Plays / 2019 - 2020 SEASON
An Ideal Husband
by Oscar Wilde.
Sept. 13-29, 2019
As reimagined and adapted by Maryalice Rubins-Topoleski and Charlotte Kirkby, Wilde's comedic masterpiece of blackmail and political corruption moves effortlessly into D.C.'s world of politics and scandal in the 1960s.
The Big Bad Wolf: An Adult Fairy Tale About Fear, Forgiveness and Sexual Identity
by Christopher Canaan.
Oct. 25-Nov. 10, 2019
Emmy-winning writer Canaan's comedy reveals the fate of Peter, Red Riding Hood, one Little Pig, and The Boy Who Cried Wolf when the Big Bad Wolf and his hench-wolf, Wayne escape from prison. Deliciously naughty --- not a tale for the little ones!
The Christmas Carol Conspiracy: Scrooge's Revenge
by Joe Doyle.
Dec. 6-22, 2019
ActorsNET revives Doyle's hilarious sequel to the iconic tale, which the Village Voice called "a holiday happening" when it played in NYC. A year after the happy ending, Scrooge learns he was duped, and plans to retaliate.
by Agatha Christie
Jan. 31-Feb. 16, 2020
In this rare gem of a mystery, Dame Agatha added a touch of comedy to her characteristic mix of murder and mayhem. A young wife discovers real life can be more exciting than make-believe...and she's lucky to survive.
The productions below are cancelled.
Mrs. Warren's Profession
by George Bernard Shaw.
Mar. 13-29, 2020
Mrs. Warren's daughter does not know how her wealthy mother earned the family fortune, but when the truth is revealed, sparks fly. Considered scandalous in its day, the play still rings eerily true over a century later.
Seven Keys to Baldpate
by George M. Cohan
Apr. 24-May 10, 2020
America's "Yankee Doodle Dandy" wrote this medley of mystery, farce, and intrigue about a writer who meets a parade of shady characters at a "closed" hotel. It was an international hit, heralded as one of the most thrilling plays ever.
by William Shakespeare
June 12-28, 2020
In this stunning tragedy, an aging king gives his power to his two cold-hearted daughters, rejecting the one who is pure of heart but too honest. His harrowing descent into madness echoes growing chaos in his family and kingdom.