2019 SEASON SHOWS

This is the heading

Click edit button to change this text. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus leo.

 

by Frances Goodrich & Albert Hackett.
Directed by Keith Langsdale

October 17*, 18, 19, 24, 25, 26 at 7:30 pm; 

October 20 at 2 pm SOLD OUT

*Pre-show talk by scholars Ted Thornton and Bernard Baker. No post-show discussion.
 Post-show discussions with the audience following each performance.
Winner of the 1956 Pulitzer Prize, Tony Award, Critics Circle Award, and virtually every other coveted prize of the theater, this sensitive story of a group of Jews who went into hiding in the sealed-off upper rooms of an office building in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam strongly resonates with today’s stories of the hunted and the hidden, the Other – the unfortunates with nowhere to go.
Anne’s diary bears witness to the fate of her family as iconic representation of the consequences of de-humanization and the threatened death of empathy. It is a challenge to bear witness, for to listen to a witness is to become a witness.
Come. Watch. Listen. Witness.
Buy tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-diary-of-anne-frank-tickets-54973246460
The Diary of Anne Frank Cast

Otto Frank – Frank Aronson*

Mrs. Frank – Stephanie Carlson*

Anne Frank – Samantha Choquette

Margot Frank – Molly MacLeod

Mr. Van Daan – Michael Budnick

Mrs. Van Daan – Kimberly Salditt-Poulin

Peter Van Daan – Chris Demerski

Mr. Dussel – Stuart Gamble

Mr. Kraler – Ted Trobaugh

Miep – M E Kearney

*Member, Actors Equity Association

Check our SPECIAL EVENTS page for related programming, FACING CLOSED DOORS: Exploring the Roots of Racial and Ethnic Exclusion through Theater
Made possible by a grant from MassHumanities

EARLIER THIS SEASON….

By Constance Congdon. Directed by Yagil Eliraz

April 25*, 26, 27, May 2**, 3, 4 at 7:30 pm;  April 28 at 2 pm
*United Way of Franklin County Opening night. All tickets $30. Proceeds benefit BBBSFC. Reception at 7 pm, curtain at 7:30 pm.

** Post-show conversation with the audience

Life is not organized around a coherent narrative, despite how much we would like it to be. Life can be messy, jumpy, nonlinear, fragmentary and discordant, and we might find ourselves desperately trying to make sense out of it. “Tales of the Lost Formicans” reflects this messiness and the effort to make sense of it, both in its content and in its form.

It seems as if all characters are struggling through a crisis of this sort or another. Within the turmoil of their lives, all characters try to find something to hold on to, something that will serve as a solid ground to walk on. However, this is “a play that is too honest to propose any univocal explanation for the confusions of the day, or any instant remedy for them”, as was written in a review in the L.A. Times in 1989.

Congdon plays and experiments with the structure and form of this play, so it reflects the messiness of our life. She also uses a framing device, the Aliens, who try to analyze and understand the world of the play, exactly like the audience.

Through this dichotomy, of messiness and fragmentation vs. efforts to find meaning and order, the play explores existential themes like: adolescence, aging parent, lost love and divorce, memory, and the strength of the familial unit.

THE TALES CAST

CATHY (nee McKissick)   Stephanie Carlson*

ERICA  (her daughter)  Molly MacLeod

JIM McKISSICK  Frank Aronson*

EVELYN McKISSICK  Polly Pillsbury

JUDY (Cathy’s best friend)  Val Vaile

JERRY    Joseph Cardozo

ACTOR #7   Michael Marceline

  • Member Actors’ Equity Association
__________________________________________________________________
Book & Lyrics by Tom Jones. Music by Harvey Schmidt.
Directed by Carmela Lanza-Weil   
Music Direction by Ted Trobaugh
June 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 at 7:30 pm;  June 23 at 2 pm
THE FANTASTICKS, the longest-running musical ever, tells the gentle story of falling in – and out – of love and the perils of wishes realized. It features lovers, pirates, bandits and turnips, as well as a memorable score with such classic tunes as “Try to Remember” and “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.” Join us in recalling that love is possible and dreams do come true.
THE FANTASTICKS CAST
El Gallo – Larry Picard
Matt – Andy Zane
Luisa – Jasmine Goodspeed
Bellamy – Autumn Tustin
Hucklebee – Stephanie Carlson*
Henry (The Old Actor) – John Reese*
Mortimer –  David Cavallin
The Mute – Madeleine Bolles Odenberg
  • Member Actors’ Equity Association
 
by Lauren Gunderson
Directed by Gina Kaufmann
September 19, 20, 21, 26*, 27, 28 at 7:30 pm;   September 22 at 2 pm
*Post show-conversation with the audience

A brutal comedic quartet about four very real women who lived boldly during the French Revolution’s Reign of Terror. Playwright Olympe de Gouges, assassin Charlotte Corday, former queen Marie Antoinette, & Haitian rebel Marianne Angelle hange out, murder Marat, lose their heads, and try to beat back the extremist insanity in revolutionary Paris.

Revolutionists Cast

Olympe de Gouges          Brianna Sloane*
Marie Antoinette            Julie Nelson*
Marianne Angelle          Kyle Boatwright
Charlotte Corday            Eileen Vanderwalle
  • Member, Actors Equity Assocition

 

______________________________________________________
 
 
___________________________________________________________________________________
 
 

Silverthorne Theater Company © 2019. All rights reserved.