Written by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell
Directed by Marilyn Langbehn
Music direction by Sheela Ramesh
Choreography by Allison Paraiso-Silicani
This five-time Tony-nominated musical tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption, inspired by a real event, and set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the ’20s and ’40s. Featuring an energetic and unique bluegrass score and propelled by an ensemble of onstage musicians and dancers, the story unfolds as a rich tapestry of deep emotion, beautiful melodies, and powerfully moving performances.
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE:
A LIVE RADIO PLAY
Adapted by Joe Landry
Directed by David Bogdonoff
Nov 29 – Dec 15
This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds
THE WAVERLY GALLERY
By Kenneth Lonergan
Directed by Mike Reynolds
Gladys, the elderly matriarch of the Green family, has run an art gallery in a small Greenwich Village hotel for many years. The management wants to replace her less-than-thriving gallery with a coffee shop. Always irascible but now increasingly erratic, Gladys is a cause of concern to her daughter, her son-in-law, and her grandson, from whose point of view
this poignant memory play is told. A hilarious and heartrending look at
the effect of old age on a family.
ANTON IN SHOW BUSINESS
by Jane Martin
directed by Marilyn Langben
May 1-17, 2020
This madcap comedy follows three actresses across the footlights, down the rabbit hole, and into a strangely familiar Wonderland that looks a lot like American theatre – the resemblance is uncanny! As these women pursue their dream of performing Chekhov in Texas, they’re whisked through a maelstrom of “good ideas” that offer unique solutions to The Three Sisters’ need to have life’s deeper purpose revealed. In the tradition of great backstage comedies, Anton in Show Business conveys the joys, pains, and absurdities of “putting on a play.”
NOTE: This play replaces the previously-announced The Great Society.
By Regina Taylor
Adapted from the book by
Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry
Directed by Kimberly Ridgeway
July 10–August 9, 2020
When Brooklyn-born Yolanda goes down South after the death of her brother, she finds strength in the tales of the wise women who surround her—and the powerful rituals connected to their dazzling hats. This jubilant musical fuses Gospel music, hip-hop, and rich storytelling with abundant “hattitude” in this rousing coming-of-age tale.