Brunswick Actors' Theatre 2014 Season

1413 Newcastle Street in Historic Downtown Brunswick

Miss Abigail's Guide to Dating, Mating, and Marriage
by Ken Davenport
January 25, 26 and February 1, 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22,23, 2014

Let Miss Abigail take you back to a simpler time, before booty calls and speed-dating, back when the divorce rate wasn’t 50% and when ‘fidelity’ was more than an investment firm! It’s Loveline meets Dr. Ruth as Miss Abigail shares her vast knowledge of every piece of relationship literature known to mankind. The audience participates in this hilarious variety show, and Miss Abigail’s strapping young assistant, Paco, is there to provide for her every need. This smash off-Broadway hit will keep you laughing all night long – that’s the Miss Abigail guarantee! “Big laughs!” –Associated Press; “Truly a Can’t Miss!” –Harper’s Bazaar

Skin Deep
by  Jon Lonoff

April 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2014

A large, lovable, lonely-heart, named Maureen Mulligan, gives romance one last shot on a blind-date with sweet awkward Joseph Spinelli."Warm-hearted comedy... A winning play, with enough good-humored laughs and sentiment to keep you smiling from beginning to end." - TalkinBroadway.com

 
Waiting For Oprah

by Mary Miller

June 7, 8, 14,15, 21, 22, 28, 29,  2014

​Always a Bridesmaid 

by Jones, Hope, and Wooten

August 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31 and September 1,7, 8, 2013

In this hilarious comedic romp, four friends have sworn to keep the promise they made on the night of their Senior Prom: to be in each other's weddings…no matter what. More than thirty years later, these Southern friends-for-life are still making "the long walk" for each other, determined to honor that vow. Forsaking all others, in sickness and in health, they repeatedly struggle to stage the perfect wedding in spite of fistfights at the altar, runaway brides and the mistaken, and unfortunate, release of a flock of white doves on the first day of hunting season.
 

God of Carnage

by Yasmina Reza, translated by Christopher Hampton

October 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26, 2014

A playground altercation between eleven-year-old boys brings together two sets of parents for a meeting to resolve the matter. At first, diplomatic niceties are observed, but as the meeting progresses, and the rum flows, tensions emerge and the gloves come off, leaving the couples with more

than just their liberal principles in tatters. Winner of the 2009 Tony Award

 

Twas the Night Before Christmas
by Ken Ludwig

November 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 and December 6, 7, 13 14, 2014

A grand Christmas adventure, filled with schemes, confrontations, mistaken identities, bravery, and all things naughty and nice!.”

- Maryland TheatreGuide.  

The wild holiday adventures of a mouse, an elf, and a spunky little girl who just won't take no for an answer, on their quest to find

out why Santa missed their house last year. A joyful tribute to the holiday season!

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NEW THIS YEAR!      

B.A.T. Across the Bridge

 
Enjoy the "Chef's choice of delicious tapas with a glass of select wine before (and during) Brunswick Actors' Theatre Readers' Theatre productions of contemporary plays. Limited seating!
Great Food - Great Wine - Great Plays! Different venue for each play!
 
March 4, 5, 2014 at Palmer's Village Cafe
"Sunday On the Rocks" by Theresa Rebeck
On a beautiful Sunday morning, three house mates decide to have scotch for breakfast. Elly is pregnant and considering her options, Jen is being harassed by a co worker who is obsessed with her, and Gayle just feels a bit lost. Their problems are compounded by a fourth roommate, Jessica, a religious young woman who has little compassion for their confused attempts to make sense of life in the nineties. As they drink, joke and argue, it becomes clear how difficult it is to make a moral decision in an increasingly complex world. A very funny and thought provoking play by the author of Spike Heels, The Family of Mann, and Loose Knit.

 

 

May 6, 7, 2014 Location TBA
"Motherhood OUTLOUD" by various playwrights

When entrusting the subject of motherhood to such a dazzling collection of celebrated American writers, what results is a joyous, moving, hilarious, and altogether thrilling theatrical event. Utterly unpredictable, MOTHERHOOD OUT LOUD shatters traditional notions about parenthood, unveils its inherent comedy and celebrates the deeply personal truths that span and unite generations

 
September 2, 3, 2014 Location TBA
"The Interview" by David Mamet and "Hotline" by Elaine May

“The Interview” by David Mamet is a look at an attorney interviewing his client with a twist…they are in hell and the consequences are hilarious. It makes one think about the reality of an attorney meeting with a client in the real world and how often we find the whole experience unnerving. So maybe some of those experiences are rooted in hell on earth.

“Hotline” by Elaine May is a black comedy that looks at the absurd side of a suicide hotline when things go awry. Although, nothing on the surface is funny about suicide, when Elaine May turns the subject on its head, the humor of the human condition comes through in flying colors. Just what happens when a hotline doesn’t work properly will have you questioning how we as a society have gone about setting up these institutions and the competency of the employees who handle each crisis.

 
November 4, 5, 2014 Location TBA
This Is How It Happened" a new play by Molly Moroney

“This Is How It Happened”  takes a couple, Henry and Claire who met through an online dating service and how they both remember the evolution of their relationship in very different ways. Ultimately the come to face to face with a lot of facts that neither of them knew about one another until they tied the knot. It will have you questioning just how much people can get away with on internet dating services and the consequences that arise.

 

$45 per person per show or $165 per person for all four shows

(Ticket price includes Chef's choice of tapas, one glass of select wine, and performance. Gratuities not included)

 
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