Season Info

  • 2016 – 2017 61st Season
  • Camping With Henry And Tom
    by Mark St. Germain
    Directed by Ruth Anne Baumgartner
    September 16 – October 2, 2016

    It’s 1921. Henry Ford, Thomas Edison, and President Warren G. Harding are on a
    camping trip in the Maryland woods. After an accidental encounter with a deer, the
    men are stranded and left to their own resources. Friendly banter turns to anger and
    a dramatic clash of great minds in which the future of the country is at stake.

    “Witty, elegant and enormously entertaining…” — New York Daily News

    Witness For The Prosecution

    by Agatha Christie
    Directed by Tom Rushen
    November 25 – December 11, 2016

    Leonard Vole stands accused of murder. His wife can prove can prove his innocence,
    but when she takes the stand she denies his alibi. Can he escape the hangman’s noose?
    Agatha Christie’s most celebrated courtroom drama.

    “Packs plenty of surprise in its cargo of suspense.” — Daily Mirror

    A Parable

    by John Patrick Shanley
    Directed by Kevin Pelkey
    February 10 – 26, 2017

    Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal, takes matters into her own hands when she
    suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students.
    Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award for Best Play.

    “The play is set in 1964 but could not be more timely… DOUBT is a lean, potent drama… passionate, exquisite, important and engrossing.” — New York Newsday

     Moon Over The Brewery
    by Bruce Graham
    Directed by Dan Friedman
    April 7 – 23, 2017

    13-year-old Amanda lives with Miriam, her unmarried mom, who works as a waitress.
    Amanda has an imaginary friend, Randolph, who appears only to her and provides
    mischievous advice as they conspire to drive away any boyfriends Miriam brings home.
    But then Miriam brings home Warren, a mailman, who is able to turn the tables on them.
    A gently humorous coming-of-age story by the author of The Outgoing Tide.

    The fourth opus by Bruce Graham introduced under the auspices of the Philadelphia Festival Theater for New Plays reaffirms his status as that enterprising group’s most impressive discovery.” — Variety

    The 39 Steps
    by Patrick Barlow & John Buchan
    Directed by Donna McLaughlin Wyant
    June 9 – 25, 2017

    A man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy.
    When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon a mysterious organization called
    The 39 Steps is hot on the man’s trail in a cross-country chase that climaxes in
    a death-defying finale. A takeoff on the classic Hitchcock film with nonstrop laughs
    and over 150 zany characters. Winner of the 2007 Olivier Award for Best New Comedy.

    “A celebration of a moviemaker’s wit… a parody pastiche” — The New York Times