PCT is excited to announce the line-up for our 2017-2018 Season. Be sure to mark these dates in your calendar, you won’t want to miss a single one! Become a season ticket member for an even better value.
The Foreigner, by Larry Shue – A fun, two-act play set in a fishing lodge in rural Tilghman County, Georgia where two Englishmen, Froggy and Charlie, arrive as guests. The shy Charlie agreed to accompany Froggy on the trip after his sick wife begged him to go. (Aug 18-27, 2017)
Lionel Bart’s Oliver! – In this award-winning adaptation of the Broadway musical based on the Charles Dickens novel, 9-year-old orphan Oliver Twist falls in with a group of street-urchin pickpockets led by the Artful Dodger and masterminded by the criminal Fagin. When Oliver’s intended mark, Mr. Brownlow takes pity on the lad and offers him a home, Fagin’s henchman Bill Sikes plots to kidnap him. (Sept 29-Oct 8, 2017)
A Charlie Brown Christmas – The classic animated television special A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation, in which Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas. This is an Off-Plaza production and not included in the Season Ticket package.
Of Mice and Men, by John Steinbeck and Marcel Duhamel – Set in the Great Depression this moving play tells the story of George Milton and Lennie Small, two displaced migrant ranch workers, who move from place to place in California in search of new job opportunities. (Feb 2-11, 2018)
Rumors, by Neil Simon – In this hilarious Neil Simon play, Charley and Myra Brock are celebrating their 10th anniversary and have invited all their good friends. Chris and Ken Gorman, a legal couple, are the first ones to arrive. They show up only to find that Myra is missing and Charley has “accidentally” shot himself in the ear. Charley is unconscious and so unable to tell them what happened. In the end all the guests are complicit in a cover-up that no one even really understands. (April 6-15, 2018)
Red, White & Blue Tuna, by Ed Howard, Joe Sears, and Jaston Williams – This is the third in a series of comedic plays each set in the fictional town of Tuna, Texas, the “third-smallest” town in the state. The plays are a funny and satirical look at small-town, Southern life and attitudes. (June 15-24, 2018)
Inherit the Wind, Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee – An intensely dramatic story based on the real-life 1925 Scopes “Monkey” Trial. Two great lawyers argue the case for and against a science teacher accused of the crime of teaching evolution. This is an Off-Plaza production and not included in the Season Ticket package. (Date TBD)