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Season 69 Kick-Off Meeting Join the Directors of our 2017-2018 season at our annual Season Kick-Off Meeting to learn about the opportunities available on our upcoming productions!
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2010-2011: Season 62

Private Lives
Written by Noel Coward
Directed by Rick Wade
Performance dates: September 17 - October 9, 2010

Earth and Sky
Written by Douglas Post
Directed by Barry Bach
Performance Dates: October 29 - November 20, 2010

A Christmas Carol
Written by Rick Wade & Dick Gessner
Directed by Debra Barber-Eaton
Performance Dates: December 9 - 19, 2010

The Diviners
Written by Jim Leonard, Jr.
Directed by Edd Miller
Performance Dates: January 7 - 22, 2011

Inventing van Gogh
Written by Steven Dietz
Directed by Michelle Harmon
Performance Dates: February 4 – 26, 2011

Company
Book by Georg Furth
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Joe Thompson
Performance Dates: March 18 - April 16, 2011

Lettice and Lovage
Written by Peter Shaffer
Directed by Craig Allen Mummey
Performance Dates: May 6 - 28, 2011

the shape of things
Written by Neil LaBute
Directed by Gary Seddon
Performance Dates: June 10 - 25, 2011


2011 - 2012: Season 63

The Unexpected Guest
Written by Agatha Christie
Directed by Richard Atha-Nicholls
Performance dates: September 16 - October 8, 2011

Little Women
Book by Allan Knee
Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
Music by Jason Howland
Directed by Beverly Hill van Joolen
Performace dates: November 4 - December 3, 2011

Cinderella Waltz
Written by Don Nigro
Directed by Jennifer Parris
Performance dates: January 6 - 21, 2012

Chapter Two
Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Gwen Morton
Performance dates: February 10 - March 3, 2012

The Spitfire Grill
Music and Book by James Valcq
Lyrics and Book by Fred Alley
Based on the Film by Lee David Zlotoff
Directed by Joan Townshend
Performance dates: March 23 - April 21, 2012

Going to St. Ives
Written by Lee Blessing
Directed by Edd Miller
Performance dates: May 4 - 19, 2012

Moonlight and Magnolias
Written by Ron Hutchinson
Directed by Ron Giddings
Performance dates: June 8 - 30, 2012

2012 - 2013: Season 64

Bell, Book and Candle
Written by John van Druten
Directed by Debbie Barber-Eaton
Performance dates: September 14 - October 6, 2012

Sunlight
Written by Sharr White
Directed by Terry Averill
Performance dates: October 26 - November 17, 2012

A Christmas Carol
Play and lyrics by Richard Wade
Music by Dick Gessner
Directed by Jill and Roger Compton
Performance dates: December 6 - 16, 2012

Shipwrecked!
The amazing adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as told by himself)
Written by Donald Margulies
Directed by Ron Giddings
Performance dates: January 11 - 26, 2013

Trying
Written by Joanna McClelland Glass
Directed by Darice Clewell
Performance dates: February 8 - March 2, 2013

1776
Music and Lyrics by Peter Stone
Book by Sherman Edwards
Directed by Beth Terranova
Performance dates: March 22 - April 20, 2013

In the Next Room or The Vibrator Play
Written by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Carol Youmans
Performance dates: May 3 - 18, 2013

Taking Steps
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Barbara Marder
Performance dates: June 7 - 29, 2013

2013 - 2014: Season 65

Communicating Doors
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Directed by Michelle Harmon Bruno
Performance dates: September 20 - October 12, 2013

Annie
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Directed by Joe Thompson
Performance dates: November 8 - December 7, 2013

Coyote On A Fence
Written by Bruce Graham
Directed by Edd Miller
Performance dates: January 10 - 25, 2014

Superior Donuts
Written by Tracy Letts
Directed by Kristofer Kauff
Performance dates: February 14 - March 8, 2014

Bat Boy
Written by Keythe Farley & Brian Flemming
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe
Directed by Beverly van Joolen
Performance dates: March 28 - April 19, 2014

These Shining Lives
Written by Melanie Marnich
Directed by Craig Mummey
Performance dates: May 9 - 31, 2014

Dead Man's Cell Phone
Written by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Tom Newbrough
Performance dates: June 13 - 28, 2014

2014 - 2015: Season 66

Rocket Man
Written by Steven Dietz
Directed by Scott Nichols
Performance dates: September 5 - 27, 2014

A Few Good Men
Written by Aaron Sorkin
Directed by Jeff Sprague
Performance dates: October 17 - November 8, 2014

A Christmas Carol
Adapted from the Charles Dickens classic
Play and Lyrics by Richard Wade
Music by Richard Gessner
Directed by: Carol Youmans
Performance dates: November 28 - December 14, 2014

The Liar
Adapted by David Ives from the play
by Pierre Corneille
Directed by Steve Tobin
Performance dates: January 16 - February 7, 2015

Watch On The Rhine
Written by Lillian Hellman
Directed by Terry Averill
Performance dates: February 27 - March 21, 2015

Ernest In Love
Book and Lyrics by Anne Crosswell
Music by Lee Pockriss
Directed by Rick Wade
Performance dates: April 17 - May 16, 2015

Why Torture Is Wrong and the People Who Love Them
Written by Christopher Durang
Directed by Kristofer Kauff
Performance dates: June 5 - 20, 2015

2015 - 2016: Season 67

Sherlock’s Last Case
Written by Charles Marowitz
Directed by Beth Terranova
Produced by Barbara Marder
Performance dates: September 4 – 26, 2015

Side Man
Written by Warren Leight
Directed by Jim Reiter
Produced by Wes Bedsworth
Performance dates: October 16 – 31, 2015

Morning's at Seven
Written by Paul Osborn
Directed by Rick Wade
Produced by Tom Stuckey
Performance dates: November 20 - December 13, 2015

Venus in Fur
Written by David Ives
Directed by Jim Gallagher
Produced by Jason Vaughan
Performance dates: January 8 – 23, 2016

Boeing Boeing
Translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans
From the French farce by Marc Camoletti
Directed by Scott Nichols
Produced by Joan Townshend

The Secret Garden (musical)
Written by Marsha Norman and Lucy Simon
Directed by Lois Evans
Produced by Charlotte Robinson & Mary Beth Yablonski
Performance dates: April 8 – May 8, 2016

Good People
Written by David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Edd Miller
Produced by Tom Stuckey
June 3 –  25, 2016

2016 - 2017: Season 68

The Cripple of Inishmaan
Written by Martin McDonagh
Directed by Dave Carter
Performance dates: September 9 - October 1, 2016

Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf
Written by Edward Albee
Directed by Craig Mummey
Performance dates: October 21 - November 12, 2016

A Christmas Carol
Writtten by Rick Wade
Music by Dick Gessner
Directed by Rick Wade
Performance dates: December 1 - December 11, 2016

The City of Conversation
Written by Anthony Giardina
Directed by Ruben Vellekoop
Performance dates: January 13 - January 28, 2017

Calendar Girls
Written by Tim Firth
Directed by Debbie Barber-Eaton
Performance dates: February 17 - March 11, 2017

Nine
Book by A. Kopit
Music and Lyrics by M. Yeston
Adapted from the Italian by Mario Fratti
Directed by Ron Giddings
Performance dates: March 31 - April 30, 2017

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Written by Christopher Durang
Directed by Steve Tobin
Performance dates: May 19 - June 10, 2017