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The Madwoman of Chaillot

    The Madwoman of Chaillot by MAURICE VALENCY The play is a kind of poetic and comic fable set in the twilight zone of the not-quite-true. At the Cafe Chez Francis, a group of promoters plot to tear up Paris in order to unearth the oil which a prospector believes he has located in […]

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The Glass Menagerie

    The Glass Menagerie by Tennesee Williams July 6 – July 21, 1962 Amanda Wingfield is a faded, tragic remnant of Southern gentility who lives in poverty in a dingy St. Louis apartment with her son, Tom, and her daughter, Laura. Amanda strives to give meaning and direction to her life and the lives […]

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Arsenic and Old Lace

    Arsenic and Old Lace by Joseph Kesselring June 1 -June 16, 1962 The play is a farcical black comedy revolving around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, NY, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he […]

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Volpone

    Volpone  by Ben Jonson September 28 –  November 13, 1962 Volpone, a Venetian gentleman, is pretending to be on his deathbed after a long illness in order to dupe Voltore, Corbaccio and Corvino, who aspire to his fortune. They each arrive in turn, bearing extravagant gifts with the aim of being inscribed as […]

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The Still Alarm. The Stronger. No Exit

    The Still Alarm by Joseph Arthur The Stronger by August Strinberg No Exit by Jean-Paul Sartre  August 31 – September 15, 1962 THE STILL ALARM – The romance between Jack Manley (Harry Lacy) and Elinore Fordham (Blanche Thorne) is looked at askance by the villainous John Bird (Nelson Wheatcroft), who is not above […]

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Impromptu – 1962

    Impromptu – 1962 August 10,11,18 and 19 The annual showcase of Villagers talent (more…)

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