Cole (May 21 – May 30, 2020)

Devised by Alan Strachan and Benny Green, Musical, words and music of Cole Porter. Here is a fresh musical tribute about the king of musicals, Cole Porter. The show includes most of Cole’s hit songs with a narration which tells the story of his life, from Yale to Paris to Manhattan to Broadway to Hollywood – and – ultimately back … Continue reading

Enchanted April (Mar 26 – Apr 4, 2020)

A Comedy Drama by Matthew Barber from the novel by Elizabeth von Arnim. When two frustrated London housewives decide to rent a villa in Italy for a holiday away from their bleak marriages, they recruit two very different English women to share the cost and the experience. There among the wisteria blossoms and Mediterranean sunshine, all four bloom again – … Continue reading

The Gentleman Clothier (Jan 30 – Feb 8, 2020)

Experienced gentleman’s tailor Norman Davenport has barely opened the doors of his new clothing store when Sophie, an exuberant young woman, barges in looking for work, followed by Patrick, a single father who claims to be handy. Norman hires then both to help tie up the last few threads before his Grand Opening. And whether Norman realizes it or not, … Continue reading

A Gift to Remember (Nov 28 – Dec 7, 2019)

A comedy by Joseph Robinette, Based on the book Can This Be Christmas? by Debbie Macomber. On Christmas Eve, during a snowstorm, a group of strangers are on a train to Boston from Bangor, Maine, where the airport had been shut down due to the weather. Once they reach Boston, many of the passengers hope to make connections to various … Continue reading

Spider’s Web (Oct 3 – Oct 12, 2019)

Clarissa, the second wife of Henry Hailsham Brown, is adept at spinning tales of adventure for their bored diplomatic circle. When a murder takes place in her drawing room she finds the drama much harder to cope with, especially as she suspects the murderer might be her young stepdaughter Pippa. Worse still, the victim is the man who broke up … Continue reading

To Kill A Mockingbird (May 16 – May 25, 2019)

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Our season closes with To Kill a Mockingbird, a dramatization of Harper Lee’s 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning masterwork of honour and injustice in the Deep South and the heroism of one man in the face of blind and violent hatred. One of the best-loved novels of all time, To Kill a Mockingbird has been translated into more than forty languages, sold … Continue reading

Blue Stockings (March 21 – March 30, 2019)

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A moving, comical and eye-opening story of four young women fighting for education and self-determination against the larger backdrop of women’s suffrage. Cambridge 1896, and Girton College, home to the country’s first female students, is an object of annoyance and derision to the rest of the university. The year’s intake of new women face economic difficult, the distractions of men, … Continue reading