Theatre Too Season Announcement
THEATRE THREE ANNOUNCES 2016-17 SEASON FOR DOWNSTAIRS THEATRE TOO STUDIO SPACE
Theatre Three announces a five-show season for its Theatre Too downstairs studio space, including revamped classics, a world premiere and a chilling Conor McPherson thriller. “Theatre Too has always been a great little space to uncover a hidden treasure,” says Acting Artistic Director, Bruce R. Coleman. “In our upcoming season, we’ll tell you tales about family that will surprise and touch you, musical legends after ‘the fall,’ and nature taking its revenge on mankind! We are going to bring you one great story after another. Don’t miss out!”
The Sum of Us by David Stevens
September 1-25, 2016
A drama that explores the volatile relationship between an aging widower and his gay son.
Directed by Mark C. Guerra
A Christmas Carol: The Radio Show by David Alberts
November 25-December 11, 2016
a revival of last year’s production of David Alberts’ one-man show, originally produced in Dallas by One Thirty Productions. Favorite Dallas actor B.J. Cleveland revives his performance as a radio station manager at wits’ end when the entire cast and orchestra of his radio show get snowed out of the station.
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change by Joe DiPietro and Jimmy Roberts
December 29, 2016-February 12, 2017
Now in its seventeenth year, this annual production will receive an all-new staging by director B.J. Cleveland. The show, presented as a series of vignettes, is a musical revue about all of love’s greatest challenges: dating, sex, marriage and family life.
Miss Billie and Miss Freddie by diannetucker
March 23-April 16, 2017
A world premiere play—the sequel to this season’s Part I; The Empress and the Pearl by local playwright diannetucker. Dallas cabaret favorite Denise Lee will star again in “Part II,” this time as Billie Holiday in a story about the famed Lady Day and her traveling companion Miss Freddie.
The Birds by Conor McPherson, from a story by Daphne du Maurier
May 25-June 18, 2017
An unsettling and moving look at human relationships in the face of societal collapse, “The Birds” is set in an isolated house where strangers Nat and Diane take shelter from relentless masses of attacking birds. Their survival becomes even more doubtful when paranoia takes hold of the makeshift fortress—an internal threat to match that of the birds outside.