Hay Fever (September 20 – October 6, 2001)

A Comedy by Noel Coward Coward at his hilarious and wicked best! The Bliss family is ultra-Bohemian. Mother is a retired actress who makes a crisis out of every scene and father is a novelist. The daughter and son are attractive and ill-mannered. One weekend all announce they are expecting a guest; mother has invited an athletic youth who is … Continue reading

The Aspern Papers (November 22 – December 8, 2001)

A Thriller by Michael Redgrave, from the story by Henry James “Bewitching, tantalizing, exciting! A work of uncommon suspense and exceptional literary merit.” – New York Daily News At the turn of the twentieth century, in a once-grand Venetian palazzo, live, in seculsion, an old woman and her niece. An American publisher asks to lease some rooms, his purpose to … Continue reading

The Rainmaker (January 10-26, 2002)

A Romantic Comedy by N. Richard Nash At the time of a paralyzing drought in the American West, we discover a girl whose father and two brothers are worried as much about her becoming an old maid as they are about their dying cattle. Every possible scheme to marry her off is without success. Nor is there any sign of … Continue reading

The Scarlet Pimpernel (May 2-18, 2002)

A Drama by Baroness Orczy, adapted by Beverley Cross First performed in 1903, The Scarlet Pimpernel was the most successful play of its day – archetypal Edwardian theatre and the precursor of romantic Hollywood historical epics. This new adaptation, first presented at England’s Chichester Festival and then as a long-run West End production, brings to modern audiences the tale of … Continue reading