DOUBLE BILL: 1 Night 2 Comedies July 12, July 20 & July 27 Enjoy a fun night of theatre with two different one-act comedies by two contemporary playwrights, Lanford Wilson, and David Ives. A BETROTHAL by Lanford Wilson A warm-hearted study of two frustrated flower breeders, whose disappointment, at having their creations rudely passed over at a flower show, is alleviated by a momentous realization!
THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGEby David Ives The Universal Language brings together Dawn, a young woman with a stutter, and Don, the creator and teacher of Unamunda, a wild comic language. Their lesson sends them off into a dazzling display of hysterical verbal pyrotechnics.
SHIPWRECKED: AN ENTERTAINMENT The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself) written by Donald Margulies July 14, July 19, July 27, & August 4 DNRC will take audiences on a imaginative journey across the high seas! And indeed, it has all the trappings of a Jules-Verne-style read: you will be captured, enraptured, and swept away in a whirlwind of excitement, trepidation, and laughter! Set in Victorian England, among other ports of call, this story transports its stow away audience to exotic countries, oceans, and cultures with the help of 3-4 actors playing multiple characters. Perfect fun for the entire family!
TURN OF THE SCREW by Henry James, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher One of literature's most gripping ghost stories August 9, August 12, & August 17 Henry James’ TURN OF THE SCREW is widely recognized as one of literature’s most gripping ghost stories. Adapted to be performed live for theatre audiences by playwright Jeffery Hatcher, this tale will seduce you and keep you on the edge of your seat from start to finish!
Part ghost story and part psychological thriller, this classic tale concerns a young unsuspecting governess hired by a wealthy recluse to look after his orphaned niece and nephew - two seemingly innocent children who soon reveal terrifying secrets. Production Run Sponsored by Kathleen & Peter Leslie