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The Visit

July 31 - August 17 Main Stage
2014 Season

Book by Terrence McNally
Music by John Kander
Lyrics by Fred Ebb
Based on the play by Friedrich Dürrenmatt
Translated by Maurice Valency
Choreographed by Graciela Daniele
Directed by John Doyle

In her Festival debut, Broadway legend Chita Rivera embodies Claire Zachanassian, the oft-widowed richest woman in the world, who returns to the hardship-stricken town of her birth. The locals pray that her wealth will bring them a new lease on life, but the carefully plotted renewal she offers carries a dreadful price. Sardonic and morally complex, The Visit asks: What... Read More

Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams

August 11 - August 22 Nikos Stage
2004 Season

Author: McNally, Terrence
Director: Ellis, Scott
Terrence McNally (Love! Valour! Compassion! and Master Class) writes about a couple's love affair with the theatre. Lou and Jessie Nuncle run a children's theatre in a mall in upstate New York. With the possibility of taking over an abandoned vaudeville palace, the Nuncles are forced to examine how far their love of theatre will take them. A World Premiere.... Read More

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