Othello

Jealousy kills.   Although a Moor and an outsider in Venice, Othello’s military prowess has earned him the respect of many—and the seething animosity of one. Othello’s long-time underling Iago is resentful of the Moor’s success, and when Othello elopes with a Venetian’s daughter, Iago sets in motion a devious plot to exact revenge. With […]

Noises Off!

By Michael Frayn Noises off. Pants off. All bets are off. The drama onstage is nothing compared the drama backstage in Michael Frayn’s hysterical, fast-paced British sex farce about putting on a hysterical, fast-paced British sex farce. Lines, props, and pants are dropped in equal proportion as the bedraggled cast struggles valiantly to keep their […]

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

By Tennessee Williams The Family that Preys Together… It is ‘Big Daddy’ Pollitt’s 65th birthday, and the rumors of his declining health have his predatory family on the prowl. As all scheme to secure the largest piece of his vast estate, relationships are tested, lies are exposed, and long-buried secrets at last come to light. […]

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

By Todd Kreidler Based on the screenplay “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” By William Rose You’re Invited to a Black & White Affair Old-line, self-proclaimed liberals Matt and Christina Drayton must come to grips with their buried prejudices when their daughter Joanna returns home with a new fiancé: African-American doctor John Prentice. Based on the […]

Every Christmas Story Ever Told

By Michael Carleton, James FitzGerald and John K. Alvarez A fresh take on a classic tale. Well, several dozen classic tales. CSC’s holiday smash hit is back—bigger and better than ever! What begins as a traditional production of A Christmas Carol soon devolves into a slightly irreverent, but undeniably adoring look at all our pop […]

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

By Laura Eason Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain Who’s Up for a Little Tom-Foolery Tom Sawyer, Huckleberry Finn, Aunt Polly, Sid, Becky Thatcher—the whole gang is together in Mark Twain’s iconic piece of Americana. Set in the small, fictional town of St. Petersburg, Missouri, during the mid-1800s, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer offers […]

A Midsummer Night’s Dream

What Happens In the Forest, Stays in the forest   CSC inaugurates its brand new theater with one of Shakespeare’s most beloved plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Lysander loves Hermia. Hermia loves Lysander. Demetrius loves Hermia. Helena loves Demetrius. No one loves Helena (poor Helena). This byzantine love quadrangle turns even more ludicrous when, lost […]

The Tempest

Sponsored by                    Directed by Sara Clark, Jeremy Dubin, & Brian Isaac Phillips The end is just the beginning… Betrayed and exiled to a deserted island, with only his books and his infant daughter for company, the magician Prospero has spent years plotting his revenge. When fate places all […]

A Raisin in the Sun

A Raisin in the Sun Want to learn more about the production? Click here to read the Between the Lines guide! By Lorraine Hansberry Directed by Christopher V. Edwards All hopes hinge on their next move. A Raisin in the Sun tells the story of the Youngers, a working class family in 1950s Chicago. When […]

Richard III

A Raisin in the Sun Click here to download the Between the Lines Audience Guide Directed By Brian Isaac Phillips We have a hunch this will end badly. Shakespeare’s game of thrones enters its endgame as the history cycle’s final chapter takes the stage. The ruthless, remorseless and relentless Richard Plantagenet has his eyes set […]