The Elephant Man (Mar. 21 – Mar. 30, 2024)

The Elephant Man is based on the life of John Merrick who lived in London during the latter part of the nineteenth century. A Victorian surgeon rescues this heavily disfigured man who is mistreated while scraping a living as a sideshow
freak. Behind his monstrous façade there is revealed a person of kindness, intelligence and sophistication. This play won the Tony Award for best play in 1979.
Play Type: Drama
Audience Target: Age 14+, Mild adult themes
Run Time: 2 Hours

Is He Dead? (May 16 – May 25, 2024)

Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor’s prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Now a rich “widow,” he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to life, and marry Marie.
Play Type: A new comedy farce
Audience Target: Age 14+, Mild adult language
Run Time: 2 Hours