American Players Theatre, one of the state’s destinations for classical plays, opens next week with nine productions in the offing. Info: americanplayers.org.
The company is celebrating its 40th season this year.
Hill Theatre (outdoor)
+ “Twelfth Night” by William Shakespeare. Directed by John Langs, featuring Kelsey Brennan, La Shawn Banks and David Daniel. Starts June 8.
+ “She Stoops to Conquer” by Oliver Goldsmith. Directed by Laura Gordon, featuring Sarah Day and Josh Krause. Starts June 14.
+ “Macbeth” by William Shakespeare. Directed by James DeVita, featuring Melisa Pereyra and Marcus Truschinski. Starts June 21.
+ “Fences” by August Wilson. Directed by Ron OJ Parson, featuring Gavin Lawrence. Starts Aug. 2.
+ “The Book of Will” by Lauren Gunderson. Directed by Tim Ocel, featuring Tracy Michelle Arnold, Colleen Madden and James Ridge. Starts Aug. 9.
Touchstone Theatre (indoor)
+ “The Man of Destiny” by George Bernard Shaw. Directed by James Bohnen, featuring Ridge and Cassia Thompson. Starts June 8.
+ “A Lovely Sunday for Creve Coeur” by Tennessee Wiliams. Directed by Robynn Rodriguez, featuring Arnold and Madden. Starts June 14.
+ “A Doll’s House” by Henrik Ibsen. Directed by Marti Lyons, featuring Brennan. Starts Aug. 20.
+ “A Doll’s House, Part 2” by Lucas Hnath. Directed by Brenda DeVita, featuring Jim DeVita, Day, Madden and Pereyra. Starts Oct. 24.
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