Our 2008 Season
Join us as we celebrate our 11th Exciting Season!
January 3 - February 9 The Cut by Mark Ravenhill. US Premiere! At home, Paul is a loving father and husband, but when he goes to work he administers The Cut. As society becomes revolted by his profession, Paul suffers a crisis of conscience and has to come to terms with himself and his “profession.” Directed by Dave Barton. For Mature Audiences.
May 30 - July 6 A New Brain by William Finn and James Lapine. Gordon writes music for a corny children's television show and he's on deadline. The show's demanding star - a singing frog named Mr. Bungee - wants a song about spring from him...yesterday; his lover is living the good life and out sailing; his best friend and business manager needs to talk about his career over lunch; his mother is nagging him and Gordon has a splitting headache. What happens next in this cult musical is beautiful, inspiring, heart-breaking and wickedly funny.
July 25 - August 30: The Seven Deadly Sins Seven Premiere One Act Plays by Dave Barton, David Johnston, Steven Parker, RJ Romero, Erika Tai, Robert M. Tully and Ken Urban. Lust, Sloth, Gluttony, Greed, Wrath, Envy, and Pride meet their match in go-go boys reading Joyce, fat men sitting on couches, ravers texting while snorting cocaine, the joys of water-boarding jihadists, demonic justice at the end of a whip, the birth of evil and Greek Mythology gone amok. Directed by Kristin Elliot, Phil Forrest, Alexander Price, RJ Romero and Samantha Wellen. For Mature Audiences.
September 19 - October 18 Helltown Buffet by Aurelio Locsin. World Premiere! Can a Hometown Buffet manager and his hunky demon seducer fall in love through their real and imagined histories? This dark comedy propels them from Orange County to several afterlives, prompting encounters with a sexy demoness, a fabulous stylist, bewildered tribesmen, and talking trees. Directed by Aurelio Locsin. For Mature Audiences.
November 7 - December 13 Our Town by Thornton Wilder. “My, wasn’t life awful - and wonderful.” The classic play about love, community and the brevity of life in a small town is given a new, challenging Rude Guerrilla staging. Directed by Sharyn Case. For General Audiences
January 5 - February 3 Beirut by Alan Bowne. In a room on the Lower East Side of New York, a young man has been quarantined after testing positive for a nameless disease. His girlfriend, who has not been infected, makes the dangerous journey across the quarantine line to be with him. Directed by Dave Barton. For Mature Audiences.
August 2 thru August 31: NOCTURNE by Adam Rapp. A young man attempts to come to terms with a terrible accident from his past, confronting the incident ina way that spares neither the character nor the audience. A poignant, heart-breaking and intensely personal work making its Orange County debut. Directed by Jay Michael Fraley.