The Warehouse Theatre 2016-17 Season

warehouse (2)The Warehouse Theatre
37 Augusta Street, Greenville, SC 29601
Box Office: (864) 235-6948
www.warehousetheatre.com


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Twelfth Night

in partnership with BMW Group Spartanburg Plant and the Metropolitan Arts Council

by William Shakespeare

Directed by Jayce T. Tromsness who directed our Angels in America: Parts I & II, The Merchant of Venice, November, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare Abridged among others.

Performance is 75 minutes with no intermission.

TWELFTH NIGHT is full of disguises, mistaken identities, love triangles, and practical jokes. After Viola is shipwrecked on Illyria, she disguises herself as the man Cesario, gets a job serving the Duke Orsino, and falls in love. Orsino instructs Cesario to help him win the affections of Lady Olivia, but Olivia falls in love with Cesario. Add in practical jokes from Sir Toby, Maria, Andrew Aguecheek, Feste, the reappearance of Viola’s twin brother Sebastian at exactly the wrong time, and you have a Shakespeare comedy that everyone is sure to enjoy!

Featuring Angelina Mussro, Prentiss Standridge, Crystal Stewart, Mallory Pellegrino, Stephen Brown, Josh Jeffers, and recent Warehouse Conservatory graduate, Christopher Paul Smith.

This program is funded in part by the Metropolitan Arts Council which receives support from the City of Greenville, BMW Manufacturing Company, Michelin North America, Inc., SEW Eurodrive and the South Carolina Arts Commission.


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Urinetown

September 16th – October 8th

PREMIUM CABARET STYLE SEATING AVAILABLE!

Sponsored by Jackie & John Warner

by Greg Kotis & Mark Hollmann
Directed by Nancy Halverson

The Tony Award winning Urinetown is a musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself! In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity’s most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides he’s had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom!

Featuring Chelsea Ann Atkins, Aaron Brakefield, Thomas Azar, Rick Connor, Benjamin Davis, Kelly Wallace, Taylor Marlatt, Jon Kilpatrick, David Sims, Kaylee Gonzalez, Chris Berry, DeBryant Johnson, Javier Skipper, Ashlyn Uribe, Drew Whitley, and Giulia Marie Dalbec.


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In the Next Room

or the vibrator play
December 2nd – 18th
Written by Sarah Ruhl
Directed by Kerrie Seymour who directed our Laughter on the 23rd Floor.A Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Ruhl’s comedy is set in the 1880s at the dawn of electricity where an innocent and gentlemanly scientist named Dr. Givings invents a new device to treat hysteria in women and men. It’s called a vibrator. When his latest patient brings her own complicated marriage and sufferings to the Givings’ home, Dr. and Mrs. Givings confront the fragility of their own union and discover the truth depths of real love.Featuring Amanda Sox, Matt Reece, Thomas Azar, Maegan Azar, Tara Rison, Christopher Joel Onken, and Laura Depta.

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Important Hats of the Twentieth Century

January 29th – February 18th, 2017
Sponsored by Tom & Debra Strange
Written by Nick JonesIn a theatrical sci-fi farce like no other (possibly because there is no other), Sam Greevy is the hottest fashion designer in 1930’s New York. At least he is until upstart rival Paul Roms begins releasing fantastically strange but popular pieces like “sweatshirts,” “tracksuits” and “skater pants.” Soon Greevy discovers the secret behind Roms’ design inspirations and learns where and more importantly “from when” these wild styles are coming. The hilarious rivalry turns into a battle for the very future of humankind, and more importantly, fashion!

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All My Sons

March 24th – April 15th, 2017
Sponsored by Greta & Graham Somerville
Written by Arthur MillerDuring World War II, Joe Keller and Herbert Deever were two businessmen and friends whose company sent faulty airplane engine parts to the military resulting in the deaths of twenty-one pilots. Steve went to prison for the crime, while Joe lied about the incident, remained free, and built a successful business. Now years after the war, their families are left to uncover the truth and face the damage done to them and their hometown in this American classic.Featuring Chip Egan as Joe Keller.

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Spring Awakening

May 19th – June 17th, 2017
Sponsored by Elliott Davis Decosimo, LLC
by Steven Sater, Duncan Sheik
Directed by Jenna Tamisiea, co-founder of GLOW Lyric Theatre.
This Tony Award Winner for Best Musical is inspired by Frank Wedekind’s controversial 1891 play about adolescent love, the challenges of puberty, and the bonds of childhood friendships. The groundbreaking rock musical seamlessly merges past and present, underscoring the timelessness of adolescent angst and the universality of human passion. It’s musical storytelling at its finest!

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