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Theatrical Improv Workshop - May 2018

  • May 31, 2018, 7:00 PM;
  • Jun 7, 2018, 7:00 PM;
  • Jun 14, 2018, 7:00 PM;
  • Jun 21, 2018, 7:00 PM;
  • Jun 28, 2018, 7:00 PM;
  • Jul 5, 2018, 6:30 PM

** POSTPONED TO LATER THIS YEAR - WATCH THIS SPACE! ** This six week class will explore improvisational performance as a theatrical art form. Students will be encouraged to take risks in a supportive environment that fosters listening, creativity, fun, and acceptance. Topics of the workshop include the basics of improv, scene initiations, and open[read full story]

Once Upon A Whaleship

  • Aug 5, 2018, 10:30 AM;
  • Aug 5, 2018, 11:30 AM;
  • Aug 11, 2018, 10:30 AM;
  • Aug 11, 2018, 11:30 AM;
  • Aug 19, 2018, 10:30 AM;
  • Aug 19, 2018, 11:30 AM

Visit with Ross aboard the ship William Hamilton as it voyages to the Indian Ocean for two years of right whaling. He's joined by greenhand Jacob, on his first voyage. Includes various references to locations depicted in the Whaling Voyage Panarama being presented by the Whaling Museum. Performances are at the Whaling Museum. Visit www.whalingmuseum.org[read full story]

Mauritius

by Theresa Rebeck; Directed by Lawrence R. Houbre, Jr.
  • Sep 6-8, 2018, 7:30 PM;
  • Sep 9, 2018, 2:30 PM;
  • Sep 13-15, 2018, 7:30 PM;
  • Sep 16, 2018, 2:30 PM

Stamp collecting may be far more risky than you think. After their mother's death, two estranged half-sisters discover a book of rare stamps that may include the crown jewel for collectors. One sister tries to collect on the windfall, while the other resists for sentimental reasons. In this gripping tale, a seemingly simple sale becomes[read full story]

The Vandal

by Hamish Linklater; Directed by Edward J. Maguire
  • Sep 29, 2018, 7:30 PM;
  • Sep 30, 2018, 2:30 PM;
  • Oct 4-6, 2018, 7:30 PM;
  • Oct 7, 2018, 2:30 PM

Night, cold, a bus stop in Kingston, New York. A woman waits. A boy walks up. 'Mr. Linklater writes tart, often friskily funny dialogue. All three characters are effectively drawn with sharp contours ... [Their] antagonism gives way to a growing sense of camaraderie in their mutual acceptance of life's sadness, and the long, inescapable[read full story]

Parfumerie

by Miklos Laszlo; adapted by E. P. Dowdall; translated by Florence Laszlo; Directed by Robin Richard
  • Nov 8-10, 2018, 7:30 PM;
  • Nov 11, 2018, 2:30 PM;
  • Nov 15-17, 2018, 7:30 PM;
  • Nov 18, 2018, 2:30 PM

Just days before Christmas, George's boss fires him after mistakenly suspecting him to be the lover of his unfaithful wife. Meanwhile, George's own love life goes awry when he discovers that the stranger he has fallen in love with through a secret correspondence is none other than a co-worker with whom he constantly feuds. This[read full story]

Improv Teaser - December

  • Dec 15, 2018, 1:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to try improvisational acting - which is acting with NO script where everything is created on the spot? (If you've seen 'Whose Line Is It Anyways?' that's exactly what it is!) If so, come join us for a one hour workshop at the Your Theatre Playhouse for only $5! During the[read full story]

Harvey

by Mary Chase; Directed by Suzanne J. Houbre
  • Jan 10-12, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • Jan 13, 2019, 2:30 PM;
  • Jan 17-19, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • Jan 20, 2019, 2:30 PM

Elwood P. Dowd insists on including his friend Harvey in all of his sister Veta's social gatherings. Trouble is, Harvey is believed to be an imaginary six-and-a-half-foot-tall rabbit. To avoid future embarrassment for her family and especially for her daughter, Myrtle Mae, Veta decides to have Elwood committed to a sanitarium. At the sanitarium, a[read full story]

Improv Teaser - January

  • Jan 12, 2019, 8:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to try improvisational acting - which is acting with NO script where everything is created on the spot? (If you've seen 'Whose Line Is It Anyways?' that's exactly what it is!) If so, come join us for a one hour workshop at the Your Theatre Playhouse for only $5! During the[read full story]

