- Zombies from The Beyond
Book, music and lyrics by James Valcq • September 11 – 27, 2015
- The Outgoing Tide
by Bruce Graham • October 23 – November 8, 2015
- It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
adapted by Joe Landry
from the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra, & Jo Swerling • December 4 – 20, 2015
- Simply Staged
- Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
by Ed Graczyk • February 5 – 21, 2016
- You Can't Take It With You
by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart • March 18 – April 3, 2016
- The Skin of Our Teeth
by Thornton Wilder • May 6 – 22, 2016
Zombies from The Beyond
Directed by Heather Schultz
Musical Director by Kate Cremean
Produced by Kirsten Peninger
Stage Manager Kirsten Peninger
Sept. 20 & 27, 2015 at 2:00pm
Sean Brinker, Laura Dachenbach, Dan Hildebrand, Tony Ludovico, Joyce Patrone, Julie Cremean Russell, & Cody Schmid
The Cold War and space race paranoia threaten the good folks at the fictional Milwaukee Space Center when a flying saucer lands in the city. Taking its cue from pulp movies popular at the time, this musical comedy brings the 1950s nostalgically and hilariously to life.
The Outgoing Tide
Directed by James F. Petsche
Produced by Kirsten Peninger
Stage Manager: Stephen Moore
Nov. 1 & 8, 2015 at 2:00pm
Sean Brinker, Dave Morgan, & Eve Nordyke
It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
Directed by Mark Passerrello
Produced by Natalie Cooper
Stage Manager Sarah Merkey
Dec. 13 & 20, 2015 at 2:00pm
Randy Benge, Patrick Cline, Allison Fagan, Lindsey Fisher, Heather Schultz, & Molly Watson
Original plays written by our own Curtain Players and presented in a readers theatre format.
Curtain Players provides the playing space, rehearsal space, and very basic stage lighting, with the selected playwrights taking creative license with directors and actors of their choosing to bring their stories to life.
Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
Directed by Mark Blessing
Produced by Deborah Blessing
Stage Manager Melissa Herrera-Ortiz
Feb. 14 & 21, 2016 at 2:00pm
Caitlin Brosnahan, Kate Charlesworth-Miller, Erin Daily, Kasey Meininger, Patrick Petrilla, Sara Priest, Adriana Pust, Kathylynn St. Pierre, & Carly Young
A group of women reunite for a meeting of their James Dean fan club, trading memories and memorabilia of the famous screen star to compensate for their own unhappy lives. A 40th anniversary revival of the Broadway and motion picture drama that had its world premiere in Columbus.
Recommended for adult audiences.
You Can't Take It With You
Directed by Kate Tull
Produced by Ronda Sly-Jones
Stage Manager Stephen Moore
Mar. 20 & Apr. 3, 2016 at 2:00pm
Sharifa Andrews, Doug Browell, Sean Hazen Coffman, Larry Cole, Julie Emmert, Jeff Eyerman, Linda Goodwin, Stephen Grinch, Jeff Kemeter, Madison Lee, Randy Lenhart, Jack Miller, Kurt Mueller, Kirsten Peninger, Bethany Schoeff, & Jay Stiger.
In one of Kaufman and Hart's most enduring comedies, an eccentric family allows each member to pursue his own ambition in the home, but their routine is disrupted when a daughter with a regular job brings her fiancé and his Wall Street family to dinner.
May 15 & 22, 2016 at 2:00pm
Isaac Barnes, Heather Fidler, Brian Henry, Martina Holbrook, Kasey Meininger, Casey Merkey, Lizzy Merkey, Frank Peter, Heather Schultz, JJ Sheehan, Molly Watson, & Jessica Weislogel
The modern-looking Antrobus family and their seductive maid, Sabina, survive many ancient disasters, including the Ice Age, Noah's flood, war and famine, always able to start over and begin anew in this Pulitzer Prize winning dark comedy from the author of Our Town.