COMPANY follows our anti-hero bachelor Robert as he makes his way through a series of encounters. In vignette after hilarious vignette, we are introduced to “those good and crazy people,” his married friends, as Robert weighs the pros and cons of married life. In the end, he realizes being alone is “alone, not alive.”
A Christmas Carol
Scrooge, tiny Tim, the three Christmas spirits, Marley’s ghost are all here but each with a spin that delights and surprises. Spirits rise out of the floor; ghosts float off in a cloud of smoke; carolers and happy children fill the stage with the thrill of Christmas yet to come. This Christmas Carol embraces the entire family in a gigantic holiday hug.
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Tony Award® winner for Best Play! Vanya and his sister Sonia tolerate the mediocrity of their middle-aged lives in Bucks County, PA, until their movie-star sister Masha returns for a visit that shakes things up. With her boy-toy Spike in tow, Masha incites a madcap family reunion complete with all the comic genius that only Christopher Durang (Mrs. Bob Cratchit’s Wild Christmas Binge) can deliver.
You Can’t Take It With You
This Pulitzer Prize-winning classic is perhaps the greatest American comedy ever written. Alice Sycamore introduces her fiancé’s straight-laced family to her rather more eccentric family. The families meet and the worlds of the wealthy, uptight Kirbys and the off-kilter Sycamores collide. At first the Sycamores seem mad, but it is not long before we realize that if they are mad, the rest of the world is madder.
The Sound of Music
The story of the von Trapp family has found a place in the hearts of everyone who sees it, and becomes a truly magical evening in the mountains, out under the stars. Don’t miss this signature Bay City Players’ experience!