Restaurant manager and shoe connoisseur Haley Walker is finally ready to reenter the dating world. From the privacy of her bedroom, she relates a series of hilarious tales while preparing for — and recovering from — one dreadful date after another. Theresa Rebeck's sweet and sharp comedy Bad Dates is one of the most popular shows in Huntington history.
In Barbecue, members of the O'Mallery family gather in their local park to share some barbecue and straight talk with one of their own. They are the kind of people who come to an intervention armed with a Taser, never mind their own downward spirals. But that's only the beginning of this play where familial and cultural stereotypes are stripped away. Director Summer L. Williams (Intimate Apparel) has the audience racing to keep up with all the surprises and reversals in this piercingly funny new work.
You've seen many local area "visiting" troupes and shows appear at ImprovBoston in its Sunday night Jamboree show, now you can see more of them! ImprovBoston presents these troupes and shows each Wednesday as a part of the theater's series for experimental and improvisational theater.
An Actors' Equity Member Project. Lisa Bostnar & Kathy Manfre read some of the funniest letters you have never heard. Some real, some fictional. A very funny evening that starts with a dinner at Sunflowers Café.
Entrées & Encores" Letters: April Fool's Edition
River Street TheatreRiver Street Theatrehttp://www.theatermania.com/jaffrey/theaters/river-street-theatre_12828
http://www.theatermania.com/boston-theater/shows/the-gift-horse_313881/The Gift Horse
A humorous and introspective Boston-area premiere, The Gift Horse follows Ruth, a successful teacher and artist, whose quick and easy wit masks a painful childhood. With the support of her best friend Ernesto and therapist Brian she finally confronts her tumultuous past in a play infused with nationally-acclaimed playwright Lydia R. Diamond's distinctive voice.
Improv Asylum main stage performances feature improvisation and sketch comedy. It's been described as "Who's Line Is It Anyway? meets SNL". The cast takes suggestions from the audience and creates comedic scenes on the spot- nothing is predictable, anything can happen and it's never the same show twice! Voted Boston's Best Comedy clulb, it's sure to be the funniest show you'll ever be a part of!
Shows are 17 and older.
Seen by over ten million people worldwide, this wildly popular comedy keeps every audience laughing as they try to outwit the suspects and catch the killer. New clues and up to the minute improvisation deliver a different show every night.
Charles PlayhouseCharles Playhousehttp://www.theatermania.com/boston/theaters/charles-playhouse_283
Devious Tartuffe charms his way into Orgon's household and schemes to marry his daughter, seduce his wife, and run off with the family's fortune. Orgon remains entranced despite the appalling evidence of Tartuffe's behavior — will he see through this con man before it's too late? In one of the world's great plays, Molière spins religious piety and hypocrisy into high comedy, making for a hilarious and biting satire.