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12/7-12/17, 2017 Driving Miss Daisy
A Pulitzer Prize-winning play by Alfred Uhry, Driving Miss Daisy affectionately covers the 25-year relationship between a wealthy, strong-willed Southern matron and her equally indomitable Black chauffeur, Hoke. Both employer and employee are outsiders, Hoke because of the color of his skin, Miss Daisy because she is Jewish in a WASP-dominated society. At the same time, Hoke cannot fathom Miss Daisy’s cloistered inability to grasp the social changes that are sweeping the South in the 1960s. Nor can Miss Daisy understand why Hoke’s “people” are so indignant. It is only when Hoke is retired and Miss Daisy is confined to a home for the elderly that the two fully realize that they’ve been friends and kindred spirits all along.
Director: Dori Bryan Ployer
1/19–2/4, 2018 Of Mice and Men
John Steinbeck’s Of Mice and Men is a parable about what it means to be human. Steinbeck’s story of George and Lennie’s ambition of owning their own ranch, and the obstacles that stand in the way of that ambition, reveal the nature of dreams, dignity, loneliness, and sacrifice. Ultimately, Lennie, the mentally handicapped giant who makes George’s dream of owning his own ranch worthwhile, ironically becomes the greatest obstacle to achieving that dream.
Director: Richard Stiles
3/9-3/25, 2018 The Tempest
Magic, music, and mystery will be brought to life in William Shakespeare’s classic The Tempest. The Tempest tells the story of castaways brought to an island through a tempest created by the magician Prospero, who was exiled there with his daughter Miranda.
In this contemporary retelling, audiences will experience Shakespearean plays as they were originally intended – through the expression of sound and movement. Do not miss this special season offering!
Director: Steve Dooner
4/20-5/6, 2018 Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical
Hair is unique musical that changed the face of musical theatre during the late 1960s. Featuring music by Galt MacDermot and book and lyrics by James Rado and Gerome Ragni, the musical portrays the hippie culture of America in the 1960s around the time of the US involvement with Vietnam. This new type of ‘Rock’ musical helped pave the way for other shows in the later decade. Featuring a non linear narrative the show was one of the first ‘concept’ musicals and invited the audience on a remarkable journey The show features nudity, sexual acts, profanity and drugs. Recommended for mature audiences only.
Directors: Meg Dussault / Shannon Stiles
6/8-6/24, 2018 The Boys Next Door
The Boys Next Door was written in the early 1980s by Tom Griffin. The Boys Next Door is a two-act comedy-drama about four intellectually disabled men who live together in a small apartment — and Jack, the caring social worker who is on the verge of career burn-out. At times funny, at times tender, The Boys Next Door provides audiences a candid look at the lives of a marginalized population and those who serve them.
Director: Kelly Crawford
7/26-8/5, 2018 The Drowsy Chaperone
In the darkness, we hear a theatregoer’s lament, and a prayer for the current state of the theatrical art. The lights come up; we see a rather ordinary man, sitting in a chair in his rather ordinary New York apartment. Admitting to a state of “non-specific sadness,” he asks us to escape with him as he plays the LP of his favorite musical: Gable & Stein’s, The Drowsy Chaperone. Dropping the needle on his hi-fi, Man-in-Chair’s imagination takes flight with the sound of a full orchestra. Soon, into his apartment parades the entire cast of the original 1928 production. The Drowsy Chaperone cleverly and magically blooms to life, telling the hilarious tale of a pampered Broadway starlet and her debonair fiancé, an overzealous producer, a dizzy chorine, the Latin lover and a couple of bumbling gangsters. Ruses are played. Hijinks occur. And the plot spins everyone into musical comedy euphoria. Man-in-Chair’s infectious love of The Drowsy Chaperone speaks to anyone who has ever been transported by the theatre.
Directed & Choreographed by Vincent Ratsavong
Musical Direction by Derrick Lacasse
- All MMAS productions will be performed at the MMAS Black Box Theater, 377 North Main Street, Mansfield
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