BOEING BOEING, MY FAIR LADY & More to Play Delaware Theatre Company in 2012-2013
The Delaware Theatre Company has announced its offerings for the upcoming 2012-2013 season.
Season details, include:
THE OUTGOING TIDE
by Bruce Graham
October 10 - 28, 2012
In a summer cottage on Chesapeake Bay, Gunner has hatched an unorthodox plan to secure his family's future but meets with resistance from his wife and grown son. As winter approaches, the three must quickly fi nd some common ground and come to an understanding…before the tide goes out. This new drama by Barrymore Award winner Graham hums with dark humor and profound emotion.
A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Patrick Barlow
Inspired by the story by Charles Dickens
December 12 - 30, 2012
Charles Dickens' timeless tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Sprits of Christmas Past, Present and Future gets a merry retelling in this world premiere adaptation by the creators of the two-time Tony Award® winning hit The 39 Steps. Five actors portray over 20 characters, bringing life to this holiday treat both
young and old will enjoy.
Fasten your seat belts for high-fl ying hijinks when Boeing Boeing comes in for a landing on DTC's stage! In this fi rst-class 1960s French farce, Parisian playboy Bernard juggles the arrivals and departures of his three fl ight attendant fi ancées, each unaware of the other…until an old friend's surprise visit causes turbulence. Laughter takes off in the 2008 Tony Award® winner The New York Times calls "pure pleasure."
MY FAIR LADY
book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; music by Frederick Loewe
April 17 – May 5, 2013
Professor Henry Higgins is the consummate London bachelor, but his life is turned upside down when he meets Cockney fl ower girl Eliza Doolittle. Complications ensue when he makes a bet with his best friend that he can train Eliza to pass her off as a proper lady. Based on Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion, My Fair Lady boasts wit, wisdom and unforgettable songs, such as "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?" "Get Me to the Church on Time," and "I Could Have Danced All Night."
For tickets and more information, visit www.delawaretheatre.org.