Dignity Players 2013-2014 Season
The Power of Art
Art – by Yasmina Reza, Translated by Christopher Hampton –Directed by Darice Clewell – A comedy, Art raises questions about art and friendship as it concerns three long-time friends, Serge, Marc, and Yvan. Serge, indulging his penchant for modern art, buys a large, expensive, completely white painting. Marc is horrified, and their relationship suffers considerable strain as a result of their differing opinions about what constitutes “art”. Yvan, caught in the middle of the conflict, tries to please and mollify both of them. September 13-14, 19-21, 26-28, 2013 at 8pm, September 15 and 22, 2013 at 3pm.
A Christmas Carol – by Charles Dickens, adapted for Dramatic Reading by Lois Evans, Mark Hildebrand, and Eric Lund – Celebrate the true meaning of Christmas with this new reading conceived, directed and performed by Lois Evans, Mark Hildebrand, and Eric Lund. Appropriate for children of all ages!December 5-7, 2013 at 8pm.
Collected Stories – by Donald Margulies – Directed by Gary Seddon – Ruth Steiner is a teacher and respected short story writer. Her student and protégée is Lisa Morrison. Over the course of 6 years, Lisa journeys from insecure student to successful writer. After publishing a well-received collection of short stories, Lisa writes a novel based on Ruth’s affair with the poet Delmore Schwartz, and the women must deal with the moral dilemma of whether a person’s life events are suitable for another to use in their own creative process. January 17-18, 24-25, 30-February 1, 2014 at 8pm, January 19 and 26, 2014 at 3pm.
A Man of No Importance – Music by Stephen Flaherty, Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and Book by Terrence McNally –Directed by Mickey Lund, Musical Direction by Jill Compton – The tender story of Alfie Byrne, a bus driver living in 1960’s Dublin. A passionate fan of Oscar Wilde, Alfie is determined to stage a version of Salome at his church, despite the objections of church authorities. In the process of fighting for the play, Alfie is finally forced to confront his own sexuality and take a stand in the world. March 21-22, 28-29, April 3-5, 2014 at 8pm, March 23 and 30, 2014 at 3pm.
The 39 Steps – by John Buchan – Directed by Jim Reiter – A man with a boring life meets a woman with a thick accent who says she’s a spy. When he takes her home, she is murdered. Soon, a mysterious organization called “The 39 Steps” is hot on the man’s trail in a nationwide manhunt that climaxes in a death-defying finale! A riotous blend of virtuoso performances and wildly inventive stagecraft, The 39 Steps amounts to an unforgettable evening of pure pleasure! May 2-3, 8-10, 15-17, 2014 at 8pm, May 4, 2014 at 3pm.
Season tickets on sale on June 1, 2013
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