Things My Mother Taught Me
by Katherine diSavino, directed by Carol M. Rice
January 12 - February 4
When Olivia and Gabe move into their first apartment together, everything that can go
wrong does go wrong: from both sets of parents arriving to help them move to their
van being stolen. Is this really how they want to start their lives off together?
Death Imitates Art:
A Valentine Murder Mystery
conceived by Lindsey Humphries
Interactive Dinner Theatre
Somebody in the Rover family will be murdered, and it will be up to the audience to
help us solve the crime. Two nights only! This event tends to sell out fast!
Murder in the Knife Room
by Jonathan Rand
YOUTH SHOW Mystery/Comedy
One murder, ten suspects. Who killed Mysterious Host? Could it be Respected
General? What about Wealthy Dowager? Or maybe it was Santa Claus. The
mystery unfolds as Inexplicably Omniscient Inspector takes on his most thrilling
and baffling murder case in the history of thrilling and baffling murder cases.
Winner of our annual new play contest!
by Ron Peer, directed by Rick Tuman
World Premier Comedy
March 9 - April 1
Plastic surgeon John Swift is in BIG trouble...he’s in debt to loan sharks, the FBI
wants him to help bring down a ruthless mobster, and he’s gotten both his wife
and the mobster’s girlfriend pregnant. You won’t believe how he gets out of it!
365 Women a Year Festival
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.
One Day Only 27
Variety / Festival
Saturday, April 22
The twenty-seventh time is the charm. (That's 3 cubed, ya know)
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!
It's both impossible and guaranteed a good time.
Move Over, Mrs. Markham
by Ray Cooney & John Chapman, directed by Paul McKenzie
This riotous farce exposes the intricacies and complications that ensue when three
different sets of hopeful lovers all converge on the bedroom of the Markham’s
supposedly empty flat, assuring a hectic and hilarious evening for all!
Who’s Under Where?
by Marcia Cash & Doug Hughes, directed by Frances Seman
June 8 - July 1
ane and Sybil have rented a hotel suite for a very private showing of their new lingerie line for famous Italian designer Bruno Fruferelli...but their jealous husbands arrive, having jumped to the wrong conclusions! Giddy farce in the classic tradition.
10-Minute Play Festival
Variety / Festival
Join us for the winners in our third annual 10-minute comedy contest! Funny stuff
from playwrights all over the world!
Out Of The Frying Pan
by Francis Swann, directed by Lindsey Humphries
YOUTH SHOW - Comedy
A group of would-be young actors
share an apartment above that of a
Broadway producer who is casting a
show. When he comes upstairs to
borrow a cup of flour, the kids
aren't going to let him leave until
he sees their work, but their
performance of a murder mystery is
so realistic that the cops show up, with hilarious results!
by Jack Poppelwell, directed by Carol M. Rice
August 10 - September 2
When David finds pretty Penelope robbing his apartment, he decides he must reform
her. His fiancée is not particularly enthusiastic about the idea, the police just want to
find his neighbor’s missing jewels, and Penelope decides she just wants David!
by William Inge, directed by Matt Stepan
September 14 - October 7
A snowstorm leaves weary bus passengers holed up at a roadside diner over night.
Cherie is being pursued by a headstrong cowboy in love who’s ready to sling her over
his shoulder and carry her, alive and kicking, all the way to Montana to marry him.
One Day Only 28
Variety / Festival
Saturday, October 14
The twenty-eighth 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!
Sherlock Holmes and the West End Horror
by Anthony Dodge & Marcia Milgrom Dodge,
directed by Paul McKenzie
October 26 - November 18
A theatre critic has been murdered! Holmes and Watson are soon visited by aspiring
Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw, who entices Holmes to take the case. Featuring
some of the most famous literary luminaries of the day, this is a rollicking whodunit!