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Jul06

One Man, Two Guvnors

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Sometimes you just feel like laughing. The Contemporary Theater Company is full of laughter this summer with its production of One Man, Two Guvnors by Richard Bean, playing July 14 – August 12. This farce originally opened in London in 2011 and The Daily Telegraph called it “the feelgood hit of the summer!” In One Man, Two Guvnors, Francis, played by CTC ensemble member Rico Lanni, finds himself at the beck and call of two employers, rivals in the local mob scene. Things spin out of control as he tries to keep it all straight without revealing everyone’s secrets. “There’s comedy, audience participation, confusion, comedy, fancy food, and comedy,” says the show’s director Sami Avigdor. The main character, Francis, breaks the fourth wall throughout the show, speaking to the audience directly, adding extra fun to the proceedings. Physical comedy fills the show with laughs as Francis unravels trying to keep up with the demands of his bosses. “There are twists and turns, secrets and reveals,” says Communications Director Maggie Cady, “but above all, there’s just a lot of silly...

Jun28

Family Shows Start July 8

Posted on Jun 28 by

Giddy Up kicks off our summer family season on Saturday, July 8 at 10:30 am with an improvised Western! Get ready for a hoe down full of good guys, bad guys, and the wild wild west every Saturday morning in July! We Wrote A Play puts the creative minds of our summer camp students to work! Our actors perform a play written entirely by the students of the Writing Camp – theater by kids and for...

Jun15

Accidental Death of an Anarchist

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The theater kicks off the summer season June 16 with Accidental Death of an Anarchist, an anti-fascist comedy by Dario Fo. “I am so excited to work with a cast of very talented and creative people to put together a play that is deeply relevant to our times,” says Accidental Death of an Anarchist co-director Ouardane Jouannot, “while featuring some of the best physical comedy I’ve seen in a while.” It follows a police investigation that gets turned on its head when the police are the ones having to answer for themselves. With physical humor and biting political satire, it’s full of laughs to start off the...

Jun02

Summer Camps

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Parents, check out our slate of summer camps! Students can dive into Improv or Shakespeare, write a play, or create their own character to perform! With 5 weeks of camps, there’s something for everyone! Registration is open now. Check out more information on our website and email Maggie Cady at cady@thecontemporarytheater.com with any...

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