2017-2018 Season

November 2-5, and 9-12

by: Henrik Ibsen

Directed by: Todd Minnehan

Illuminated with fresh poetry and dark humor in a stunning new adaptation, Henrik Ibsen’s GHOSTS was seen as a scandalous work when it was first performed in 1891. The story follows widow Helene Alving as she tries to start her life anew after the death of her philandering husband. She is determined that her son will not follow his father’s footsteps, but when Oswald returns from France, she discovers that she may be too late.

December 7-10, and 14-17

by: William Shakespeare

Directed by: Shannon Hurst

King Lear, old and tired, divides his kingdom among his daughters, giving great importance to their protestations of love for him. Two daughters have no love for him and instead plot to take all his power from him. Will madness and tragedy befall the ill-starred father?

January 25-28, and February 1-4

 

by: Jane Austen

Directed by: Andrew McMechan

Emma Woodhouse is a well-meaning but disaster-prone matchmaker, who ignores her own romantic feelings for her lifelong friend and eligible bachelor Mr. Knightley while setting out to find a suitor for a friend. Her efforts go awry, of course, leading to a bevy of comical complications.

March 8-11, and 15-18

by: Anton Chekhov

Directed by: David Musselwhite

The play follows the lives of three sisters as they lose their house and sense of home, navigating the personal, cultural and political changes that rocked Russia at the end of the 19th Century.

April 26-29, and May 3-6

 

by: Charles Mee

Directed by: Shannon Hurst

Big Love is the story of love, murder, and everything in between based off of Aeschylus's The Danaids. Three women are forced into marriages after their relocation to America, and plot their murders to escape persecution. Will everyone complete their missions?

June 14-17, and 21-24

 

by: William Shakespeare

Directed by: JM Ethridge

As You Like It subverts the traditional rules of romance. Gender roles, nature and politics are confused in a play that reflects on how bewildering yet utterly pleasurable life can be.

An Overdramatic Cabaret

July 20

Little Door Theatre presents some of the most fun, exciting, and over-the-top songs from a variety of musicals, including Into the Woods, Heathers, Evil Dead, Annie, Bat Boy, and many more!