By Neil Simon
Feb 6-28, 2015
Leon Tolchinsky is ecstatic. He’s landed a terrific teaching job in an idyllic Russian hamlet. When he arrives he finds people sweeping dust from the stoops back into their houses and people milking upside down to get more cream. The town has been cursed with Chronic Stupidity for 200 years and Leon’s job is to break the curse. No one tells him that if he stays over 24 hours and fails to break the curse, he too becomes Stupid. But, he has fallen in love with a girl so Stupid that she has only recently learned how to sit down.
Little Women: the musical
Music by Jason Howland
Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein
Book by Allan Knee
Based on the novel by Louisa May Alcott
Directed by Shelby Maticic
May 1-23, 2015
Based on Louisa May Alcott’s life, Little Women, follows the adventures of sisters Jo, Meg, Beth and Amy March. Jo is trying to sell her stories for publication, but the publishers are not interested – her friend Professor Bhaer tells her that she has to do better and write more from herself. Begrudgingly taking this advice, Jo weaves the story of herself and her sisters and their experience growing up in Civil War America.
Beyond Musketeers: Utopia Lost
An original adaptation by the 2015 Brelby Writer’s Circle
Directed by Brian Maticic
July 10- Aug 1, 2015
An original adaptation of the classic story of the three musketeers, this adventure brings the tale to life like you’ve never seen it before. In a dystopian future, these heroes will band together to fight for what they believe in. Adventure, intrigue, and plenty of onstage battles.
By William Shakespeare
Sept 25-26, Oct 2-3, 9-10, 15-16 @ 7:30pm
Sept 26-27, Oct 4, 10-11, 17 @ 2:00pm
Prospero, Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his own brother, holds sway over an enchanted island. He is comforted by his daughter Miranda and served by his spirit Ariel and his deformed slave Caliban. When Prospero raises a storm to wreck this perfidious brother and his confederates on the island, his long contemplated revenge at last seems within reach.
Imbued with a spirit of magic and the supernatural, The Tempest is Shakespeare’s late great masterpiece of forgiveness, generosity and enlightenment.
Non-fat Soy Peppermint Mocha Latte…with Sprinkles
(A tale of holiday Spirit)
By Brian Maticic
Dec 4-5, 10-12, 17-18 @ 7:30pm, Dec 5-6, 12-13, 19 @ 2:00pm
In this modern reimagination of Dicken’s classic “A Christmas Carol,” we follow the journey of Darren in his attempts to dodge the Spirit of the season. Literally. An over caffeinated “spirit-in-training” makes it her mission to reignite Darren’s long absent passion for the holidays. Will Darren’s frozen heart melt for his festive co-worker Trish? Or will the strain of his own holiday tragedy overshadow the true meaning of the season?