Three SistahsThreeSistahs6

September 5 – October 13, 2002
Story by Janet Pryce
Written and Directed by Thomas W. Jones II
Music Direction and Composed by William

An elegant intimate musical which journeys the souls of three women as they reveal their regrets of the past and pain of the present, while sharing the promise of the future.  An evening of gospel, rhythm & blues, funk and folk.  A rich, musical tapestry inspired by Chekhov’s Three Sisters.

** Helen Hayes nomination

The Crummles’ Christmas CarolCrunnlesChristmasCarol_web

World Premiere
December 10, 2002 – January 5, 2003

Written and Directed by Nick Olcott
Music Direction by Lisa Gibbs Smith

Following their recent triumphs at some of England’s shabbier theatres and second rate music halls, the Crummle Family Players bring you this yuletide their own special version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol.  Straight from the pages of Nicholas Nickleby steps this lovable band of incompetents with the grandest of theatrical pretensions.  Don’t miss seeing the Crummels make a shambles of the Cratchits and a muddle of the Fezziwigs.


January 16 – February 9, 2003
By Leslie Ayvazian 

After a series of misadventures ranging from disastrous to catastrophic, Leslie Ayvazian’s world is finally calm and comfortable.  There’s no need to court danger anymore.  So what’s she doing dangling off a diving board 15 feet in the air?  A heightened theatrical experience where Leslie is not the only one making the leap.

Sidney Bechet Killed a ManSidney2

February 26 – April 6, 2003
By Stuart Flack
Directed by Nancy Robillard

A haunting, involving play inspired by the late, legendary clarinetist.  A portrait of a man obsessed.  The world’s greatest heart surgeon, who plays a mean jazz clarinet.  An engrossing drama of obsession and revenge.

Bea’s Niece bea1

American Premiere
April 30 – June 8, 2003
By Canadian playwright David Gow
Directed by Jessica Kubzansky

A simple story constructed in the style of a cubist painting – a single object portrayed simultaneously from different points of view.  Rich storytelling, poignant character portraits and poetic dialogue.  An exploration into the mind of a female novelist secluded in a psychiatric hospital.  An engaging, illuminating psychological mystery.

Closer Than EverCloser-Than-Ever-3

June 18 – August 3, 2003
Music by David Shire
Lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr.
Directed by Brad Van Grack

Maltby and Shire’s remarkable songs about love and life in a celbration of music and its amazing ability to reflect the wonderful vagaries of life and relationships.