Home

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JULY 15 

MONTY PYTHON”S SPAMALOT 

Academy Playhouse, Orleans 

spam resize (Page 1)

Back by Popular Demand!

Directed by Peter Earle
Music Direction by Chris Morris

BUY TICKETS

 

 

 

 


ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JUNE 24th 

ART 

The Cape Playhouse, Dennis Village 

art-buttonHow much would you pay for a white painting? Would it matter who the painter was? Would it be art? One of Marc’s best friends, Serge, has just bought a very expensive painting. It’s about five feet by four, all white with white diagonal lines. To Marc, the painting is a joke, but Serge insists Marc doesn’t have the proper standard to judge the work. This critically acclaimed comedy earned the Tony award for Best Play and has gone on to receive rave reviews across the world.


ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JUNE 24th 

NEXT TO NORMAL 

Woods Hole Theatre Company, Falmouth 

next-to-normalThe story follows a mother whose struggles with bipolar disorder andthe effects her illness and the attempts to alleviate it, have on her family.

 

 

BUY TICKETS


ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JULY 9 

PAINTING CHURCHES 

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater (WHAT) 

painting-768x349Gardner and Fanny Church are preparing to move out of their Beacon Hill house to their summer cottage on Cape Cod. Gardner, once a famous poet, now is retired. He slips in and out of senility as his wife Fanny valiantly tries to keep them both afloat. They have asked their daughter, Mags, to come home and help them move. Mags agrees, for she hopes as well to finally paint their portrait. She is now on the verge of artistic celebrity herself and hopes, by painting her parents, to come to terms with them and they with her.

BUY TICKETS 


ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JUNE 18th 

VISITING MR. GREEN 

Cotuit Center for the Arts, Black Box Theater 

Mr-Greenkopie

Visiting Mr Green  by Jeff Baron is a warm, witty, and  touching play about two very different menfrom two very different eras.  Octogenerian Mr. Green and early thirty something Ross Gardner, through circumstances that the play will reveal, are forced to spend time with each other on a regular basis. It is Mr Baron’s wonderfully crafted script makes their journey together a joy to behold.

BUY TICKETS 


ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JUNE 17th 

BAREFOOT IN THE PARK 

Theatre Workshop of NantucketBennett Hall, 62 Centre Street

TWN17BarefootWebSlide1200px

By Neil Simon. Nominated for the 1964 Tony Award for Best Play, Barefoot in the Park captures newlyweds who epitomize the maxim ‘opposites attract.’ Their marriage turns upside down after plumbing disasters, unexpected in-law visits, and matchmaking plots gone awry. Will Paul and Corie Bratter find peace and happiness despite their differences? “A bubbling, rib-tickling comedy” — The New York Times

Directed by Justin Cerne, Featuring Kaitlyn Jane Kurowski, Jeff Barry, Susan Lucier, Doug Rees, William Mogenson   BUY TICKETS 


_______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ SOME PAST PERFORMANCES:

WRINKLES, THE MUSICAL

Cape Cod Theatre Company, Harwich

June, 2017 

CCTC-Wrinkles-Logo-2017-with-website
In 2008, two dear friends celebrated their 60th birthdays. One went on a silent retreat for three weeks and wrote poetry. The other got a personal trainer, cosmetic dentistry, Botox, Juvaderm, and laser treatments. Using one of the poems, Hags and Crones as their inspiration, the two created the Wrinkles Review. The work was further shaped, developed, and directed by Broadway producer and longtime friend, Dani Davis as a “work in progress” performance at WHAT in 2010. Sold out houses and standing ovations encouraged the writers to keep working toward the development of an evening-length, two-act musical. With the intention of empowering older women, the writers based the script on real stories of Cape women ages 60-95 shared in workshops, interviews, and seminars. The Cape Cod Theatre Company presents the premiere of Wrinkles, the Musical, A Celebration of Women and Aging written by Naomi Turner and Wilderness Sarchild; directed by Nina Schuessler; with music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland, Cape recording artist Sarah Burrill, and composer and musical director Malcolm Granger. (Mature audience.)

REGULAR SINGING 

Cape Rep Theatre — In Brewster on Cape Cod 

RegularSingingThis wonderfully intimate drama, set on the 50th anniversary of John F. Kennedy’s assassination, unfolds in the Apple home in Rhinebeck, New York as the family shares a monumental evening together, one that is both unique and familiar to us all.— “A rare and radiant mirror of the way we live – and fail to live – now“ Ben Brantley, New York Times.

 

 


SEX WITH STRANGERS

WHAT – Wellfleet

June, 2017

strangers1-768x380When twenty-something star sex blogger and memoirist Ethan tracks down his idol, the gifted but obscure fortyish novelist Olivia, he finds they each crave what the other possesses. As attraction turns to sex, and they inch closer to getting what they want, both must confront the dark side of ambition and the trouble of reinventing oneself when the past is only a click away. By Laura Eason. Directed by Jeffry George.

AMADEUS 
The Provincetown Theater
June, 2017
AMADEUS-Poster1-1-1024x725
This Tony Award winning play tells the highly fictionalized biography of the lives of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his rival composer Antonio Salieri.

EDUCATING RITA 

Eventide Theatre Company – On The Gertrude Lawrence Stage in Dennis Village

May, 2017

Rita-Poster-page-001-281x300The play follows the relationship between a 26-year-old Liverpudlian working class hairdresser and Frank, a middle-aged university lecturer, during the course of a year. In the play Frank has no surname, but when the film was made he became Dr. Frank Bryant.

