Tarantara! Tarantara! (May 10-19, 2012)

A Musical Book, music, and lyrics by Ian Taylor. With music by Sir Arthur Sullivan. This delightful small-scale musical tells the story of the famous Gilbert and Sullivan partnership filled with the incredible successes and the divisions that would threaten their collaboration. We see the highs: their meeting, the association with impresario Richard D’Oyly Carte, the mounting achieve-ments in comic … Continue reading

Bus Stop (March 15-24, 2012)

A Drama by William Inge In this warm and affecting hit drama, with romantic and some comedic elements, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright William Inge examines some of the many faces of love. Bus Stop is about a group of strangers travelling by bus stranded in a rural Kansas diner during a freak snowstorm. The compelling narrative observes eight characters as they … Continue reading

The Play’s the Thing (January 12-21, 2012)

A Comedy by Ferenc Molnar The Play’s The Thing is one of the funniest comedies ever written about the theatre. In it, playwright Turai and his collaborator bring a young composer, Albert Adam, on a surprise visit to a castle on the Italian Rivera with their prima donna, Ilona, Albert’s fiancee. When Albert overhears his beloved being wooed in her … Continue reading

Crown Matrimonial (November 17-26, 2011)

A Drama by Royce Ryton This year sees the 75th anniversary of the 1936 abdication crisis which brought the diffident and stuttering King George VI to the throne, an event depicted in the recent highly successful film, The King’s Speech. It is this crisis which is at the heart of Royce Ryton’s play, showing us the volatile relationship between Queen … Continue reading

The Winslow Boy (September 29 – October 8, 2011)

A Drama by Terence Ratigan Based on a true incident, The Winslow Boy is considered by some to be the finest work of the brilliant British writer Sir Terence Ratigan, a master of the “well made play” and immensely popular at the box office during his life time. In the play, young Ronnie Winslow is accused of theft and is … Continue reading