The Rimers of Eldritch

THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH April 6-9; 13-16, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) By Lanford Wilson Directed by Mary T. Albright Loca Lee Buckner Theatre An Off-Broadway success and winner of the Vernon Rice Award, this highly imaginative and affecting play is a portrait of Eldritch, a once-prosperous mining town in Missouri – […]




The Rimers of Eldritch

THE RIMERS OF ELDRITCH April 6-9; 13-16, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) By Lanford Wilson Directed by Mary T. Albright Loca Lee Buckner Theatre An Off-Broadway success and winner of the Vernon Rice Award, this highly imaginative and affecting play is a portrait of Eldritch, a once-prosperous mining town in Missouri – […]




I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE February 16-19; 23-26, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Jimmy Roberts Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro Directed by Paul Bawek Loca Lee Buckner Theatre This witty Off-Broadway musical tackles modern love and relationships in all their phases: from the joys, perils, and pitfalls of […]




I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change

I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE February 16-19; 23-26, 2017 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Jimmy Roberts Book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro Directed by Paul Bawek Loca Lee Buckner Theatre This witty Off-Broadway musical tackles modern love and relationships in all their phases: from the joys, perils, and pitfalls of […]




The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon, Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck – Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic is […]




The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic […]




The Secret Garden

THE SECRET GARDEN November 17-20; December 1-4, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Music by Lucy Simon Script and lyrics by Marsha Norman Adapted from the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett Directed by James Beck Loca Lee Buckner Theatre Winner of the Tony and Drama Desk awards for Best Book, this enchanting children’s classic […]




Maids of Honor

MAIDS OF HONOR  (a second stage production) By Joan Casademont November 3-6, 2016 – 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Directed by Paul Bawek Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round This delightful, wise, and warm-hearted play centers on the impending marriage of Monica Bowlin, a successful local talk show host, and her two sisters, who have discovered […]




Maids of Honor

MAIDS OF HONOR  (a second stage production) By Joan Casademont November 3-6, 2016 – 10:00 p.m. (Sunday at 7:30 p.m.) Directed by Paul Bawek Frank Lloyd Wright (Fletcher) Theatre-in-the-Round This delightful, wise, and warm-hearted play centers on the impending marriage of Monica Bowlin, a successful local talk show host, and her two sisters, who have discovered […]




The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940

THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940 By John Bishop September 29-October 2, 2016; October 6-9, 2016 – 7:30 p.m. (Sundays at 2:30 p.m.) Directed by Mary T. Albright Loca Lee Buckner Theatre A raucous comedy drawn from prominent murder mystery films of the 1940s, the plot centers on the creative team responsible for a recent Broadway […]




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