Category Archives: 2000-2001 MS Season

Master Class

    Master Class June 1-23, 2001 by Terrence McNally Directed by Michael Driscoll   Maria Callas is teaching a master class in front of an audience (us). She's glamorous, commanding, larger than life—and drop-dead funny. An accompanist sits at the piano. Callas' first "victim" is Sophie, a ridiculous, overly-perky soprano, dressed all in pink.…
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Anything Goes

Anything Goes August 3 - 25, 2001 Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter Book by Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse Directed by Devid Pacheco   The age-old tale of Boy-Meets-Girl and the complications which ensue intrigue every audience, and no musical puts it on stage better than ANYTHING GOES. This show is…
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Not About Nightingales

 Not About Nightingales January 12- February 3, 2000 By Tennessee Williams Directed by Johnathan Weirzbicki     An early work by the revered playwright that caused a recent sensation in Houston, New York, and London, this is a raw, sprawling dramatization of real events at a Philadelphia prison in 1937. Convicts who led a hunger…
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City Of Angels

  Oct 27 - Nov 18, 2000 Music by Cy Coleman Lyrics by David Zippel Book by Larry Gelbart Directed by Richard Baker The story follows Stein, a fiction writer in Hollywood trying to adapt his own detective novel into a screenplay. As the action begins, we meet Stone, Stein's detective, in the hospital with…
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Deathtrap

  April 9 - 25, 2010 By Ira Levin Directed by John Correll   One of the great popular successes of recent Broadway history, this ingeniously constructed play offers a rare and skillful blending of two priceless theatrical ingredients—gasp-inducing thrills and spontaneous laughter. Dealing with the devious machinations of a writer of thrillers whose recent…
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Man of LaMancha

    Man of La Mancha March 9-31, 2001   Directed by Tina Lee   This is a play-within-a-play, based on Cervantes' "Don Quixote." We have a poignant story of a dying old man whose impossible dream takes over his mind. It's All the Same, Dulcinea, I'm Only Thinking of Him, The Impossible Dream, I Really Like…
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The Children’s Hour

The Children’s Hour Sept  15 - October 7, 2000 By Lillian Hellman Directed by Michael Driscoll One of the great successes of this distinguished writer. A serious and adult play about two women who run a school for girls. After a malicious youngster starts a rumor about the two women, the rumor soon turns to…
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