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Shows


2015-2016 Season


September 25 – October 18
SHIPWRECKED! An Entertainment—The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (as Told by Himself)
By Donald Margulies                                                           
Directed by Sam Osheroff

Tropical monsoons! Giant squids! Adventure on the high seas!  Pulitzer prize-winner Donald Margulies pens an unabashed love letter to the simple pleasures of the old fashioned yarn.  Join our hero, Louis De Rougemont as he spins a fantastic tale of shipwreck and survival in this tribute to imagination and theatrical invention.  Suitable for all ages!

November 6 – 22
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
By Tennessee Williams
Directed by Steven Marzolf

Viewed through a veil of memory and regret, the Wingfield family struggles to negotiate the past, the future and each other in depression-era St. Louis.  Both dreamlike and shatteringly real, Tennessee William's iconic American classic examines a family on the edge of the abyss. 

December 4 - 19
COMING OF AGE IN CHORE BOOTS
Written and performed by Janet Schlapkohl                                 
Directed by Tim Budd
In her memoir of a Midwestern girlhood, local favorite Janet Schlapkohl recalls coming to grips with life at a time and place when social roles were strictly defined.  Full of the playwright's warmth and hallmark humor.

January 29 - February 21
LINE OF DESCENT
By William McCauley
Directed by Sam Osheroff
It's everyone for themselves in this hysterically funny, biting farce about greed, lust and the family ties that bind.

March 4 - 13
ROAR!
A weird, wild & wonderful night of original solo work.

April 1 – 17
DANCING LESSONS
By Mark St. Germain
Directed by Ron Clark


A professional dancer with a career-ending injury is thrown for a loop when a geoscientist with Asperger's syndrome offers her an absurd sum to teach him how to dance. This funny, unsentimental and honest romance takes a hard look at what constitutes "normal."

 Ticket and Riverdog Pass information for the 2015-16 Season available later this summer.


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