2017 Plays


Wait Until Dark

May 26 - July 30

The thrills begin when the lights go out... More »
Frederick Knott

A 1960s Greenwich Village apartment is the scene for a deadly game of cat and mouse when a group of con-men manipulate and terrorize an unsuspecting blind woman to reclaim a mysterious doll. When the doll can’t be found, the situation spirals out of control. With murder afoot and suspense building, the woman deftly decides to “wait until dark,” in an attempt to outwit her assailants. The thrills begin when the lights go out. Wait Until Dark’s chilling conclusion is proof positive that what you can’t see can hurt you.
Wait Until Dark is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc.
Age Recommendation: Recommended for ages 14 and up due to adult themes and violence.

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June 2 - 25

"...the rest is silence." More »
William Shakespeare

For this production, we will transform the amphitheater into an Elizabethan theater, including NEW SEATING SECTIONS ON STAGE -creating an immersive experience for audiences! Consider ONSTAGE seating when planning your visit to enjoy the fullness of this unique production. (Onstage seats are padded benches with backs similar in style to church pews. The bench seat is padded. Seating is assigned.)

The role of Hamlet will be played by two actors (Laura Welsh Berg and Jonathan Dyrud) during the run of this production. The actors will alternate by performance. Click here to view a performance schedule with complete information.

When his suspiciously widowed mother swiftly marries his uncle, amidst demands for revenge from his murdered father’s ghost, the young prince Hamlet resolves that something is indeed “rotten in the state of Denmark.” Forced by circumstance into a world turned upside down by betrayal, distrust and madness, Hamlet spirals through a torrent of erratic emotion and bizarre behavior in a relentless pursuit of truth. Torn between duty and doubt, he wrestles tenaciously with the profound question “to be or not to be,” until fate exacts its final answer.
Age Recommendation: Suitable for all ages.

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

June 30 - Sept 1

A sweeping and unforgettable musical! More »
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, Book by Peter Parnell Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film.

This sweeping and unforgettable musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame resound through Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be “Out There,” observes all of Paris reveling. Held captive, he escapes and joins the boisterous crowd, only to be treated cruelly, save for the kindness of the gypsy Esmeralda. Quasimodo isn’t the only one captivated by Esmeralda, a competition for her affection ensues as well as a deadly plot to destroy the gypsies. It’s up to Quasimodo to save them all. Be captivated by this powerful story and beautiful music!

Age Recommendation: Suitable for all ages.

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A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Aug 4 - Sept 3

An exhilarating night of midsummer madness... More »
William Shakespeare

An exhilarating night of midsummer madness, this magical comedy brims with mistaken identity, mismatched lovers, and mischief-making fairies. Shakespeare’s comic masterpiece ensnares two pairs of lovers and a rustic troupe of would-be actors in a forest full of comedic adventure. Midsummer Night’s Dream is a joyful celebration of love lost, transformed, and restored that casts a powerfully pleasing spell.

Age Recommendation: Suitable for all ages.

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The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sept 8 - Oct 1

A chilling mystery wrapped in an outrageous performance style! More »
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, adapted by Steven Canny and John Nicholson

When Sir Charles Baskerville is found dead on his estate, terror etched on his face, the paw prints of a gigantic hound beside his body, the great detective Sherlock Holmes is summoned, Watson in tow, to unravel the mystery and investigate the ancient curse of the Hound of the Baskervilles. This classic will be performed by three actors creating dozens of characters, in what can only be described as a tour de farce — a chilling mystery wrapped in an outrageous performance style!  Packed full of verbal and visual ingenuity, sleight of hand, and a whirlwind of quick-changing characters, this theatrical adventure will leave you gasping in terror, and delight!

Age Recommendation: Suitable for all ages.

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