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2019-2020 Season

The Village Playhouse is excited to announce its 2019-2020 Season. 

September 27 – October 13, 2019 | The Clean House by Sarah Ruhl
Romantic Comedy – The whimsical tale of a Brazilian maid who would rather be a comedian.

December 6 – 22, 2019 |The Lilies of the Field by F. Andrew Leslie
Family-friendly Drama – A traveling handyman answers the prayers of a group of refugee nuns. 

February 7 – 23, 2020 | Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang
Dark Comedy – Two Manhattanites seek psychiatric help for their love lives. 

April 2020 |A Good Farmer by Sharyn Rothstein
Drama – A farmer and her illegal immigrant best friend fight to survive in a town divided.

June 5 – 21, 2019 | 35th Annual Original One Act Festival for Wisconsin Playwrights

34th Annual Original One Act Festival – Plays and Casts

The Village Playhouse is excited to present its 34th Annual Original One Act Festival for Wisconsin Playwrights, running June 7 – 23, 2019. Tickets now available for this evening of never before seen one act plays by local playwrights.

Show Artwork for the 34th Annual Original One Act Festival - June 2019 production

BLESS ME, FATHER
A Comedy by Steve Reitci
Directed by Tom Zuehlke
Confessions are usually held in a church,
but in this play a most unconventional and unlikely
confessional booth takes center stage.
*** THIS PLAY IS SUGGESTED FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY ***
Cast:
Scott Stenstrup
Scott Sorensen
James Sullivan
Nancy Rae

A CHAT WITH A KILLER
A Drama by Michelle Demos
Directed by Tyler Peters
A woman discusses the merits of living and
dying with her would-be assassin,
but is he there to kill her or to save her?
Cast:
Joanna Langworthy
Maggie Sherwin
James Sullivan

WAS JUSTICE DONE 
A Historical Drama by Nick Schweitzer
Directed by Scott Sorensen
Teenager asks her grandfather about his military career
during World War II and actions taken
that may have had questionable consequences.
Cast:
Brianna Sullivan/Emily Condon
Paul Weir

LAYOVER
A Comedy by Steve Reitci
Directed by Kai Simone
A newly-deceased individual finds himself
in the antechamber, where souls have a brief layover
before choosing their next destination.
Cast:
Joe Ferrie
Nancy Rae
Scott Sorensen

THE ROADKILL CAFÉ
A Comedy by Mike Willis
Directed by Edson Melendez
Country locals gather at a familiar diner
for a bite to eat and to argue politics
and religion, Southern style.
Cast:
Joanna Langworthy
Nancy Rae
Scott Sorensen
Scott Stenstrup
Lily Sullivan
Paul Weir

Additional Performance Added for Driving Miss Daisy

Due to the high demand for tickets to see Driving Miss Daisy, we have added an additional performance on Thursday, February 21st at 7:30. At this point in time there are limited tickets available for the performances on Friday February 22nd and Saturday February 23rd. All other performances are sold out. Be sure to get your tickets now while there is still time!

Performance DateTime
February 8, 20197:30 PMSOLD OUT
February 9, 20197:30 PMSOLD OUT
February 15, 20197:30 PMSOLD OUT
February 16, 20197:30 PM SOLD OUT
February 17, 2019 – MATINEE2:00 PM
SOLD OUT
February 21, 20197:30 PMAdditional Performance Added
February 22, 20197:30 PM** Limited Tickets Available **
February 23, 20197:30 PM** Limited Tickets Available **
February 24, 2019 – MATINEE2:00 PMSOLD OUT

Tickets can be reserved by emailing DrivingMissDaisy@villageplayhouse.org, or calling 414.207.4879.
Tickets can be purchased online through Brown Paper Tickets.

Additional audition date added for Tartuffe

Can’t make it to Tartuffe auditions due to the weather? Never fear! We’ll still be there tonight (2.12.2019) for anyone who tries to make it out, but we’ve also added an additional date of MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2019 for anyone who doesn’t want to risk going out in the snow.

Looking for 13 actors and actresses, lots of roles available. Be sure to stop by and see how you could fit into this production.

More audition information here.

Show artwork for Tartuffe - April 2019 production