Set in the small New England town of Grover’s Corners in 1901, the story of Emily and George is both charming and heartbreaking. Together we discover the profound greatness in life’s simple moments. Thorton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize winning drama returns to the Helfaer stage after 25 years. Rediscover this American classic that explores our universal need to find a place where we belong, and challenges us to appreciate our lives as we live them
In the Red and Brown
A poetically vigorous work by Tarell Alvin McCraney that artfully folds together slang vernacular and the grandeur of ancient African tradition to tell the story of Oya, a track star from the “hood” who must make difficult choices on her journey to womanhood. This is a collaboration with UPROOTED Theatre and directed by Marti Gobel.
The charismatic Dorante has arrived in Paris seeking happiness and his heart’s home, yet he has one flaw: he cannot tell the truth. Contemporary playwright David Ives' deliciously cheeky adaptation of Pierre Corneille's 17th century The Liar, tangles the audience in an impishly wicked web of lies. Full of Mistaken identities and misunderstandings; rollicking wordplay and swordplay, and a dash romance. The Liar reveals the exploits of the six young Parisian lovers that will make you laugh like you never have before.
On the night of Bobby's 35th birthday, this confirmed bachelor finds himself reflecting on his lack of true companionship. Is commitment something to be feared or embraced? With the help of his ten married friends, and three girlfriends, Bobby weighs the pros and cons of married life. Through the dynamic score, vivid characters, and energetic vignettes, Stephen Sondheim's award winning musical Company depicts the trials and tribulations of relationships and the true home among friends.
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