THE 2019-2020 SEASON AT
PROSPECT THEATER PROJECT

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SATCHMO AT THE WALDORF

By Terry Teachout
September 20 – October 6, 2019

STARRING DWIGHT MAHABIR

In this one-man, three-character play, the same actor plays famous jazz trumpeter Louis Armstrong four months before his death; his manager, Joe Glaser; and trumpeter Miles Davis, who admired Armstrong’s playing but disliked his onstage manner.

TICKET LINK: https://prospect.vbotickets.com/event/Satchmo_At_The_Waldorf_/37039 

MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLY

By Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon
November 15 – December 1, 2019

A sequel to Jane Austen’s PRIDE AND PREJUDICE, set two years after the novel ends, MISS BENNET continues the story, only this time with bookish middle sister Mary as its unlikely heroine.  This story is funny, romantic, and feminist to the core.

TICKET LINK: https://prospect.vbotickets.com/event/Miss_Bennet_Christmas_at_Pemberley/37040

 

LEND ME A TENOR

By Ken Ludwig
January 10 – 26, 2020

Winner of three Tony Awards and four Drama Desk Awards, LEND ME A TENOR is a madcap, screwball farce of mistaken identity guaranteed to leave audiences teary-eyed with laughter.  “A sensation on Broadway.”  “A remarkable piece of theater.” 

TICKET LINK: https://prospect.vbotickets.com/event/Lend_Me_A_Tenor/37041

 

THE EFFECT

By Lucy Prebble
March 6 – 22, 2020

THE EFFECT is a clinical romance.  This funny, moving, and perhaps surprisingly human play explores questions of sanity, neurology, and the limits of medicine alongside ideas of fate, loyalty, and the inevitability of physical attraction.  “Rich and rewarding.  As intelligent as it is deeply human.” 

TICKET LINK: https://prospect.vbotickets.com/event/The_Effect/37042

 

AFTER MISS JULIE

By Patrick Marber
May 1 – 17, 2020

AFTER MISS JULIE relocates August Strindberg’s 1888 tragedy about sex and class to an English country house on the eve of the British Labour party’s “landslide” election victory in 1945. 

TICKET LINK: https://prospect.vbotickets.com/event/After_Miss_Julie_/37043

 

NATIVE GARDENS

By Karen Zacarias
July 17 – August 2, 2020

Gardens and cultures clash, turning friendly neighbors into feuding enemies in this hilarious comedy of good intentions and bad manners.  “A true breath of fresh comic air.”

TICKET LINK: https://prospect.vbotickets.com/event/Native_Gardens/37044