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2019 THEATRE SEASON

 

KING STAG by Carlo Gozzi  
Translated by Albert Bermel and Ted Emery

Matthew Walker, Director

July 3 - 14

Annex Theatre

King Deramo’s search for a wife is undermined by the evil prime minister Tartaglia, who tricks the king into transforming himself into a stag, while Tartaglia transforms into the king. Mayhem ensues, and paranoia threatens to unravel the whole kingdom, but love emerges triumphant in this riveting and hilarious commedia dell’arte classic. 

Presented as part of the Toronto Fringe Festival.

 

CITY OF ANGELS
Book by Larry Gelbart
Music by Cy Coleman
Lyrics by David Zippel

Originally produced on Broadway by Nick Vanoff, Roger Berlind, Jujamcyn Theaters, Suntory International Corp. and The Shubert Organization (25%]

Jen Shuber, Director/Choreographer
Ashley Medeiros-Felix, Assistant Director/Choreographer
Jeannie Wyse, Music Director

August 1 - 10

Randolph Theatre

When New York novelist Stine accepts an opportunity to adapt his books into a Hollywood film, he moves to the land of perennial sunshine, palm trees, and stars. As Stine’s movie plays out in glamorous black and white, he finds the temptations of 1940s Hollywood–women, fame, and artistic compromise–all too colourful. Witty and glamorous, City of Angels features a sensational jazz score in a musical comedy homage to film noir.

Tony Award™winner for Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical, and Best Original Score.

 

 

 

CABARET
Book by Joe Masteroff
Based on the play by John Van Druten and
Stories by Christopher Isherwood
Music by John Kander   Lyrics by Fred Ebb

Co-directed and Choreographed by Rob Marshall
Directed by Sam Mendes

Liz Gilroy, Director/Choreographer
Aaron Eyre, Music Director

November 26 - 30

Annex Theatre

In 1931 Berlin, as the Nazi Party rises to power under Adolph Hitler, the city changes from exciting and vital to ominous and violent, dramatically impacting the lives of struggling writer Cliff Bradshaw, vivacious cabaret performer Sally Bowles, and the other denizens of the seedy Kit Kat Klub. With some of the most memorable songs in theatre history (Cabaret, Willkommen, Maybe This Time), this Tony Award™-winning musical is about following your heart while the world loses its way.

 

 

 

PAST SHOWS

MORE LIGHT by Bryony Lavery 

Philip McKee, Director

March 19 - 23

Annex Theatre

More Light and her fellow concubines have been buried alive with a recently deceased emperor. Accustomed to a secure and luxurious existence, they are driven to the extremes of human behavior, testing the limits of their mutual loyalty. 

Audience advisory: recommended for audiences 16 and up

 

THE ORESTEIA by Aeschylus 
Translation by Ted Hughes

David Jansen, Director

Alix Sideris, Movement Director

April 2 - 6

Annex Theatre

Faced with the choice of killing his daughter, Iphigenia, or losing a war, Agamemnon brutally murders his child and unleashes a chain of vengeance that rips through his family. When he returns home victorious, he is murdered by his wife, Clytemnestra. Their son, Orestes returns from exile to avenge the crime by killing his mother, incurring the wrath of the Furies and the judgment of the court of Athens.

Audience advisory: recommended for audiences 16 and up

 

 


MORE LIGHT features a company of non-professional actors.

THE ORESTEIA is presented by arrangement with Faber and Faber Ltd.

CITY OF ANGELS is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK www.tamswitmark.com

CABARET is presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK www.tamswitmark.com

 

 

 

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