For more than a decade, Stray Dog Theatre has been highly regarded for its versitile and creative productions. Join us now for an exciting 14th Season of mystery, comedy and musical entertainment. With a 2016-17 SDT subscription, you can save more than 15% on these six outstanding shows:
Richard O’Brien’s THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
The cult classic is back! After a flat tire has them stuck in a storm, sweethearts Brad and Janet come upon the eerie mansion of Dr. Frank-N-Furter. Once inside, a houseful of colorful characters take the couple on a bizarre journey they will never forget. This raucous musical is an over-the-top tribute to mid-20th century science fiction and horror B-movies.
BUYER & CELLAR
A comedic tour-de-force, fictionally drawn from fact, which explores the price of fame, the cost of things, and the oddest of odd jobs. Underemployed Los Angeles actor Alex More is hired to work in a faux shopping mall created by Barbra Streisand in her basement. One day, the Lady Herself comes below to play. It soon feels like real bonding downstairs, but will their relationship ever make it upstairs?
A DOLL’S HOUSE
Nora Helmer once committed forgery in order to save the life of her authoritarian husband, Torvald. Years later she is being blackmailed, living in fear and shame of what might destroy Torvalds career. When the truth is revealed, Nora is shocked to learn where she really stands in her husband’s esteem. This world-renowned drama contains perhaps the most scandalous theatrical climax in all of 19th century drama.
SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET (A Musical Thriller)
A macabre musical tells the tale of Sweeney Todd, an unjustly exiled barber, who returns to London seeking vengeance. The road to revenge leads Todd to Mrs. Lovett, proprietress of a failing pie shop, whose luck improves when the demon barbers thirst for blood inspires a new ingredient for her meat pies. Londoners start queuing up for a taste of her unique delectable treats!
Jeremy and Davis are brothers who have masterminded a plan to commit the perfect crime. When Davis wife finds a distraught man tied up in their basement, the fool proof plan immediately begins to unravel. In this fast-paced comedy/thriller, impulsive decisions and poorly kept secrets have dire consequences.
RAGTIME: THE MUSICAL
Set in the volatile melting pot of New York at the turn of the century, three distinctly American tales are woven together. A stifled upper-class wife, a determined Jewish immigrant, and a daring young Harlem musician are united by courage, compassion, and belief in the promise of the future. As they confront the ongoing contradictions of society, their stories intertwine with notable historic figures in a sweeping musical portrait of an indelible era.
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Gary F. Bell