2018-2019 Theatre Season

 

Each year Thunder River Theatre Company presents works ranging from the classical canon to contemporary American playwrights.

 

 

Sept. 27- Oct. 13, 2018

Equus
by Peter Shaffer
Directed by Corey Simpson

Winner of the Tony Award for Best Play in 1975 and an acclaimed international success, “Equus” is a dark and astonishing drama about psychiatrist Martin Dysart who seeks to uncover the basis of 17-year-old Alan Strang’s violent religious obsession with horses.

Nov. 29 - Dec. 15, 2018

Kimberly Akimbo
by David Lindsay-Abaire
Directed by Sue Lavin

Hilarious, theatrical, and haunting… Kimberly’s rare genetic disorder causes her teenage body to age faster than those who surround her, including her hypochondriac mother, alcoholic father, ex-con aunt, and her first crush, the wacky kid who works at the drive-through. “A shrewd satire, a black comedy, and a heartbreaking study of how time wounds everyone.” - NY Times

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Feb. 21 - Mar. 9, 2019

Of Mice and Men
by John Steinbeck
Directed by Lon Winston

John Steinbeck’s famous Depression-era drama comes to life on the TRTC stage. Two migrant farmhands share a dream to settle down on their own slice of land. Quick-witted George is caretaker and best friend of Lennie, whose mental disability, brute strength and a dangerous fascination for petting soft creatures leads to a darker conclusion.

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June 13 - June 29, 2019

Tribes
by Nina Raine
Directed by Corey Simpson

Born deaf, Billy has been surrounded his entire life by a family of idiosyncratic, fiercely competitive intellectuals who take their hearing for granted. When beautiful Sylvia finally breaks his “silence” by teaching him sign language, Billy discovers his heart, his dignity and a much larger world.

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