November 3, 4, 9, 10, 11, 2017 at 8 pm
November 5, 12, 2017 at 2 pm
Director: Nancy Crouse
It’s 1934 and Saunders, the general manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company, is primed to welcome world famous, Tito Morelli, Il Stupendo, the greatest tenor of his generation, to appear for one night only as Otello. The star arrives late and, through a hilarious series of mishaps, is given a double dose of tranquilizers and passes out, is he dead? Will crisis be averted with a substitute? Will the audience be fooled? Not likely! A sensation on Broadway and in London's West End, Ken Ludwig’s Tony Award winning, madcap comedy is guaranteed to leave audiences teary-eyed with laughter.
January 19, 20, 25, 26, 27, 2018 at 8 pm
January 21, 28, 2018 at 2 pm
Director: Stephanie Merritt
Welcome to Southie, a Boston neighborhood where a night on the town means a few rounds of bingo, where this month's paycheck covers last month’s bills, and where Margie Walsh has just been let go from yet another job. Facing eviction and scrambling to catch a break, she thinks an old fling who's made it out of Southie might be her ticket to a fresh start. But is this apparently self-made man secure enough to face his humble beginnings? Margie is about to risk what little she has left to find out. With his signature humorous glow, Lindsay-Abaire explores the struggles and unshakeable hopes that come with having next to nothing.
Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser
May 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 2018 at 8 pm
May 6, 13, 2018 at 2 pm
Director: Adam Grun
Considered by many to be the perfect musical the tale chronicles gambler, Nathan Detroit, as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town. The authorities are breathing down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend, nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they've been engaged for 14 years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, and as a result, Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown. The story takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and even into the sewers of New York City, with the memorable music from Frank Loesser.
March 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 2018 at 8 pm
March 18, 25, 2018 at 2 pm
Director: Sarah Holt
Illuminating two fascinating moments in America’s cultural and political history the play sets off from a farm in Indiana in 1937, as a young girl named Ruby struggles to turn her dream of the first all-electrical television system into a reality. Move to 1957, to a McCarthy-era New York TV studio as Lulu, Ruby's daughter, attempts to get her mother's story told through the medium of television. Groff's script is filled with humor and irony as the story charts the course of the phenomenon of television: from early idealism and sparks of genius, to promises fulfilled and compromises brokered, and beyond.