HIGH SPRINGS PLAYHOUSE
proudly presents the 26th season
October 5 – 28, 2018
by Brandon Thomas – Directed by Terry Beauchamp
Jack Chesney loves Kitty Verdun and Charley Wykeham loves Amy Spettigue. They invite the young ladies to lunch to meet Charley’s aunt, who is about to arrive in London from Brazil. When the aunt telegrams to say she will be delayed, the young men are in a quandary: they must have a chaperone or the young ladies won’t come to lunch. So Jack and Charley persuade one of their Oxford classmates to don a satin skirt and a wig and impersonate Charley’s aunt –and the silliness takes off from there.
SORRY! WRONG CHIMNEY!
November 30 – December 16, 2018
by Jack Sharkey, Leo W. Sears – Directed by Julie Tucker
David Tuttle is moonlighting as a department storeSanta so that he can buy his wife a fur for Christmas. He tells her he’s working late at the office, but she finds out he isn’t at the office. A suspected other woman, hypnotism, the notorious Santa burglar Kris Kreigle and
his gun-toting fiancée, and a confused policeman add up to a rollicking tale that is hilarious Christmas entertainment.
SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY
February 1 – 24, 2019
by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten
Directed by Pete Roe
From the authors of Dixie Swim Club comes a laugh-a-minute comedy about four Southern women,all needing to escape their day-to-day routines, drawn together by fate—and an impromptu happy hour. Randa,a perfectionist and workaholic; Dot, still reeling fromher husband’s recent demise; earthy and boisterous Marlafaye, a good ol’ Texas gal; and new to town, Jinx, a spunky fireball, offers her services as a life coach for these women. Hilarious misadventures and the occasional liquid refreshment lead the ladies to discover lasting friendships and a renewed determination to live in the moment.
SNAKE IN THE GRASS
April 5 – 28, 2019
By by Alan Ayckbourn – Directed by Steve Bates
Annabel Chester is returning to the family home she ran away from decades before where her sister Miriam still resides. Now that their abusive father has died, Annabel is the beneficiary to the family fortune. But the nurse Miriam claims to have evidence of foul play in his death and demands compensation for her silence. In this sinister play, ghosts from the past arise to deliver a story of shocking twists and supernatural turns sure to leave you questioning even those closest to you.
THE BOYS NEXT DOOR
May 31 – June 23, 2019
By Tom Griffin – Directed by Steve Bates
An Off-Broadway success, this very funny yet very touching play focuses on the lives of fourmentally challenged men who live in a communal residence under the watchful eye of a sincere, but increasingly despairing, social worker. Filled with humor, the play is also marked by the compassion and understanding with which it peers into the half-lit world of its handicapped protagonists.