Role Players Ensemble 2016-17 Season

Join the Role Players Ensemble for a season of Theatre for Grown Ups as they present entertaining, challenging plays, and offer expanded outreach to theatre lovers with master classes on the Art of Acting, and staged readings of plays under consideration for next season.

Sept. 2 – Sept. 18, 2016 SEASCAPE by Edward Albee presents two unusual couples on an existential journey pondering the big questions of life in this Pulitzer Prize winning play. (Directed by George Maguire) 

Oct. 28 – Nov. 12, 2016   DON’T DRINK THE WATER by Woody Allen brings his signature brand of humor to a motley assortment of characters in this oddball comedy set in cold war Eastern Europe. (Directed by Aaron Murphy) 

Feb. 3 – Feb. 19, 2017   THE PIANO LESSON by August Wilson sheds light on an African-American family struggling with identity, values and choices made throughout their lives. This stirring, soul-searching drama won the 1990 Pulitzer Prize. (Directed by Eric Fraisher Hayes) 

April 14 – April 30, 2017   LAUGHING STOCK by Charles Morey celebrates all that we love and all that can go wrong in the making of theatre. Trying to produce Dracula, Hamlet and Charlie’s Aunt in summer stock repertory becomes a wild mix of sweetness and slapstick! (Directed by Eric Fraisher Hayes)

Season Subscriptions $69 – $104

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All shows at The Village Theatre, 233 Front Street, Danville 94526