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ON STAGE NOW THROUGH AUGUST 20

BROADWAY BOUND

The Monomoy Theatre, Chatham

In the the third of Simon’s autobiographical trilogy Eugene and Stanley are coping with their parents’ relationship falling apart. When they land a job writing comedy skits for the radio, they decide to obscurely make fun of their own family.

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ON STAGE THROUGH AUGUST 21

SHAKSPEARE’S KING LEAR

Elements Theatre Company, Orleans

KingLear

Wishing to retire but not abdicate, Lear divides his kingdom between his three daughters, according to which of them is most eloquent in praising him. His favorite, Cordelia, says nothing and the kingdom is never the same. Chaos is set in motion as family loyalty is tested and inhuman aggression is unleashed as appetites of revenge and greed run rampant in this once unified kingdom.  BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH AUGUST 20

GREASE

The Academy Playhouse, Orleans

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The popular story of adolescence in the 1950s is brought to life on The Academy Playhouse stage! Danny Zuko and Sandy Dumbrowski fell for each other during a carefree summer fling. But when the school year begins, Danny is torn between his feelings for good-girl Sandy and his image with the T-Birds and the Pink Ladies. Book, Music, and Lyrics: Jim Jacobs, Warren Casey

Directed By: Peter Earle, Music Direction: Christopher Morris

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OPENING AUGUST 23 THROUGH AUGUST SEPTEMBER 3

THE MOUSETRAP

The Cape Playhouse, Dennis Village

On a snowy night at Monkswell Manor, young newlyweds welcome a group of strangers to their guest house, only to discover news of a murderer in their midst! A police investigation reveals the sordid details of each guest’s mysterious past, but not soon enough to stop the killer from striking again. Agatha Christie’s masterful whodunit weaves an intricate plot filled with nerve-rattling suspense, all leading up to the ultimate final twist!  BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 1

RED

Martha’s Vineyard Playhouse

By John Logan, Directed by MJ Bruder Munafo

In this riveting drama, Logan creates a searing portrait of master abstract expressionist Mark Rothko. In 1958-59, Rothko works in his New York studio with his young assistant, Ken, painting a series of murals for the famed Four Seasons restaurant. Over time, Ken gains the confidence to challenge him and Rothko faces the agonizing possibility that his crowning achievement could also become his undoing.   BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH AUGUST 27

 LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC

College Light Opera Company, Falmouth

Based on Bergman’s film Smiles Of A Summer Night, this beautiful musical was nominated for 12 Tony Awards and won 6.  A charming score and piquant book provide the perfect way to cap off the summer.  Join us for a “Night Waltz” during “A Weekend in the Country” where we “Send in the Clowns”. BUY TICKETS

 

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4

HAIRSPRAY THE BROADWAY MUSICAL

Cape Rep Theatre, Brewster

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH AUGUST 28

SELKIE: BETWEEN LAND AND SEA

Cape Cod Theatre Company – Home of Harwich Jr. Theatre

On the wild rocky coast of the islands north of Scotland, it is told ’round the peat fires that the selkies transform into beautiful lasses on Midsummer’s Eve and dance on the beach, celebrating the dual nature of the seal people – land and sea. This timeless myth chronicles the story of 16-year-old Elin Jean, who knows she is different from “the others.” She is drawn to the forbidden churn of the North Sea, where the islanders’ deepest fears are rooted. Filled with lyrical language, music and mysticism, this coming-of-age story will fascinate theatre-goers of all ages.  BUY TICKETS

 

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH SEPTEMBER 4

BUYER & CELLAR

Peregrine Theater Ensemble at WHAT, Wellfleet

Alex More has quite a story to tell. A struggling actor in L.A., he takes a job working in the Malibu basement of a beloved megastar, Barbara Streisand. One day, the Lady Herself comes downstairs to play. It feels like real bonding in the basement, but will their relationship ever make it upstairs? BUYER & CELLAR is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. BUY TICKETS

 

ON STAGE NOW THROUGH AUGUST 27

THE FULL MONTY

Theatre Workshop of Nantucket

The Full Monty, based on the film of the same name, sets the story in Buffalo, NY, as six unemployed steelworkers bond over their failures and strengths with their strip act.  Will they go “the full monty?”  We’ll find out this summer. BUY TICKETS

ON STAGE THROUGH AUGUST 27 

THE FAT ASS CANCER BITCH

Cotuit Center for the Arts – Art Studio

Edgy, unapologetic, funny, wickedly honest, hell-bent, and loudmouth, Christine Rathbun Ernst is a writer, poet, and performer. Her play about her battle with breast cancer, “Reconstruction or How I Learned to Pay Attention,” has been performed throughout New England. BUY TICKETS 

 

OPENING JUNE 7 TO JUNE 18

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

OPENING JUNE 9 TO JUNE 19 

NOW: THE SONGS OF KAREN CARPENTER

Cotuit Center for the Arts

We are proud to present NOW: the Songs of Carpenter, new original musical revue created by Ruth Condon of Brave Horse Music which will premiere at Cotuit Center for the Arts, Cotuit MA on June 9th, and run through the 19th of 2016. Now will explore the musical life of Karen & Richard Carpenter through their music, interspersed with audio & video recordings and projected images. BUY TICKETS