2017/18 Season

 
November 9 thru 19, 2017 Directed by Owen Robertson  This play follows Maggie, a widower, who is caring full-time for her mother, Trudy, and her mother-in-law, Phyllis. Trudy, 93, suffers from dementia and is sweetly stuck in the 1950's. Phyllis is a feisty, independent, 91-year-old who just had a hip replacement. Phyllis wants to go home, Trudy just wants to admire the scenery, and Maggie is just trying to take care of both of them and have a life. Join Maggie, Trudy, and Phyllis as they try to figure out living together and how to find their way in this new phase of life

November 9 thru 19, 2017

Directed by Owen Robertson 

This play follows Maggie, a widower, who is caring full-time for her mother, Trudy, and her mother-in-law, Phyllis. Trudy, 93, suffers from dementia and is sweetly stuck in the 1950's. Phyllis is a feisty, independent, 91-year-old who just had a hip replacement. Phyllis wants to go home, Trudy just wants to admire the scenery, and Maggie is just trying to take care of both of them and have a life. Join Maggie, Trudy, and Phyllis as they try to figure out living together and how to find their way in this new phase of life


March 1 thru 11, 2018  Directed by Julia Smith In 1954, the most famous man in the world at the time--Albert Einstein--celebrates his 75th birthday. He knows that death is not far off, so he is caught between a desperate struggle to complete his life's work: the unified field theory, "the theory of everything;" and his overwhelming desire to find peace of mind, to lay down his burdens of guilt over the nuclear arms race and his lifelong string of failed relationships. On his birthday, an unusual gift arrives: Bibo, an African grey parrot, who ultimately teaches him the lesson he needs most--how to love.

March 1 thru 11, 2018 

Directed by Julia Smith

In 1954, the most famous man in the world at the time--Albert Einstein--celebrates his 75th birthday. He knows that death is not far off, so he is caught between a desperate struggle to complete his life's work: the unified field theory, "the theory of everything;" and his overwhelming desire to find peace of mind, to lay down his burdens of guilt over the nuclear arms race and his lifelong string of failed relationships. On his birthday, an unusual gift arrives: Bibo, an African grey parrot, who ultimately teaches him the lesson he needs most--how to love.


July 5 thru 15, 2018 Directed by Caroline Jett The play follows Ned Masters, an aging actor trapped in his mind by Alzheimer’s and suffering delusions.  He lives in an old theater bar with his daughter Maggie, who provides full-time care for him. They get help from lifetime friends Sam and Mary, also old theater vets. When a stranger comes into the bar on the anniversary of Ned’s wife’s death, Ned fights against his ailment to speak the words tripping on the tongue one last time. Secrets are revealed, loyalties are tested, and ultimately family is found and all show us how to overcome the hardships that this mortal coil can impose upon us.

July 5 thru 15, 2018

Directed by Caroline Jett

The play follows Ned Masters, an aging actor trapped in his mind by Alzheimer’s and suffering delusions.  He lives in an old theater bar with his daughter Maggie, who provides full-time care for him. They get help from lifetime friends Sam and Mary, also old theater vets. When a stranger comes into the bar on the anniversary of Ned’s wife’s death, Ned fights against his ailment to speak the words tripping on the tongue one last time. Secrets are revealed, loyalties are tested, and ultimately family is found and all show us how to overcome the hardships that this mortal coil can impose upon us.