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RING OF FIRE: THE JOHNNY CASH MUSICAL
A musical by Richard Maltby Jr.
Directed by Matthew McCoy
January 15 – February 21
From the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash comes this unique musical about love and faith, struggle and success, rowdiness and redemption, and home and family. More than two dozen classic hits, including I Walk the Line, A Boy Named Sue, Folsom Prison Blues, and the title tune, paint a musical portrait that promises to be a footstompin’, crowd-pleasin’ salute to a uniquely American legend. Always…Patsy Cline fans will love this tribute to The Man in Black.
THE GIN GAME
A comedy by Donald L. Coburn
Directed by Sue Trigg
March 11 – April 10
In this Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy, Weller and Fonsia both dislike their seedy nursing home and both enjoy gin rummy. As they play, they reveal intimate details of their lives. They become closer and closer, but as Fonsia wins the games again and again, Weller has to choose between friendship and competition.
THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA
A musical by Craig Lucas and Adam Guettel
Directed by Stewart Lyle
May 6 – June 12
An Italian vacation, young love, and a parent’s heart-rending decision are all part of this Tony Award-winning Broadway hit. During their travels in Florence, Margaret Johnson and her beautiful daughter Clara are swept up in the city’s romantic charm. As gorgeous music swells, dashing young Fabrizio captures Clara’s heart and Margaret must decide whether to reveal Clara’s tragic secret or give the young lovers her blessing.
THE BOOK OF LIZ
A comedy by David and Amy Sedaris
Directed by Matt Davis
August 12 – September 11
This skewed take on The Pilgrim’s Progress comes from the comedic geniuses David and Amy Sedaris of NPR and Strangers With Candy fame. Sister Elizabeth Donderstock of the Squeamish religious order gives up her life’s work – making extraordinarily delicious cheese balls – to try her luck in the real world. Her wandering adventures lead her to an array of quirky and hilarious characters as she struggles to figure out where she belongs.
A play by Thornton Wilder
Directed by Clay David
October 7 – November 13
This American dramatic classic spans almost 13 years in the town of Grover’s Corners, a quintessential small community reflecting the hopes and dreams, the failures and successes, of people everywhere. This production, with live music throughout, finds the heartbeat of every well-worn line, every familiar word. Even if you know this iconic Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, we guarantee you’ll experience something new.