The holidays are over and the temperatures have dropped sharply. But that’s no reason to hibernate and watch the clock until spring arrives. The theaters of Montgomery County are offering fun, funny and thought-provoking shows that make bundling up and getting out worth the effort.
Here are some wonderful theater performances playing in Montgomery County this winter:
Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike
by Christopher Durang
Now until January 23, 2016
Vanya and Sonia’s quiet life in a Bucks county farmhouse is disturbed when their movie star sister Masha arrives unannounced with her twenty-something boy toy, Spike.
> Winner of the 2014 Tony for Best Play
by Sam Shepard
March 4, 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 18 & 19, 2016
While housesitting for his mother at her southern California home, Austin, a screenwriter, has an unexpected reunion with his vagabond brother, Lee. Their divergent life paths criss-cross and crash into one another as Lee’s “true-to-life” story ideas hijack Austin’s latest screenwriting project.
> Nominee for the 2000 Tony Award for Best Play
ACT 2 PLAYHOUSE
On the Road Again
with Tony Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs
Now until January 31, 2016
Philly’s favorite comedic couple teams up again! This brand new show looks at travel, vacations, and that need to get away from it all.
Driving Miss Daisy
by Alfred Uhry
March 1-26, 2016
A warm-hearted, surprisingly funny look at an unlikely friendship that spans decades and overcomes prejudices. Directed by James J. Christy and starring Carla Belver, Brian Anthony Wilson, and Tony Braithwaite.
> Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
directed by Matthew Decker
February 18 – March 13, 2016
In the lobby of an upscale apartment building, four lives collide in a single night, throwing a young black man and two white cop into a moral tailspin. Confiding in Jeff, the building’s hapless young security guard, the trio faces the fallout of gender politics, police corruption and racial profiling.
> Written by Oscar-nominated Kenneth Lonergan (You Can Count on Me, Gangs of New York)
Check out the offerings at these other MontCo Theaters:
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