Tag Archives: Theater

The Heiress

Ruth and Augustus Goetz’ 1850s drama about a tumultuous father-daughter relationship is based on the Henry James novel, Washington Square. Conflicts over money, family and love abound in this timeless tale of a young woman’s search for happiness amidst difficult trials. Set in the 19th century, the story is still relevant today. The play runs

Violet Musical

In this musical with folk, bluegrass, and gospel melodies, the titular character has a disfigurement that she will do anything to have healed— even if it means putting her faith in the hands of a remote televangelist. Violet is hoping for a miraculous healing. The musical is based on Doris Betts’ short story, “The Ugliest

Assassins Unite

Based on the book by John Weidman with music by Stephen Sondheim, Assassins is a one-act play where nine well-known assassins encouraging each other to enact their dark deeds.

A Flea in Her Ear

The 1907 comedy-of-errors “A Flea in Her Ear” by playwright Georges Feydeau, has been in production ever since its debut performance. When Raymonde Chandebise begins to doubt her husband Victor Emmanuel, she sets a trap to ensnare her unfaithful love. What begins as a simple setup, quickly becomes an elaborate case of mistaken identity and

Les Miserables Comes to the Stranahan

Victor Hugo’s realistic-fiction masterpiece “Les Miserables” tells the tragic tale of ex-convict Jean Valjean, his adopted daughter Cosette, and police inspector Javert, who vows to return Valjean to prison. The human drama clashes with the tumultuous times of the day. The musical gives the characters in the novel a voice and a song, featuring classics