Anything to Declare? (May 18-27, 2017)

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Anything to Declare? by Maurice Hennequin and Pierre Veber   Translated and adapted by Greg Leaming Paris, 1912. The well-to-do Dupont family is thrilled that their naïve young daughter has wed a wealthy count — until they learn that the marriage has yet to be consummated after more than a month! Given mere days to provide his incensed mother-in-law with the … Continue reading

The Deep Blue Sea (Sept 24 – Oct 7, 2017)

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The season will open with the British Drama, The Deep Blue Sea by Sir Terence Rattigan. The Deep Blue Sea offers a portrait of a woman caught between forbidden love and the fear of loneliness, or the devil and the deep blue sea. It is now considered one of Rattigan’s greatest triumphs. It was first produced at the Duchess Theatre, … Continue reading

Born Yesterday (Nov 17 – Dec 2, 2017)

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The second play, running between November 17 and December 2, 2017, will be the glorious classic of the American stage which enjoyed one of the longest runs in history, Born Yesterday by Garson Kanin. It has roles for 12 men and 5 women. A Broadway triumph-turned-1950 Academy Award-nominated film, Born Yesterday is a deliciously witty screwball comedy about a corrupt businessman trying … Continue reading

Trap For A Lonely Man (Jan 21 – Feb 3, 2018)

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Summed up as “a psychological thriller shrouded in mystery, a tortuous plot and a killer twist at the end!” Trap For A Lonely Man (original French title Piege pour un homme seul) by Robert Thomas translated by Lucienne Hill and John Sutro will play from January 21 to February 3, 2018. It would undoubtedly be more famous had Alfred Hitchcock … Continue reading

The Chalk Garden (Mar 18-31, 2018)

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The Chalk Garden by Enid Bagnold. It is simplistic to describe it as a Comedy Drama – in reality, it is a beautifully-written and thoughtful drama disguised as a drawing room comedy. Mrs. St. Maugham lives in her substantial but faded manor house by the sea in Sussex, where the garden is composed of lime and chalk. She is taking care … Continue reading

See How They Run (May 13-26, 2018)

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The final play of the season will be See How They Run by Philip King, which will run from May 13 to May 26, 2018. This classic English farce was first seen in 1940 and is constantly being revived, both professionally and with community theatre groups. In 2006, the British Theatre Guide wrote that “It remains arguably the funniest farce … Continue reading