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The 2013 - 2014 Season


The Odd Couple (female version)

The season begins with The Odd Couple (female version) by Neil Simon – September 20, 21, 27 and 28, 2013.  Considered to be a hilarious contemporary comedic classic, The Odd Couple will have audiences howling with laughter. Olive Madison, like her original male counterpart Oscar, is divorced and living in cheerful chaos in her New York apartment. At Olive's invitation, the suicidal Florence Ungar (Felix), now separated from her husband, moves in and is soon finding comfort in cooking, cleaning and fussing until Olive is apoplectic  It becomes clear that the negative patterns of their disastrous marriages are re-occurring in their relationship.








Beau Jest

What’s a nice Jewish girl to do? The winter production by the Bay Players is Beau Jest by James Sherman January 17, 18, 24 and 25, 2014, a production originally performed in Chicago, to the delight of theatre patrons.  “A light, sweet romantic comedy”, writes the Chicago Tribune. Sarah Goldman is dating a nice WASP boy named Chris who unfortunately does not have the approval of her traditional parents. Sarah invents a boyfriend they will approve of, Dr. Steinberg. The parents insist on meeting Dr. Steinberg and Sarah is forced to hire someone to portray him – Bob, an inspiring actor. Let the hilarity ensue!







The Butler Did It, Again


Nothing is what it seems to be as Miss Maple returns to the stage in The Butler Did It, Again by Tim Kelly- April 4, 5, 11 and 12. The sequel to the Bay production, The Butler Did It performed in 2011; find out what happened after Miss Maple left Turkey Island. Publishing tycoon, socialite and amateur sleuth, Miss Maple rents a home, complete with alligator, in the swap land of Louisiana.  Miss Maple wants to introduce her literary discovery, Miss Ruth Dice, who has written her first novel. Ruth, however, has only contempt for the guests - classic detective prototypes like tough Chandler Marlow, chic Manhattan couple Rick and Laura Carlyle and westerner Tony Tallchief. She thinks Louie Fan and gentle Father White are has-beens. This makes Miss Dice the perfect candidate for murder! However, it’s the eccentric owner of the house of secrets, Jasper Van Dine, who’s discovered in the parlor with a scalpel once belonging to Jack the Ripper in his back! So whodunit? Come to the Bay to find out.










Last modified: April 01, 2014