Driving Miss Daisy January 18 thru March 9
Written by Alfred Uhry – Directed by Christian Lebano
The affecting story of an evolving relationship between a fiercely independent Jewish woman and her African-American chauffeur in Civil Rights Era Atlanta. Winner of the1988 Pulitzer Prize and 1994 Academy Award for Best Movie.
God’s Man in Texas April 12 thru May 18
Written by David Rambo – Directed by Nancy Youngblut
Faith and egos collide in the age of mass-market religion at Houston’s Rock Baptist Church. A co-production with television writer David Rambo (Revolution, CSI)
The Fantasticks! June 7 thru July 13
Music by Harvey Schmidt, Book & Lyrics by Tom Jones - Directed by James Fowler & Barbara Schofield
Two teenagers on neighboring farms steal glances and hide their romance from their feuding fathers. Little do these love-birds know, however, that their fathers are actually good friends who’ve hatched a plan – with the help of a mystical roving side-show and its equally mysterious ring master – to get these two lovers down the aisle! But be careful what you wish for. Because to bring these families together… they must first be torn apart!
Family Theatre to be announced August 2013
A special show to be enjoyed by the entire family. Some titles under consideration: Charlotte’s Web, Ransom of Red Chief, and Androcles and the Lion.
The Lion in Winter September 27 thru November 16
Written by James Goldman – Directed by Michael Cooper
King Henry II and Eleanor of Aquitaine maneuver against each other to position their favorite son in line for succession – raising domestic turmoil to an art form. A marvelously articulate play that combines keen historical and psychological insight with humor that bristles and burns.
A Holiday Offering to be announced
November 29 thru December 23
SMP celebrates the season with a festive and joyous play for the holidays. Some titles under consideration: Miracle on 34th Street, A Child’s Christmas in Wales, and A Christmas Memory.