Good Theater Kicks Off Season 16 with SEX WITH STRANGERS
Sex With Strangers, the recent off-Broadway hit show, kicks off Good Theater's 16th season. Written by Laura Eason, one of the writers on the hit tv series House of Cards, this two character comedy is about the publishing industry and how far someone will go to get ahead.
Sex With Strangers begins performances on September 27 running through October 22 at the St. Lawrence Arts Center, 76 Congress Street, Portland, where Good Theater is the professional company in residence.
Performances for Sex With Strangers are Wednesdays at 7:00 ($24), Thursdays at 7:00 ($24), Fridays at 7:30 ($24), Saturdays at 3:00 ($32) & 7:30 ($32) and Sundays at 2:00 ($32). Tickets are available by going to the Good Theater website www.goodtheater.com or calling the box office at 207-835-0895. This is a new telephone number for the company.
Sex With Strangers is directed by Good Theater co-founder Steve Underwood. The play stars Amanda Painter in her Good Theater debut and Marshall Taylor Thurman who starred as Spike in last year's production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Underwood is the set designer, Justin Cote is the costume designer, Iain Odlin is the lighting designer, Michael Lynch is the production stage manager and Craig Robinson is the technical director.
How far will you go to get what you want? Will you be the same person if you do? When twenty-something star sex blogger and memoirist Ethan tracks down his idol, the gifted but obscure forty-ish novelist Olivia, he finds they each crave what the other possesses. As attraction turns to sex, and they inch closer to getting what they want, both must confront the dark side of ambition and the trouble of reinventing oneself when the past is only a click away.
Sex With Strangers is the first show in the Good Theater season Other shows include:
An Inspector Calls by J. B. Priestly November 1-November 26
Shear Madness by Paul Portner January 10 - March 11
Love Loss and What I Wore by Nora Ephron and Deliah Ephron January 20 - March 6
A Comedy of Tenors by Ken Ludwig March 28 - April 29
plus two holiday events
Broadway at Good Theater the 1950s November 29-December 3
A Christmas Carol, Will Rhys' one-man version December 6-10
Season tickets for Good Theater's performances start at just $68 for four shows!
Gorham Savings Bank and Chilton Furniture are the company's season sponsors. Pratt Abbott Cleaners is the production's show sponsor.