Projects + Gigs

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Sep
20
to Nov 3

Elephant And Piggie

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Elephant and Piggie’s We Are In A Play

Based on the Elephant & Piggie books by Mo Willems
Published by Hyperion Books for Children
Book and lyrics by Mo Willems
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma

First Stage

(I'm directing.)

When Elephant Gerald and Piggie the Pig get together, anything is possible. These two pals and their devotion to each other through ups and downs will remind you of how good it feels to put friends first. Bring your “bestus” friends and share in all of the pachydermal peril and swiney suspense as Mo Willems’ cherished characters make the leap from page to stage in this rollicking musical adventure.

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May
8
to May 17

You Can't Take It With You

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By George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart

First Stage Young Company

(I'm directing)

At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder. Hilarity and mayhem ensues when the freethinking Sycamore’s daughter brings her fiancé and his conservative, Wall Street family to dinner on the wrong night. Roar with laughter with the Young Company and their production of this Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy.

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May
10
to May 19

The Miracle Worker

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By William Gibson

First Stage Young Company

(I'm directing)

Six-year-old Helen Keller has been blind and deaf since infancy, trapping her in a silent world of darkness. Enter Annie Sullivan, the teacher who through determination, grit, and love, is able to overcome immeasurable odds, and find the key to unlock Helen’s world. This Tony Award-winning true story explores the essence of dignity, hope, and how people can fulfill their true potential despite the most adverse of circumstances.

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Mar
9
to Mar 24

Henry V

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By William Shakespeare

First Stage Young Company

(I'm directing)

“Once more unto the breach, dear friends, once more, Or close the wall up with our English dead!”

Join us as the Young Company, nationally renowned for their excellence in performing the Bard, dives into the breach with one of our favorite plays by William Shakespeare. King Henry the Fifth has rallied the nation to invade France and this war won’t end until the famous Battle of Agincourt. The English must succeed against seemingly impossible odds- or be killed in the process. An epic story of a country at war and England’s most popular king. 

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