2010 – 2011 Season Schedule
An award-winning play by August Wilson
Director: Lionel Downer
Show dates: November 5, 6, 12, 13, 19 & 20, 2010 – Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM
November 14, 2010 – Sunday Matinee at 4 PM
Fences, the sixth play in August Wilson’s ten-part Pittsburgh Cycle, explores the evolving African-American experience and examines race relations, among other themes. Set in the 1950’s, Fences earned Wilson the 1987 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and a Tony Award for Best Actor for James Earl Jones.
A Tony Award-Winning Musical by John Kander & Fred Ebb
Director: Ruby Des Jardins; Music Director: TBA
Show dates: February 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25 & 26, 2011 – Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM
February 20, 2011 – Sunday Matinee at 4 PM
Cabaret is set in 1929 Berlin as the Nazis are rising to power; it focuses on nightlife at the seedy Kit Kat Klub (a constant metaphor for the tenuous and threatening state of late Weimar Germany), and on the relationship between performer Sally Bowles and young writer Cliff Bradshaw.
SARAH & ADDIE
Short West Indian Comedies by Anton C. Teytaud
Director: Eileen Bishop Des Jardins
Show dates: March 18, 19, 25, 26, April 1 & 2, 2011 – Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM
March 27, 2011 – Sunday Matinee at 4 PM
Written in Crucian dialect, Sarah & Addie is a collage of lustily entertaining vignettes centering on the island “market women” of the 40’s and 50’s who were looked to as important sources of humorous commentary, philosophy and the daily wisdom of the times.
A Comedy by Matthew Wilkas & Mark Setlock
Director: Christine Thomas
Show dates: May 6, 7, 13, 14, 20 & 21, 2011 – Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM
May 15, 2011 – Sunday Matinee at 4 PM
Welcome to the hilarious, terrifying and surreal world of child beauty pageants. Pinky Corningfield will do anything to make sure her little angel wins the title Supreme Queen. Glitz. Glamour. Money. Really, really small false teeth.
THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB
A Comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope & Jamie Wooten
Director: Sylvia Brady
Show dates: July 8, 9, 15, 16, 22 & 23, 2011 – Fridays & Saturdays at 8 PM
July 17, 2011 – Sunday Matinee at 4 PM
Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. The Dixie Swim Club, a hilarious and touching comedy, focuses on four of those weekends spanning a period of 33 years.