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2018 Mainstage Season
OPENS APRIL 27
A small Norwegian town survives on the popularity of their bath houses until one man discovers that the water is contaminated. The crisis brings out the best in some and the worst in others as people decide how to respond to the man who threatens their way of life.
OPENS JUNE 1
A hilarious double feature simultaneously tipping its hat to Hollywood’s Golden Age and the Marx Brothers’ comic genius. With a first act filled with songs from the 1930s and the second act a hilarious retelling of Chekhov’s The Bear, this farce is sure to keep you laughing.
OPENS JULY 13
This wild farce matches wit with humor in the story of one woman and her troubles with love, told hilariously through rhyme. The widow Celimene runs the most fashionable salon in 1666 France and is the most desired woman in the city. Suddenly a stranger arrives who will turn her life upside down and teach her how to live again. A saucy, hilarious updating of Moliere’s The Misanthrope.
OPENS AUGUST 23
Written by the man who brought you The Marvelous Wonderettes, this country-western celebration brings together two women determined to have a good time. They’ll keep you entertained with great hits like “Stand By Your Man,” “These Boots Were Made for Walkin’” and “Wide Open Spaces” all while keeping you clean and fresh.
OPENS SEPTEMBER 21
Shakespeare’s tragedy is a political thriller in which politics collide when Brutus and chief conspirator, Cassius, intervene to stop Caesar’s rise to absolute power. Instead of redeeming the republic their regicide throws the country into chaos.
OPENS OCTOBER 26
A World Premiere play with music that celebrates and chronicles the life of Ada "Bricktop" Smith. Born in Alderson, WV, Bricktop, a singer and dancer, rose to fame as a nightclub owner during the Jazz Age. She opened Chez Bricktop's in Paris in 1926, eventually became the darling of Paris nightlife and was nicknamed the "Doyenne of Café Society.
OPENS DECEMBER 7
Celebrate the season with GVT’s adaptation of Dickens’ timeless Christmas classic. Travel with Ebenezer Scrooge as the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future lead him on a journey through his childhood innocence to the cold and lonely death that awaits him. After seeing the consequences of the path that he has chosen he learns the true meaning of Christmas.
The Night Thoreau Spent in Jail, 2013. Max Arnaud* and Hannah McGinley*. *denotes members of Actors’ Equity Association. Photo by 84 Agency.