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                71st Season Remembered

Successful Run Completed

September 19 - September 29, 2019




Steel Magnolias


by Robert Harling


Directed by Mike Lusk

Wise-cracking Truvy offers shampoos and free advice to the ladies of Chinquapin, Louisiana, including her eager assistant Annelle, town curmudgeon Ouiser, the eccentric Miss Clairee, and local social leader M’Lynn, whose daughter Shelby is about to get married. The group’s strength—and love—make them truly touching company in good times and bad.


The Cast


Truvy Jones - Jennifer Kwiatkowski

Annelle Dupuy-Desoto - Tahlia Chinault (first Week)

Annelle Dupuy-Desoto - Caitlin Ellis (second week)

Clairee Belcher - Cathy Hansel-Edgerton
Shelby Eatenton-Latcherie - Corinne Woodland
M’Lynn Eatenton - Kelly Wynn Woodland
Ouiser Boudreaux - Sue Belvo 




Co-Produced by:

November 7 - November 17, 2019




Relatively Speaking


by Alan Ayckbourn


Directed by Heiko Knipfelberg

After Greg proposes marriage, Ginny leaves for a day in the country, supposedly to visit her parents but actually to break things off with her married lover. Greg finds the address and decides to surprise his fiancée by arriving first – much to the hilarious confusion and dismay of her older lover, Philip, and his befuddled wife, Sheila.

The Cast


Greg - Jeffrey Steiger

Ginny - Kristin Mazzitelli

Philip - Mark Shoemaker

Sheila - Sylvia Marnie



Co-Produced by 

January 9 - January 26, 2020





by David Lindsay-Abaire


Directed by James Thaggard

When cantankerous Abby is forced to share her assisted living facility quarters with newly arrived Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the infuriatingly chipper woman by any means necessary. A seemingly harmless bet between the two senior women quickly escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals the determination of these worthy opponents. 

The  CAST 
Abby—Cathy Hansel-Edgerton
Marilyn—Laura Morales
Scotty—Nick Catanzaro
Colleen—Jennifer Caldwell
Derek—Rick Kopp
Lewis/Benny—Matthew Mayo


Co-Produced by:

March 5 - March 15, 2020




Leading Ladies


by Ken Ludwig


Directed by Kelly Wynn Woodland

Two down-on-their luck actors, Jack and Leo, learn a nearby wealthy woman is searching for her sister’s children to include in her will. When they discover that long-lost "Max" and "Steve" aren’t nephews but nieces, they must continue their plot, now posing as "Maxine" and "Stephanie" for a chance at the multi-million dollar inheritance. 

The Cast


                       MEG...............Caitlin Spain-Phipps

                     LEO................Andrew Allen

                     JACK..............Mikey Lynch

                     AUDREY..........Sarah De Young

                     DUNCAN.........Mark Woodland

                     FLORENCE.......Laura Morales

                     DOC...............Rick Kopp

                     BUTCH............Philip Troyer



Co-Produced by:

***Performances Cancelled due to COVID - 19***

April 30 - May 10, 2020




Death by Design


by Rob Urbinati


Directed by Preston Boyd

Mixing the brilliant wit of Noël Coward with the intricate plotting of Agatha Christie, this mystery finds Edward and Sorel, a playwright and his actress wife, fleeing London after a disastrous opening night. But their weekend retreat with their comical servants is soon interrupted by the unexpected arrivals of four zany guests - each with a long-held secret. 


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