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.

Feb. 21 - March 29 Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw.
This romantic comedy centers around a young woman engaged to a war hero she idolizes. When an enemy soldier bursts through her bedroom window and demands she protect him, the young woman soon finds herself falling in love. Complications arise when the war ends and her hero comes home. Directed by Sally Norton. For General Audiences

April 10 - May 17 Strangers, Babies by Linda McLean. US Premiere! One woman, five men.
When Dan married his wife he knew he wasn’t settling for a simple life. Duncan is dying his day is made worse by the arrival of his daughter looking for forgiveness. Roy’s internet chat struck pay dirt and tonight he finds himself face to face with a woman who shares his taste in pain. If Denis didn’t ever have to meet his sister again it would be too soon but there was something about her phone call. Abel is in Social Services and one mother’s reluctance to give him access to her son sets off his alarm bell. May is the woman in their lives and she’s coming undone. Sometimes chilling, frequently hilarious, strangers, babies is the story of one woman’s desperate attempt at a future. 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.
Directed by Patrick Pearson

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

We are proud to announce our new 2nd Stage Season!
Saturdays and Sundays only.

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.

June 7 -July 6
Orange Flower Water by Craig Wright. Married couples David and Cathy and Brad and Beth live with their children in relative peace…until two of them begin an adulterous affair. Through a series of scenes taking place on or around a single bed, we see the painful unraveling of both marriages and, eventually, the construction of a fragile, but new, beginning. Directed by Sharyn Case. 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.