Announcing Season 28 | 2019-2020
Season tickets will be available to purchase online beginning May 10
Announcing ABET’s Season 28 slate of productions…
A journey towards a miracle, with music that will lift your spirits and stir your soul. Tony-nominated, and Winner of the Drama Critics’ Circle Award and Lucille Lortel Award for Best Musical.
music by Jeanine Tesori, lyrics and book by Brian Crawley
based on The Ugliest Pilgrim by Doris Betts
directed by MICHAEL LIPP
performance dates: SEPT 13-29
audition date: SAT JUNE 1 at 11am | VIEW AUDITION NOTICE
It is a cold night.. a woman waits at a bus stop.. and a boy walks up. That’s all we can tell you about this perfect little tale for the Halloween season.
written by Hamish Linklater
directed by CARYL BUTTERLEY
performance dates: OCT 18 – NOV 3
audition date: SUN June 23 at 2pm | VIEW AUDITION NOTICE
Shakespeare’s classic gender-bending comedy about love, unrequited and true.
written by William Shakespeare
adapted and directed by BRIAN NIECE
performance dates: DEC 6-22
audition date: SUN Oct 6 at 2pm | All roles available. Full notice will be posted late summer.
August Wilson’s RADIO GOLF
The story of a man and a community at the crossroads. What is the price of success and what must be done to achieve it? What is the cost of progress and what is lost along the way? The great August Wilson’s final story in his epic 10-play cycle of the African American experience in the 20th Century. A theatrical event not to be missed.
written by August Wilson
directed by DAVID GIRARD
performance dates: JAN 31 – FEB 16
audition date: SAT Oct 26 at 1pm | All roles available. Full notice will be posted late summer.
A wildly funny and surprisingly touching portrait of Florence Foster Jenkins, a wealthy amateur opera singer whose disastrous concert at Carnegie Hall became the stuff of legends. Starring AMY ALLEN FARMER as Florence Foster Jenkins and JOSH WALLER as Cosmé McMoon.
written by Stephen Temperley
directed by LEE HAMBY
performance dates: MAR 27 – APR 12
no auditions | the two roles have been precast
Ken Ludwig’s SHERWOOD: The Adventures of Robin Hood
Robin Hood, Maid Marian, Friar Tuck, Little John, and the evil Sheriff of Nottingham are all brought to vivid life in this bold and uproarious adventure of swashbuckling fun. A treat for the entire family!