2017-2018

"I Fly-By-Night" - 35 Years of Engaging Theatre

Marjorie Prime

MARJORIE PRIME

A drama by Jordan Harrison

Directed by Lynda Mackie

October 20, 21, 22 & 27, 28, 2017

It’s the age of artificial intelligence, and 85 year old Marjorie, a jumble of disparate, fading memories has a handsome new companion who’s  programmed to feed the story of her life back to her. What would we remember, and what would we forget, if  given the chance? This wondrous play explores   the mysteries of human identity and the limits, if any, of what technology     can replace.

Cast List:

Marjorie: Melissa Maguire

Walter: Thomas Taylor

Tess: Lisa Anderson

Jon: Doug Mackie

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FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH

A drama by Bertolt Brecht, translation by Eric Bentley

Directed by Lenore Howard

February 2, 3, 4 & 9, 10, 2018

German life, 1933-1938, before the horrors of the Holocaust and World War II are realized. This is a montage of scenes focusing on the ordinary German populace, living in turmoil of the fear and uncertainty the Third Reich is forcing on them, along with the randomness of how to survive.

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FLY BY NIGHT

A Musical by Will Connolly, Michael Mitnick, Kim Rosenstock

Direction/Musical Direction by Jill Heitzman

June 1, 2, 3 & 8, 9, 2018

Two South Dakota sisters relocate to Brooklyn, NY, and fall for the same guy, a guitar playing sandwich maker. A sweeping ode to young love, set around the time of the 1965 Northeast blackout, this musical tale is about finding your way and discovering hope in a world beset by darkness.