MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS
1939 Hollywood is abuzz! Legendary producer David O. Selznick has shut down production of his new epic, Gone with the Wind, a film adaptation of Margaret Mitchells’ novel. The screenplay, you see, just doesn’t work. So what’s an all-powerful movie mogul to do? While fending off the film’s stars, he sends a car for famed screenwriter Ben Hecht and pulls formidable director Victor Fleming from the set of The Wizard of Oz. Summoning both to his office, he locks the doors, closes the shades, and on a diet of bananas and peanuts, the three men labor over five days to fashion a screenplay that will become the blueprint for one of the most successful and beloved films of all time.
“…a Hollywood dream-factory farce… At once a hyperventilating slapstick comedy!”
“…plenty of genuine wit in the dialogue, and the characters are drawn with such affection that one can’t help but cheer for them.” —NY Post.
ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
In this Broadway award winner, a charming rogue contrives to serve a short sentence in an airy mental institution rather than in a prison. He quickly takes over the yard and accomplishes what the medical profession has been unable to do for twelve years; he makes a presumed deaf and dumb Indian talk. He leads others out of introversion, stages a revolt so that they can see the World Series on television, and arranges a rollicking midnight party with liquor and chippies. His destiny will shock and amaze you!
"Funny, touching, and exciting." - New York Daily News
"Brilliant. The stuff of great theatre." - WQR Radio
"Transforms the audience into one wild cheering section." - WNYC Radio.
"One of the finest, most meaningful and most moving play of recent times." - WPIX TV
Lucy Seward, whose father is the doctor in charge of an English sanatorium, has been attacked by some mysterious illness. Dr. Van Helsing, a specialist, believes that the girl is the victim of a vampire, a sort of ghost that goes about at night sucking blood from its victims. The vampire is at last found to be a certain Count Dracula, whose ghost is finally laid to rest in a striking and novel manner. A perfect Halloween production intended for all who love thrills in the theater!
"Pure escape and great fun." - New York Post
"An evening of high class fun." - Newsweek
The ultimate game of cat-and-mouse is played out in a cozy English country house owned by celebrated mystery writer, Andrew Wyke. Invited guest Milo Tindle, a young rival who shares not only Wyke's love of the game but also his wife, has come to lay claim. Revenge is devised and murders plotted as the two plan the ultimate whodunnit.
"Ingenious skullduggery replete with skillful suspense and inventive tricks." - The N.Y. Post
"It’s good, neat and bloody fun, and I most cordially recommend it." - The New York Times
When Annie’s husband John dies of leukemia, she and best friend Chris resolve to raise money for a new settee in the local hospital waiting room. They manage to persuade four fellow WI members to pose nude with them for an “alternative” calendar. The news of the women’s charitable venture spreads like wildfire, but Chris and Annie’s friendship is put to the test under the strain of their new-found fame.
"It’s a show full of poignant moments – about friendship, determination and hope; about loss in many forms; about the importance of acceptance; about knowing when to let go." - Liverpool Daily Post
"Smash-hit show...hilariously touching play." – Informed Edinburgh
"The play induces a few tears along with the joy and laughter." - The British Theatre Guide
I DO! I DO!
This remarkably intimate, thoroughly romantic piece, allows audiences into the bedroom of Agnes and Michael, as they try to maintain passion and devotion through the joys and pains, trials and tribulations, setbacks and celebrations of their fifty year marital odyssey. In that time we watch them go through their wedding night jitters, raise a family, negotiate mid-life crises, quarrel, separate, reconcile and grow old together, all lovingly to the strains of a tuneful, charming score which includes the standard "My Cup Runneth Over."
“An honest picture of wedded bliss and bugaboos against a musical palette of wonderful songs that is both funny and tender." – Theatre in Chicago
“A four-star, must-see show!” – Theatre in Chicago
“Filled with humor; a fine score and two delightful characters, I Do! I Do! is an ode to all those eternal marriages so dominant in the 20th Century.” – Theatre in Chicago
SEE HOW THEY RUN
So swift is the action, so involved the situations, so rib-tickling the plot in this London and Broadway hit that at its finish audiences are left as exhausted from laughter as though they had run a foot race. Galloping in and out of the four doors of an English vicarage are an American actor and actress, a cockney maid who has seen too many American movies, an old maid who "touches alcohol for the first time in her life," four men in clergyman suits presenting the problem of which is which and a sedate Bishop aghast at all these goings-on and the trumped up stories they tell him.
"Breathless show, fast tempo, plenty of laughs." - Variety
"A positive riot; in all my fifty years in the theatre I've never heard such laughter." - Bernard W. Suss
Pablo, a high-powered lawyer, and doctoral candidate Tania, his very pregnant wife, are realizing the American dream when they purchase a house next door to community stalwarts Virginia and Frank. But a disagreement over a long-standing fence line soon spirals into an all-out war of taste, class, privilege, and entitlement. The hilarious results guarantee no one comes out smelling like a rose.
"A lighthearted comedy with some heavier threads woven through for just the right amount of heft." - Broadway World
"A comedy planted in difficult, painful issues." - Chicago Tribune
“Bad fences make for a fun, formulaic comedy about bickering neighbors.” – Los Angeles Times