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Ticket Info 2018-2019 Season
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Curtain times:
8 p.m. for Friday, and Saturday performances.

7:30 p.m. for Thursday performances
2 p.m. for Sunday matinees.

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March 29-April 20, 2019 
DEATH TAX
a drama by Lucas Hnath

It's December 2010. Infirm Maxine thinks her daughter is paying Nurse Tina to gently nudge her into the grave before the New Year. Maxine thinks Tina's doing this so her daughter doesn't have to pay hefty estate taxes that take effect on January 1. Nurse Tina adamantly denies Maxine's accusations, but when Maxine offers Tina a portion of her sizable estate on the condition that she lives until the 1st, Tina changes her tune. But of course, the plan doesn't go according to plan.

"Sobering, shattering…Hnath's incisive script examines the moral questions raised when the issues are muddy." —BackStage.

"Hnath's compelling drama examines American ideas about death, dying and money." —Louisville Courier-Journal.
 

For tickets, please call: (405) 232-6500.

Performances:

Friday Mar 29 8 p.m.  (Followed by Opening Night Party)
Saturday Mar 30 8 p.m.  (Followed by Theatre Exchange)
Friday Apr 5 8 p.m.  (Followed by Opening Night Party)
Saturday Apr 6 8 p.m.  (Followed by Theatre Exchange)
Thursday Apr 11 7:30 p.m.  
Friday Apr 12 8 p.m.  
Saturday Apr 13 8 p.m.  
Sunday Apr 14 2 p.m.  Matinee
Thursday Apr 18 7:30 p.m.  
Friday Apr 19 8 p.m.  
Saturday Apr 20 8 p.m.  

 


May 17-June 1, 2019
WHITE GUY ON THE BUS
a drama by Bruce Graham

Week after week, a wealthy white businessman rides the same bus, befriending a single black mom. But why is this white guy with a Mercedes in the garage riding the bus now? As they get to know one another, their pasts unfold and tensions rise, igniting a disturbing and crucial exploration of race.

"WHITE GUY ON THE BUS [is] a first-rate, new play by Bruce Graham, that has more than a stunning surprise or two." — TheatreScene.net

"…entertaining and thoughtful…"—NY Times.

"a play with guts…this unusually frank drama has been gnawing away at me these last 24 hours…I see so many plays that want to blurt out some of the things that these characters say but don’t have the nerve. This one goes for the jugular." —Chicago Tribune.

"…the play is not an issue-driven debate; instead, this is a powerful story about characters struggling with titanic decisions and negotiating desperately to save themselves. As in his other plays, Graham...articulates important themes and ideas entertainingly and without preachiness." —BroadStreetReview.com.

For tickets, please call: (405) 232-6500.

Performances:

Friday May 17 8 p.m.  (Followed by Opening Night Party)
Saturday May 18 8 p.m.  (Followed by Theatre Exchange)
Thursday May 23 7:30 p.m.  
Friday May 24 8 p.m.  
Saturday May 25 8 p.m.  
Sunday May 26 2 p.m.  Matinee
Thursday May 30 7:30 p.m.  
Friday May 31 8 p.m.  
Saturday June 1 8 p.m.  

June 28-July 20, 2019 
CLEVER LITTLE LIES
a comedy by Joe DiPietro, author of Memphis, I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Over the River and Through the Woods, and The Last Romance

A mother always knows when something is wrong. When Alice notices her beloved husband, Bill, has returned home on edge after a tennis match with their son, she grows suspicious and springs into action. Determined to piece together the puzzle, she invites her son, Billy, and daughter-in-law, Jane, over for drinks and dessert. Sidesplitting chaos ensues as Alice digs for the truth, resulting in even more honesty than anyone expected. Shattering and hilarious, CLEVER LITTLE LIES is a story of long-term love and marriage…for better…and for worse.

"DiPietro—a jack of all theatrical genres who has Tony Awards for the book and lyrics for Memphis and who wrote the long-running comedy I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change—is a craftsman, and CLEVER LITTLE LIES is nothing if not well-crafted." —Deadline.

"…offer[s] a blend of comedy and sentiment, with maybe just a hint of a sting." —The New York Times.

"DiPietro is ... at his best when keeping us in the dark about whether the tale being told is real or one big ballsy lie…the fun is who knows what first, the audience or the people onstage." —The Wrap.
 

For tickets, please call: (405) 232-6500.

Performances:

Friday June 28 8 p.m.  (Followed by Opening Night Party)
Saturday June 29 8 p.m.  (Followed by Theatre Exchange)
Friday July 5 8 p.m.  (Followed by Opening Night Party)
Saturday July 6 8 p.m.  (Followed by Theatre Exchange)
Thursday July 11 7:30 p.m.  
Friday July 12 8 p.m.  
Saturday July 13 8 p.m.  
Sunday July 14 2 p.m.  Matinee
Thursday July 18 7:30 p.m.  
Friday July 19 8 p.m.  
Saturday July 20 8 p.m.  

 


 
 
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Updated: March 13, 2019


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