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SPECIAL ADDED PRODUCTION!!

 

"THE BELLE OF AMHERST" by William Luce

The Belle of Amherst is a one-woman play based on the life of poet Emily Dickinson from 1830 to 1886, and set in her Amherst, Massachusetts home. The play makes use of her work, diaries, and letters to recollect her encounters with the significant people in her life – family, close friends, and acquaintances.

 

Saturday, September 9                                 7:00pm

Sunday, September 10                                  3:00pm

Friday, September 15                                   7:00pm

Saturday, September 16                               7:00pm

Sunday, September 17                                  3:00pm

Friday, September 22                                   7:00pm

Saturday, September 23                               7:00pm

Sunday, September 24                                  3:00pm 

Friday, September 29                                   7:00pm

Saturday, September 30                               7:00pm

Sunday, October 1                                         3:00pm

 

 

Summer Season 2017

PLAYS

 

 

July 5 - July 8   7:00pm 

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov   

   In Russia in 1904, a family is on the verge of losing their home.  The vivid characters in Chekhov's tragicomedy are swept up in a tide of momentous social change.  In the immersive setting of the Fowler Farm they play out their drama on the banks of the Bagaduce River. 

 

July 14 & 15   7:00pm

Becoming Dr. Ruth by Mark St. Germain

   Is a funny and inspirational show about our favorite sex therapist Dr. Ruth K. Westheimer, played by Anne O'Sullivan.  Few know the story of her remarkable life.

 

July 26 - 29   7:00pm

Shakespeare, Moliere, Love, and all that Jazz! 

   A romp through the comedies of Shakespeare and Moliere with music and dance as adapted by Monique Fowler.  Set in the early 50's, young lovers break lose, butt heads, discover passion, and with any luck land on their feet.

 

 

 

STAGED READINGS

 

July 8 & 9   3:00pm

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang

   We bring back Durang's hilarious comedy and homage to Anton Chekhov following our production of "The Cherry Orchard".

 

July 12 & 13   7:00pm

One Atlantic: Bishop & Lowell

   Adapted, by Monique Fowler, from the acclaimed correspondence between Elizabeth Bishop and Robert Lowell, this play brings to life the extraordinary friendship between two twentieth century American poets who, from 1947 to 1957, summered in Stonington and Castine. 

 

July 16   3:00pm

All My Sons by Arthur Miller

   Miller's great post WW II drama asks us: in times that challenge our survival to whom are we most repsonsible?  Our family or the family of man?

 

July 19 & 20   7:00pm

Hattie and Robert: Letters in our Pockets

by Monique Fowler

In Honor of Brooksville's 200th Anniversary!

   Adapted from historic correspondance between a sea captain and his wife, this play tells the story of courage and optimism in the face of maritime and other dangers of the 1860's.

 

July 21 & 22   7:00pm

The Gin Game by D. L. Coburn

   Two feisty old folk in a nursing home play cards to while away the time...and soon find the card game a metaphor for life. 

 

July 23   3:00pm

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof by Tennessee Williams

  With his mordant wit and signature poetry, featuring the unforgettable character of Maggie the Cat, Tennessee Williams dramatizes a Southern family coming to terms with who they really are.

 

July 30   3:00pm

End of Summer by S. N. Behrman

   Set on Maine's Mount Desert Island in 1936, "End of Summer" speaks to us now.  During a time of historic inequality, a young man wrestles with the choice of marrying an oil heiress whom he loves or working towards his ideals for social justice.

 

 

BAGADUCE THEATRE GALA!

 

Monday, July 17     5:00pm 

Cabaret with Cocktails and Summer Grille

Please join us for our annual gala fundraiser, with special performances by our Bagaduce Acting Company! RSVP, $125/person

 

 

 

 

 

 

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