Set in 1950’s New York, Guys & Dolls follows a host of Damon Runyon’s colorful and sometimes eccentric characters in a humorous and touching story based around the bright lights and shady corners of Times Square. It is “a musical fable of Broadway.” The characters are vividly drawn, sometimes wise, often funny, with their own […]
Back by popular demand, Jean Shepherd’s A Christmas Story, written by Philip Grecian, will delight audiences of all ages this holiday season. Join Ralphie Parker on his quest to get a Red Ryder air rifle from Santa under the Christmas tree. Debra Grannan directs this fun-filled comedy, complete with Bumpus Hounds, major awards, frozen flag […]
Warm your heart in the ice-cold, mythical town of Almost, Maine this winter. Nine short vignettes explore love, loss and friendship with a touch of humor and tenderness. Written by John Cariani, Almost, Maine has been produced by over 2,500 theatre companies. Come let Cary Players help you brush off the winter doldrums with this […]
Neil Simon’s celebrated triumph, Plaza Suite, is Cary Players’ season finale. What does one do when the bride has locked herself in the bathroom? This is just one of the funny, but often poignant, portraits of three couples who have checked into New York City’s Plaza Hotel and learn that things don’t always go as […]
Click here to nominate your favorite performer, crew member or volunteer for a Pietzsch Award! (Nominations being accepted through May, 31, 2017.) Wilson Pietzsch served on the Cary Players Board of Directors and acted in every production until his untimely death in 2006. The Pietzsch Awards, named in his honor, are designed to recognize individuals who exemplify Wilson’s […]
As our 50th production, Cary Players is delighted to be presenting the hit musical, Oklahoma! The show is directed by Gina Winter with musical direction by Heather Copley.
December 1-5 | Cary Arts Center The toughest kids in town take over the annual holiday pageant, as Cary Players presents The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, a fun-filled comedy for the whole family. Directed by Debra Grannan and Dan Martschenko, this popular Barbara Robinson show is sure to please audiences looking for a way to […]
February 17-26, 2017 | The Cary Theatre Cary Players returns to the smaller venue at The Cary Theatre with a little something for those who hate Shakespeare and for those who love him. Director Nancy Rich will navigate the many nuances of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged/Revised) for those looking to both poke […]
March 31 – April 9, 2017 | The Cary Arts Center A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snow storm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who run the house, and the suspicions in their minds nearly wreck their perfect marriage. Others are […]
Wilson Pietzsch served on the Cary Players board of directors and acted in every production until his untimely death in 2006. The Pietzsch Awards, named in his honor, are designed to recognize individuals who exemplify Wilson’s special blend of dedication, acting ability, volunteerism, and good humor. With these awards, Cary Players hope to build and maintain a tradition of community theater excellence for which Wilson set the standard.