Founder and Creative Director Vincent M. Lancisi and Managing Director Marissa LaRose right this moment announce the brand new, 2021/22 season at Everyman Theatre.
The six-play season marks the group’s return to stay theatre after 18 months, with a various roster, together with a household favourite from the stage and display, a reimagined hit of a universally-treasured novel, a traditional gem from the American canon, and a World Premiere work by a red-hot Baltimore-based playwright and creator.
The season options tales from a variety of authors and views that mark the return to a particular in-person expertise for Everyman patrons, whereas providing extra entry by each stay and digital alternatives.
Everyman Theatre welcomes patrons again to West Baltimore with performances of Robert Harling‘s beloved STEEL MAGNOLIAS set in a magnificence salon in northern Louisiana. It runs at Everyman from August 11 to September 5 and likewise begins streaming into properties on August 23. FLYIN’ WEST by poet, playwright, and activist Pearl Cleage runs from October 5 to October 31. Subsequent up is a staple of the American Theatre, THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH by Thornton Wilder, which is slated for December 7 to January 2.
From February 1 to February 27 is Jacqueline E. Lawton‘s passionate and daring play BEHOLD, A NEGRESS. The beloved Jane Austen e-book SENSE AND SENSIBILITY is irreverently and playfully tailored for stage by Kate Hamill, and runs from April 5 to Might 1. Everyman’s thirty first season closes with a World Premiere comedy by playwright, creator, web sensation, and Baltimore native R. Eric Thomas known as CRYING ON TELEVISION. It runs from Might 31 to June 26.
In accordance with Lancisi, “These six performs really feel like the proper antidote and response to the previous 12 months. They have been chosen for theatre lovers to welcome us all again to rejoice nice performs stay and in particular person once more. There are comedies each traditional and new, dramas from completely different ages, and the voices are various in lots of respects. A theme emerged among the many performs, of historical past by a contemporary lens. We will not wait to see you audiences in our lobbies and of their seats, because the curtain rises on a brand new story to expertise collectively as soon as once more.”
Everyman Theatre obtained a $25,000 grant from the Nationwide Endowment for the Arts to assist the continued growth of Thomas’s play, Crying on Tv, together with staged readings and workshops all year long, culminating with the World Premiere mainstage manufacturing as a part of the thirty first season.
LaRose speaks for your complete group when she says, “We have been dreaming of our return to stay theatre for 15 months, and the satisfaction we really feel in getting right here is bigger than we may have imagined. After spending a 12 months like no different, pivoting each our season and our education schemes to a digital platform, we’re so very able to welcome the neighborhood again in particular person. This previous 12 months has taken us on an extended and bumpy highway and I’m grateful for the tenacity and dedication of our employees and Board in navigating the challenges. This 12 months has challenged us in some ways, and has made a stronger Everyman — we’re able to throw open the doorways!”
In-person, single tickets for Metal Magnolias solely go on sale Monday, July 12. Streaming entry is obtainable now at $30 per family, permitting for limitless variety of viewers at residence.
Subscriptions, which begin at solely $123 for the brand new, 2021/22 season at Everyman Theatre can be found now by visiting everymantheatre.org or calling 410.752.2208. Field workplace hours have been prolonged to Monday – Friday from 9am till 6pm, and Saturdays from 10am till 5pm.