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Villa America

July 11 - July 22 Nikos Stage
2007 Season

Author: Whittell, Crispin
Director: Whittell, Crispin
Gerald and Sara Murphy were at the center of the circle of artists, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, Ernest Hemingway and Pablo Picasso, who migrated to France in the 1920s. Set on the sun-soaked coast of the French Riviera, this new play commissioned by the Festival and written by Crispin Whittell (DARWIN IN MALIBU), explores the lives, loves and losses of... Read More

The Front Page

July 4 - July 15 Main Stage
2007 Season

Author: Hecht, Ben
Director: Ron Daniels
Concocted criminal charges, wily politicians, love nests and the daily grind of creating and selling newspapers are all in a day's work in the classic Broadway comedy set in a Chicago newsroom. This much-loved work is presented in a crackling and humorous new production.

Herringbone

June 14 - June 24 Center Stage
2007 Season

Author: Cone, Tom
Director: Rees, Roger
Tony-award winner B.D. Wong stars in this one-man musical that recounts the childhood of vaudeville wunderkind George after he is possessed by the angry spirit of a toe-tapping midget. This unconventional work deals with the exploitation of child stars and the drive to perform.

The Opposite of Sex

August 9 - August 20 Nikos Stage
2006 Season

Author: Cohen, Douglas J.
Director: Roth, Robert Jess
Meet Dedee Truitt, a "troubled" 16 year-old who moves in with her gay half-brother in small town Indiana and runs off with his boyfriend and $10,000 from his safe deposit box. (And that's just the first act.) Dedee's wild ride - culminating in birth, death, and the search for Bananas Foster - wreaks havoc on the lives she touches, but... Read More

Nervous Smile, A

July 26 - August 6 Nikos Stage
2006 Season

Author: Belluso, John
Director: Mileaf, Maria
Three parents of severely challenged children face lives of enormous pressure and quiet desperation, physical exhaustion and psychological burden. And endless progression of days and devastation. It's the hardest thing for any parent to imagine - so our playwright, John Belluso, imagines it for us, with disarming honesty and an invigorating sense of humor, in this intense and remarkable play,... Read More

Anything Goes

July 5 - July 16 Main Stage
2006 Season

Author: Porter, Cole
Director: Rees, Roger
"Beethoven, Bach, Wagner, Brahms, Mendelssohn, Debussy, Chopin, Verdi, Strauss and Francis Scott Key could have marched into the room for all I cared. I still wouldn't have looked up." That's what Russell Crouse said after Cole Porter first played him the score of Anything Goes. He and his collaborator, Howard Lindsay, then concocted a merry musical mix of mayhem and... Read More

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