We are pleased to announce our 32nd season

 

Cinderella

Directed by
Tina Lee
Produced by Dom & Karen Abbatiello

To be presented Saturdays and Sundays at 1PM and 4PM, weekends January 2nd through January 17th 1999.

A delightful adaptation of the classic fairytale for the young and the young at heart

The Mousetrap

By
Agatha Christie

Directed by
Rob Pherson

Running weekends February 12th through March 6th

A group of strangers are stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly-married couple, a spinster with a curious background, and architect who seems better equipped to be a chef, a retired army major, a strange little man and a jurist who makes life miserable for everyone. Into their midst comes a policeman who no sooner arrives, than the jurist is killed. Two down and one to go. To get to the rational of the murder's patter, the policeman probes the background of everyone present, and rattles a lot of skeletons. Another Agatha Christie switch finish.

The Nerd

By
Larry Shue

directed by
Jonathan Wierzbicki

Sponsored by
Hunterdon  Medical Center

Presented weekends April 9th through May 1st

Willum, an architect and war veteran, learns that the man who saved his life during the war is coming to visit him and his girlfriend. Little does he realize that his house guest is overwhelmingly bizarre, and has no immediate plans on leaving. And when they attempt to have a dinner party for clients, hilarious insanity ensues!

This compelling drama about Main Street vs. Wall Street provides an inside perspective on whether corporate raiders are creatures from the Black Lagoon of capitalism or their ultimate realists who save business from itself. 1989 Winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off Broadway Play. "Funny, serious, suspenseful, involving, disturbing, and above all expertly crafted. . . .Stylized over and undertones give it both epic grandeur and intimate titillation."-- N.Y. Magazine.

"Very fine." -- N.Y. Daily news.

"It held me, amused me, charmed me" -- N.Y. Post.

Other Peoples Money

By
Jerry Sterner

Directed by
Linda Neri

Sponsored by
Ortho Dermatological

Performed weekends June 4th through June 26th

Joseph and the Amazing  Technicolor Dreamcoat

Music & Lyrics by             Book by
      Tim Rice          Andrew Lloyd Webber

Sponsored by
Petrock's Bar and Grill

    Directed by              Musical Director
Richard                   Michael 
Baker                       Harrah 
choreographer Karin Hein
assistant director Marie Fiorello

Running weekends August 6th through August 29th

Andrew Lloyd Webber's first musical takes the Biblical story of Joseph and his 11 brothers and retells it using a pastiche of American pop music styles. Pharaoh is portrayed as Elvis ("The King") Presley, etc.

Marvin’s Room

By
Scott McPherson

directed by
Ray Leiter

Sponsored by
Michael and Frances L Rowny

Opening September 24th and running weekends through October 16th

A courageous heroine has her hands full caring for both her Aunt and her father, Marvin. She learns through humorous and moving situations how loving others first can make life unbelievably rich.
"a lot of smiles as well as genuine belly laughs" -N.Y. Times

"Realistic and observant . . . Sketch[es] a character with a few strokes"- N.Y. Post

"Very funny and engaging" - Wall Street Journal

 

Lovers and Other Strangers

By
Reneé Taylor and Joseph Bologna

Directed by
Amy

Sponsored by

Presented weekends November 12th through December 4th

Critics had a hard time figuring out which of these four comedies about the superiority of women is the funniest. The first introduces a young man who starts to seduce a lady, only to have the tables turned on him. The second involves a married couple who can't figure out whose turn it is to commence love making. The third opens in a girl's apartment at 4 AM when her fiancé arrives to tell her he is a nervous wreck and can't go through with the wedding. She gently leads the way back to the wedding route. In the last, a couple who have fought for over thirty years try to save their son's marriage by confessing their own failings.
 
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