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Upcoming Shows!

Driving Miss Daisy

by Alfred Uhry

October 9th, 11th & 12th @ 7:00pm

Back by Popular Demand. Television celebrities Clarence Gilyard and Sheree J. Wilson reunite after their roles in Walker, Texas Ranger to perform in this moving and funny Pulitzer-prize-winning play.

"It’s a Wonderful Life: a Live Radio Play"

by Joe Landry

December 20th, 21st & 22nd @ 7:00pm

Be a part of the audience of this recreation of a 1947 live radio broadcast. Join Jimmy Stewart, Donna Reed and a host of delightful characters as they tell this timeless and beloved story.

 

Almost, Maine

by John Cariani

SUMMER 2022 Performances:
Matinees (2pm): July 13, 23, 27
Evenings (7pm): July 7, 15, 21, 29

Welcome to Almost, Maine, a place that’s so far north, it’s almost not in the United States. It’s almost in Canada. And it’s not quite a town, because its residents never got around to getting organized. So it almost doesn’t exist. One cold, clear, winter night, as the northern lights hover in the star-filled sky above, the residents of Almost, Maine, find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and hilarious ways. Knees are bruised. Hearts are broken. But the bruises heal, and the hearts mend—almost—in this delightful midwinter night’s dream.

Man of La Mancha

Written by Dale Wasserman
Music by Mitch Leigh Lyrics by Joe Darion

SUMMER 2022 Performances:
Matinees (2pm): July 15, 21, 29
Evenings (7pm): July 8, 13, 17, 23, 27

The heartbreaking and inspirational Tony Award-winning musical, based on Cervantes’ Don Quixote, about one man’s refusal to give up his impossible dream. Man of La Mancha is one of the world’s most popular musicals. Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterwork Don Quixote and set during the Spanish Inquisition. The original 1965 production won five Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Cervantes is in prison awaiting trial during the Spanish Inquisition. He and his fellow prisoners perform a play-within-a-play, telling the story of the elderly Alonso Quijana, who renames himself “Don Quixote” and goes on a quest to right all wrongs in the world. The rousing, Spanish-inflected score includes the classic numbers “The Impossible Dream,” “I, Don Quixote,” “Dulcinea,” “I Really Like Him” and “Little Bird.”

EVITA

Lyrics by Tim Rice
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

SUMMER 2022 Performances:
Matinees (2pm): July 14, 20, 28
Evenings (7pm): July 9, 16, 22, 24, 30

Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934 1952, the Tony-winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor illegitimate child to ambitious actress to, as wife of military leader-turned-president Juan Peron, the most powerful woman in Latin America, before her death from cancer at age 33.

The events in Evita’s life are presented in song and commented on by the show’s narrator, Che. Well-known numbers from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece include “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Oh What a Circus,” “Buenos Aires” and “Another Suitcase in Another Hall.”

Winner! Seven 1980 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book

Love Letters

by A. R. Gurney

SUMMER 2022 Performances:
Matinees (2pm): July 16, 22, 30
Evenings (7pm): July 10, 14, 20, 28

When Andrew Makepeace Ladd III accepts an invitation to Melissa Gardner’s birthday party, and Melissa writes a thank-you note to ask just why he got her “The Lost Princess of Oz” (answer: she looks like a lost princess), a romantic friendship and correspondence destined to last for almost half a century is born. Over the course of their lives, Andy and Melissa’s relationship goes through many changes. A.R. Gurney’s Love Letters is a tender, tragi-comic, and nuanced examination of the shared nostalgia, missed opportunities, and deep closeness of two lifelong, complicated friends. While spanning five decades and numerous locations, it is staged simply, with two actors letting their words describe a world of emotion.

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