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Tickets are $25 for Adults and $12 and for students at the door.

CRIMES OF THE HEART
By Beth Hanley

Directed By
Paul Graffy

Performance Dates:

January 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18, 19 20 at 8pm

January 14, 21 at 2PM


The tragicomedy relates the story of the three Magrath sisters, Meg, Babe, and Lenny, who reunite at Old Granddaddy's home in Hazlehurst, Mississippi, after Babe shoots her abusive husband. The sisters were raised in a dysfunctional family with a penchant for ugly predicaments. Each has endured her share of hardship and misery. Past resentments bubble to the surface as the sisters are forced to deal with assorted relatives and past relationships while coping with Babe's latest incident. Each sister is forced to face the consequences of the "crimes of the heart" she has committed.

The play won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Play.
THE WAY WE GET BY
By Neil LaBute

Directed By
Annette Trossbach

Performance Dates:

February 2, 3, 8, 9. 10, 15, 16 at 8pm

February 4, 11, 18 at 2PM


Oh, the awkwardness of a one-night stand waking up the next day in a strange place, possibly hungover but if last night went really well, wouldn't you want to do it again? For Doug and Beth, the morning after a wedding reception (with lots of alcohol) reveals some surprising twists that neither could have anticipated. Audiences will encounter love and sex, along with societal expectations that might make some question how much we really care about what other people think.

sexy[LaBute] relishes the art of thwarting expectations. - NY Times
Every Brilliant Thing
By Duncan MacMillan & Jonny Donahue

Directed By
Annette Trossbach

Performance Dates:

February 22, 23, 24 at 8pm

February 24, 25 at 2PM


You're seven years old.

Mom's in hospital.

Dad says she’s done something stupid.

She finds it hard to be happy.

You start a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world.

Everything worth living for.

You leave it on her pillow.

You know shes read it because she has corrected your spelling.


"Funny, clever, and surprisingly uplifting." - The Telegraph

"Filled to the brim with joy...beautiful, heart-wrenching, and very funny."
- Time Out London

Lab Theater is proud to be partnering with SalusCare in the production of this new show. There will be post-performance discussion opportunities after each performance.
THE MUSICAL COMEDY MURDERS OF 1940
By John Bishop

Directed By
Carmen Crussard

Performance Dates:

March 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, 31 at 8pm

March 11, 18, 25, 31 at 2PM


The creative team responsible for a recent Broadway flop (in which three chorus girls were murdered by the mysterious "Stage Door Slasher") assemble for a backer's audition of their new show at the Westchester estate of a wealthy "angel." The house is replete with sliding panels, secret passageways and a German maid who is apparently four different people- all of which figure diabolically in the comic mayhem that follows when the infamous "slasher" makes his reappearance and strikes again.
VISITING MR. GREEN
By Jeff Baron

Directed By
Annette Trossbach

Performance Dates:

April 13, 14, 19, 20, 21, 26, 27, 28 at 8pm

April 15, 22, 28 at 2PM


Having almost hit 86-year-old widower, Mr. Green, Ross Gardiner (a young executive in the corporate world) is charged with reckless driving. He must now complete a form of community service visit Mr. Green every week for the next six months. Though both men are quick to resent these forced visits, their conversations soon reveal family secrets and past hardships. A story of acceptance and open-mindedness, replete with charm and poignancy.

"...this is a two-person gem." - Denver Post
There is a level of intelligence and compassionate understanding here which exceeds what we expect to find in the category of sentimental comedy entertainments... - Talkin' Broadway
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