85th Season Mainstage Productions
The Pirates of Penzance
July 17 to August 16, 2015
By W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan
Directed by James Dunn
Production Mgr. Robin Jackson
Pirates! Major-Generals! Mabel the Beautiful Daughter! A bevy of lovely maidens and a gaggle of police of questionable courage! Bring the whole family to revel in this Gilbert and Sullivan favorite. This comic opera is so good it has been constantly produced by professional and community theaters since its debut in 1880. Yes, bring the whole family, but hold on to yer wee ones.
The Clean House
May 15 to June 14, 2015
Written by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by JoAnne Winter
Production Mgr. Mary Ann Rodgers and Clay David
What your maid spent her days working out her comic bits – in Portuguese? What if you discovered that your sister secretly cleaned your house instead? This funny and ultimately profound comedy will charm and delight with its quirky humor and deep compassion for the human condition.
A Month in the Country
March 13 to April 12, 2015
Adapted by Brian Friel after Turgenev
Directed by James Nelson
Production Manager Robert Wilson
This fresh adaptation brings Ivan Turgenev’s moving comedy to life. The beautiful Natalya is falling hard for the handsome young tutor of her ward, but what of her husband and her lover? Rich in texture and tone, the play allows us to laugh at ourselves for being human.
January 16 to February 15, 2015
Written by Michael Jacobs
Directed by Billie Cox
Production Mgr. Maureen O’Donoghue
In this gentle romantic comedy, an art dealer and her assistant use their intellect, their personal histories, and their work to avoid each other, to avoid connection. Bring your sweetheart and join us on their journey back to themselves and, ultimately, towards each other.
November 14 to December 14, 2014
Adapted by Jennifer Le Blanc
Directed by MaryAnn Rodgers
Production Mgr. Madge Grahn
Jane Austen’s final and most nuanced novel is brought to life in this new adaptation by Marin native Jennifer LeBlanc. This tale has the wit, romance, intelligence, and keen social satire we expect from Austen and so much more. A North Bay premiere.
The Fox on the Fairway
September 12 to October 12, 2014
Written by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Julianna Rees
Production Mgr. Mark Toepfer
Join us at the Tap Room of the Quail Valley Country Club for another hilarious farce by the inimitable Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor, Twentieth Century, and Moon Over Buffalo). Sexy, stylish, and ridiculously funny, this is Golf Gone Wild! A roller coaster ride of hilarity.