Announcing… Our 2017 Season 

 

 

THE ODD COUPLE, by Neil Simon

Samuel French, publisher

One of the best-loved TV comedy series of the 1970′s, which came from the 1965 hit Broadway play and the 1968 movie! Felix Unger and Oscar Madison, friends and buddies until Oscar plays the good Samaritan and takes Felix into his home after Felix’s wife wants a divorce. Hilarious situations ensue as Oscar soon discovers his friend’s idiosyncrasies literally drive him crazy.

A not-to-be missed Spring Show

Directed by Basilio Light 

 

Auditions: January 23, 24, 25 and 26Box Office opens April 10th

Tickets available on-line starting February 1st

Performances

Evenings (7:30 p.m.) April 21, 22, 28, 29

Sundays (2:00 p.m.) April 23 and 30

 

 

 

 

GIGI, by Lerner and Loewe

Tams-Witmark, publisher

One of the best-loved TV comedy series of the 1970′s, which came from the 1965 hit Broadway play and the 1968 movie! Felix Unger and Oscar Madison, friends and buddies until Oscar plays the good Samaritan and takes Felix into his home after Felix’s wife wants a divorce. Hilarious situations ensue as Oscar soon discovers his friend’s idiosyncracies literally drive him crazy.

The 1958 hit musical which won a Tony Award as well as nine Academy awards is a tune-filled musical overflow- ing with comedy, sumptuous costumes and scenery, and a precocious young lady finding her way into life and love. Set in the 1800′s Paris, the show includes such hits as “Gigi,” “The Night They Invented Champagne,” “I Remember It Well” and “Thank Heaven for Little Girls.”

Based on Colette’s comic novel

Directed by Robert Assink

Auditions: May 7, 8, 9, 10

Box Office opens June 26th

Tickets available on-line starting February 1st

Performances

Evenings (7:30 p.m.) July 7, 8, 14, 15

Sundays (2:00 p.m.) July 9 and 16

 

 

 

 

Inheritors, by Susan Glaspell, award winning Iowa author

Susan Glaspell Society, publisher

In 1879, maverick Silas Morton establishes a college on the Mississippi River. Forty years later, his granddaughter, a student at the college, faces the threat of federal prison as she embraces her ancestor’s legacy and stands up for students’ rights to free speech.

Iowa’s local history shapes this 1921 drama, inspired by Glaspell’s family history in Davneport and her own grandfather’s admiration of Black Hawk.

A timely and beautiful show

Directed by Jennifer Beall

Auditions: July 16, 17, 18

Box Office opens September 11th

Tickets available on-line starting February 1st

Performances

Evenings (7:30 p.m.) September  22, 23, 29, 30

Sundays (2:00 p.m.) September 24 and October 1

 

 

 

CHRISTMAS DREAMS, by Jon Robertson

Dramatic Publishing

Grandma Abby brings to a life full of challenges a little faith, a lot of love and more hope than seems warranted. She is raising her grandson Jackie, who is estranged from his troubled father. Only Abby herself believes that unending love can cope with adolescent angst and the pressures of life in the Great Depression. But it’s Christmas, and a little help from an unlikely Visitor, helps light a path.

 

A show of love and forgiveness.

Directed by Charolotte Scheckel

Auditions: October 2, 3, 4

Box Office opens November 20th

Tickets available on-line starting February 1st

Performances

Evenings (7:30 p.m.) Dec.1, 2, 8, 9

Sundays (2:00 p.m.) December 3 and 10



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Starlighters II Theatre
200 East Main Street
Anamosa, IA 52205
Telephone: 319-462-4793
E-mail:
starlightersii@gmail.com

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