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2019-20 Season
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2019 Season


Any Wednesday
by Muriel Resnik, directed by Carol M. Rice
Romantic Comedy

January 10 - 26
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 is Johnís wife Dorothy, who assumes Ellen and Cass are a nice young married couple. All the confusion creates a delightful comedy, in which tax advantages donít always translate to love.

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The Playmakers
by Julie Zaffarano, directed by Jill Lightfoot

February 7-23
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!

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The Bold, the Young, and the Murdered
by Don Zolidas, directed by Nicole Denson
Youth Show / Comedy

February 28 - March 2
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!
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365 Women a Year Festival

March 28-April 6
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.

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Deliriumís Daughters

by Nicholas Korn, directed by Carol M. Rice

May 2-18
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.

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Sharing the Stage is Murder
by Carol M. Rice, directed by Molly Bower

May 30 - June 15
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 ďreal life,Ē all is not as it appears as the bodies pile up and the beleaguered stage manager must come make things right. World Premiere!

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One Day Only 29, take 2

June 22
Another installment of our signature play festival, featuring five short plays, concept to curtain in JUST ONE DAY! Once again included in the regular season!

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Francineís Will
by Mary Dattillo, directed by Nancy Pistilli
Youth Show - Comedy

July 11-13
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!

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10-Minute Play Festival


July 25 - August 10
Join us for the winners in our fifth annual 10-minute comedy contest!
Funny stuff from playwrights all over the world!

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Mornings At Seven
by Paul Osborn, directed by Kim Titus
Classic Comedy

August 29 - September 14
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.

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Chemical Imbalance: A Jekyll and Hyde Play
by Lauren Wilson, directed by Mikey Abrams
Dark Comedy

October 10-26
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 plotÖ" óSan Francisco Bay Times.

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A Comedy of Tenors
by Ken Ludwig, directed by Penny Elaine

November 7-23
One hotel suite, four tenors, two wives, three girlfriends, and a soccer stadium filled with screaming fans. What could possibly go wrong? Itís 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. Itís an uproarious ride, full of mistaken identities, bedroom hijinks, and madcap delight.

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All plays and dates subject to change depending on availability.