By Neil Simon
Directed by Alan Barkan
January 18 through February 16, 2008
Precariously poised atop the highs of JFK's Camelot, Neil Simon's comic gem debuted on Broadway a month before Lee Harvey Oswald splashed cold water in this country's face.
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By Anton Chekhov
Adapted and directed by Stanley Spenger
April 18 through May 17, 2008
A sour old professor. His beautiful young wife. A doctor fooling himself that he loves the young wife. A caretaker who loves (surprise) the young wife. A daughter who loves the doctor. Mix in a pistol, the Russian countryside and you have a play that is Chekhovian - and if you are asking "What is Chekhovian," then you need to see "Uncle Vanya."
By Christopher Marlowe
Directed by Jeremy Cole
October 24 through November 22, 2008
A man sells his soul to the devil - a tale that's been around so long that even in his day Cotton Mather would call it creaky (and then he'd still denounce it - loudly - as blasphemous).
In the right hands though, that plot has the power to shake modern audiences to their core.