October 13 - November 12, 2017:
The winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Picnic takes place on Labor Day weekend in the joint backyards of two middle-aged widows. One house belongs to Flo Owens, who lives there with her two young daughters, Madge and Millie, and Rosemary, a boarder who is a spinster school teacher. The other house belongs to Helen Potts, who lives with her elderly invalid mother. Into this all-female environment enters a handsome young man named Hal Carter, whose animal vitality upsets the entire group. Flo is wary of the temptations Hal poses for her daughters, but Madge, bored with being merely a beauty, sacrifices her chances for a wealthy marriage for the excitement Hal promises.
February 9 - March 11, 2018:
Lovers & Other Strangers
This play is comprised of four untitled comedic one-acts. The first deals with the lead-up to a seduction, the second with a married couple's quarrel, the third with a groom getting cold feet the night before his wedding and the fourth with a father and mother struggling to help their son be confident about his marriage.
May 4 - June 3, 2018:
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
The drama centers around Randle Patrick McMurphy as he is transferred for evaluation from a prison farm to a mental institution. While he assumes it will be a less restrictive environment, he soon discovers Nurse Ratched runs the psychiatric ward with an iron fist, keeping her patients cowed through abuse, medication and sessions of electroconvulsive therapy. The battle of wills between the rebellious McMurphy and the inflexible Ratched soon affects all the ward's patients.
July 27 - August 26, 2018:
Dinner with Friends
This Pulitzer Prize-winning play explores the complexities of marriage and friendship, focusing on the relationship between two married couples: food writers Gabe and Karen, whose apparent domestic bliss is demonstrated as they prepare gourmet meals; and artist Beth and hotshot lawyer Tom whose marriage is breaking up due to Tom’s infidelity.