TWO announces the lineup of shows for the 2018-2019 season.
Beginning with Summer Shorts, July 20, 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 (7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2:oopm Sundays)
SUMMER SHORTS will One of TWO’s most popular traditions, SUMMER SHORTS is a collection of original one-act plays in their World Premiere! This year’s schedule features 12 short plays by authors from around the world. Themes include family drama, issues of the elderly, military stories and more. The playwright whose work is chosen as Best Play will be awarded a cash prize of $500!
be presented on an alternating schedule, with half the plays running on the A program, the others on B. Be sure and check the line-up. Better yet, see them all!
Macbeth, September 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 at The Empress (7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2:oopm Sundays)
Shakespeare’s classic tragedy of a Scottish warrior mad with ambition. To what lengths will the general go to become king? More importantly, should he listen to his wife? This harrowing story features murder, insanity, ghosts and witches. Something for everyone!
Directed by Rebecca Wright
Weapons sponsored by ALIGN WEALTH MANAGEMENT
Becky Shaw, Dinner Preview October 25, 6:30pm at Trinity
Our popular Dinner Preview has become a favorite TWO tradition! Catered by one of the fine local restaurants, this special event combines a sumptuous meal with an evening of stimulating theatre. This preview of BECKY SHAW will begin with dinner served at 6:30, followed by the edgy new comedy.
(The play features strong language and mature themes. It is not recommended for children.)
Sponsored by ALIGN WEALTH MANAGEMENT.
Becky Shaw, October 26, 27, 28, November 2, 3, 4 at Trinity (7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2:oopm Sundays)
A finalist for the 2009 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, this wicked comedy addresses romance and relationships in a fresh and challenging way. The story asks what we owe the people we love and the strangers who land on our doorstep.
(BECKY SHAW features strong language and mature themes. It is not recommended for children)
Directed by Amanda Dawson
Sponsored by ALIGN WEALTH MANAGEMENT
The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, December 7, 8, 9, 14, 15, 16 at The Empress (7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2:oopm Sundays)
What happens when “The Worst Kids in the World” take over the annual Christmas Pageant? The audience falls down laughing, that’s what! The antics of the unruly Herdman clan have become a beloved holiday tradition, and a TWO favorite. A hilarious, yet touching tale of two families and the havoc they wreak upon a local celebration.
Directed by Emmy Woosley
Crowns, February 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24 at Trinity Centre (7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2:oopm Sundays)
CROWNS is a gospel musical by Regina Taylor, adapted from the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. When Brooklyn-born Yolanda goes down South after the death of her brother, she finds strength in the tales of the wise women who surround her—and the powerful rituals connected to their dazzling hats. This jubilant musical fuses Gospel music and rich storytelling with abundant “hattitude” in this rousing coming-of-age tale!
Tickets are $20.00 for adults, $18.00 for students (plus tax). There will be a $2.00 surcharge for all tickets purchased at the door.
CROWNS is directed by McCellus Mays. The band is sponsored by ALIGN WEALTH MANAGEMENT, a practice of AMERIPRISE FINANCIAL.
The Miracle Worker, April 26, 27, 28, May 3, 4, 5 at the Empress (7:30pm Fridays and Saturdays, 2:oopm Sundays)
The true story of Helen Keller, this inspiring drama is an American classic. Blind, deaf and mute, young Helen is in danger of being institutionalized in 1880s Alabama. Her desperate parents seek help in the form of Miss Annie Sullivan, a “half blind yankee schoolgirl” who serves as Helen’s tutor. The journey of both student and teacher is remarkable, as they introduce Helen to the world around her.
Directed by Teresa Wills