By Patty Pinkham (Playwright of last season’s sold-out hit, “The Not-So-Lovely Love Letters”)
THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm
"A “HIT”larious new "Southern style" comedy sequel about finding love through internet dating. We start the season off with non-stop laughter when Fannie Lou and Jimmie Tate, “another couple of age”, join Silver Southern Singles and realize you can meet, date and break up with someone without ever leaving the comforts of home! ANOTHER NOT-SO-LOVELY LOVE LETTERS is a whole lot of uproarious misunderstandings with comical consequences- and a happy ending, of course!" STARRING GRETCHEN G. WOOD and MICHAEL J. TOBIN
IN MY HEAD I’M THIN Written by Susan Poulin and Gordon Carlisle, Poolyle Productions OCTOBER 3-20 WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm
(PLEASE NOTE: We have added Wednesday 7pm "PAY WHAT YOU CAN" Shows) In that great fruit bowl of life, are you a pear or an apple? Does eating dessert feel like a mortal sin? Do you feel like your clothes are shrinking? Cheer up, you’re in good company. After all, how do you think the Venus de Milo would look in a thong? Watch our heroine laugh, cry and sing her way to self-acceptance, and meet a host of characters you won’t soon forget, including an aerobics instructor who’s “beyond fit,” a game show host from Hell, and a singing doll with the blues. Did we mention giant nude figure paintings by Titian and Boucher that get to tell their side of the story? Pound for pound, IN MY HEAD I’M THIN is a winner! And remember, laughing burns up calories, so indulge! STARRING MEGAN CROSS
MISCONCEPTIONS Love, Hope… and Underpants Book by Allen Baldwin, Music by Rhad Davis, Lyrics by Baldwin and Davis NOVEMBER 1-17 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm Penny and Vince have done everything right... so far. Faced with the challenge of infertility, they are now forced to reconsider their relationship and piece together a future that neither of them expected. A musical blend of "The Last Five Years" with a hilarious hint of "Monty Python", MISCONCEPTIONS is an emotional roller-coaster ride through modern relationships, romantic expectations... and underpants. Irreverent but sincere, honest but hilarious, MISCONCEPTIONS explores a relationship from the inside-out, as Penny and Vince struggle to stay together, finding their way back to the love that started it all. It’s about what we want from our partners, what we need from our lovers, and how the ugly moments of love can, somehow, bring us closer together. MISCONCEPTIONS is a "must see" musical that will challenge your comfort zone and change your life.
THE IMMIGRANT GARDEN Adapted by Stephanie Voss Nugent and Caroline Wood From the epistolary novel of the same title by Caroline Wood NOVEMBER 23-DECEMBER 1 FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm It’s 1910 and Miss Cecily Barnes of Washington State is passionate about having a flower garden. She finds a catalogue from “Mrs. Beauchamp’s Mystical Flower Seed and Herb Emporium” and sends off to England for seeds. Thus, begins a joyous exchange of letters between young Cecily and Louise Beauchamp that grows into a friendship transcending time and oceans. The Immigrant Garden is a journey of love and self-discovery – and a story you will long remember! STARRING CAROL DAVENPORT
THE GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS By Michael J. Tobin DECEMBER 4-22 TUESDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm This musical holiday postcard comes to life as newlyweds, Jim and Della, sacrifice their most prized professions in the name of love. Adapted from O. Henry’s short story, The Gift of the Magi, this full-length musical sings of love and laughter, heartache and tears in 1930-40’s Maine... First produced in 2010 and several times since, this year’s production features new scenes and songs never before experienced. THE GIFTS OF CHRISTMAS- the perfect gift to celebrate the season!
T.B.A. JANUARY 10-26 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm
T.B.A FEBRUARY 7-23 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm THE MEMORY BOX By Philip Reilly (Playwright of last season’s hit, “Seasons In The Sun”) MARCH 7-23 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm Through laughter and tears, a family struggles with a mother who is quickly falling victim to early onset of Alzheimer’s disease. Unexpected revelations could tear the family apart… or bring them closer together. Their mother refuses to see her illness as “the end” and brings heart and humor to the disease, unknowingly teaching her family about what’s really important. Their journey- individually and collectively -will change their lives forever… and yours.
SOME WORDS WITH A MUMMY!
A Comic Opera based on the story by Edgar Allen Poe Music by Richard deCosta, Lyrics by Thomas Cleveland Lane APRIL 4-20 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm Baltimore, 1850. A man gets a message from a colleague, inviting him to come and view a genuine ancient mummy. Arriving at his home, they are joined by two other colleagues who administer a good bit of poking, prodding and electrification. The mummy comes alive and a number of farcical hijinks and tomfoolery takes place. deCosta and Lane have taken outlandish liberties in creating this comic opera, including a score which combines a theater organ and electro swing experience- which is fun, funny and based on the only humorous story Edgar Allen Poe wrote.
BLESS YOUR HEART By Michael J. Tobin MAY 2-18 THURSDAYS 7pm, FRIDAYS 7:30pm, SATURDAYS 2pm and 7:30pm Daddy is dead (or is he?) and the rest of the Forrest family is left to pick up the pieces- that is if they don't kill each other first. Funerals bring out the worst, the best, and the funniest in people, and the Forrest family and their colorful friends are no exception. A big-hearted comedy about community dysfunction that puts the FUN in funeral… Southern-style.
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