2008-09 Regina Theatre Season

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The Straw Chair

bySue Glover
directed byPhil Martin

performed Regina Theatre, September 2008

Set in the first half of the eighteenth century, The Straw Chair tells the story of seventeen-year-old Isabel and her minister husband’s arrival on the remote island of Hirta, Scotland. Their encounter with the island’s inhabitants, and especially the outspoken and fearless Rachel of Grange, will change their lives forever.

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The Wiz

Based on the story "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz"

by Frank Baum
book byWilliam F. Brown
music byCharlie Smalls
lyrics byCharlie Smalls

performed Regina Theatre, November 2008

The Wizard of Oz gets a soulful update in this hip, funky musical—The Wiz, a celebration of home and what it means to be loved.

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Based on the Myths of Ovid

written & originally directed by Mary Zimmerman
directed by Jeanne Leep

performed Regina Theatre, February 2009

Mary Zimmerman’s Metamorphoses brings Ovid’s tales to stunning visual life. Set in and around a large pool of water onstage, Metamorphoses juxtaposes ancient Greek myths and a contemporary sensibility in both language and image to explore the human condition. From venture capitalist Midas to undying lovers Baucis and Philemon, Zimmerman explores time-honored tales in a fresh new setting, highlighting their relevance to our world today.

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Student-Directed One Act
Play Festival

performedRegina Theatre, April 2009