by Pat CookDirected by Julie Owen & Carolyn McLeod What would YOU do with the chance to step back in time? Would you make different decisions the second time around? These are the questions J.D. Morse finds himself facing when he steps over the threshold of Nick’s Emporium and back into his early 20s. License: Eldridge Publishing Company
Light/ Sound Design
Jeffrey L. Merriman
Janet Elayne Harris
Nikki V. Thompson
December 2nd, 9th, 16th, 2018
Pat CookDirected by Renea Runnels During a special live edition of “The Santa Claus Chronicles” at the North Pole, Saint Nick’s press secretary answers questions about the jolly guy. We also meet the elves who take care of the reindeer, and we hear from the elves who work the gift suggestion hotline. The biggest mystery at the North Pole is where is Mrs.Claus? NOT PART OF FLEX PASS MEMBERSHIP License: Pioneer Drama Service, Inc. Englewood Colorado
Reporter 2, Sarge
Reporter 3, Meeny, Flo
Reporter 4, Merv
Comedy by Christopher Durang
Directed by Revis Bell
Performance dates: January 26 – February 11
Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike. Old resentments flare up, eventually leading to threats to sell the house. Also on the scene are sassy maid Cassandra, who can predict the future, and a lovely young aspiring actress named Nina, whose prettiness somewhat worries the imperious Masha.
Directed by Zack Varela
Performance dates: February 23 – March 4
Black Box Stage
In this brilliant and powerful drama, Sister Aloysius, a Bronx school principal takes matters into her own hands when she suspects the young Father Flynn of improper relations with one of the male students. Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award.
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Sybil tugged at my heart and I started tearing up at the beginning of her speech but … literally … by the time she finished and left the stage I was sobbing….. extremely good acting and directing !! I had to sneak out the front past the actors because I was a blubbering idiot .. Please pass this on to the actors and directors
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Dear Gregory R. Brown, There’s rarely space to mention a theater’s physical facilities in a review but I do like your space.
“Just a note to say how much I appreciate the generous tiered seating, which provides such good sight lines for the audience. And the handrails in the aisles are useful to the older folk – I wish some of the larger theaters would copy! It’s always a pleasure to see a well-designed theater.”
Pat and Rose Ann Cook
Just wanted to drop you a line to say what a delightful time Rose Ann and I had on Friday night. You put together SUCH an excellent production and your direction was right on point. One of my bugaboos about staging comedy is pacing – seems as if so many directors these days never heard of it. But you have the knack and also the ability to transfer your energies to your cast. Also, you have SUCH a wonderfully talented, skilled and, best of all, enthusiastic group there. I can’t speak for other authors but I just can’t write enthusiasm into a play – that has to come from the performer. And your group really put forth that extra, and decidedly valuable, effort that makes a script a play, even a revue such as this one.
Thank you and your cast and crew. Really made our Christmas season to see your remarkable and, if i may say so, very funny show! I don’t feel the least bit awkward about saying that last part because SO much of the comedy came from your cast!
Pat and Rose Ann Cook
The Houston Press
Pasadena Little Theatre was one of ten local theatres mentioned in the Houston Press online Christmas list of praise.
“Candy canes and full stockings to the many Houston theaters which do such brilliant work. Here’s a small sampling from a cornucopia of talent, in no particular order: “Pasadena Little Theatre for an excellent To Kill a Mockingbird and for the hand rails in the aisles that aid the elderly. “Best wishes, and thank you for the good work.