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads like wildfire, and hordes of press soon descend on the small village of Knapeley in the Yorkshire Dales. The calendar is a success, but Chris and Annie’s friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame.