STOLEN SHAKESPEARE GUILD 2015 – 2016 Season
9th Season at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center in the Sanders Theater
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October 9th - October 25th, 2015
By Noel Coward
Directed by Jason and Lauren Morgan
After a “spirited” séance goes decidedly wrong, the cantankerous novelist Charles Condomine suddenly finds himself face to face with the ghost of his deceased wife, Elvira…much to the chagrin of his current spouse, Ruth. Love and marriage devolve into laughter and mayhem when Ruth is accidentally killed and united with Elvira on the “other side.” Together the paranormal pair of blithe spirits haunt their hapless husband with hilarious consequences.
December 4 - December 20, 2014
SHE LOVES ME
Book by Joe Masteroff
Music by Jerry Bock
Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick
Based on a play by Miklos Laszio
Directed by Robin Armstrong
"Set in a 1930's European perfumery, we meet shop clerks Amalia and Georg, who more often than not, don't see eye to eye. After both respond to a "lonely hearts advertisement" in the newspaper, they now live for the love letters they exchange, but the identity of their admirers remains unknown. Discover with Amalia and Georg the identity of their true loves and all the twists and turns along the way!"
STOLEN SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL, “The Battle Of The Sexes!”
February 12 - February 27
A comic confrontation between the sexes.Older sister Kate matches her gentle and loveable sister Bianca in beauty, but in temperament leaves much to be desired; she is razor-tongued and strong-willed. Though Bianca has many suitors, her father will not allow her to marry until Kate has a hisband of her own. No one dares to marry the foul-tempered Kate until Petruchio arrives in Padua and tries his hand at courtship.
February 19 – February 28
SSG Shakespeare HIGH SCHOOL COMPETITION
This is a wonderful opportunity for young people to experience the excitement of live performance while learning the works of William Shakespeare! The contest is open to students in grades 9-12. Students may enter a monologue, scene or both portions of the contest. Contestants present their pieces at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center in front of a panel of judges on November 12th, and those who advance to the final round of the contest will have the opportunity to perform at the Showcase of Finalists on February 24, 2015 where they could win $1000.00 for their drama program. A free Saturday Workshop will be provided for for finalists. This is not apart of the season package. If your school is interested contact us at 817-988-2058.
April 8 - April 24, 2016
Jane Austen's Persuasion
The Elliot family verges on financial ruin, and image-conscious patriarch Sir Walter must rent their estate to avoid bankruptcy. His daughter Anne is surprised to learn who has taken the estate: the sister of Captain Wentworth, a man whose proposal she was persuaded to refuse years before. Then, Wentworth was a poor sailor with no social standing, but he has returned a rich and eligible officer. As they are thrown into one another's company once again, Anne's affection remains despite her lack of hope for any reconciliation. But when Wentworth begins to show signs of jealousy towards one of her suitors, she must summon the courage to seek out his true feelings. This movingly romantic adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel brings a classic story of enduring love to the stage..
July 8—July 24, 2016
"SSG Summer Musical Series"
Music by Rodgers, Richard
Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Book by Tom Briggs and Louis Mattioli
Based on the screenplay by Oscar Hammerstein II and the Novel by Phil Stong
Set against the colorful backdrop of an American heartland tradition, STATE FAIR travels with the Frake family as they leave behind the routine of the farm for three days of adventure at the annual Iowa State Fair. Mom and Pop have their hearts set on blue ribbons while their daughter and son find romance and heartbreak on the midway. Set to the magical strains of an Academy Award-winning score and augmented by other titles from the Rodgers and Hammerstein songbook, STATE FAIR is the kind of warm-hearted family entertainment only Rodgers & Hammerstein could deliver!
August 12 - August 28, 2016
SINGING IN THE RAIN
"SSG Summer Musical Series"
Screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Songs By Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed
Based on the classic Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer film by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Inc.
Singin' In The Rain has all the makings of a Tinseltown tabloid headline - the starlet, the leading man and a love affair that could change lives and make or break careers! In silent movies, Don Lockwood and Lina Lamont are a hot item, but behind the scenes things aren't always as they appear on the big screen! Meanwhile, Lina's squeaky voice might be the end of her career in "talking pictures" without the help of a talented young actress to do the talking and singing for her. Hilarious situations, snappy dialogue, and a hit-parade score of Hollywood standards make Singin' In The Rain the perfect entertainment for any fan of the golden age of movie musicals.