Current Season

poster lunagale

luna gale

by Rebecca Gilman
directed by D. Lynn Meyers
September 8—27, 2015

REGIONAL PREMIERE DRAMA. Caroline, a veteran social worker, thinks she has a typical case on her hands when she meets Peter and Karlie, two teenage drug addicts accused of neglecting their baby. But, when she places their infant daughter in the care of Karlie's mother, Caroline ignites a family conflict that exposes a shadowy, secretive past—and forces her to make a risky decision. Powerful and arresting, this is a heartbreaking and unforgettable tale about moral ambiguity and knowing how to do good in the world.

poster buyercellar

buyer and cellar

by Jonathan Tolins
October 13—november 1, 2015

REGIONAL PREMIERE COMEDY. What’s a renowned diva to do with decades of memories? And where to put the acres of memorabilia bursting the seams of her lavish Malibu estate? If you’re Barbra Streisand, you enshrine them in a mini-mall in your basement where you can pretend to go shopping! Out-of-work actor Alex More can’t pass up an offer to play shopkeeper for one tough customer who doesn’t let anyone rain on her parade. Soon it begins to take a toll on his patience, his love life, and his view of people (who need people).

poster cinderella


book by Joseph McDonough
lyrics by David Kisor
music by Fitz Patton
Directed by D. Lynn Meyers
december 2, 2015—january 3, 2016

FAMILY-FRIENDLY MUSICAL.What do you get when you combine a nearsighted bookworm heroine, two fabulously self-absorbed stepsisters, one devilishly diva stepmother, along with a self-empowering Well-Wisher? A fun spin on the classic fairy tale that demonstrates being smart is true beauty! When the King pressures his romantically challenged son to choose a bride from hundreds of “applicants,” a cross-country tour of the kingdom ensues to reunite a missing sneaker—yes a sneaker!—with its rightful owner.

poster grounded


by George Brant
directed by Michael Evan Haney
January 26—February 14, 2016

REGIONAL PREMIERE DRAMA. An unexpected pregnancy ends an ace fighter pilot’s career in the sky. Reassigned to operate remote-controlled military drones in the Middle East from a windowless trailer outside Las Vegas, she hunts terrorists by day and returns to her family each night. As the pressure to track a high-profile target mounts, the boundaries between the desert in which she lives and the one she patrols half a world away begin to blur. The struggle to navigate her dual identities may be her toughest mission yet.

poster annapurna


by Sharr White
March 22—April 10, 2016

REGIONAL PREMIERE DRAMA. What if you had experienced the defining moment of your life—but couldn't remember it? Twenty years ago, Emma walked out on her husband, cowboy-poet Ulysses, in the middle of the night. Now, hearing he’s in dire straits, she tracks him down to the wilds of Colorado in a grungy trailer. He’s working on his magnum opus, hooked to an oxygen tank, and cooking breakfast in the buff. Their reunion, charged by rage and compassion, is a story that rides the fine line between tragedy and comedy.

poster violet


book & lyrics by Brian Crawley
music by Jeanine Tesori
based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts
May 3—22, 2016

AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL. With a score of show-stopping anthems ranging from American-roots to folk to gospel, this is the story of a young woman’s quest for beauty amidst the image-obsessed landscape of the 1960s. Facially disfigured in a childhood accident, Violet hops a bus, seeking a televangelist in Oklahoma she believes can heal her. Along the way, she forms unlikely friendships with her fellow riders, including a young, African-American soldier whose love for her reaches far past her physical “imperfections.”


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