69th Season Remembered

 

69th Season

Oct 2017 - May 2018

September 21 - October 1, 2017

 

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

 

by Marc Camoletti and adapted by Beverley Cross 


Directed by Mike Lusk

 

In this sequel to Boeing-Boeing, Bernard asks his new mistress to his home on her birthday despite the fact that his wife and best friend will also be there. Soon identities and bedrooms are exchanged with increasing confusion until the unexpected ending.

 

 

THE CAST

(In order of appearance)

 

Jaqueline ..... JENNIFER EDDY

 

Robert ..... JAMES THAGGARD

 

Bernard ..... TRAVIS ROGERS

 

Brigit 1 ..... SUE BELVO

 

Brigit 2 ..... JENNIFER CALDWELL

 

 

November 9 - 19, 2017

 

THE GAME’S AFOOT

 

by Ken Ludwig 


Directed by Preston Boyd


It’s December 1936 and Broadway star William Gillette (world-famous for playing Sherlock Holmes) has invited fellow cast-members to his Connecticut castle. But when one of the guests is stabbed to death, the festivities quickly turn dangerous.

 

 

The Cast:

 

Mark Woodland as William Gillette 

 

Mary Selke as Martha Gillette 

 

Daniel Greene as Felix Geisel 

 

Judy Glynn as Madge Geisel 

 

Heath Jorgenson as Simon Bright 

 

Pamela Hopkins as Aggie Wheeler 

 

Laura Morales as inspector Goring

 

Robin Rhodes as Daria Chase

 

Co-Produced by:

January 11– 28, 2018

 

BEYOND A JOKE

 

by Dereck Benfield 


Directed by James Thaggard


Six people have already died in unfortunate and embarrassing accidents at Jane and Andrew’s country house. When their daughter’s boyfriend arrives for the weekend, conversational confusion leads him to believe these deaths were due to more sinister circumstances. 

 

 

 

The Cast:

 

Jane .................... Sylvia Marnie


Andrew .................... Heiko Knipfelberg


Geoff .................... Jeffrey A. Steiger


Sally .................... Sarah Klipper


Sarah .................... Caroline Cox


The Vicar .................... Daniel Coppinger


Audrey .................... Judi King


Edgar .................... Peter Ruscoe

 

 

 

 

Co-Produced by:

March 8 – 25, 2018

 

THE CURIOUS SAVAGE

 

by John Patrick 


Directed by Kelly Wynn Woodland


When Mrs. Savage inherits ten million dollars from her husband, her stepchildren realize they cannot get control of the funds. They commit her to a sanatorium hoping to "bring her to her senses" in this high comedy when kindness and affection battle greed and dishonesty.  

 

 

THE CAST

 

The Guests:

Florence ..... JEANNIE HUDKINS

Hannibal ..... RON SMITH

Fairy May ..... JOANIE ANTON

Jeffrey ..... JOHN ANDRUZZI

Mrs. Paddy ..... SUSAN BELVO

 

The Family:

Titus ..... JIM FALTOT

Samuel ..... THOMAS CARSON

Lily Belle ..... JENNIFER KWIATKOWSKI

Ethel ..... CATHY HANSEL-EDGERTON

 

The Staff:

Miss Willie ..... CANDACE ARTIM

Dr. Emmett ..... DAWN BURNS

 

 

 

Co-Produced by:

May 3 -13, 2018

 

 

AN INSPECTOR CALLS

 

 

by J.B. Priestly 


 

Directed by Heiko Knipfelberg

 

 

 

 

The setting is 1912 in England where a well-to-do family, eminently respected in their community, is subjected to what seems to be routine inquiry in connection with the death of a young woman from the seedier side of town. When Inspector Goole arrives unexpectedly at the Birling family home, their peaceful engagement dinner party is shattered by his investigation. His startling revelations shake the very foundations of their lives and challenge us all to examine our consciences. 

 

 

The Cast:

 

Daniel Coppinger as Arthur Birling

 

Caroline Cox as Sybil Birling

 

Sylvia Marnie as Sheila Birling

 

Lucas Piety as Eric Birling

 

Colin Brady as Gerald Croft

 

Heiko Knipfelberg as Inspector Goole 

 

Diane Phinney as Edna

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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