2022 SEASON

All shows are at 8 p.m. Doors open at 7:30 p.m.

For reservations, text or call (810) 479-7739.

Chemical Imbalance: a Jekyll and Hyde Play

by Lauren Wilson

June 3,4 and 10, 11

A darkly comic adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. In Victorian England, repressed impulses burst their corsets as Dr. Jekyll’s experiments in the nature of evil threaten to reveal the bloody hands beneath the gloves of the British Empire. A fast-paced romp about men and women tightrope walking the line between aristocracy and depravity, and between good and evil.

Presented by special arrangement with Broadway Licensing, LLC, servicing the Dramatists Play Service collection. (www.dramatists.com)

The Outsider

by Paul Slade Smith

June 17, 18 and 24, 25

Ned Newley doesn’t want to be governor. He’s terrified of public speaking; his poll numbers are impressively bad. To his ever-supportive Chief of Staff, Ned seems destined to fail. But political consultant Arthur Vance sees things differently: Ned might be the worst candidate to ever run for office. Unless the public is looking for… the worst candidate to ever run for office. A timely and hilarious comedy that skewers politics and celebrates democracy.

Presented by special arrangement with Playscripts Inc. (www.playscripts.com)

The Tin Woman

by Sean Grennan

July 1,2 and 8, 9

Instead of relishing life after her heart transplant, Joy enters a downward spiral, unsure whether she truly deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, Alice and Hank mourn the loss of their son, Jack, whose heart was used to save Joy. At a friend’s urging, Joy tracks down Jack’s family to find closure. But are they ready to accept Jack’s death? Based on a true story, The Tin Woman mixes humor and drama to explore loss, family, and what it means to be given new life.

Presented by special arrangement with Playscripts Inc. (www.playscripts.com)

The Mysterious Affair at Styles

a mystery adapted by David Hansen

July 15, 16 and 22, 23

Don’t miss this cunning stage adaption of the novel that launched Agatha Christie’s career. In 1917, Captain Arthur Hastings is at Styles Court in England when the lady of the house suspiciously dies. The cause is murder and the killer could be anyone – her unappealing new husband, her son, the blunt female groundskeeper, even the local toxicologist. Enter Hercule Poirot, Belgian detective extraordinaire, who applies his famous brain to the seemingly unsolvable mystery.

Presented by special arrangement with Playscripts Inc. (www.playscripts.com)

I Hate Shakespeare! (children’s show)

by Steph DeFerie

July 29, 30 and Aug. 5, 6

We hate Shakespeare! At least that’s what the audience thinks until they get a rip-roaring rundown of Shakespeare’s classics. With zombies, talking cows, and an appearance by Jerry Springer, I Hate Shakespeare! is a hilarious and fast-paced introduction to Shakespeare — with a modern twist. Plus, someone gets a pie in the face.

Presented by special arrangement with Playscripts Inc. (www.playscripts.com)

Will You Still Love Me in the Morning?

by Brian Clemens and Dennis Spooner

Aug. 12, 13 and 19, 20

This hilarious British farce sees Jeremy and Celia return a week early from their unsuccessful honeymoon to find that both Jeremy’s partners have accepted his offer to stay in his house while he is away. The only problem is that they have each brought the other’s wife with them. Jeremy discovers one illicit couple, Celia the other. Both issue them invitations for dinner. Complications pile up thick and fast as, realizing their dilemma, the couple stages two dinner parties simultaneously.

Presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc., http://www.concordtheatricals.com

The Sunshine Boys

by Neil Simon

Aug. 26, 27 and Sept. 2, 3

This classic Neil Simon play follows the attempt by a young theatrical agent to reunite his elderly uncle, a former vaudevillian great, with his long-time stage partner for a TV reunion. Despite their celebrated reputation, the two old men have not spoken in twelve years. Besides remastering their sketch, the two men have numerous issues to work out before they are ready to return to the public eye.

Presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc., http://www.concordtheatricals.com

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