by Jules Verne, adapted by Mark Brown NOV 26-DEC 21, 2014. The original amazing race. When Phileas Fogg makes an outrageous wager that he can circumnavigate the globe in 80 days, he sets out with his clever servant Passepartout—but his every step is dogged by a detective who thinks he’s a criminal on the run. Danger, romance, comedy and theatrical magic mix in this whirlwind adventure for audiences of every age. For all ages.
a World Premiere by Robert Ford JAN 29 – FEB 22, 2015. It’s the dead of summer in Wilson, Arkansas, 1936. Matty and Alonzo are young black men accused of a crime they didn’t commit, and now there’s a mob on their heels. Running through the dark fields, they slip into the kitchen of Roy Wilson, whose name means power in these parts. Bottled up for the long night awaiting Mr. Wilson’s morning verdict, they find they’re not alone. Based on true events. Recommended for ages 13+.
by Tracy Letts APR 2-26, 2015. Arthur Przybyszewski, the cantankerous proprietor of a run-down donut shop in the Uptown neighborhood of Chicago, may have met his match in Franco, an ambitious teenager with plans to modernize the shop full circle. But when the young would-be entrepeneur’s past catches up with him, Arthur finds more than his livelihood may be in danger. A redemptive and provocative new comedy drama from the Pulitzer Prize winning playwright of August: Osage County. Recommended for ages 13+.