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Tokens of Affection – by Topher Payne • September 8, 2017

In this warm-hearted romantic comedy, Frank Garrett is caught completely of-guard when, his wife of 37 years, Jackie, announces she’s leaving. Her only explanation,“You don’t send me flwers.” Frank seeks solace and answers at the New York apartment of his son, Charlie, a video game designer.  When Charlie calls his sister, Claire, in a panic, he discovers Jackie has found refuge at Claire’s Connecticut home. Via a series of telephone conspiracies, the siblings join forces on a mission to get their parents back together – and more importantly, back in their own home. But complications arise when Frank is introduced to Rita, the lovely widow across the hall…

Directed by Scott Pollak


West Side Story –  Score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, Book by Peter Laurents • November 2017

West Side Story, winner of 10 Academy Awards, takes place in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York City in the 1960’s where gang turf wars rage between the ethnically diverse Jets and the Sharks. Taken from the classic Romeo and Juliet, this dramatic musical weaves the tale of two lovers who cross battle lines to defy stereotypes and overcome prejudice and hatred. Beautifully crafted songs, dazzling dance numbers, choreographed figt scenes and witt dialogue masterfully guide the audience through the classic tale of forbidden love. A rival just may be the one to teach us how to love.

Directed by Aggi Unga

 


Calendar Girls – by Tim Firth • January 2018

In the small town of Knapely, England, Annie Clarke has just lost her husband to leukemia. Wanting to provide a new sofa for the hospital’s family room in his memory, her best friend, Chris Harper, decides to raise money by selling a calendar that is slightly different from their usual fundraising projects. Now she needs only to convince 11 middle-aged women to pose nude and to find a photographer they trust to make it a work of art. Based on the true story of a group of extraordinary women whose charitable ventures become a global phenomenon and the fastest-selling play in British theatre history, Calendar Girls, is quirky, poignant and hilarious.

Directed by Kathy Murdoch


The Savannah Sipping Society – by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten • March 2018

In this delightful comedy, four unique Southern women, are drawn together by fate – and an impromptu happy hour – and decide it’s high time to reclaim their lives. Randa is struggling to cope with a career derailment, Dot is reeling from her husband’s recent demise, Marlafaye has blasted into Savannah in the wake of losing her husband to a 23- year-old and Jinx, a spunky fireball, offers her much-needed life coaching services to these women. Through laughter, hilarious misadventures and the occasional liquid refreshment, these middle-aged women bond and find the confidence to jumpstart their lives– and more importantly, to realize it’s never too late to make old friends.

Directed by Merrilee Robertson


The Pirates of Penzance – by W. S. Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan • May 2018

Gilbert and Sullivan’s most popular show, The Pirates of Penzance, is a rollicking, delightfully funny tale of a band of soft-tempered pirates. Mistakenly apprenticed to a pirate at the age of eight, the handsome Frederic is now 21 and, though quite fond of the pirates, chooses to abandon his profession and “lead a blameless life henceforth,” dedicating himself instead to their eradication.His “blameless life” collides with of a gaggle of beautiful maidens (one of whom steals his heart) and their father, the eccentric Major General. Just as Frederic is ready to lead a band of lily-livered policemen to take out the Pirate King and his men, a secret is uncovered that will change his fate forever.

Directed by Jane Pierrepont