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Quality Community Theater on Boston's North Shore
The Quannapowitt Players, Inc. have been in the business of providing quality, volunteer-run, community theater for over 77 years. Renown for their depth of talent, both in the actors who are featured on stage and the technicians who build the “magic”, QP provides an inexpensive alternative to the theater hosted in Boston. Come join us for an evening – we guarantee you will be delighted by the quality and craftsmanship of our performers and technicians!
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Suburban Holidays IV
Annual New Plays Festival Fundraiser
November 27, 28, 29 and December 3, 4, 5, 6, 2015
QP’s holiday tradition continues! QP’s fourth New Play Festival and QP Fundraiser. All new plays – all different holidays – all written by aspiring playwrights who have seen too many versions of A Christmas Carol and want to help us shake up the holidays!
Suburban Holidays 2015 Plays & Casts:
Thanksgiving Lite Written by Mary Fitzpatrick
Directed by Donna Corbett and featuring Linda Burtt as Mavis, Phyllis Uloth as Phyllis, Margaret Healy as Jean, Sharon Dow as Heidi, Christina Myint as Carol and Brian Sensale as Steve
Stuck Written and Directed by Patrick Cleary
Featuring Joan Luz-Holt as Chrissy, David LeBahn as Joe, Amy Cook as Mary, Al Pirnie as Frank and Barbara Bourgeois as Virginia
Waiting for Santa Written by Cynthia Faith Arsenault
Directed by Ron Wackowski, featuring David Perleman as Charles the Director, Shawn Maguire as Chip/GI Joe, Matthew Garlin as Melvin/Andy, Rachael Rabinovitz as Marilyn/Barbie, Michelle Mount as Carol/Babydoll and Sandie McNeal as the Playwright.
Have a Very Merry, If Somewhat Apocalyptic, Christmas Written by Kymm Zuckert
Directed by Patrick Cleary and featuring Demetra Tseckares as Maureen, Kerry Anne Kilkelly as Audrey, Kate Beattie as Sandy, Mike Cherone as Frank, Chrissy Lewis as Hannah, Wilson Belbin as Starchild, Laura Pasquale as Chloe, Glenn Wakeley as Craig and Jon Nuquist as Bik
Silent Night Written by Walt Vail
Directed by Donna Corbett and featuring Eric Linebarger as Harold and David LeBahn as Otto
By John Cariani
January 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 29 and 30, 2016
A wonderful romantic comedy to warm your heart in frostbite season! As the northern lights hover in the star filled sky above, the residents of Almost, Maine, fall in and out of love in unexpected ways. A delightful midwinter night’s dream!
Featuring: Joan Luz-Holt, Amanda O’Donnell, Kerry Moe, Jacey Rutledge, Glenn Wakeley, Al Pirnie, David LeBahn and Wilson Belbin
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
By William Shakespeare
March 11, 12, 18, 19, 20, 25 and 26, 2016
Do you believe in magic? How else would a man be turned into an ass, and have a fairy queen fall in love with him? How else can you explain bewitching the wrong young lovers to fall in love? But all is well that ends well! Ah, but that is another story. This is Shakespeare’s wonderful romantic comedy about the magic of love conquering all!
Featuring: Brittany Daley as Puck, Iain Bason as Oberon, Jenny Fielding as Titania, Christina Myint as the Fairie, Andrew Harrington as Theseus, Kerry Anne Killkelley as Hippolyta, Shayne Doherty as Lysander, Laura Liberge as Hermia. Brian Sensale as Demetrius, Katie Moore as Helena, Shawn Maguire as Bottom/Pyramus, Jon Workman as Quince/Prologue, David Dooks as Flute/Thisbe, Matthew Garlan as Snout/Wall, Brian Hutchings as Starveling/Moonshine and David Perelman as Philostrate
My Old Lady
By Israel Horovitz
May 6, 7, 13, 14, 15, 20 and 21, 2016
The story is simple, but the layers of emotions that takes us through are not ! When a son estranged from his father inherits a Paris apartment, he is sure his luck has changed. However, when he travels to Paris to sell the apartment, he finds an old woman living there, who has no plans to move out! A thoughtful drama with ingenious twists!
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