Our 2013 Season
June 11 – 30, 2013
A gritty cowboy tale set in the Old West by Terry Twyman
In 1871 cowboys lived by the Golden Rule of fair play, hospitality, loyalty and honor. A greenhorn-cowpuncher with a zeal for life looks for adventure on the trail with a seasoned cattle driver and two Civil-War veterans. At the end of their harrowing drive they celebrate at the railhead’s make-shift saloon. Tension soon mounts when selling the herd becomes a difficult task testing their steely resolution. Filled with humor, grit and a never-say-die spirit, Saloon affirms that the human spirit is capable of extraordinary things. Contains mature language.
July 3 – 21, 2013
A frenzied financial world premiere by Joe Foust
Sly investments and double-dealing abound in the world première of this madcap financial comedy. For years Harold has helped his friends with their investments and his artful dodg-ing is about to collapse around him. With the help of his flakey father and naïve nephew can he hoodwink the Russian mob, bamboozle the SEC and keep his world from coming unhinged?
July 24 – August 11, 2013
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by James Lapine
This insightful and deeply moving Pulitzer Prize-winning musical was inspired by Georges Seurat’s pointillist masterpiece “A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte.” Seurat’s distinctive art and Sondheim’s music create a moving, poetic piece of theater which explores the challenges involved in understanding life and art. Oliver Award for Best New Musical.
August 14 – September 1, 2013
A murderously funny whodunit from the creator of "The Fox on the Fairway"
From the master of mayhem comes a whodunit filled with twists, turns and murderous pandemonium. 1930s actor William Gillette, world famous for his stage persona of Sherlock Holmes, invites colorful characters to his eccentric castle for the weekend. The festivities turn deadly when one of his guests ends up stabbed. Gillette must don his Holmes persona, sidestep danger, navigate his own secret passages and unmask the cul-prit’s murderous romp. Winner of 2012 Mystery Writers of America Edgar Allen Poe Award for Best Play.
September 4 – October 20, 2013
A heartfelt and hilarious family comedy by Tom Dudzick, creator of "Over the Tavern"
All heck breaks loose on South Division Street when a deathbed confession shakes the Nowak fam-ily to its core. In 1942 Buffalo, New York, Grandpa Nowak had a vision of peace and the Blessed Mother while working in the family barbershop. Since then, Clara and her three children have kept the faith and tended to Grandpa’s sidewalk shrine, which has been a beacon of hope to the neighbors and given prestige to the family. Unraveling the family legend leads to unexpected and uproarious results. “… will keep generations laughing. You have to see it to believe it." – Examiner.com