Beechmont Players is thrilled to announce our 2020-21 Season of Laughs and Fun!
CHARLOTTE’S WEB the Musical
Directed by Karen Wiebe
July 31-Aug 8, 2020
An adaptation by Joseph Robinette with music by Charles Strouse will have you clapping your hands and tapping your toes as it tells the beloved children’s story of a pig named Wilbur and his devoted friend Charlotte, the spider who manages to save his life by writing about him in her web.
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde
Directed by Steve Phelan
October 9-17, 2020
Two young gentlemen bend the truth in order to put some excitement into their lives. John Worthing has invented a brother, Earnest, whom he uses as an excuse to leave his dull life behind to visit the girl he adores in London. Algernon Montcrieff decides to take the name Earnest to secretly visit Worthing’s young and beautiful ward in the country. Things go awry when they all end up together and their deceptions are discovered. Featuring some of the cleverest and best known dialogue in theater.
THE ODD COUPLE, Female Version by Neil Simon
Directed by Arlene Balzco
March 5-13, 2021
Olive Madison and her group of girlfriends are enjoying their weekly Trivial Pursuit night in Olive’s messy and ill-equipped apartment. As the game continues, Florence Unger arrives, fresh from being dumped by her husband. Fearful that the neurotic Florence might attempt suicide, Olive invites her to move in. However, Olive’s easy-going outlook on life soon clashes with Florence’s neurotic tendencies. When Olive organizes a double-date with the Costazuela brothers, their differences come to a head and sparks fly.
LET’S MURDER MARSHA by Monk Ferris
Directed by Greg Hatfield
May 28-June 5, 2021
A happy housewife hopelessly addicted to reading murder mysteries, overhears her loving husband discussing her upcoming birthday surprise with an interior decorator. To her ears, though, it sounds like they are planning to murder her! With the assistance of her next-door neighbor, she tries to turn the tables on them with a poisoned potion. When her own mother shows up for her birthday a day early, Marsha thinks she is in on the diabolical scheme. When her maid’s date, a policeman, shows up to take the maid out, Marsha think he is on to her poisoning attempt. In the end, Marsha’s intended victims discover her plan, and decide to teach her a lesson by actually pretending to be murderers.