Plays from Season 2017 Half Season

LEAR

Runs June 15 – July 02

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Presented by Independent Eye Theater (adapted from Shakespeare’s “King Lear”) June 15 – July 2 “Utterly convincing, often heartbreakingly so . . . Dazzlingly inventive . . . A startlingly effective and haunting Lear — more so than most that have a full cast of living actors.” — Sam Hurwitt, KQED Arts “A work of passion and artistry… Read more »

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BECOMING DR. RUTH

Runs January 05 – January 22

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By Mark St. Germain A delightful play filled with the humor, honesty, and life-affirming spirit of Karola Ruth Siegel, the girl who became “Dr. Ruth,” (Westheimer), America’s most famous sex therapist. “You will laugh. You will cry. You will be totally satisfied.”  

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A STEADY RAIN

Runs February 03 – February 19

By Keith Huff Starring Mike Schaeffer* and Nick Sholley* Produced In Collaboration With Left Edge Theater Two police officers who are life long friends, offer contrasting descriptions to Internal Affairs interrogators of their harrowing experience regarding a domestic disturbance call that leads to a brutal murder. This award winning production was originally staged a Left… Read more »

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WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF?

Runs March 03 – March 19

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The late Edward Albee’s masterpiece comes to life again honoring the passing of one of America’s greatest dramatists. Three acts.

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THE BIRDS

Runs April 07 – April 23

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By Conor McPherson, based on a story by Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier’s short story, also the basis for Alfred Hitchcock’s classic film, is boldly adapted by Conor McPherson—in a gripping, unsettling, and moving look at human relationships in the face of societal collapse. “Deliciously chilling…spring-loaded with tension…claustrophobic, questioning, frightening; and with a twist.” —Irish… Read more »

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FROM BOTH HIPS

Runs May 19 – June 04

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THE AMERICAN PREMIERE By Mark O’Rowe Paul has been accidentally shot in the hip by a policeman. Back from hospital he is overcome with feelings of bitterness and self-pity. Determined to exact revenge upon his shooter, he sets out on a quest to find him. However, when the policeman in question appears with an apology,… Read more »

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