2004-2005

CRIMES OF THE HEART

by Beth Henley
Directed by Pamela Scott
Sept 30-Oct 24, 2004

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At the core of the tragic comedy are the three Magrath sisters, Meg, Babe, and Lenny, who reunite at Old Granddaddy’s home in Hazlehurst, Mississippi after Babe shoots her abusive husband. Past resentments bubble to the surface as they’re forced to deal with assorted relatives and past relationships while coping with the latest incident that has disrupted their lives. Each sister is forced to face the consequences of the “crimes of the heart” she has committed.
 
 
A Taste of Honey

by Shelagh Delaney
Directed by Peter Jensen
Nov 11-Dec 5, 2004

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A Taste of Honey tells the story of a working-class adolescent girl and her various relationships: the black sailor who gets her pregnant, the homosexual art student who moves into her apartment to help her through the pregnancy, her fun-loving and saloon-frequenting mother, and Peter, her mother’s newly acquired husband.
 
 
House of Blue Leaves

by John Guare
Directed by Ted Sod
April 21-May 22, 2005

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On the day the Pope is expected to visit, hearts are palpitating in the sleepy borough of Queens, but not entirely on account of His Holiness. Bunny Flingus, a femme-fatale from Flushing (or thereabouts) is stirring things up in the quiet, unfulfilled life of aspiring songwriter Artie Shaughnessy. Artie longs to leave his unhappy marriage, elope with Bunny, and write a hit song that will top the charts.
 
 
THE PINTER PROJECT
The Homecoming & The Birthday Party
By Harold Pinter
Directed by Terry Schreiber
February 2 – March 13, 2005
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Two classic plays — one early and one mid-career — by the master playwright of the horror lurking behind banal chatter. Presented in rotating repertory.

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