Final show for 2018
By Bruce Norris
Directed by Daren A.C. Carollo
October 5 – November 11
Can a house be haunted by more than just memories? A Tony and Pulitzer Prize-winning spin-off of the classic A Raisin In The Sun, this hilarious satire examines how attitudes toward race and property change over the years and yet so much remains the same.
A special talkback session will be held with San Francisco Chronicle columnist, Otis Taylor, after the performance on Friday October 19.
Clybourne Park contains adult language and may be inappropriate for chilrem ages 13 and under. Please use discretion.
Hand to God
By Robert Askins
Directed by Patrick Nims
January 18th – February 17th
Fearsome and hilarious hand puppet Tyrone bewitches young Jason and forcing a side-splitting showdown between the forces of good and evil. This devilishly clever Bay Area Community Theatre Premiere shows the dark side of arts and crafts. Rated R for adult language and situations.
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by George Firth
Directed by Dennis Lickteig
Musical Direction by Mark Dietrich
March 29th -May 5th
Stephen Sondheim’s Tony-winning exploration of adult relationships still resonates today, filled with famous songs like “Another Hundred People”, “Being Alive”, and the classic “The Ladies Who Lunch”. This show will be a must see!
Come Back, Little Sheba
by William Inge
Directed by Dana Anderson
May 24th – June 23rd
Doc and Lola live in a loveless marriage burdened by the weight of the past. Young Marie joins their household and blows apart their tragic relationship, bringing them face to face with reality. Altarena’s production promises to bring tears to our audience’s eyes.
The Clean House
by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Jaqui Herrera Frankle
August 9th – September 8th
Sarah Ruhl’s quirky comedy of manners is a lyrical of modern marriage and modern housekeeping demonstrating that there are many kinds of love and many levels of cleanliness, but you still can’t get a tree on a plane.
What the Butler Saw
by Joe Orton
Directed by Sue Trigg
October 4th – November 3rd
Join us at Dr. Prentice’s psychiatric clinic, where the staff are just as much in need of treatment as the patients – maybe more! If you liked Boeing-Boeing and One Man, Two Guvnors, you’ve love this crazy English farce!