Civic 2016-2017 Season – Main Stage

A Civic Production
September 16 – October 1
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44 Plays for 44 Presidents

by Andy Bayiates, Sean Benjamin, Genevra Gallo-Bayiates, Chloe Johnston & Karen Weinberg
September 16 – October 1, 2016
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Steve Koehler

A chronological, biographical survey of the lives and presidencies of each of the 44 men who have held the office so far. Their mistakes and successes are celebrated by actors who take turns donning a star-spangled coat that symbolizes the presidency. Ponder where the presidency has gone since its fall from paradise...and where it will go next.Show details

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A Civic Production
October 28 – November 6
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The Addams Family

Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice, Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Based on characters created by Charles Addams
October 28 – November 6, 2016
at Sunnyside Intermediate School
Directed by Kate Walker

That lovable family of creepy kooks is alive and well and living in their spooky mansion in Central Park. Wednesday, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love – a sensation that is unsettling for both her and her family. When her new boyfriend and his “normal” family come to meet the Addams household, comic chaos ensues.Show details

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A Civic Production
January 20 – February 4
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Lettice and Lovage

by Peter Shaffer
January 20 – February 4, 2017
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Craig Martin

Tour guide Lettice Douffet, an indefatigable enthusiast of history and theatre, is fired for embellishing the historical past of one of the least stately of London’s homes. Not one to go without a fight, Lettice engages the stoic, conventional Lotte Schoen, an inspector from the Preservation Trust, in a battle for all that is sacred to the Empire and the crown.Show details

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April 7 – 22
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And Then There Were None

by Agatha Christie
April 7 – 22, 2017
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Larry Sommers

Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. While they await their mysterious host, a recording levels serious accusations of wrongdoing towards each of the guests, and soon they start being murdered, one by one. As the survivors try to keep their wits, they reach a disturbing conclusion: one of them must be the killer.Show details

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May 12 – 27
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Barefoot in the Park

by Neil Simon
May 12 – 27, 2017
at Monon Depot Theatre
Directed by Shannon Sabel

Paul and Corie Bratter are newlyweds in every sense of the word. After a six-day honeymoon, they get a surprise visit from Corie's loopy mother and decide to play matchmaker during a dinner with their neighbor-in-the-attic Velasco, where everything that can go wrong, does.Show details

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