Charlie Baker is an English writer who shuns social events and needs to calm down after a series of misfortunes. He goes to his friend Froggy's fishing lodge, where Froggy and he devise a plan to pose Charlie as a foreigner with no knowledge of the local language. When neighbors and visitors assume Charlie does not understand them, they begin to say things freely in front of him. The results are hilarious - but they also put Charlie and the other guests in danger.
Sidney Bruhl needs a killer idea. Once the toast of Broadway, his plays were masterpieces of the murder genre, but it has been years since his last hit. When unknown playwright Clifford Anderson posts Bruhl a script to die for, the desperate writer sees a lethal opportunity. This perfect plot is about to bend, to spiral, to spin totally out of control. And in Sidney Bruhl's isolated American home, enjoyable fatal fiction will become shockingly fatal fact.
A Thousand Clowns
Both heartwarming and hilarious, the play tells the story of Murray Burns, an out-of-work television writer who will lose custody of his nephew Nick unless he gets his act together fast. "A delicious anti-conformity comedy," writes Mark Turvin of Goldfish Publishers.
La Cage aux folles
A fabulous, flamboyant musical comedy about love, life - and family values in a decidedly unconventional family. Georges and Albin have a happy if stormy life together, running a drag club where Albin stars as ZaZa, queen extraordinaire. But when Georges' son announces his engagement to the daughter of a notoriously narrow-minded politician, their efforts to "play it straight" for a meeting with the inlaws result in high insanity.
Heavens: A Nude Beach
The Players dive into exciting and uncharted waters with this world premiere of an original comedy. Written by Evergreen’s own Jimy Murphy, the play considers the chance encounters of people who meet at a rock outcrop on their way to and from a nude beach. An ensemble of eight actors plays 24 colorful characters who through surprising, funny and thought-provoking situations reveal something about themselves without baring too much. (Hey, this is Evergreen, after all.)
A convoluted plot involving four couples who gather to celebrate a tenth wedding anniversary of their best friends only to discover an attempted suicide - or is it? A missing wife, missing cook, a damaged car, whip lash, a reoccurring back spasm, and rumors galore add to the comedic mayhem and the situation gets progressively more difficult to sustain when nobody can remember who has been told what about whom.
In a zany, satirical poke at Agatha Christie mysteries and musical styles of past years, ten people are stranded in an isolated English country house during a raging thunderstorm. As the bodies pile up in the library, the survivors frantically race to discover the identity and motivation of the cunning culprit!
Steel Magnolias tells the tale of six Southern women who bond together to face their greatest fears and highest hopes with dry wit and self-deprecating style.
All In The Timing
One of the biggest theatrical hits of the 1990's, All in the Timing consists of six silly one-acts about love, revenge, language and weirdness, acted by seven silly people - three of them playing monkeys and one guy with a mountain-climbing axe in his head.
This three-act, fast-paced comedy is described as "a show within a show." A theatrical touring company is rehearsing a comedy, and everythign that can go wrong does. It's a hilarious melee of characters and situations! In order to give the audience a glimpse of what is going on, the second act reveals all the high jinks taking place backstage.
Bye Bye Birdie
One of the most captivating musical shows of our time! Set in the late 1950s, this Broadway musical focuses on Conrad Birdie, a teen heartthrob with swinging hips, an angelic voice, and sideburns that are out of this world! He's about to be inducted into the Army, and a publicity stunt is set up with Kim MacAfee, an average teenage girl from Sweet Apple, Ohio, to kiss Birdie goodbye on The Ed Sullivan Show. This show will rock!
A short play that details the challenge and struggles of a strained relationship between a mother and her two adult daughters when one of them has a mental handicap.