Mr. Rickey Calls a Meeting, by Ed Schmidt
Directed by Rick Flynn
Production dates: 1/24 – 2/09/2020
In a NYC hotel room, in the spring of 1947, Branch Rickey, owner of the Brooklyn Dodgers, meets with four prominent African-Americans to discuss breaking the color barrier in Major League Baseball. He wants support from their community to help with the controversy he knows will ensue. Jackie Robinson, Joe Louis, Paul Robeson, and Bill Robinson, aka Mr. Bojangles, attend the meeting – but it isn’t an easy fix. Concern about loss of jobs, as well as suspicion about Branch Rickey’s motives, come into play. The 2012 revival was nominated for three Jeff Awards for Play Production, Direction, and Ensemble.
Runtime: 90 Minutes – No Intermission
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Hedda Gabler, by Ibsen, adapted by Christopher Shinn
Production dates: 08/21 – 09/06/2020
Audition dates: TBD
Directed by TBD
Women in Jeopardy!, by Wendy MacLeod
Production dates: 10/09 – 10/25/2020
Audition dates: 08/24 – 08/25/2020
Directed by Margie Strader
The Road to Mecca, by Athol Fugard
Production dates: 12/04 – 12/20/2020
Audition dates: 10/12 – 10/13/2020
Directed by Scott Madden
For the Loyal, by Lee Blessing
Production dates: 02/05 – 02/21/2021
Audition dates: 12/07 – 12/08/2020
Directed by Doug Lloyd
The Price, by Arthur Miller
Production dates: 03/26 – 04/11/2021
Audition dates: 02/08 – 02/09/2021
Directed by Debra Kent
The Norwegians, by C. Denby Swanson
Production dates: 05/21 – 06/06/2021
Audition dates: 03/29 – 03/30/2021
Directed by Chris Harmon
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Mornings at Seven by Paul Osborn
Theodore Swanson – Dave Nickel
Cora Swanson – Dee Berdine
Aaronetta Gibbs – Tori Tuccillo
Ida Bolton – Margie Strader
Carl Bolton – Richard Young
Homer Bolton – Matthew Smith
Myrtle Brown – Susie Gutierrez
Esther Crampton – Barbara Jorgensen
David Crampton – Charles Larkowski
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