The 2018/19 Season
Sept. 6 – 30, 2018
By Bess Wohl
Directed by Jackson Gay
Bess Wohl’s uncanny, gently funny and touching play, set in the 1980’s, follows four young siblings as their childhood is upended by the mysterious problems of the adults in their lives and tracks how moments from our childhood resonate with us forever.
Oct. 11 – Nov. 11, 2018
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Elizabeth Williamson
In Shakespeare’s Henry V, shortly after gaining the throne, Henry must decide whether or not to embark on a war that could solidify his reign—or bring his country to its knees. In France, he grows up fast under the pressure to use all means necessary to win a war against tremendous odds. But even if he finds victory, how easy will it be to settle the peace?
Jan. 10 – Feb. 3, 2019
By Samuel Baum
Directed by Darko Tresnjak
Samuel Baum’s suspenseful contemporary drama centers on a young couple’s intimate gathering with family and friends to celebrate their engagement; a spilled glass of wine leads to a spiraling sequence of events and revelations that will irrevocably change their lives.
Feb. 14 – Mar. 10, 2019
In association with The McCarter Theatre Center
By Dominique Morisseau
Directed by Jade King Carroll
Dominique Morisseau’s powerful Detroit ’67 unfolds during an explosive moment in U.S. history—the race riots that tore the city of Detroit apart. The story centers on Chelle and her brother Lank, who make ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours party. When a mysterious woman makes her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than family business.
Mar. 21 – Apr. 20, 2019
A New Play from the Works of P.G. Wodehouse
By the Goodale Brothers
Directed by Sean Foley
Everything goes awry when Bertie Wooster, a wealthy British gentleman with a penchant for telling stories, decides to stage a one-man show on London’s West End. Things go from bad to worse when Wooster’s loyal valet, Jeeves, valiantly steps in to help save the day in this Olivier Award-winning Robert and David Goodale adaptation inspired by the hilarious P.G. Wodehouse classic The Code of the Woosters.
May 9 – June 9, 2019
Book & Lyrics by Robert L. Freedman
Music by Scott Frankel
Choreography by Denis Jones
Directed by Darko Tresnjak
In the summer of ’63, against the wishes of his father, Brooklyn teenager Jeffrey Winnick leaves behind his blue-collar roots for an exciting job working as a cabana boy at the colorful El Flamingo—a posh private club on Long Island. The music, the romance, the beach are magical—until tensions grow between father and son when a slick club member takes Jeffrey under his wing.