Village Players is pleased to announce our 2017-2018 season:
By Donald Margulies
Directed by Dan Maloney
Audition Dates: July 9 & 10, 2017
Performance Dates: SEPT 29, 30; OCT 1, 5, 6 & 7 (2017)
Six years in the lives of two intensely creative people— Prof. Ruth Steiner and Ruth’s most devoted disciple, Lisa Morrison—are chronicled in this award-winning play. Hoping to become a writer herself, Lisa latches on to Ruth for consul, advice, and moral support. The trouble begins when Lisa gets into print and her reputation begins to surpass that of her mentor.
THE UNVARNISHED TRUTH
By Royce Ryton
Directed by Steve Phelan
Performance Dates: DEC 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 & 9 (2017)
Tom and Annabel are a reasonably happy couple. But one evening they have an argument as to who loves the other most. A rough and tumble ensues, and to his horror, Tom discovers that Annabel is dead. So starts a hectic evening of black farce. The hysterical ending finds the stage littered with female corpses, frantic males and a potential fifth victim banging on the door
RING ROUND THE MOON
By Jean Anouilh; Adapted by Christopher Fry
Directed by Alan Karol
Performance Dates: FEB 9, 10, 11, 15, 16 & 17 (2018)
A poetic mixture of farce, romance and comedy. Twin brothers—shy, sensitive Frederic and heartless, aggressive Hugo—are embroiled in a love triangle. To save Frederic from an unhappy marriage, Hugo tries to distract him with a beautiful dancer who isn’t all she seems. Not only does she break up the cynical romances that have been going on before she arrived, but she loses her own heart as well.
BINGO! THE WINNING MUSICAL
By Michael Heitzman, Ilene Reid and David Holcenberg
Directed by Peggy Kenney
Performance Dates: APR 20, 21, 22, 26, 27 & 28 (2018)
A group of die-hard bingo players will stop at nothing to make their weekly game. In between the number calling, strange rituals and fierce competitions, love blossoms and long-lost friends reunite. Lovable characters Vern, Honey and Patsy spring to life while audiences play bingo right along with them.
- Individual tickets: $20
- Pick 3 (any three), $45 — a $15 savings
- All Access (all four shows), $60 — a $20 savings