The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord

Written by: Scott Carter
Directed by: Byam Stevens

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An American Founding Father, a British Victorian novelist and a Russian revolutionary find themselves locked in a room from which there seems to be no exit. How can this trio escape? They will have to collaborate. This comedy of ideas reveals what happens when great men of history are forced to repeat it. From the Executive Producer of Real Time with Bill Maher.

“Funny and thought-provoking…hilariously theatrical!” Los Angeles Times

Performances are June 24 – July 5, 2015.
Wednesday-Saturday at 8 pm. Thursday and Sunday at 2 pm.
*No performance on July 4*

Post-performance TalkBacks follow our Thursday 2pm and Saturday 8pm shows.
Post-performance Panel Forum follows our Sunday, June 28 2pm show.

The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens, and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord is  sponsored by Carol and Richard Seltzer
Byam Stevens is sponsored by Karen and Chuck Schader & Alba and Bob Tutnauer
The Production Design sponsor is Kathleen Lovell

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Halcyon Days

Written By: Deirdre Kinahan
Directed by: James Warwick

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Patricia storms into the nursing-home conservatory where Sean sits alone, submerged in his memories. Her feisty zest for life prompts an intriguing intimacy—by turns charming and combative, tender and funny. A witty, touching play about reawakening to life’s possibilities, from one of Ireland’s most celebrated contemporary playwrights. Winner of a prestigious Edinburgh Festival Fringe First Award. Featuring Jill Tanner (The Retreat From Moscow) and Anderson Matthews (The Interrogation of Nathan Hale and The Drawer Boy).

 “Tickles the funnybone as much as it pulls at the heartstrings.” Evening Herald

Performances are July 9 – July 19, 2015.
Wednesday-Saturday at 8 pm. Thursday and Sunday at 2 pm.

Post-performance TalkBacks follow our Thursday 2pm and Saturday 8pm shows.
Post-performance Panel Forum follows our Sunday, July 12- 2pm show.

Halcyon Days is sponsored by Marty and Jane Schwartz
The Sunday Panel Discussion is sponsored by Baystate / Nobel
James Warwick (Director) is sponsored by Wendy and Gary Davis
Anderson Matthew (Actor) is sonsored by Andy and Lee Myers
Production Design is Sponsored by Dr. Richard & Shelley Holzman and Judy & Marty Bloomfield

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Memory House

Written By: Kathleen Tolan
Directed by: Sheila Siragusa

It’s New Year’s Eve in a New York apartment. Maggie hovers as her teenage daughter Katia tries to finish her college application—due by midnight. Katia picks tonight—of all times—to challenge Maggie on the ethics of her adoption from Russia, while Maggie picks tonight to learn to bake a pie. Honest, sharp-witted, sharp-tongued, and ultimately deeply loving.

“A captivating emotional ballet that is also a moving demonstration of the strenuous work that goes into good mothering.” New York Times

Performances are July 29 – August 9, 2015
Wednesday July 29 is a preview performance
Wednesday-Saturday at 8 pm. Thursday and Sunday at 2 pm.

Post-performance TalkBacks follow our Thursday 2pm and Saturday 8pm shows.
Post-performance Panel Forum follows our Sunday, August 2- 2pm show.

Memory House is sponsored by Fred and Jessica Olefson
Sheila Siragusa (Director) is sponsored by Dorothy Benzian
Production Design is sponsored by Wilmot Hastings and Gwenn Earl Evitts
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Blink

Written By: Phil Porter
Directed by: Daniel Elihu Kramer

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This is the tale of Jonah and Sophie. And a fox called Scruffilitis. And an old green coat. It’s a love story. A quirky love story, but a love story all the same. A charming, delicate, and darkly funny play about virtual reality, fear of intimacy, and love in the digital age. Featuring Joel Ripka (Nibroc Trilogy, Wittenberg, The Swan).

 “Blink is everything you want in a relationship play: funny, painful, affecting.” New York Times

Performances are August 13 – 23, 2015.
Wednesday-Saturday at 8 pm. Thursday and Sunday at 2 pm.

Post-performance TalkBacks follow our Thursday 2pm and Saturday 8pm shows.
Post-performance Panel Forum follows our Sunday, August 16- 2pm show.

Blink is  sponsored by Carl and Rhonda Steeg
Daniel Elihu Kramer (Director) is sponsored by Barbara and Douglas Brand
The Production Design sponsor is Jan Winkler and Hermine Drezner

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