Upcoming Shows

The Poet And The Rent by David Mamet

Tickets $20 Mar 11-14th

David, a young poet behind in his rent and about to be evicted, improvises poems for money in the park. He is scorned by the public and he falls in love with a young woman who will have nothing to do with him. He becomes a nightwatchman and is robbed by thieves talk him into joining them. Apprehended by the police and jailed, he is visited by a man who heard his poems– an ad executive who offers David a job writing ad copy for Wacko, noxious gook for cars. Faced with his first existential choice, he decides to languish in jail rather than promote Wacko. The young woman pays his bail and rent. She still finds him socially undesirable, but feels all good citizens should support the arts. A better man, David returns to his pen and paper.

12 ANGRY JURORS adapted by Sherman L. Sergel

Tickets $20 Apr 1-4th

On a hot summer day after a long trial, a jury must decide whether a 19-year-old man is guilty of murdering his father. The jury votes 11-1 that the man is guilty of the crime, but laws in the United States require a unanimous vote by all 12 jurors in order to pass judgment. Tempers flare as the eleven jurors try their best to convince the 1 dissenter to come around to their side. As the evidence is re-examined, however, new uncertainties come to light, forcing everyone to truly question if there is in fact some measure of “reasonable doubt”. Twelve Angry Jurors is a heightened courtroom thriller that puts you on the edge of your site while powerfully exploring what it means to live in a democracy.

Gifted by Tommy Lee Johnston

Tickets $20 Apr 16-18th

Mr. Jenks revisits his high-school alma mater as a substitute teacher for a class of highly gifted students. Discovering the passage of time hasn’t erased his own painful experiences as a bully, he now faces a class of kids whose lives and experiences all too closely resemble those of the very students he taunted