A Midwinter Night's Dream, presented by Bare Bones Shakespeare

Dec 14, 2018 - Dec 22, 2018

A fairy king and fairy queen get into a lover’s spat and cause the coldest summer Athens has seen in centuries. Actors meet to rehearse Shakespeare in the Park, lovers run to and from each other, all expecting a warm midsummer night… but when the weather turns for the worst, even magical donkey fur isn’t enough to keep everyone warm and safe.

Any Wednesday by Muriel Resnik

Jan 10, 2019 - Jan 26, 2019

John, a company president, is using the executive suite to house his mistress, Ellen, whom he sees once a week. Cass recently sold his factory to the middle-aged romancer and is mistakenly directed to the suite by a new secretary…as is John’s wife Dorothy, who assumes Ellen and Cass are a nice young married couple. All the confusion creates a delightful comedy, in which tax advantages don’t always translate to love.

The PlayMakers by Julie Zaffarano

Feb 7, 2019 - Feb 23, 2019

Lisa and Sebastian were a successful romantic comedy playwriting team and lovers whose professional and personal relationships unraveled, crashed, and burned. After several years apart, they are thrown together by a producer to create a revival play. As they try to recapture their signature spark, their characters revolt as the lines between reality and fantasy blur. Winner of our 2018 New Full-Length Play Contest!

The Bold, the Young, and the Murdered by Don Zolidas

Feb 28, 2019 - Mar 2, 2019

The executive producer of long-running yet troubled soap opera The Bold and the Young gives the squabbling cast an ultimatum: Complete one episode overnight or the show dies. But when the director ends up murdered and then the cast members start dropping like flies, it seems like his threat might actually come true. Can these misfits discover the murderer before the show is literally killed off? Presented by actors ages 10-18. Now included in the regular season!

365 Women a Year Festival

Mar 28, 2019 - Apr 6, 2019

Rover again partners with international playwriting coalition, 365 Women A Year, whose focus is to write and present plays about extraordinary women, bring women back into the social consciousness, and plant seeds of herstory around the country.

Delirium's Daughters by Nicholas Korn

May 2, 2019 - May 18, 2019

When suitors arrive to ask for the hands of Signor Di Lirio’s lovely daughters, the old gentleman agrees, as long as they have the approval of their mother. The problem is, his wife died three years ago, and he has gone so mad with grief that he still believes she is alive. However, one of the suitors is the town scoundrel, Giovio, who plays a series of kind-hearted but hilarious tricks that bring the father back to sanity and the intended couples together.

Sharing the Stage is Murder by Carol M. Rice

May 30, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019

An English drawing room comedy, an American sex farce, and a play about Chicago mobsters running from the law collide onstage in this hilarious yet surreal comedy/mystery. Featuring stereotypical characters from each genre meeting unexpectedly during what they think is “real life,” all is not as it appears as the bodies pile up and the beleaguered stage manager must come make things right. World Premiere!

One Day Only 29, take 2

Jun 22, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019

Take 2 of the twenty-ninth installment of our signature play festival, featuring five short plays from concept to curtain in just one day. Come see if we can pull it off again!

Francine's Will by Mary Dattillo

Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019

Francine Faraday dies and leaves her entire estate to her longtime companion H.P. Manly. While the loyal members of Francine’s staff are delighted, her money-hungry relatives are furious. Though the will is ironclad, the relatives find that they can inherit Francine’s fortune if H.P. dies of “natural” causes. As the family plots H.P.’s demise, the staff schemes to save him, resulting in counter-plots and mixed-up romances aplenty. Presented by actors ages 10-18. Now included in the regular season!

10-Minute Play Festival

Jul 25, 2019 - Aug 3, 2019

Join us for the winners in our fifth annual 10-minute comedy contest! Funny stuff from playwrights all over the world!

Morning's At Seven by Paul Osborn

Aug 29, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019

Aaronetta and Ida Gibbs have lived next door to each other most of their lives and all of the Gibb sisters are an open book to each. Into the fray comes Myrtle Brown, perpetually engaged to Ida’s son Homer. But Homer can’t seem to pop the question. Taking matters into her own hands, Myrtle finally gets a proposal by compelling Homer to fly the nest. Sort of. A perennially charming portrait of small town America fifty plus years ago.

Chemical Imbalance: A Jekyll and Hyde Play, by Lauren Wilson

Oct 10, 2019 - Oct 26, 2019

A darkly comic adaptation of Robert Louis Stevenson’s Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, this is a fast-paced romp about men and women tightrope walking the line between aristocracy and depravity, and between the twin spectres of good and evil. “The humor is nonstop, but cannot cover the highly sinister aspects of the plot…” —San Francisco Bay Times.

A Comedy of Tenors by Ken Ludwig

Nov 7, 2019 - Nov 23, 2019

One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? It’s 1930s Paris and the stage is set for the concert of the century – as long as producer Henry Saunders can keep Italian superstar Tito Merelli and his hot-blooded wife Maria from causing runaway chaos. It’s an uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks, and madcap delight.

 

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