by Alan Ayckbourn
September 7 – October 7, 2018
Three women have business in a hotel suite. One of them has narrowly escaped being murdered, one is about to be murdered, and the other was murdered two decades before. Impossible? Not when the door in the corner leads back to the same suite 20 years earlier.
“A real knockout. This is a show to see.” – The New York Post
She Loves Me
by Joe Masteroff, Jerry Bock, Sheldon Harnick
November 9 to December 16, 2018
Perhaps the most charming musical ever written, She Loves Me is a warm romantic comedy with an endearing innocence and a touch of old-world elegance. Shop clerks, Amalia and Georg, who don’t see eye-to-eye, have both responded to a lonely-hearts advertisement. Sound familiar? By the songwriting team of Fiddler On The Roof.
“So charming, you kind of wish it would follow you home.” – Variety
by Mark St. Germain
January 25 to February 24, 2019
A heartwarming story laced with humor about a young man with Asperger syndrome seeking the instruction of an injured dancer in order to survive an awards dinner. As their relationship unfolds, they’re both caught off-guard by the discoveries that they make about each other and themselves.
“Laughs abound and so do heartstrings” – Berkshire Focus
by Bernard Slade
March 29 to April 28, 2019
This ingenious comedy is by the author of Same Time, Next Year. Act I consists of three vignettes showing separate couples, and in Act II, we meet the couples 25 years later and learn how they ended up and how they are linked together.
“A packed house roared with laughter … the play is laced with great one-liners and farcical situations … a ton of laughs.” – Door County Advocate
Move Over, Mrs. Markham
by Ray Cooney and John Chapman
May 31 to June 30, 2019
By the authors of Not Now, Darling. A hilarious and hectic British farce revolving around the misunderstandings, mix-ups and mistaken identities that ensue when different sets of hopeful lovers all converge in the put-upon Markhams’ bedroom. A wild zany free-for-all.
“A riot. The laughter hit of the year…I never stopped laughing. ” – The People
Out On A Limb: New Plays from America’s Finest City
Scripps Ranch Theatre’s “Out on a Limb: New Plays from America’s Finest City,” is designed to create and stage new one-act plays. The program strives to develop and produce new work that will engage playwrights and theater artists in Southern California. It is our intention to celebrate diversity, to entertain, educate, and expand the horizons of our patrons and develop new audiences, and to contribute to the cultural and economic growth of our community.