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Timely Twain     by Jim Carroll     May 12 - 28

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Timely Twain

by Jim Carroll


Performance Times:

Fridays, May 12, May 19 and May 26 @ 7:30 pm

Saturdays, May 13, May 20 and May 27 @ 7:30 pm

Bargain Sunday, May 21 @ 4 pm (all seats $14)

Sunday May 28, @ 4 pm


Students/Senior - $16 Adults - $20 (Get them online, at the door or reserve at


David Ossman directs Timely Twain, written by and featuring Jim Carroll.


Twain is arguably our most famous American author and humorist. He was also an important and influential social icon. Timely Twain opens with the witty storyteller. Then we see him use his podium to deliver his wry political and social commentary. Finally, the numerous tragedies in his personal life appear to lead him to a darker, disappointed cynicism.


Samuel Clemens followed every personal tragedy with surges of creative energy and productivity. There's no doubt he would have done so again but for an appointment with Halley’s Comet in 1910. With faith in Clemens’s indomitable nature, the playwright gives Captain Stormfield, Twain’s posthumous alter ego, the last word. 

Zombies     by Sherry Friedman     June 24 + 25


A New Works Project Staged Reading

by Sherry Friedman


Performance Times:


Saturday, June 24 @ 7:30 pm

Sunday, June 25 @ 4 pm

All seats $14 (Get them online, at the door or reserve at

Directed by Ned Farley


What would you be willing to sacrifice to make your dreams come true? Passionate teacher/aspiring playwright with bipolar disorder Lucy Dieudonne has returned to her teaching job after a mysterious absence to confront a burned-out, suspicious staff and corrupt administration. Lucy fears becoming another "zombie" like her colleagues, who stagger through lives they hate. Fighting for her sanity, and guided by the voice of the poet Tennyson, will Lucy quit the steady job she needs to pursue the uncertain world of playwriting?

Waiting for Godot    by Samuel Beckett     Sept. 8 - 24

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Waiting for Godot

by Samuel Beckett


Performance Times:


Fridays, Sept. 8, Sept. 15 and Sept. 22 @ 7:30 pm

Saturdays, Sept. 9, Sept. 16 and Sept. 23 @ 7:30 pm

Bargain Sunday, Sept. 17 @ 4 pm (all seats $14)

Sunday, Sept. 24 @ 4 pm


Students/Senior - $16

Adults - $20 (Get them online, at the door or reserve at


Co-directed by Dan Christiaens and Robert Sindelar


"Two dilapidated bums fill their days as painlessly as they can. They wait for Godot, a personage who will explain their interminable insignificance, or put an end to it. They are resourceful, with quarrels and their dependence on each other, as children are. They pass the time 'which would have passed anyway.'

A brutal man of means comes by, leading a weakling slave, who does his bidding like a mechanical doll. Later, he comes back, blind, and his slave is mute, but the relationship is unchanged.

Every day a child comes from the unknown Godot, and evasively puts the big arrival off until tomorrow…It is a tragic view. Yet, in performance, most of it is a brilliant, bitter comedy…It is a portrait of the dogged resilience of man’s spirit in the face of little hope."

Two Wrongs       by Scott Caan       Nov. 17 - Dec. 3

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Two Wrongs

by Scott Caan


Performance Times:


Fridays, Nov. 17, Nov. 24 and Dec. 1 @ 7:30 pm

Saturdays, Nov. 18, Nov. 25 and Dec. 2 @ 7:30 pm

Bargain Sunday, Nov. 26 @ 4 pm (all seats $14)

Sunday, Dec. 3 @ 4 pm


Students/Senior - $16

Adults - $20 (Get them online, at the door or reserve at


Directed by Patricia Duff


A contemporary comedy of errors about two young, neurotic patients in analysis, trying to discover where they go wrong in relationships. Terry, obsessed with love, and Shelly, unrelentingly careless with men, are set up by their therapist, Julian. Unbeknownst to them, Julian finds himself at a crisis of scruples. What ensues is a chaotic triangle that follows their cathartic journey with sincerity, self-awareness and comedy.

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The Children     by Lucy Kirkwood     March 10 - 25

The Children

by Lucy Kirkwood


Performance Times:

Fridays, March 10, March 17 and March 24 @ 7:30 pm

Saturdays, March 11, March 18 and March 25 @ 7:30 pm

Sunday, March 19 @ 4 pm

Thursday, March 23 @ 7:30 pm (all seats $14)


Students/Senior - $16

Adults - $20 (Get them online, at the door or reserve at


Directed by Phil Jordan with Gail Liston, Brian Plebanek and Kathy Stanley.


In Kirkwood's play, "The Children," two retired nuclear scientists reside in an isolated cottage by the sea as the world around them crumbles. Together they are going to live forever on yogurt and yoga, until an old friend arrives with a frightening request.


“[The Children] raises profound questions about whether having children sharpens, or diminishes, one’s sense of social responsibility…a genuinely disturbing play: one not simply about nuclear power but about the heavy price we may pay in the future for the profligacy of the present.” —Guardian (UK).

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