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Due to popular demand, a performance of Forever Plaid has been
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2008 Season

Kiss Me Kate – June 13 – August 9 – DeWitt Theatre
Music and Lyrics by Cole Porter

Genius songwriter Cole Porter meets genius playwright William Shakespeare in this rollicking front and backstage battle of the sexes.  While Kate and Petruchio war onstage during a Broadway tryout of a musical Taming of the Shrew, the formerly married couple playing them take the battle into the dressing rooms. Throw in bad bets on the ponies, stagestruck singing gangsters, a candidate for Vice President, and we're all in for a most delicious theatrical stew.  Winner of the very [More...]

 

Forever Plaid – June 20 – August 4 – Knickerbocker Theatre
Book by Stuart Ross
Lyrics by Various
Music by Various
Musical Continuity Supervision and Arrangements by James Raitt

When an eager young 1950’s pop quartet gets a “heavenly” chance at a “dream” concert, the four Plaids are a guaranteed smash hit.  They take over the Knickerbocker Theater  [More...]


The Foreigner – July 11 – August 8 – DeWitt Theatre
By Larry Shue

Larry Shue's play has become a comic classic since HSRT last did it 21 years ago. White not losing an iota of its hilarity, it has become more timely than ever. Its ingenious plot, involving a shy Englishman seeking peace and quite by pretending not to understand a word of English, is a playground for [More...]

 

Doubt – July 18 – August 7 – DeWitt Theatre
By John Patrick Shanley

John Patrick Shanley’s play swept the Pulitzer, Tony and Obie Awards for 1995. A modern mystery thriller that ends with no certain answers… a supreme contest of wills. - TheaterMania

A gripping story of suspicion cast on a priest’s behavior that is less about scandal than about fascinatingly nuanced questions of moral certainty -  Variety
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Closer Than Ever – July 5 – July 31 – Till Midnight
Lyrics by: Richard Maltby,Jr.
Music by: David Shire
Conceived by Steven Scott Smith

In the relaxed, delicious informality of Till Midnight, six of our finest young singers once again deliver a delightful evening of theater music. Each song in “Closer Than Ever” is a story -- an intimate, insightful take about love, security, happiness, and holding onto them in a world that pulls you in a hundred directions at once.  Maltby and Shire bring [More...]

 

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