Improv Workshop

  • Jan 22, 2019, 7:00 PM;
  • Jan 29, 2019, 7:00 PM;
  • Feb 5, 2019, 7:00 PM;
  • Feb 12, 2019, 7:00 PM;
  • Feb 19, 2019, 7:00 PM;
  • Feb 26, 2019, 7:00 PM

A six week class at 7 PM on Tuesdays, ending with a showcase as part of the final class. The class will be lead by James Sanguinetti. The general attendance fee is $120, for members $110, and for subscribers $100. Attendees will also receive a voucher for the showcase performance. James has been performing improv[read full story]

Adam's First Job

by Ray Veary ; Directed by Eric R. Paradis
  • Feb 8-9, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • Feb 10, 2019, 2:30 PM

In the garden of Eden, Adam is hard at work, at his first job. It is a wonderous world, and Adam is there breaking ground on the human experience that had been endured ever since. This is part one of a three-part offering, and pricing includes all parts.[read full story]

Beverly Hills Ex-Limo Driver

  • Feb 8-9, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • Feb 10, 2019, 2:30 PM

Come listen to Rob Palermo relate stories from his years of driving a limo in Beverly Hills. He shares his experiences and the frustrating, rewarding and entertaining romps he endured, a funny, yet poignant observation of the human condition told, first hand by, a true explorer of down-to-earth mankind. Born and raised in Stamford, CT,[read full story]

First Valentine

by Lawrence R. Houbre, Jr. ; Directed by Eric R. Paradis
  • Feb 8-9, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • Feb 10, 2019, 2:30 PM

It's pre-civilization, and Adam has invented a holiday! Join Adam and Eve just outside the garden, having a discussion about his lack of responsibility, just before he presents her with a gift and inaugurates the first holiday to celebrate love. This is part two of a three-part offering, and pricing includes all parts.[read full story]

Theatrical Improv Showcase - March 2019

  • Mar 5, 2019, 7:30 PM

For six weeks, students have been exploring improvisational performance as a theatrical art form. They worked hard, and were encouraged to take risks in a supportive environment that fostered listening, creativity, fun, and acceptance. Now, you can come and watch them perform a mini-showcase, where they have the opportunity to show off their new skills.[read full story]

Kindertransport

by Diane Samuels; Directed by Edward J. Maguire
  • Mar 14-16, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • Mar 17, 2019, 2:30 PM;
  • Mar 21-23, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • Mar 24, 2019, 2:30 PM

The Kindertransport was a British rescue mission that took place at the beginning of WWII. Over 10,000 Jewish children from various countries were placed in British foster homes. Parents are faced with the difficult choice of keeping their beloved daughter Eva in Germany with them, or letting her become one of the Kindertransport children, who[read full story]

A Man For All Seasons

by Robert Bolt; Directed by Bob Gillet
  • May 9-11, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • May 12, 2019, 2:30 PM;
  • May 16-18, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • May 19, 2019, 2:30 PM

This tragic historical drama offers a brilliant portrait of Sir Thomas More in his last years as Lord Chancellor of England during the reign of Henry VIII. When Henry fails to obtain papal approval for a divorce from Catherine of Aragon to marry Anne Boleyn, he mandates his subjects to sign an 'Act of Supremacy'[read full story]

New Bedford JazzFest 2019

  • Jun 15, 2019, 2 PM - 7 PM

The eight annual New Bedford JazzFest for the benefit of Your Theatre, Inc. will be held on New Bedford's Pier 3. Music, art, food and drink, perfect early summer combo! This annual rain or shine tented event highlights the best the region has to offer in many genres of live Jazz. Nestled on the docks[read full story]

Tea For Three

by Eric H. Weinberger and Elaine Bromka; Directed by Robin Richard
  • Jun 20-22, 2019, 7:30 PM;
  • Jun 23, 2019, 2:30 PM

Particularly pertinent in an era of heightened politics, TEA FOR THREE humanizes the political scene with a story both whimsical and deeply moving; a behind-the-scenes look at Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon, and Betty Ford. Share the journey of each as she deals with the fishbowl of First Ladydom. What is it like for a[read full story]