November 3-13, 2016

Over the River and Through the Woods

by Joe DiPietro, Directed by Patrick Brafford


Nick is a single, Italian-American guy from New Jersey. His parents retired and moved to Florida. That doesn't mean his family isn't still in Jersey. In fact, he sees both sets of his grandparents every Sunday for dinner. This is routine until he has to tell them he's been offered a dream job. The job he's been waiting for - marketing executive - would take him away from his beloved, but annoying, grandparents. He tells them. The news doesn't sit so well. Thus begins a series of schemes to keep Nick around. How could be betray his family's love to move to Seattle, for a job, wonder his grandparents? Well, Frank, Aida, Nunzio and Emma do their level best, and that includes bringing to dinner the lovely - and single - Caitlin  O'Hare as bait. . .we won't give the ending away!


January 12-22, 2017

Parfumerie

by E.P.Dowdall, Directed by Patrick Brafford


This new adaptation of the play that inspired several movies is a warm, gentle comedy that follows the tangled tale of Parfumerie employee George Horvath. Just days before Christmas, George's boss fires him after mistakenly suspecting him to be the lover of his unfaithful wife. Meanwhile, George's own love life goes awry when he discovers that the stranger he has fallen in love with through a secret correspondence is none other than Amalia Balash, a co-worker with whom he constantly feuds. For the employees of the Parfumerie, only the truth can lead to a happy resolution in this old-fashioned romantic Christmas tale. The source for three successful movies, Shop Around the Corner, In the Good Old Summertime, You've Got Mail and the popular Broadway musical She Love Me.


March 16-26,2017

God of Carnage

by Yasmina Reza,  Directed by Alan Mohney, Jr.


When some roughhousing between two eleven-year-olds erupts into real violence it brings together two sets of Brooklyn parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves  come off, leaving the couples with more than just their liberal principles in tatters. Winner of 2009 Tony Award.


April 20-30, 2017

Foolish Fishgirls and the Pearl

by Barbara Pease Weber, Directed by Vic Carr


Former deep sea divas, Coral and Oceana, didn't exactly have the "happily ever after" storybook lives that the two mermaids dreamed of when they rescued their handsome young sailors and swam ashore thirty years ago. Talk about unhappy endings! Coral's sailor, Fernando, took off with her treasure and returned home to his wife and fur kids in Venezuela. Oceana's dreamboat, Hans, hit the road with her treasure to live happily ever after with his boyfriend, Juergen, in Norway! When Coral and Oceana learn of a mermaid rescue involving a young Coast Guard Lieutenant whose car went off a nearby bridge, they dive into action to find the young, innocent mermaid and warn her about the perils and pitfalls of falling in love with mortal men. Helped by her cousin Marina who was unceremoniously dumped by the Captain when her treasure finally ran out, the trio of middle age former sea goddesses try to convince the young mermaid, Pearl, to hightail it back to the sea. A feisty fairytale about a mermaid's life...like Coral, Oceana and Marina you may find that "happily ever after" is closer than you think.