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QP Announces 2014- 2015 Season
What better way to survive this year’s mid-term elections than seeing a political satire by David Mamet?
Join Director Chip Sheeran and his cast that includes Jason Myatt, Shayne Doherty, Kristen Dattoli, Robert Hallisey and Lou Fuoco in this hilarious take on Presidental Elections!
Production Dates October 10, 11, 17, 18, 19, 24 & 25, 2014
David Mamet’s Oval Office satire depicts one day in the life of a beleaguered American commander-in-chief. It’s November in a Presidential election year and incumbent Charles Smith’s chances for re-election are looking grim. Approval ratings are down, his money’s running out and nuclear war might be imminent. With Mamet’s characteristic no-holds-barred style, November is a scathingly hilarious take on the state of American politics today and the lengths to which people will go to win.
Tickets are $19 Regular and $18 Senior/Student
Suburban Holidays III
Directed by Patrick Cleary and Donna Corbett
Production Dates: November 28, 29, 30 & December 5, 6, 7, 2014
Join the fun of QP’s new holiday tradition! Have you seen The Nutcracker too many times? Can you recite the speeches by every ghost in A Christmas Carol by heart? It’s time for the Third New Holiday Play Festival and QP Fundraiser that explores different holidays – all written by New England Playwrights!
Directors Patrick Cleary and Donna Corbett lead 30 actors through 9 new plays! SSIII features Tamara Cacchione, Geoff Stanley, Jon Nuquist, Amy Cook, John Pease, Matthew Garlin, Margaret Healey, Anne Bailey, Kris Reynolds. Sharon Mason, Shawn Maguire, Robert Hallisey, John Hoppe, Christopher Millett, Emily Sheeran, Sigrid Perkins, Lis Adams, Joan Luz Holt, Peter Cosmas Sofronas, Mike Cherone, Erin Ronder Neves, Ron Wackowski, Barbara Dempsey-West, Brian Hutchings, Kay Gross, Kathy Wackowski, Kimberly Fife, Barbara Bourgeois, Phyllis Uloth, Talia Pinzari & Lisa Atkinson with original music by Valerie Forgione.
Directed by Gordon Ellis
Production Dates: January 23, 24, 30, 31 & February 1, 6, 7, 2015
Featuring: Will Dalley, Kerry Anne Kilkelly, Erin Ronder Neves, Laura Liberge, Derek Clark, Chris Vander Rhodes, Sacco Sarrkis and Kelsey McDonough.
Alan Ayckbourn’s comedic foray into science-fiction drops us into a not-too-distant future where actors have been replaced by robotic “actoids” and where the art of comedy has been lost. That is until an aspiring young writer with a love of the classics discovers a malfunctioning actoid that has developed a sense of humor all her own. As the duo attempt to ignite their respective TV careers, they soon find themselves challenging the theory that the ability to laugh – as well as the ability to fall in love – is what differentiates computers from their human creators.
Of Mice and Men
Directed by Michelle Aguillon
Production Dates: March 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 2015
Featuring: Eric Lamarche, Craig Ciampa, Shawn Maguire, Adam Heroux, Paul Warner, Sabrina Fenton, Claude Del, Gordon Ellis, Bobby Imperato & Brian Sensale.
This American classic by Nobel Prize-Winning author John Steinbeck, tells the story of George and Lenny, displaced migrant workers during the Great Depression in the farmlands of California’s central valley. Together they hold the American dream of someday owning their own place, but when Lenny runs into trouble, George is faced with protecting his friend yet again or having to move on without him.
Directed by Mark Baumhardt
Production Dates: May 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 2015
Featuring: Sabrina Fenton, Brian Gruhn, Gordon Ellis, Alex Thayer and Christina Petrillo
A suspenseful struggle for a very valuable inheritance. Stamp collecting is far more risky than you think! After their mother’s death, two estranged sisters discover a book of rare stamps that may include the crown jewel for a stamp collector. One sister wants the money and the other resists for sentimental reasons. A seemingly simple sale becomes very dangerous when three seedy, high-stakes collectors enter the sisters’ world. They are willing to do anything to claim the rare find as their own.
Quannapowitt Players Celebrates it’s 81st Season!
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