Promethean Theatre Ensemble presents
A Study in Scarlet
Arthur Conan Doyle's first Sherlock Holmes story, published in Beeton's Christmas Annual in 1887, introduces the "consulting detective" and his sidekick to each other, and to an adoring readership that is still very much alive today. Holmes and Watson pursue a mysterious murderer who likes to write in blood, on the wall above his victims, the word "Rache" --German for "revenge."
May 3 - June 1, 2013
Ka-Tet Theatre Company presents
by Rachel Axler
New parents Nick and Colby give birth to a ...smudge. Their expectations of parenthood are confronted with a reality they never imagined. Their baby is not at all who (or what) they believed it would be. This serio-comedy is about the disasters we don't plan for and how we overcome them.
May 25 - June 23
Eclectic Theatre Company presents
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) aims to tackle all 37 of the Bard's plays in less than two hours. A cast of three takes the audience on a wild, fast-paced romp through Shakespeare's Comedies, Histories and Tragedies.
May 31 - June 23 , 2013
Black Fox Theatre presents
by David Michael Sirois
Kevin Beckett, Yale alumnus, is awaiting the arrival of his beloved girlfriend named Tuesday, who will be spending a perfect week with him and his roommate/brother, Brad. When Kevin divulges to Brad that he plans on proposing, Brad tries to find any way possible to keep his brother from moving out of their bunk-bedded, pink-walled studio apartment. A hilarious and irreverent riff on friendship, family, and adult boys who don't want to grow up, Brothers Beckett is a satirical portrait of slacker siblings laced with sharp banter and dark humor, written by Steinberg Award nominated playwright, David Michael Sirois.
June 6 - June 30, 2013
Black Ribbon Theatre presents
Slim and Cavale fell in love one moment before the gun failed to go off. They lived 10,000 lifetimes together as man and woman, predator and prey, spacewoman and alien. They learned all they could from one another. Now, only their pet lobster can teach them to gracefully say "good-bye."
July 5 - 14, 2013
Eclipse Theatre Company presents
The Ayckbourn season continues with his hilarious classic comedy, Bedroom Farce. Trevor and Susannah's marriage is on the rocks. They inflict their miseries on their nearest and dearest: three couples whose own relationships are tenuous at best. Taking place in the three beleaguered couples' bedrooms during one endless Saturday night of co-dependence and dysfunction--beds, tempers, and domestic order are ruffled, leading all the players to a hilariously touching epiphany.
July 25 - September 1, 2013
Inglis Hall Productions presents
GREEN GRASS DON'T GROW HERE
Among the violence-ravaged West-Side streets of Chicago, a dream for a hopeful future compels a young gang member to act to save his own life. Surprisingly, his greatest challenge is his most-trusted friend, who must make the tortuous choice between his friendship and his gang allegiance. In this compelling contemporary drama about young men trapped in lives not of their choosing, loyalties are questioned in the pursuit of a greater good: freedom.
September 13 - October 20
Eclipse Theatre Company
Julia's father Joe has never come to terms with his daughter's death 12 years earlier. He hopes to discover what happened by meeting with a psychic and her boyfriend. The men meet and Joe reveals that he believes Julia is trying to contact him. Between the three men, the story of Julia's life and death is gradually revealed.
October 31 - December 8, 2013