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ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JUNE 5

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING ERNEST

Provincetown Theatre

earnest-final-791x1024One of Wilde’s most beloved works, the play takes a satirical look at Victorian London. Wilde’s madcap farce continues to delight audiences with its eccentric characters and rapid-fire wit, involving plot lines of mistaken identities and lovers’ entanglements.

Obie Award winner David Drake directs this INCREDIBLE cast of Provincetown favorites.

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ON STAGE NOW THROUGH MAY 29

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM

Eventide Theatre Company

imagesBroadway’s greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum takes comedy back to its roots, combining situations from time-tested, 2000 year old comedies of Roman playwright Plautus with the infectious energy of classic vaudeville.  BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JUNE 12

RING OF FIRE, THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH

Cape Cod Theatre Company – Home of Harwich Jr. Theatre

From the opening chords of vintage Country to Rockabilly, Rock n’ Roll, searing ballads, and gentle songs of love and deep faith,Ring of Fire packs a score that provides a rich fabric in which to lay down the story of Johnny Cash. The great biopic, Walk the Line, told the story of the events and incredible struggles and triumphs of Cash’s life. BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JUNE 5

MY NAME IS ASHER LEV

Cape Rep Theatre

AsherLevLowresBy Aaron Posner, adapted from the book by Chaim Potok.  Directed by Maura Hanlon

The story of a boy in post-war Brooklyn whose budding genius as a painter threatens to destroy his relationship with his strict orthodox faith and his deeply religious parents. How can you choose between art and faith when your soul cries out for both?  —Adapted from the best selling novel by Chaim Potok. Winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best New Off Broadway play.   BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH JUNE 11

GIRLFRIEND

WHAT — Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater

2016-Poster-Girlfriend-web-664x1024Nebraska, the 1990s. Two teenage boys – one a social outcast, the other the quintessential jock – explore a relationship during a summer of self-discovery between high school graduation and the rest of their lives. Set to the irresistible songs from Matthew Sweet’s landmark pop album of the same name, this rock musical gives voice to those of us who grew up in small towns, those of us who didn’t quite fit in and learned we were somehow different, and anybody who remembers the terror and thrill of first love.  BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH MAY 29:

STEEL MAGNOLIAS

Cotuit Center for the Arts

Steel_Magnolias_ButtonA group of Louisiana women bond and gossip at a local beauty shop while following the marriage and motherhood of one of the customer’s daughters. M’Lynn is the mother of bride-to-be Shelby and as friend Truvy fixes the women’s hair for the ceremony, they welcome a helping hand from aspiring beautician Annelle. Diabetic Shelby has a health scare, which is averted but doesn’t bode well for her hopes of having children. Time passes, and the women and their friends encounter tragedy and good fortune, growing stronger and closer in the process.  BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH MAY 28

THE UNEXPECTED MAN

Cape Cod Theatre Company – Home of Harwich Jr. Theatre

CCTC_Unexpected-Man_LouAndNina-250Two strangers on a train. One is a famous author, the other a great admirer of his. Yasmina Reza’s play is about a journey that begins as a trip from Paris to Frankfurt and becomes an adventure of the mind. Stars Nina Schuessler (CCTC Producing Artistic Director) and local favorite Lou Maloof.

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OPENING MAY 26

THE ODD COUPLE

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

oddcouple-1200x576Opening this season is the Tony Awarding-Winning Neil Simon classic comedy, The Odd Couple.  Love, marriage and friendship abound as the fastidious Florence and the slovenly Olive decide to share an apartment together, after their lives have been turned upside down.  “…There is scarcely a moment that is not hilarious”–The New York Times.  BUY TICKETS

OPENING JUNE 2

HIGH TIME

Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

In 1963 in a big house in Newton, Massachusetts rented by Dr. Timothy Leary and Dr. Richard Alpert, heads of Harvard’s Center for Personality and Research, guided psychedelic research trips were conducted with the best and the brightest in hopes of unlocking the mystery of LSD and its power to increase human potential. This new play details a 12-hour acid trip with Leary, poet Allen Ginsberg, Englishman Alan Watts, Mary Meyer, JFK’s last mistress, Rosemary Woodruff, a beautiful young dancer and Lisa Bieberman, Leary’s devoted assistant. Set against the day Leary and Alpert are fired from Harvard, effectively ending all serious LSD research, the trip takes a rogue turn in this mind-expanding comedy.  BUY TICKETS

OPENING JUNE 2

THE WOOLGATHERER

Cotuit Center for the Arts – Black Box Theater

woolgathererTruck driver, Cliff, meets a a clerk, Rose, at a southern Philadelphia five-and-dime. Rose invites Cliff back to her apartment while Cliff’s truck is being fixed.  The two strangers soon come to realize that they have much more in common than they first expected. Written by William Mastrosimone, directed by Holly Erin McCarthy.  BUY TICKETS

OPENING JUNE 7

LAST OF THE RED HOT LOVERS

The Cape Playhouse

lovers_small-360x200Neil Simon’s irresistible comedy follows the story of Barney Cashman, a seafood restaurateur who is deep in the throes of a midlife crisis. Bored with a humdrum existence, he musters the courage to join the sexual revolution before it’s too late by embarking upon a series of attempts to seduce three eccentric women. America’s favorite playwright brings together humanity and hilarity in a fun-filled, bumpy ride of self-discovery as Barney grapples with how to start living a fuller life.  BUY TICKETS