Susan (who initially calls herself Rita), dissatisfied with the routine of her work and social life, seeks inner growth by signing up for and attending an Open University course in English Literature.


RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN IN CHATHAM

Chatham Drama Guild

May, 2017

A musical journey featuring stories shared from Hammerstein’s
illustrious career spanning decades.

 


AN ILIAD

Cotuit Center for the Arts – In the Black Box Theater

May, 2017

CCFTCIliadthumbnailBy Lisa Peterson and Denis O’Hare. AN ILIAD is a modern-day retelling of Homer’s classic. Poetry and humor, the ancient tale of the Trojan War and the modern world collide in this captivating theatrical experience. Kevin Quill plays the lone figure onstage, fated to tell this story throughout history. “…I could go on listening to the storyteller forever.” – Cape Cod Times review.

 

 


May, 2017

May, 2017SALOME-D2-1-1024x905Oscar Wilde’s scandalous play takes place at King Herod’s birthday party. “The Man Who Has It All” only wants one thing- for his stepdaughter Salome to dance for him. He promises to give her absolutely anything in return. What she asks for is unbelievable.

 

 


JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT

Falmouth Theatre Guild

May, 2017Joseph2-1024x411

 

 

 

 

 

 


EVERY GOOD BOY DESERVES FAVOUR

a play by Tom Stoppard and Andre Previn

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 5Jung-Ho Pak, Conductor

May 2017

Shostakovitch_Triumphant_UpdateIn a rare theatrical event, the Cape Symphony and Cotuit Center for the Arts will pair one of the most dramatic symphonies ever written, Symphony No. 5 by Dmitri Shostakovich, with an extraordinary play for actors and orchestra by Andre Previn and Tom Stoppard, “Every Good Boy Deserves Favor.” Both works are a response to political oppression and celebrate freedom of thought. For the first time ever, the Cape Symphony is partnering with the Cotuit Center for the Arts to present this powerful music and play in one moving tribute to the enduring nature of the human spirit. These performances were part of the ArtSpring Cape Cod 2017 Festival.

6021b713de784cfa2b57b49730b3bfb8

 

 

 

 


[TITLE OF SHOW] 

Cotuit Center for the Arts, Black Box Theater

April, 2017

Title_of_Show_facebook_squareThis self-aware love-letter to musical theatre follows two struggling writers rushing to meet a deadline. Struggling writers Jeff and Hunter hear of a new musical theatre festival. The submission deadline is only three weeks away, but they have nothing to lose, so they agree to write until they have a finished project. While trying to think of what to write about Jeff suggests they write about what to write about. The pair name their show [title of show] taken from the festival’s application form. This musical explores creative expression as these writers and their friends learn more and more about themselves as people. Bowen and Bell’s love-letter to musical theatre is one sure to delight any lover of musicals.   BUY TICKETS


GEORGE ORWELL’S 1984

Tilden Arts Studio Theater

APRIL 2017

Published in 1949, the novel and subsequent stage adaptations are set in a world of constant war, ever present government surveillance, and, most notably, a political system dominated by a cult of personality and control of independent thinking by means of a constructed language called “newspeak” and a prohibition on “thoughtcrime.”

Poster for the production of 1984

“For centuries, the notion of free thought or expression has plagued scholars, playwrights and philosophers alike,” comments Trudeau. “Orwell’s 1984 drives a sharp spike into our consciousness by revealing a world where free expression isn’t simply restricted, but systematically erased.”

Part of ArtSpring Cape Cod, a grass-roots collaboration between multiple arts and culture organizations across the region occurring in the spring of 2017. #artspringcapecod


ALONE IN BERLIN: Film Screening, Reception, Panel Discussion

Writing Postcards - Alone in BerlinA true story of expression in Hitler’s 1940 Berlin. A panel discussion follows the film. Film/Reception/Panel.

  • Kevin Howard, Moderator (Chief Marketing and Community Engagement Officer at The Cape Cod Five Cents Savings Bank and former Executive Director of the Arts Foundation of Cape Cod).
  • Tim Miller (Features Editor and Film Critic for the the Cape Cod Times)
  • Nina Schuessler (Playwright and Producing Artistic Director at Cape Cod Theatre Company)
  • Jerry Forman (Attorney and Author).Museum admission is free for event attendees.

Alone in Berlin, A True Story of Expression is an ArtSpring Cape Cod Event; Presented by the Friends of the Cape & Islands Theater Coalition  in association with the Cape Cod Museum of Art, ArtWeek and the Cape Cinema

ArtSpring Cape Cod is a grass-roots collaboration between multiple arts and culture organizations across the region from April 27-May 7 2017.


THE GHOSTLIGHT PROJECT

Ghostlight LR-8

Creating light to remind the world what art can do to strengthen the human spirit. Inspired by the tradition of leaving a “ghost light” on in a darkened theater, these artists and communities will make a pledge to continued vigilance and increased advocacy for the freedom of artistic expression through the performing arts.

15875699_615013092039631_2453588947893223424_aThe Ghost Light Project aims to unite the community nationwide in solidarity. The project aims to create spaces – both literal and symbolic – that will serve as lights in the coming years, and to activate a network of people across the country working to support vulnerable communities. The event is free and all we ask is to bring a flashlight or some means of light (no lasers please) to shine at the sky.