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The Mousetrap

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The Mousetrap
Directed by Connie Boyd
Produced by Kevin Jones and Peggy Schneider

The Mousetrap opened in London in The Ambassadors’ Theatre on November 25th, 1952. It is the longest running play in the world, and has been playing continuously in London since that date. Originally written as a 20 minute radio play entitled Three Blind Mice, it was performed by request for Queen Mary’s 80th birthday in 1947. Later, the piece was released as a short story by the same name. Read More »

Much Ado About Nothing

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Much Ado About Nothing

Directed by Christa Sherman
Produced by Deborah Zimmer

William Shakespeare’s hilarious comedy.

Guys and Dolls

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Guys and Dolls
Directed by Richard Brousil and Mary Bright
Produced by Brenda Townsend

When I mentioned that the lumber I was buying at Home Depot was for the set of “Guys and Dolls”, the cashier looked at me and said, “That was the weirdest Marlon Brando movie ever”. After thinking about it, I decided that I agreed with her, but the story of “Guys and Dolls” began well before that well remembered movie. The show actually… Read More »

Fruitcakes

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Fruitcakes
Directed by Dirk Jasperse
Produced by Jim Clevenger

Playwright Julian Wiles calls Fruitcakes “a celebration of small-town life”. It certainly is that. But there are deeper layers to the story than just the portrayal of interesting, eccentric, small-town characters. There is pain, struggle, and alienation. There is also… Read More »

Cabaret

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Cabaret
Directed by Deborah Zimmer
Musical Director Steve Storc
Produced by Peggy Schneider and Brian Weissman

Leave your troubles outside!
So….life is disappointing? Forget it!
In here life is beautiful…..the girls are beautiful…
….even the orchestra is beautiful!

Willkommen! The process of directing this haunting musical has been a joy for me because my cast is amazingly talented and creative; my crew loyal and steadfast. The musical numbers in the Kit Kat Klub will entertain, raise eyebrows, and perhaps cause a few hearts to beat more rapidly. My personal connection with ‘Cabaret’ is with the characters of Herr Schultz and Fraulein Schneider. Two everyday people caught in a… Read More »

The Miracle Worker

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The Miracle Worker
Directed by Jim Clevenger
Produced by Gretchen Pili

The dictionary defines “miracle” as “a superb or surpassing example of something; wonder; marvel.” That definition certainly describes the story of the initial encounter between Annie Sullivan and Helen Keller. That story – of how a young woman with no formal training managed in a few short weeks to… Read More »