Plays from Season 2013

The Memory of Water

Runs March 21 – April 07

written by Sheila Stephensen THE MEMORY OF WATER premiered at the Hampstead Theatre, London in 1996 and was first published in 1997. It won the Laurence Olivier Award for Best Comedy and was adapted by the author for the 2002 film, ‘Before You Go’, directed by Lewis Gilbert, starring Julie Walters, John Hannah, and Joanne… Read more »

The Shape of Things

Runs May 02 – May 19

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Starring Keith Baker, John Browning, Jenifer Cote, and Dana Scott HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO FOR LOVE? Neil LaBute’s bitterly funny, controversial exploration of morality and gender roles in modern America, The Shape of Things, tells the story of Evelyn, a sexy, aggressive artist, and Adam, a shy, insecure student, who become embroiled in an… Read more »

Exit the King

Runs June 13 – June 30

Directed by Elizabeth Craven – Starring Fred Curchack, Laura Jorgensen, Ilana Niernberger, John Craven It is King Berenger’s dying day, also, not coincidentally, the last day of the universe. The older queen, Marguerite, and the Doctor tell the king that everything is falling apart – from the walls of the palace to the workings of… Read more »

The Servant of Two Masters

Runs July 12 – July 28

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Identities are mistaken, engagements are broken and lovers are reunited in Carlo Goldoni’s commedia dell’arte masterpiece. Mayhem erupts when the wily servant Truffaldino hatches a zany scheme to double his wages by serving two masters at once. The virtuosic physical comedy of The Servant of Two Masters is a delight for young and old alike…. Read more »

The Tempest

Runs August 08 – August 25

Prospero, the rightful Duke of Milan, plots to restore his daughter Miranda to her rightful place using illusion and skillful manipulation. He conjures up a mighty storm to lure his usurping brother Antonio and the complicit King Alonso of Naples to the island. There, his magic brings about the revelation of Antonio’s lowly nature, the… Read more »

Mauritius

Runs September 27 – October 13

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Written by Theresa Rebeck This marvelously lively and warmly engaging play by Theresa Rebeck is a crowd pleaser. A mad scrabble of smarmy characters scramble to have a piece of the action when two priceless stamps show up in an album of the estate of Jackie’s deceased mother. Jackie insists the collection was left to… Read more »

This Is Our Youth

Runs October 31 – November 17

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Written by Kenneth Lonergan Starring Jimmy Gagarian and Lukas Thompson In 1982, on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, the wealthy, articulate, pot-smoking teenagers who were small children in the ’60s have emerged as young adults in a country that has just resoundingly rejected everything they were brought up to believe in. The very last wave of… Read more »