“Purchase Rep… continues to present classic and contemporary works with production values that eclipse those on Broadway. And the talent, whose work is Broadway-bound… make the air in the black-box theater crackle with possibilities.”
~ Peter D. Kramer, The Journal News & LoHud.com
Purchase Repertory Theatre 2013–2014 Season
For Tickets and Season Passes:
914.251.6200 or www.artscenter.org
Mikhail Bulgakov’s MASTER AND MARGARITA by Jean-Claude van Itallie,
Directed by David Bassuk
10/18 - 10/19 | 7:30 pm & 10/19 | 1:30 pm
10/23 - 10/26 | 7:30 pm & 10/26 | 1:30 pm
The Devil, his talking cat, and other colorful cronies come to Stalin’s Moscow to wreak surreal havoc on the lives of writers, critics, and bureaucrats. This adaptation of one of the twentieth centuries greatest works captures all the wildness, wit, and sadness of Bulgakov’s novel.
THE INSPECTOR GENERAL by Nikolai Gogol
Directed by Trezana Beverley
11/8 - 11/9 | 7:30 pm & 11/9 | 1:30 pm
11/13 - 11/16 | 7:30 pm & 11/16 | 1:30 pm
A corrupt mayor and his city commissioners mistake a goofy con man for a powerful government official. One of the greatest farces of all time, Gogol’s masterpiece satirizes the greed, stupidity and venality in us all.
JOE TURNER’S COME AND GONE by August Wilson
Directed by A. Dean Irby
12/7 | 1:30 pm
12/6, 12/12 & 12/14 | 7:30 pm
1911. A mysterious drifter arrives at a boarding house, searching for his wife, and the lives of the residents are changed forever. Revived on Broadway in 2009, Wilson’s best play is unquestionably one of the greatest dramatic works in American history.
THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE by Martin McDonagh
Directed by Jane Mandel
12/7, 12/11 & 12/13 | 7:30 pm
12/14 | 1:30 pm
A monstrous mother does all she can to prevent her daughter from leaving the cottage they share on the west coast of Ireland. A hit on Broadway in 1998, McDonagh’s hilarious dark comedy is also his most moving, a combination of J. M. Synge and Quentin Tarantino.
MUSEUM by Tina Howe
Directed by Dennis Reid
2/7 - 2/8 | 7:30 pm & 2/8 | 1:30 pm
2/12 - 2/15 | 7:30 pm & 2/15 | 1:30 pm
Wacky patrons, possible flashers, pseudo-intellectuals and potential vandals make this the craziest day in the life of a security guard in a museum of contemporary art. A timely and hilarious play that asks: what is art and whose purposes does it serve? From the award-winning author of Painting Churches.
THE COMEDY OF ERRORS by William Shakespeare
Directed by Jenny Bennett
2/38 - 3/1 | 7:30 pm & 3/1 | 1:30 pm
3/5 - 3/8 | 7:30 pm & 3/8 | 1:30 pm
Antipholus of Syracuse and his servant Dromio think that the whole town of Ephesus has lost its mind. They don’t realize they are being mistaken for their long lost twin brothers. But we do. And that’s the fun of this hilarious, surprising, whirligig of a play. Are madness, love, fate, and identity all in the eye of the beholder? Who cares? It’s funny!
BLOOD WEDDING by Federico Garcia-Lorca
Directed by Zenon Kruszelnicki
4/18 - 4/19 | 7:30 pm & 4/19 | 1:30 pm
4/23 - 4/26 | 7:30 pm & 4/26 | 1:30 pm
In the hill country of Spain, a man learns his former fiancee is to be married, and a passion awakens in him that will not be quenched until he has destroyed her wedding day. Lorca’s gorgeous, poetic tragedy explores the mystery of love and questions the social rules of civilized life.
Box office : 914-251-6200 | www.artscenter.org
Single tickets : $20
Seniors, passholders, student ID : $15
Purchase ID : $5
Season Pass: $88.50 - includes box office and parking fees
(admission to one performance of each production)