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Double Double

August 16 - August 27 Main Stage
2006 Season

Author: Rees, Roger & Elice, Rick
Director: Rees, Roger
"A complex, plot-driven variety of crime play in which the puzzle is paramount, clues are provided from which the solution may be deduced, and accompanied, if successful, by a final plot twist which leaves the audience stunned." That's how the Oxford English Dictionary describes the "whodunit." The London Times describes DOUBLE DOUBLE as "a classic of whodunitry and a glossy... Read More

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

Romeo and Juliet

August 2 - August 13 Main Stage
2006 Season

Author: Shakespeare, William
Director: Frears, Will
"A plague on both your houses!" ROMEO AND JULIET, one of Shakespeare's earliest plays, has become western culture's defining romance. As old as the ancient Italian town in which it's set, yet as urgent, inevitable and shocking as today's headlines. A star-crossed couple, more in love than any two people have a right to be, find each other, and are... 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

Sweet Bird of Youth

July 19 - July 30 Main Stage
2006 Season

Author: Williams, Tennessee
Director: Jones, David
"Relentless caper for all those who step / The legend of their youth into the noon." With this quote from his spiritual and literary mentor, Hart Crane, Tennessee Williams began his last great lyric play. A movie star who's seen better days, Alexandra Del Lago (travelling incognito as "Princess") occupies a hotel room with a young man, Chance Wayne. chance... Read More

Lucy and the Conquest

July 12 - July 23 Nikos Stage
2006 Season

Author: Cram, Cusi
Director: Agins, Suzanne
Fired unceremoniously from the syndicated TV hit, Beach Detectives, pill-popping Lucy Santiago heads home to her family in Bolivia. All she wants to do is forget her troubles and self-medicate, but her wildly eccentric clan, and a mysterious spirit living under Simon Bolivar's campaign bed have a decidedly different agenda - forcing Lucy to finally confront not just her own... Read More

Demon Dreams

July 11 - July 16 Free Theatre | Nikos Stage
2006 Season

Author: Smith, Tommy
Director: Charlton, Amanda
Free Theatre, now in its 20th season presents DEMON DREAMS, a rollicking musical fantasy that fuses traditional Japanese storytelling with high-octane hip-hop to tell the tale of three lonely demons who must decide the fate of humankind.

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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