Main Stage West 2019-2020 Season Preview

Main Stage West
2019-2020 Season Announcement

Body Awareness
September 6 – 22, 2019
A play by Annie Baker
Directed by John Shillington
It’s Body Awareness Week at Vermont College. Phyllis, the organizer, and her partner, Joyce, are hosting one of the guest artists in their home: Frank, a photographer famous for his female nude portraits. Mentored by Frank, the couple’s adult son, who may have Asperger’s Syndrome, awakens to his own body’s awareness with humorous and heartbreaking results.
2nd & 3rd Thursdays, and Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm
2nd & 3rd Sundays at 5:00 pm

October 18 – November 9, 2019
A comedy by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb
Directed by Elizabeth Craven
A grad student’s online personal ad lures a mysterious journalism student to his subterranean research lab, but when a major global catastrophic event strikes the planet, their date takes on evolutionary significance and the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. Will they survive? And what about fish tank and the lady with the timpani?
2nd & 3rd Thursdays, and Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 pm
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Sundays at 5:00 pm

The Seafarer
Novenber 29 – December 21, 2019
A play by Conor McPherson
Directed by Tim Kniffin
It’s Christmas Eve, and Sharky has returned home to Dublin to look after his irascible, aging brother who has recently gone blind. Sharky’s old drinking buddies Ivan and Nicky have joined them, hoping to play some cards. But with the arrival of a stranger from the distant past, the stakes are raised ever higher. Sharky may be playing for his very soul.

Mary’s Wedding
January 10 – February 1, 2019
Runs January 10 – February 01
A play by Stephen Massicotte
Directed by Missy Weaver
It is the eve of Mary’s wedding but before she can take that walk down the aisle, she’s destined to spend one more night with her first love, a young soldier who went to fight in World War I and never returned.  During the night she relives the magic and heartbreak of their brief love affair.

Love and Anarchy
February 7 – 16, 2019
Directed by Jessica Litwak

Accidental Death of an Anarchist
March 20 – April 11, 2019
Political Farce By Dario Fo
Directed by David Lear
Commedia del arte meets the Marx Brothers and Keystone Cops in this uproarious  lampooning of police corruption. A man has fallen (or was pushed?) from a fourth floor window. The suspect is a disguise artist who takes the bumbling police on a side-splitting roller coaster ride of masterful deception.

A Doll’s House, Part 2
May 8 – 30, 2019
A new comedy by Lucas Hanth
Directed by Elizabeth Craven
It has been fifteen years since Nora Helmer left her husband and children for the independence of a single life. What ensues upon her unexpected return is a rollicking battle of the sexes and a fresh new take on Ibsen’s classic drama, “A Doll’s House”.

$30 General
$25 Senior
$15 Student with ID
Thursdays are” Pay What You Will” at the door
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Main Stage West
104 N Main St
Sebastopol, CA 95472
(707) 823-0177

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