Our 2008-2009 Season!

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Williamston Theatre Announces its 2008-2009 season!
The Williamston Theatre is excited to announce the plays for its 2008-2009 season. This mix of new plays, classics and returning favorites is sure to provide our audiences with an entire year’s worth of things to think, and laugh, about.

Leaving Iowa
By Tim Clue and Spike Manton
October 2 – November 9, 2008
A warm, nostalgic and moving comedy about a man who returns to his childhood home in the Midwest following the death of his father. On his quest for the perfect place to scatter his father’s ashes, he relives the family vacations he spent trapped in the backseat of their station wagon.

Every Christmas Story Ever Told!!
By Michael Carlton, Jim Fitzgerald and John Alvarez
Original Music by Will Knapp
November 28 – December 21, 2008
The boys of Christmas are back! But this year they’re here for four whole weeks of holiday hilarity. Don’t miss the newest edition of everyone’s favorite holiday spectacular spectacle!

The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-In-The-Moon-Marigolds
By Paul Zindel
February 5 – March 1, 2009
The 1971 Pulitzer Prize winner for Drama. This American classic is a stirring story of perseverance and hope. One of Off-Broadway’s greatest successes, this powerful and moving study of an embittered, vindictive widow and her two young daughters has been hailed as one of the most significant and affecting plays of our time.

Panache
By Don Gordon
March 26 – April 19, 2009
Midwest premiere! The story of two lost souls who find their future in each other. This unpredictable, charmingly comic story seems to start out simply: Kathleen wants a license plate with the word “Panache” on it – but Harry has it. Nothing is as simple as it seems, however, and what begins as a ridiculous squabble over the seemingly unimportant turns into a desperate quest to salvage two lives.

Flyover Country, U.S.A.: Voices From Men of the Midwest
By Dennis North and Joe Zettelmaier
May 21 – June 14, 2009
The second installment of our groundbreaking series Voices From The Midwest. Built around submissions from men all over this part of our country, this production is an exploration of what it is to be a man in the 21st Century Midwest.

The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
By Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield
A Co-Production with Tipping Point Theatre
July 2 – August 9, 2009
Think you know Shakespeare? See this production and find out what Shakespeare is really talking about! Three talented actors take the audience on a laugh-a-minute romp through all of Shakespeare’s work – yes, ALL of it!

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