Tuesday, July 15, 2008

2008-2009 Cross-Season Series announced!

"Women: The Heart and Soul of Theatre"
2008-2009 Cross-Season Series!

The Pasadena Playhouse Diversity Project is continuing its success with this coming series of plays that round out 2008 and begin 2009. These are stories that touch on the soul women bring to the art of the theatre, and to the lives of those around them.

*Please note: The Lady with all the Answers by David Rambo will be replacing Mauritius as our sixth play of the 2008 season. Mauritius has been moved into the 2009 season (March slot).

Vanities, a new musical
Book by Jack Heifner
Music and Lyrics by David Kirshenbaum
Musical Staging by Dan Knechtges
Directed by Judith Ivey
Based on the original play "Vanities" by Jack Heifner
A hilarious new musical comedy following three Texas women!
October 17 - November 23, 2008

The Lady with all the Answers
By David Rambo
A tour-de-force comedy about the incomparable advice columnist Ann Landers!
October 17 - November 23, 2008

Stormy Weather
Conceived and Written by Sharleen Cooper Cohen
A beautiful new musical that tells the story of the legendary Lena Horne!
January 23 - February 28, 2009

Mauritius
By Theresa Rebeck
Two half-sisters find themselves in an underground battle over a rare stamp collection.
March - April, 2009

The Little Foxes
By Lillian Hellman
Southern belle or Southern hell? The claws come out when family fortunes are on the line.
June - July, 2009

The Night is a Child
By Charles Randolph-Wright
A journey of discovery, forgiveness and understanding in the land of the Samba - Brazil!
August - September, 2009

Photos (top to bottom): Michelle Duffy in Mask, photo by Ed Krieger. Sharon Lawrence in Orson's Shadow, photo by Craig Schwartz. Megan Gallagher in The Constant Wife, photo by Ed Krieger.

Click here to subscribe to this unique series!

1 comment:

cahwyguy said...

It looks like the dates for the 2nd, 3rd, 4th shows have drastically changed from the dates in the subscription brochure (yup, I calendar out years in advance).