THE MERRY WIVES
Feb 25 - Mar 26/2017
By William Shakespeare
Adapted & Directed by
3 Actors—Many Hilarious Roles—Shakespeare Like You've Never Seen Before!
One of Shakespeare’s most delightful and rowdy comedies! Looking to restore his riches, Sir John Falstaff conjures a plan to seduce the wives of two of Windsor’s wealthiest men. However, Falstaff is no match for the cunning and trickery of Mistress Page and Mistress Ford—who quickly turn the tables.
THE WOMEN OF
Apr 8 - 30/2017
By Tony Meneses
Directed by Ken Rus Schmoll
The Story of 8 Women Who Kept The Faith
Through the power of food, faith, laughter, and each other, eight women find a way to carry on life at home while their husbands are away at war. Inspired by the heightened lyricism of the renowned playwright and poet Federico García Lorca, this beautiful new play shows us there is always a way—even through the hardest of times—to set our love free.
THE BALLAD OF
Jun 3 - 25/2017
Music by Mike Reid
Lyrics by Sarah Schlesinger
Book by Sarah Schlesinger, Mike Reid, and John Dias
Based on the film The Ballad of Little Jo by Maggie Greenwald
Directed by John Dias
The Real-Life Story of One Woman Who Surprised Everyone
This soaring musical about the American West is inspired by the real-life-story of Josephine Monaghan— a young woman from Boston who, in the late 19th century, made a new life in an Idaho mining town disguised as a man called “Jo.” Writing in The New Yorker, John Lahr called The Ballad of Little Jo, "the real thing—the best piece of musical theater storytelling I've seen in a decade."
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