The Skin of Our Teeth
By Thornton Wilder
Comedy | April 10 - 25
From the playwright of Our Town comes the story of the Antrobus family and how they survive, time and time again. They may seem like an ordinary family, but George and Mary Antrobus have been married for centuries and survived more than a few catastrophes. Along with their children and their maid, they can make it through everything, even if it is just by the skin of their teeth.
By Marc Camoletti
Translated by Beverley Cross & Frances Evans
Comedy | May 8 - 23
Bernard has not one but three fiancées—one Italian, one German and one American—all airline hostesses who frequently fly through Paris to see him. Bernard manages to keep them in the dark until one day, due to some (un)lucky scheduling, all three women show up at his apartment.
Book by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse
Music by John Kander
Lyriscs by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins
Musical | June 11 - 27
Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly, both on trial for murder, vie for attention from the press and from the celebrated defense attorney Billy Flynn. Kander and Ebb’s well known score features such songs as “All That Jazz,” “Cell Block Tango” and “Mr. Cellophane.”
Laughter on the 23rd Floor
By Neil Simon
Comedy | July 17 - August 1
Emmy-Award winner Stuart Margolin (Love, American Style; The Rockford Files) stars as over-the-top Max Prince. In this play inspired by Neil Simon’s time as a junior writer for Your Show of Shows, Lucas Brickman has just started writing for hit comedy-variety television program The Max Prince Show. He and his fellow writers compete to outwit each other and impress the host.
Created by Larry Gallagher
Musical | August 28 - September 12
This celebration of the songstresses of the 60s showcases classics such as Leslie Gore’s “It’s My Party,” Petula Clark’s “Downtown,” Aretha Franklin’s “Respect” and Janis Joplin’s “Me and Bobby McGee.”
The Tragedy of Hamlet
By William Shakespeare
Drama | October 2 - 17
In the midst of impending war, Prince Hamlet learns from the ghost of his father that he was murdered by Hamlet’s uncle, Claudius. With news of Claudius’ ascent to the throne and his hasty marriage to Hamlet’s mother, the Prince is forced to avenge his father’s death. Paralyzed by the task he must do, he rages against the situation he finds himself in, threatening his sanity and the future of the state. Shakespeare's timeless tragedy of murder, madness, treachery and revenge is generally considered his greatest masterpiece.
By Ira Levin
Drama | October 30 - November 14
IIn a gripping psychological thriller by the author of Rosemary’s Baby, students Susan and Larry are invited to the Brabissant Mansion. The caretakers, stricken by Susan’s resemblance to long-dead Veronica Brabissant, persuade her to impersonate Veronica to comfort the last living Brabissant daughter. Trapped in her role, Susan wonders whether she is really Susan at all…or has she been Veronica pretending all along?
A Christmas Carol
Book & Lyrics by Cathey Sawyer
Music by Joe Buttram
Arranged by Jeremy Fenn-Smith
Musical | December 4 - 20
Ring in the holidays with GVT’s adaptation of Dickens’ timeless tale of redemption. The Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future lead heartless Ebenezer Scrooge on a journey through his childhood innocence to the cold and lonely death that awaits him. After seeing what he has made of his life, Scrooge realizes that compassion and generosity are more powerful than all the money in the world.
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