By Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon
Directed by Ariel Bock
December 15-17, 2017
Join us for a costumed, fully-staged reading of the imagined sequel to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. The ever-dependable Mary Bennet is growing tired of her role as dutiful middle sister in the face of her siblings’ romantic escapades. When the family gathers for Christmas at Pemberley, an unexpected guest sparks Mary’s hopes for independence, an intellectual match, and possibly even love. But is it meant to be? A funny, warm-hearted story for the whole family.
Timebomb by Carson Kreitzer, directed by Allyn Burrows
A new climate-change comedy that takes us on a journey from the halls of Congress, to the Peruvian Andes, to an organic farm.
Wonders of the Invisible World by Liz Duffy Adams, directed by Nela Wagman
Ten years after Abigail Williams, instigator of the witch trials, disappeared from Salem, she turns up at the frontier tavern of fellow witch-hunter Mercy Lewis.
Buried Child by Sam Shepard, directed by Charles Towers
The Pulitzer Prize-winning drama takes a macabre look at one American Midwestern family with a very dark secret.
Shadow of a Doubt by Edith Wharton, directed by Normi Noel
Set in England, The Shadow of a Doubt centres on the character Kate Derwent, a former nurse married to a gentleman. Opening on a scene of social privilege and affluence studded with sharp one-liners, the play takes a dark and controversial turn into a world of extortion, mistrust, deception and assisted dying.
The Whirligig by Hamish Linklater, directed bu Hamish Linklater
This touching plays explores with humor and bite how her terminal illness affects the seven people around her – friends, family, and long-ago acquaintances who are all year-round residents of the Berkshires.