MAINSTAGE Season 2022-23
Sept 9-25, 2022
“Froggy” LeSueur, a British demolition expert, often visits a fishing lodge in rural Georgia so he may occasionally run training sessions at a nearby army base. For this visit to Georgia, “Froggy” has brought along a friend, a pathologically shy young man named Charlie who is overcome with fear at the thought of making conversation with strangers. So “Froggy,” before departing, tells all assembled that Charlie is from an exotic foreign country and speaks no English. Once Charlie is alone the fun really begins.
Oct 21-Nov 6, 2022
Successful romance novelist Paul Sheldon is rescued from a car crash by his “number one fan,” Annie Wilkes. He wakes to find himself captive in her secluded home. While Paul is convalescing, Annie reads his latest book and becomes enraged when she discovers the author has killed off her favorite character, Misery Chastain. Annie forces Paul to write a new Misery novel. The irate Annie has Paul writing as if his life depends on it, and it does.
Dec 2-18, 2022
WOV, a little New York City radio station, records a broadcast for American soldiers serving overseas in World War II. The harassed producer, the drunken lead singer, the second banana who dreams of singing a ballad, the delivery boy who wants a chance in front of the mic, and the young trumpet player who chooses a fighter plane over Glenn Miller.
Jan 20-Feb 5, 2023
Sports produces great human drama and there is no greater sports icon to bring to theatrical life than Hall of Fame football coach Vince Lombardi - unquestionably one of the most inspirational and quotable personalities of all time. But before the triumphs and honors of football’s Super Bowl trophy being named for him, few know the real story of Lombardi the man—his inspirations, his passions and ability to drive people to achieve what they never thought possible.
Mar 3-19, 2023
The Sycamores are a madcap group of eccentrics, marching to the beat of their own drum, with pride and joy. In contrast to these delightful people are the unhappy Kirbys. Tony, the attractive young son of the Kirbys, falls in love with Alice Sycamore and brings his parents to dine at the Sycamore home on the wrong evening. The shock sustained by the Kirbys, who are invited to eat cheap food, shows Alice that marriage with Tony is out of the question. Meanwhile, Tony, who discovers that the Sycamores are right and his own family is wrong, will not give her up.
Apr 21-May 7, 2023
Broadway Bound is a semi-autobiographical play by Neil Simon. It is the last chapter in his Eugene trilogy, following Brighton Beach Memoirs and Biloxi Blues. Eugene reunites with his older brother, Stanley, to deal with their parents' relationship falling apart. The brothers also find a job where they can write short comedic skits for the radio and -they use their parents as inspirations, obscurely making fun of their own family. When their dad hears the similarities between the fictional family in the broadcast and their own family, he becomes outraged. Will Eugene and his brother remain loyal to their family? Or will they continue the pursuit of their art?
Fridays @ 8pm/Saturdays @ 8pm and 2nd Saturday @ 2pm/Sundays @ 2pm
All seats $30
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