The Cary Players will present THE DINING ROOM, a contemporary comedy by A.R. Gurney (LOVE LETTERS and SYLVIA), made its New York debut in February 1982, and earned Gurney a nomination for the 1985 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It was Gurney’s first big critical and commercial success.
Philip Grecian’s entertaining stage adaptation of Jean Shepherd’s classic Christmas story about a nine-year-old boy named Ralphie Parker, a.k.a. Ralphie the Kid in his Walter Mitty-esque daydreams, who wants a BB gun for Christmas-and not just any BB gun, but a Red Ryder 200-Shot Carbine-Action Range-Model Air Rifle-and the adults in Ralphie’s life who unanimously fear that he will use the gun to “shoot [his] eye out.”
The play “Twelfth Night” — considered by many critics to be Shakespeare’s most complete and polished comedy — is a tangle of mistaken identity, love, silliness and occasional melancholy.
‘Something about the scene in Thornton Wilder’s “Our Town” when recently deceased Emily temporarily returns to mortal life to view her 12th birthday–a la Ebenezer Scrooge– gets me every single time. I think its’ the moment when she sees her father, as he had been those 14 years before, return home from out of town […]