April 25-27 & May 2-3
A comedy directed by Wayne Roshaven, 1Man, 7Women
Written by Neil Simon and produced by special arrangement by Samuel French, Inc.
Jake, a novelist who is more successful with fiction than with life, faces a marital crisis by daydreaming about the women in his life. The wildly comic and sometimes moving flashbacks played in his mind are interrupted by visitations from actual females.
I Hate Hamlet
June 6-8 & 13-15
A comedy directed by BJ McFalls & Wayne Roshaven, 3M3W
Written by Paul Rudnick and produced by special arrangement by Dramatists Play Service, Inc.
A young and successful television actor relocates to New York, where he rents a marvelous, gothic apartment. With his television career in limbo, the actor is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage, but there’s one problem: He hates Hamlet. His dilemma deepens with the entrance of John Barrymore’s ghost, who arrives intoxicated and in full costume to the apartment that once was his.
Smoke on the Mountain (*recently changed from Quilters)
July 24-27 & July 31-Aug3
A faith-based musical Directed by Nancy Davis, 4M3W
Written by Alan Bailey, Mark Hardwick, Mike Craver, and Connie Ray and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Smoke on the Mountain tells the story of a Saturday Night Gospel Sing at a country church in North Carolina’s Smoky Mountains in 1938. The show features two dozen rousing bluegrass songs played and sung by the Sanders Family, a traveling group making its return to performing after a five-year hiatus.
A Piece of My Heart
Sept. 5-7 & 12-14
Drama directed by Shawna Rosendale, 1M6W
Written by Shirley Lauro and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
This is a powerful, true drama of six women who went to Vietnam: five nurses and a country western singer booked by an unscrupulous agent to entertain the troops. The play portrays each young woman before, during, and after her tour in the war-torn nation and ends as each leaves a personal token at the memorial wall in Washington.
Voices & The Tell-Tale Heart
Oct. 24-26 & Oct. 31-Nov. 2
Two classic one-act plays directed by Lisa Maliska
Voices by Richard Lortz and produced by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc, follows a couple who are snowed in in a cabin in the mountains and begin hearing voices. Two women, 1 man, and 2 children are needed. The Tell-Tale Heart is an adaptation of the classic Edgar Allen Poe story written by Luella McMahon and produced by special arrangement with Dramatic Publishing. One woman and 5 men are needed.
The Littlest Angel
Directed by Nancy Davis
An eve of Classic Music with an Angelic Tale