2017-2018 Season

PRESENTING OUR 24TH SMASH SEASON!

Admission Prices
Single Ticket: $21 for plays, $25 for musicals (Lucky Stiff & The Rocky Horror Show)
Group Tickets (10 or more) are discounted $2
Performance Times
Friday & Saturday Evenings 8:00 pm
Sunday Matinees 2:00 pm

It Runs in the Family by Ray Cooney

August 4 – 20, 2017

 In this hilarious British farce, Dr. Mortimore tries to fend off a paternity suit, an ex-wife, a punkish son and various other lunatics so that he may, at last, deliver the famed Ponsonby Lecture.

“My glasses steamed up with laughter…A must for the bruised in spirit and the young at heart.” – The Sunday Times

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**The Rocky Horror Show by Richard O’Brien

September 22 – October 8, 2017

In this humorous tribute to the science fiction and horror B movies of the late 1940s through to the early 1970’s , a stranded couple end up in a castle where aliens have sinister plans for mankind.

“A musical that deals with mutating identity and time warps becomes one of the most mutated, time-warped phenomena in show business.” – The New York Times

**Please note that this show contains strong language and adult themes.

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Talley’s Folly by Lanford Wilson

November 3 – 19, 2017

In this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, Matt Friedman, an accountant from St. Louis, and Sally Talley, the bookish, erudite daughter of a wealthy family, overcome their great differences to ultimately find true love.

“ … a funny, sweet, touching and marvelously written and contrived love poem for an apple and an orange.” – NY Post

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Lucky Stiff by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty

January 12 – February 2, 2018

In this offbeat, hilarious murder mystery farce, complete with mistaken identities, six million bucks in diamonds, and a corpse in a wheelchair, an unassuming English shoe salesman stands to inherit a fortune if he can succeed in passing his uncle off as alive.

“ … Lucky Stiff is a thoroughly enjoyable example of good old fashioned musical theatre” – London Theatre News

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Polish Joke by David Ives

March 9 – 25, 2018

In this comedy about ethnic identity and the eternal American search to belong, Jasiu, a Polish-American who has been taught not to value his own roots, decides to make his own. His adventures – alternately zany and heartbreaking – help him discover who he is and what it means to be a Pole.

“…furiously funny [and] endearingly foolish.” – NY Magazine

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Completely Hollywood by Reduced Shakespeare Co.

April 20 – May 6, 2018

Get your clapper boards ready as we rummage through the reels and flick through the films in this riotous carnival of the classics. The authors of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) have condensed the 186 greatest films in Hollywood’s 100+ year history into a complete compilation of classic cinematic clichés.

“A hilarious and speedy take on Hollywood’s highs and lows. I loved it! An instant classic!” – BBC

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**Gemini by Albert Innaurato

June 1 – June 17, 2018

In this Obie Award winner, Fran Geminiani’s son, Francis, celebrates his twenty-first birthday with two socialite friends from college, a boisterous, earthy divorcee and her fat, asthmatic son. You will love the antics of this blue collar, South Philly family.

“ … rambunctious, hilarious, touching, quite beautiful play.” – NY Magazine

**Please note that this show contains strong language and adult themes.

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It Runs in the Family, The Rocky Horror Show, and Gemini are presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Polish Joke and Talley’s Folly are presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. Lucky Stiff is presented by special arrangement with Music Theatre International. Completely Hollywood is presented by special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing, Inc.

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Winner of four Tony Awards and the Outer Critics Circle award for outstanding play, this darkly comic tale introduces Maureen Folan, a plain and lonely spinster in her early forties, and Mag, her devilishly manipulative, aging mother. Mag’s interference in Maureen’s first and potentially last loving relationship sets in motion a train of events that is as gothically funny as it is horrific. 

“… clearly the product of a major writer … destined to be one of the theatrical luminaries of the twenty-first century.” –New Republic

September 23 – October 9 , 2016
Fridays and Saturdays: 8 PM
Sundays: 2 pm

Tickets: $19
Students: $15
Groups: $17 (for groups of 10 or more)
All seating is reserved

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A Nice Family Gathering

It’s Thanksgiving Day and the first family gathering at the Lundeen household since Dad died. Mom brings a date for dinner, causing Dad’s ghost to pay a visit. But this ghost has a mission: to tell his wife he loved her, something he neglected to tell her while he was alive. The problem is, she can’t see or hear him. Winner of the Rochester Playwright Festival, this comedy seeks to answer the question: “Can love really conquer all, including death?”

“Garrison Keillor meets “Topper” by way of “Fargo”!” -NPR

November 4 – 20 , 2016
Fridays and Saturdays: 8 PM
Sundays: 2 pm

Tickets: $19
Students: $15
Groups: $17 (for groups of 10 or more)
All seating is reserved

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Calendar Girls Cast Announced

LOOK WHO HAS BEEN CAST!

  Calendar Girls is based on a true story about a group of women who decide to raise money for a new settee in the hospital waiting room by posing partially nude for their fundraising calendar. 
 
Director Tom Costello has cast the following ensemble:

Cherie Albury as Celia,
Elizabeth Bell as Ruth,
Mark Burdette as Lawrence,
Zeke Coggeshall as Liam,
Janice Creneti as Cora,
Donna Donnelly as Chris,
Dee Ray Crews as Madam Chairman of the WI,
Trish Farber as Jessie,
Rosalyn Savel as Lady C,
Susan Gill as Annie,
T.J. Gill as John,
Graham Jones as Rod,
Rosaleen Magnone as Elaine,
Sandra Magnone as Brenda,
and Kimen Mitchell as Marie.

The show will open Jan. 15, 2016 with an 8 p.m. performance.

Please visit the Calendar Girls page for more details.

Final Weekend for ‘A Delicate Balance’

Add some “Balance” to your Weekend!

We are offering BOGO tickets for the final weekend of Edward Albee’s acclaimed A Delicate Balance

Friday Oct., 9 and Saturday Oct., 10 at 8 p.m.
Sunday Oct., 11 at 2 p.m.
 
Tickets: $19 Two for $19
Students: $15 Two for $15
All seating is reserved.  
 

A Delicate Balance
by Edward Albee
Sept. 25 to Oct. 11, 2015

Audience Raves and a Critic’s Review Say Don’t Miss This Show!

“A very well presented and directed play. The set was one of the best but did not overshadow the wonderful acting. Congratulations to a wonderful cast and crew. This should not be missed.”

“Great Play. I enjoyed it immensely.”

“Very professional production. The acting is superb.”

and Lee Clark Zumpe’s TBNweekly Review

 

Lee Clark Zumpe Reviews ‘A Delicate Balance’

Columnist Lee Clark Zumpe of Tampa Bay Newspapers recently published a review of the West Coast Players’ production of A Delicate Balance. Take a moment to read what Zumpke had to say, then visit our online box office to purchase tickets for this Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning drama by Edward Albee.