Our 70th Season
October 2-18, 2020
December 4-20, 2020
January 15-31, 2021
March 12-28, 2021
May 7-23, 2021
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Clue: On Stage
Based on the Paramount Pictures motion picture and the board game from Hasbro, Inc.
The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu.
When their host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Led by Wadsworth (the butler), Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock, and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up.
Clue is the comedy whodunnit that will leave both cult-fans and newcomers in stitches as they try to figure out . . .
WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT!
[PG] for some suggestive humor, mild language, scary situations, and thematic elements
Adapted from the screenplay by Jonathan Lynn
Written by Sandy Rustin
Additional material by Hunter Foster & Eric Price
Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery.
Directed by Michael Winternheimer
Produced through special arrangement with BROADWAY LICENSING
Written by Neil Simon
Sneden's Landing, 1988. At a large, tastefully-appointed townhouse in Palisades (north of New York City), the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples gathered for a dinner party at his home are about to experience a severe attack . . . of farce!
Having invited a motley crew of familiars together for their tenth wedding anniversary dinner, the Deputy Mayor now lies bleeding in the other room and his wife is nowhere in sight. The host's lawyer Ken and Ken's wife Chris must get "the story" straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and miscommunications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity!
An enjoyable romp that has been staged countless times all over the country, Rumors is one of Neil Simon's most celebrated comedies!
Directed by Jennifer Mendez
[PG-13] for adult humor, some strong language, and thematic elements
Produced through special arrangement with CONCORD THEATRICALS
England, 1922. The country is still reeling from the effects and collective losses of World War I.
Feeling forgotten and lost in the shadows of marriage, two London housewives pool their savings to rent a villa in Italy for the month of April — an idyllic spot "for those who appreciate wisteria and sunshine" — as a chance to escape their own downtrodden existences on a ladies-only holiday away . . . reluctantly also recruiting a pair of difficult upper-class women to share the cost and the experience.
Together under the Mediterranean sun, the four women clash at first, then begin to bond and bloom as sun-drenched San Salvatore works its magic on each sad and hardened heart, healing grief and bringing hope . . . and with the arrival of two chastened husbands and one attractive young artist, romance begins to bloom once again for all.
Based on Elizabeth Von Arnim’s beloved novel, Matthew Barber’s Enchanted April is a gentle and romantic comedy which offers a necessary balm of sunshine and renewal to both characters and viewers alike.
[PG] for some adult topics and mild thematic elements*
Written by Matthew Barber From the novel by Elizabeth Van Arnim
Directed by Martha Blair
Produced through special arrangement with DRAMATISTS PLAY SERVICE, INC.
Book, Music & Lyrics by Lionel Bart Based on the novel Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
"Consider yourself at home" with Lionel Bart's classic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel Oliver Twist! This Tony and Olivier Award-winning show is one of the few musicals to win an Academy Award for Best Picture and is widely hailed as a true theatrical masterpiece by actors and audiences alike!
The streets of Victorian England come to life as Oliver, a malnourished orphan in a workhouse, becomes the neglected apprentice of an undertaker. Oliver escapes to London and finds acceptance amongst a group of petty thieves and pickpockets led by the elderly Fagin. When Oliver is captured for a theft that he did not commit, the benevolent victim Mr. Brownlow takes him in. Fearing the safety of his hideout, Fagin employs the sinister Bill Sikes and the sympathetic Nancy to kidnap Oliver back, threatening the orphan's chances of discovering the true love of a family.
[PG] for some physical violence, bawdy humor, mild language, and other thematic elements
Directed by Laney Clark
Produced through special arrangement with MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL (MTI)
Play It Again, Sam
Written by Woody Allen
Allan Felix has this thing about Humphrey Bogart. If only he had some of Bogart’s technique . . .
The recently-divorced young Allan is bookish and insecure with women. Luckily his hero "Bogey" comes to the rescue with a fantastic bevy of beauties played out in hilarious fantasy sequences.
In the real world, fixed up by friends with gorgeous women, Allan is so awkward that even Bogey's patience is tried. Allan mostly resembles a disheveled, friendly dog . . . and this is what ultimately charms his best friend's wife Linda into bed.
It's a tough life, making it in the world of beautiful people, but if you can't be a hero, it helps to have one!
[PG-13] for suggestive humor, adult situations, and other thematic elements*
Directed by Tom Kline
Produced through special arrangement with CONCORD THEATRICALS
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