The Last Night Of Ballyhoo
By the author of "Driving Miss Daisy," this drama/comedy tells the story of an upper class Jewish family living in Atlanta, Georgia, on the eve of World War II. Ballyhoo, the event of the season, is about to change forever.
This classic drama tells the inspiring story of Ann Sullivan. Ann was the life long teacher of Helen Keller. Helen became blind and deaf as a baby. Ann, going blind herself, saved Helen from a dark and silent world and in doing so redeemed her own faith in life.
Bullshot Crummond is a parody of 1930's low-budget "B" Detective Movies. A blend of Austin Powers, Monty Python, Maxwell Smart, and Rocky and Bullwinkle, this madcap mystery follows British super-sleuth Bullshot Crummond as he attempts to foil the evil doings of Otto Von Brunno - the second most dangerous man in Europe - and his evil girlfriend, Lenya. Thrills, twists and bumbling turns lead the audience down the path of truth, justice, and the romantic way.
The Secret Garden
An 11-year-old orphan comes to live with her reclusive uncle in Yorkshire where she discovers a magic locked garden. This version of the beloved children's book enchants audiences of all ages and features some of the most beautiful music ever written for a Broadway show. It "revels in the imagination [and] achieves the irresistible appeal that moves audiences to standing ovations," writes the Christian Science Monitor.
Evergreen Players presents the world premiere of a musical based on Carolyn Evans Campbell's book, "Soiled Doves of Colorado and the West." Through a collage of poems, monologues, ballads and songs we glimpse the lives of the "lusty ladies," those disreputable, yet colorful women who helped tame the West.
Not just another story about a man and his dog, this romantic comedy considers the plight of Greg, a guy with a ho-hum job and a wife more interested in her career than him. When Greg finds a dog named Sylvia abandoned in the park and brings her home, this canine companion becomes a bone of contention between husband and wife. "Gurney's mad comedy is the most endearing good time to trot down the pike in many a moon," writes the critic for Backstage. "Howlingly funny."
A professor desperately wants to get his play produced. He approaches a former student's family for funding, only to discover it's The Family, as in the Mob. He further complicates his predicament when he falls for the Mafioso's daughter. A critic for the New York Post writes, "There is a buoyant joy to be had in the comic confrontation between two of the wackiest gangster chieftans ever to wack."
Inherit The Wind
Based on the Scopes-Monkey trial, this classic courtroom drama brings a gripping moment in history vividly to life. The New York World-Telegram & Sun critic writes, "A tidal wave of a drama... More than any other play in memory based on history and aiming at a contemporary parallel, Inherit the Wind makes its point immediately applicable."
Evergreen Players' production of this classic musical features a handsome Prince Charming, an overworked gal looking for love and those ugly step sisters everyone loves to hate, as well as your favorite Rodgers and Hammerstein songs. The Players' version stages it in a setting that puts a whole new spin on "Trailer Court." You won't want to miss this one!
Over The River And Through The Woods
A young man learns to appreciate his boisterous Italian family in this funny story of life, love and lasagne. If you're part of a family, you'll love this show. By the author of I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change.
The Trip To Bountiful
This is the poignant story of Mrs. Watts, an aging widow living with her son and daughter-in-law in a three-room flat in Houston, Texas. Fearing that her presence may be an imposition on others, and chafing under the rigid and selfish supervision of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Watts imagines that if she can get away and return to her old home in the town of Bountiful, she is sure to regain her strength, dignity and peace of mind.
Lost In Yonkers
It's 1942. Two young brothers are sent to stay with Grandma Kurnitz who lives above the candy shop she owns and is anything but sweet. As usual, Neil Simon knows how to put the "fun" in dysfunctional family. The 1991 Pulitzer Prize winner and one of his best.