Written by William Inge
Directed by Cameron Watson

Powerful, moving, and ripe for revival, Inge’s Pulitzer Prize winning drama is not simply a breezy summer romance. Set in small town Kansas, this is a sexy world, dangerous and cruel, where residents keep each other in their place while longing to break free.

“CRITIC’S CHOICE… poetic realism, wry humor and a surging erotic charge… intelligently gripping” — David Nichols, Los Angeles Times

“FIVE STARS… Antaeus delivers at the very pinnacle of the art.” — Ron Irwin, Examiner.com 

“…all checkered gingham with a dark underbelly that Antaeus exposes with élan.”— Michael Sheehan, On Stage Los Angeles

“expert and streamlined production… timeless.” — Gil Kaan, Broadway World

“a stunning production at Antaeus directed ever so lovingly by Cameron Watson and boasting a superlative ensemble…” — Don Grigware, Broadway World

“Pitch-perfect… truly inspired direction with a pair of radically different, equally unbeatable casts, both of which must be seen if you love great theater…” — Steven Stanley, StageSceneLA

“A theatrical feast… an exemplary group of Antaeus performers… gorgeously designed… [a] delicious ‘Picnic’ ” — Les Spindle, EDGE

“Funny, sexy, moving and filled with life” — Michael Van Duzer, Showmag.com



Rhonda Aldrich*, Gigi Bermingham*, Daniel Bess*, Jake Borelli, Josh Clark*, Jason Dechert*, John DeMita*, Matthew Gallenstein, Eve Gordon*, Sarah Halford*, Shannon Holt*, Ben Horwitz*, Dylan Jones, Connor Kelly-Eiding, Tamara Krinsky*, Maureen Lee Lenker, Jill Maglione*, Jordan Monaghan, Ross Philips, Jackie Preciado, Janellen Steininger*, Kitty Swink*

*member, Actor’s Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the U.S.




See How Our Actor REALLY Prepared For Picnic…

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    Deviled Eggs

  • Helen Potts
    Janellen Steininger
  • Hal Carter
    Jason Dechert
  • Millie Owens
    Jackie Preciado
  • Bomber
    Jake Borelli
  • Madge Owens
    Sarah Halford
  • Flo Owens
    Rhonda Aldrich
  • Rosemary Sydney
    Shannon Holt
  • Alan Seymour
    Matthew Gallenstein
  • Irma Kronkite
    Dylan Jones
  • Christine Schoenwalder
    Jill Maglione
  • Howard Bevans
    Josh Clark