The Deep Blue Sea (Sept 28 – 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

The Deadly Game (January 21-30, 2016)

Adapted by James Yaffe from the novel by Friedrich Dürrenmatt. Three retired lawyers in a remote village in the Swiss Alps amuse themselves by going through the legal ceremony of prosecuting strangers who drop in. One evening, a stranded American travelling salesman is their guest, having run his car into a snowdrift during a fierce blizzard. Although the men’s ‘deadly … Continue reading

Love Letters (June 11-20, 2015)

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A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Love Letters centres on two characters who sit side by side at tables and read the notes, letters and cards – in which over nearly 50 years, they discuss their hopes and ambitions, dreams and disappointments, victories and defeats – that have passed between them throughout their separated lives. “LOVE LETTERS is … Continue reading

84 Charing Cross Road (November 20-29, 2014)

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In 1949, when Helene Hanff was a struggling and unsuccessful author, she started to write to Marks and Co., a London bookshop, inquiring about editions of the obscure classics and English literature she loved. Her book, 84 Charing Cross Road, first published in 1970, chronicles her twenty years of correspondence with Frank Doel, the manager of the shop. As time … Continue reading

The Heiress (January 16-25, 2014)

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An American Drama by Ruth and Augustus Goetz First seen in 1947, this juicy, high-toned melodrama was recently revived on Broadway to great acclaim. Based on Henry James’ short 1880 novel Washington Square it recounts the conflict between a dull but sweet daughter and her domineering father. The plot is based upon a true story told to the author by … Continue reading

Taking Sides (November 6-9, 2013)

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Taking Sides is set in post-World War II Germany and contains offensive language and subject matter which some may find disturbing. Discretion is strongly advised.  View trailer Directed by Michael James Burgess Designed by Karen Edgley   Taking Sides, a Drama by Ronald Harwood, best known for his plays for the British stage as well as the screenplays for Quartet, The Dresser and The Pianist, … Continue reading

Taking Sides (March 7-16, 2013)

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Taking Sides is set in post-World War II Germany and contains offensive language and subject matter which some may find disturbing. Discretion is strongly advised. View the trailer (contains Nazi imagery and sounds) | View an edited version of the trailer with Nazi references omitted Directed by Michael James Burgess Designed by Karen Edgley   Taking Sides, a Drama by Ronald … Continue reading

Twelve Angry Jurors (November 8-17, 2012)

A drama by Reginald Rose | Adapted from the television play by Sherman L. Sergel A 19-year-old boy has just stood trial for the fatal stabbing of his father. It looks like an open-and-shut case-until one of the jurors begins opening the others’ eyes to the facts. During the discussions each juror reveals his or her own character as the … Continue reading