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Noises Off

Noises Off

It’s all about doors and sardines! Noises Off is a wickedly funny revelation of what can happen on the other side of the curtain.  Or rather, the mayhem that ensues when a dysfunctional group of actors rehearses and performs a show while letting their personal lives and individual idiosyncrasies get in the way.  Each act is more hilarious than the last in what has been called the funniest farce ever written. We guarantee you’ll never look at theater the same…

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Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

An indisputable masterpiece by one of greatest living composer/lyricists, Sweeney Todd is a heart-pounding thriller with some of the most chilling music ever written for the stage. Set on the seedy side streets of 19th century London, this Tony Award-winning musical tells the tale of an unjustly exiled barber’s quest to avenge the wrongs done to him and his family by a lecherous judge. Aided by the romantically inclined and conniving pie shop proprietress Mrs. Lovett, the demon barber of…

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Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Three middle-aged siblings come together in the Bucks County, Pennsylvania, home of their deceased parents in this clever Checkov-inspired comedy.  Vanya and Sonia are dealing with  life’s many disappointments, when their aging but glamorous movie star sister, Masha arrives with her young “boy-toy” lover Spike in tow, and threatens to sell the family home. Hilarity ensues as the household is thrown into upheaval and the group attends a costume party. Can this crazy cast of characters come to terms with their…

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To Kill a Mockingbird

To Kill a Mockingbird

This timeless drama illustrates the evils of racism and the dangerous emotions that result from treating people of color differently.  Ms. Lee vividly shows us that we all have a need to see the world through the perspective of others; only then can we truly understand each other, and consequently treat everyone with love and respect. The story is told from the viewpoint of seven-year-old “Scout” Finch, and explores her relationship with her father, Atticus, a lawyer who proclaims:  “They’ve done…

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South Pacific

South Pacific

Love, passion, and prejudice are the timeless themes depicted in South Pacific. Set on an Pacific Island during WWII, the musical centers on two love stories, both between people of different cultures: Spunky American nurse, Ensign Nellie Forbush falls for wealthy, exiled French planter Emile de Becque; and, American Lt. Joe Cable is taken with an innocent Tonkinese girl Liat, a  relationship secured by  Liat’s scheming mother, Bloody Mary.The show’s themes are as relevant today as when it debuted in 1949. This beautiful story and classic…

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