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THE SUMMER CLASSIC IN SAN MARCO:
Figaro
By Charles Morey
A Play freely adapted from Le Mariage de Figaro by Beaumarchais

September 19, 20, 21*, 25**, 26, 27, 28*, October 2**, 3, 4, 2014

He's getting married in the morning, and the enterprising Figaro (servant, barber, professional troublemaker) couldn't be happier. But with everybody scheming to come between him and his bride, Figaro will need all his cunning to make it down the aisle. This new adaptation of Beaumarchais' comic masterpiece is not only hilariously funny, but has a razor sharp political edge.

All performances 8:00pm except *Matinee performance 2:00pm **Evening performance 7:30pm

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Love Goes to Press
By Martha Gellhorn and Virginia Cowles

November 7, 8, 9*, 13**, 14, 15, 16*, 20**, 21, 22, 2014

Written in the aftermath of World War II, Love Goes to Press opened in London in 1946 and on Broadway in 1947. Written as a relief for the survivors of Blitzkrieg and ration cards, today it is a devilishly entertaining portrayal of the Battle of the Sexes. In this wise-cracking romantic comedy, set in a press camp on the Italian front in 1944, two women war correspondents - smart, sexy, and famous for scooping their male competitors - struggle to balance their professional lives with their love lives. The two glamorous American journalists are autobiographical creations of the authors: Martha Gellhorn and Virginia Cowles who met while covering the Spanish Civil War.

All performances 8:00pm except *Matinee performance 2:00pm **Evening performance 7:30pm

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Time Stands Still
By Donald Margulies

January 16, 17, 18*, 22**, 23, 24, 25*, 29**, 30, 31, 2015

Sarah is a photo journalist who has returned from covering the Iraq war after being injured by a roadside bomb. Her reporter boyfriend James is swamped by guilt after leaving her alone in Iraq. Theirs is a partnership based on telling the toughest stories, and together, making a difference. But when their own story takes a sudden turn, the adventurous couple confronts the prospect of a more conventional life. This compelling play about changing
relationships and developing social issues is by one of America's most important contemporary playwrights, Donald Margulies, who received the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama for Dinner With Friends.

All performances 8:00pm except *Matinee performance 2:00pm **Evening performance 7:30pm

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The Miracle Worker
By William Gibson

March 6, 7, 8*, 12**, 13, 14, 15*, 19**, 20, 21, 2015

Immortalized onstage and screen by Anne Bancroft and Patty Duke, this classic tells the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. The Miracle Worker dramatizes the volatile relationship between the lonely teacher and her charge. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human and treated by her family as such. Only Annie realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark, tortured silence. With scenes of intense physical and emotional dynamism, Annie's success with Helen finally comes with the utterance of a single, glorious word: "water".

All performances 8:00pm except *Matinee performance 2:00pm **Evening performance 7:30pm

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Don't Dress for Dinner
A comedy by Marc Camoletti | Adapted by Robin Hawdon

April 24, 25, 26*, 30**, May 1, 2, 3*, 7**, 8, 9, 2015

Bernard's plans for a romantic rendezvous with his mistress are complete with a gourmet caterer and an alibi courtesy of his friend, Robert. But when Bernard's wife learns that Robert will be visiting for the weekend, she decides to stay in town for a surprise tryst of her own… setting the stage for an evening of hysterical mix-ups of epic proportions. This wildly hilarious comedy was a smash hit in Paris, where it played for over two years, and in London, where it ran for six years. It has since played in theatres all over the USA and the English
speaking world.

All performances 8:00pm except *Matinee performance 2:00pm **Evening performance 7:30pm

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Hairspray
Music by Marc Shaiman | Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
Based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters

June 12, 13, 14*, 18**, 19, 20, 21*, 25**, 26, 27, 2015

The 1950's are out and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical piled bouffant high with laughter, romance, and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire – to dance on the popular "Corny Collins Show". When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social outcast to sudden star. She must use her newfound
power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!

All performances 8:00pm except *Matinee performance 2:00pm **Evening performance 7:30pm

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