Our popular annual play reading festival – first looks at new projects initiated by company members. Suggested Donation - $10

Oct 28 & 29, 7pm
The time is 1927, the place a Chicago recording studio - but the story is much more than music. Wilson made a name for himself with this exultant blues-inspired exploration of the state of the American soul and what Arthur Miller refers to as "the salesman's dream."
Nov 4 & 5, 7pm
Originally written for the BBC in 1954, this dream-like radio play chronicles one day in the life of the imaginary Welsh village of LLareggub. Thomas' evocative words introduce his listeners to the colorful townspeople & their delightful stories.
Nov 11 & 12, 7pm
Another brilliant debate from Shaw… this time from Hell itself. Originally Act III, scene 2 of his play, Man And Superman, this stand-alone piece is most often performed in this four-actor concert version.
Nov 18 & 19, 7pm
Generation after generation of actors revisits this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, drawn to its power and moving character study. This timeless American masterpiece by Tennessee Williams is arguably unrivaled in its depths of humanity, compassion and lyric beauty.
Nov 25 & 26, 7pm
Is it ever possible for men and women to be equals as well as lovers? In his novella The Fox, D.H. Lawrence wrestled with this very question. With this most primordial of his works, Lawrence digs deep into a searing triangle of two women and a man.
December 2 – 17
A musical evening of holiday warmth and hilarity – with an essence of je ne sais quoi. Come celebrate the holidays in song - in French and English – with both scintillating original tunes by Matthew Goldsby and fresh arrangements of holiday classics.

ClassicsFest is supported in part by the generosity of the Department of Cultural Affairs