Welcome back, Theatre lovers!
What’s happening in the theatrical neck of your woods? So glad you asked!
Closing This Weekend!
Next To Normal
The Skinny: The story of a mother who struggles with bipolar disorder and the effect her illness has on her family. This contemporary Pulitzer Prize and Tony winning musical is an emotional powerhouse that addresses issues such as grieving a loss, ethics in modern psychiatry, and suburban life. With provocative lyrics and a thrilling score, this musical shows how far two parents will go to keep themselves sane and their family’s world intact.
Dates: Closes Sunday 5/19
Tickets: Tickets are available via the Victoria Theatre Association website, here: tickets.
Opening This Weekend
The Dayton Theatre Guild
The Skinny: With echoes of Stoppard, Kafka, and the Brothers Grimm, THE PILLOWMAN centers on a writer in an unnamed totalitarian state who is being interrogated about the gruesome content of his short stories and their similarities to a series of child murders.
Dates: Opening Friday, 5/17 and running 3 weekends to close on Sunday, 6/2. Remember, at the Guild, the 2nd and 3rd Saturdays are at 5 pm.
Tickets: For ticket reservations, please visit the Dayton Theatre Guild website, www.daytontheatreguild.org.
(Note: For mature audiences only. Note: there will be a loud gun shot and a minor amount of smoke on stage during one scene in the performance.)
Currently In Production!
The Sound Of Music
La Comedia Dinner Theatre
The Skinny: A little known musical gem about a would-be nun who battles Nazis. But seriously, folks – this is the well-loved classic, a perennial crowd pleaser. Join The Captain, Maria and all 7 children as they sing, dance and, eventually, cross the Alps.
Dates: Through June 30th.
Tickets: Please visit La Comedia’s website at www.lacomedia.com
Announcing the line up of your 2013 FutureFest Finalists!
A Position of Relative Importance by Hal Borden
On the Road to Kingdom Come by Michael Feely
St. Paulie’s Delight by Jacob Cox
The King’s Face by Steven Young
The One With Olives by Sam Havens
Veils by Tom Coash
FutureFest weekend will be July 26th through 28th.
Weekend Pass tickets go on sale June 3rd and will be $95
Single Show Tickets go on sale July 8th and will be $18
This year’s crop of adjudicators are all familiar, friendly faces:
David Finkle, Rob Koon, Faye Sholiton, Helen Sneed and Eleanore Speert.
Auditions are Monday, June 3rd for Fully Staged shows, Tuesday, June 4th for Staged Readings and Thursday, June 6th for both.
Please see the Dayton Playhouse FutureFest site for more detailed information regarding cast breakdowns and play synopses, here.