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2018 "Summer of Legacy"
The Arrival: Mainstage
Directed by Orange Grove Dance and composed by Dylan Glatthorn. Adapted from the illustrated novel The Arrival, by Shaun Tan, this silent production will tell the story of a man finding his way to a new world and learning how to survive and cope in a land that does not speak his language. In a journey of the body and mind, The Arrival explores themes of the immigrant experience and what it means to build a home in a foreign world.
Opening Night: Thursday, July 19th at 7:30 pm
Evenings at 7:30pm
Friday, July 20th
Saturday, July 21st
Thursday, July 26th
Friday, July 27th
Matinees (followed by talkbacks) at 2 pm
Sunday, July 22nd
Wednesday, July 25th
Closing Night: Saturday, July 28th at 5 pm
Froggy: teen Intensive
NOTE TO AUDIENCES: FROGGY is the teen show and is intended for audience ages 13 and up. "FROGGY" has mature themes of violence and suicide and includes strobe lights.
Feel free to call the Box Office with any questions:
Written by Jennifer Haley, one of the writers of Netflix’s Mindhunter, and directed by Matt Morrow, artistic director of Diversionary Theater in San Diego. FROGGY is a multimedia play about a woman who goes in search of her missing boyfriend after discovering he's the main character in a violent video game. The play is set in a noir style and will use multimedia and video gaming design to tell the story.
PerformanceS (followed by talkbacks)
Opening: Thursday, July 12th at 7:30 pm
Friday, July 13th at 7:30 pm
Closing: Saturday, July 14th at 7:30 pm
My Hero: tour
Opening and Closing performances at the playhouse Are available at regular ticket pricing.
All other touring locations are free and open to the public unless otherwise marked.
Run time: 40 minutes, recommended for all ages
Written and directed by returning artist, Wyckham Avery. What makes someone a hero? Are they brave, shrewd, strong, smart, plucky, clever, gutsy, or even perspicacious? Join a group of travelers as they share their stories of heroes to pass the time on their pilgrimage to create change in the world. Along the journey you will discover new heroes from around the world and right in your neighborhood.
OPENING AT PLAYHOUSE: MONDAY, JULY 30TH AT 5 PM
TUESDAY, JULY 31ST: WADLEIGH MEMORIAL LIBRARY AT 2 PM
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 1: PETERBOROUGH TOWN LIBRARY AT 2PM
SATURDAY, AUGUST 4TH: MASON TOWN HALL AT 5 PM
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7TH: MILFORD TOWN HALL AT 11 AM
TUESDAY, AUGUST 7TH: LEDGEWOOD BAY ASSISTED LIVING AT 2 PM
WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 8TH: CROTCHED MOUNTAIN SCHOOL AT 1 PM
*THURSDAY, AUGUST 9TH: CEDARCREST SCHOOL AT 10:15 AM*
*Cedarcrest performance closed to public*
FRIDAY, AUGUST 10TH: WILTON PUBLIC LIBRARY AT 2 PM
MONDAY, AUGUST 13TH: NASHUA PUBLIC LIBRARY AT 2 PM
CLOSING AT PLAYHOUSE: TUESDAY, AUGUST 14TH AT 5 PM
The Things We Keep: Musical
Run time: 1hr 30 mins, with a 15 minute intermission, recommended for all ages
Written and Directed by Artistic Director Jared Mezzocchi with music by local artist, Duncan Pelletier. The Things We Keep is a musical about a large family, spanning several generations, who have come together during the passing of their father/grandfather/great-grandfather, who is also suffering from Alzheimer’s. The play explores memory, aging, and family, and examines the processes a family must undergo while saying goodbye to a complex and complicated man. Ultimately, it is the family that determines the man they will bury, and the legacy they will keep.
Opening Night: Thursday, August 9th at 7:30 pm
Evenings at 7:30 pm:
Friday, August 10th
Saturday, August 11th
Thursday, August 16th
Friday, August 17th
Matinees (followed by talkbacks) at 2 pm:
Sunday, August 12th
Wednesday, August 15th
Closing Night: Saturday, August 18th at 5 pm
one night only!
Andy's Academy is a one night showcase highlighting work produced in our lab series throughout the summer. This year's event features performances from our directing lab, original works from our playwriting lab, and a viewing of the stop motion animation piece produced by our film lab.