a World Premiere by Robert Ford
AUG 29—SEPT 15, 2013.
Meet Mrs. Dunn, an English widow who cooks for the school lunch service and communes with the spirits of dead composers. When a crusading American newspaperman tries to unmask her as a fraud, he finds more to the so-called spiritualist than meets the eye. A world premiere comic drama inspired by surreal true events, The Spiritualist reveals the intersection between art and commerce, sanity and the hope for transcendence. With Amy Herzberg as Rosemary Dunn. Recommended for ages 13+.
by Amy Herzog
SEPT 26-OCT 13, 2013.
After a disastrous coast-to-coast bike ride, 21-year-old college dropout Leo arrives at his communist 91-year-old grandmother’s Greenwich Village apartment. Over a month’s time, these unlikely roommates find each other infuriating and bewildering— but ultimately discover unexpected kinship in this humorous and critically acclaimed portrayal of two outsiders finding their way in today’s world. Recommended for ages 13+.
“Heart, humor and honesty... This is the rare theatrical production that achieves perfection on its own terms.”– The New York Times
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Charles Dickens
DEC 5-29, 2013.Heartless and shrewd Ebeneezer Scrooge, who spends his days saving shillings and scorning joy in grimy Victorian London, is deeply unsettled by the appearance of four ghosts at his bedside on Christmas Eve. Charles Dickens’s classic tale of redemption, rediscovered each year by generations of families, is newly reimagined for the stage by TheatreSquared in a holiday gift for Arkansas audiences of every age and walk of life. For all ages.
by David Lindsay-Abaire
FEB 13-MAR 9, 2014. In South Boston, this month’s paycheck covers last month’s bills, and sharp-tongued single-mom Margie has just lost her job at the Dollar Store. Scrambling to make ends meet, she tracks down an old high-school flame—now successful, married and living well on Chestnut Hill—but a favor turns quickly to blackmail in this humor-laced drama from Pulitzer Prize-winner David Lindsay-Abaire. Recommended for ages 13+.
“Irresistible... With robust helpings of insight and laughs, Good People reminds you how nourishing theater can be.” – The Washington Post
by William Shakespeare
APR 10-MAY 4, 2014. The King is dead—murdered by his own brother, who has claimed the throne and the widowed Queen. The world goes on… but the Prince cannot. Shakespeare’s greatest tragedy is equal parts ghost story, political intrigue, doomed romance and murder mystery, driven by one of literature’s most intriguing, enigmatic and controversial characters. Recommended for ages 13+.