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Now Playing:

Winter Tales

Directed by Paul Ford

A cast of both young people and adults will offer a performance of stories, fables and fairytales of winter, the holidays, and a few other inventions to make you laugh and think. A joyous treat for the whole family.

This story-theatre presentation uses a number of different stories and poetry—and historical portraits of celebrations from around the world—in a delightful production that celebrates the winter and its holidays. Great for the entire family and matinee performances on Saturday afternoons at 2 p.m.!


Director Ford says, "I'm delighted to work with this exceptional cast as they create new versions of these old tales. The production will be a joyful, funny and warm addition to every audience member's holiday experience"

December 2-18, 2022. Fri 7:30pm; Sat 2pm & 7:30pm; Sun 2pm.

Tickets: 24, 19.

PWYW: Dec 11, 2022

Staged Reading: The Favor By Andy Mayo

January 15, 2023 Sun 6pm

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Staged Reading: Lift By Edward deBuvitz

December 11, 2022 Sun 6pm

When Willard's father tells him he must live with an uncle and aunt on a farm Willard makes the decision to run away. On his way out of town Willard stops at the cemetery to say goodbye to his deceased younger brother. It is there he meets Miranda who is attempting to recapture her mother's parakeet. Their conversation reveals troubled lives and events that have caused them to be alienated from theirfamilies and the world

FREE, Open to the public, reservations not required.

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