AMBLER, PA.: Act II Playhouse has announced its 2017-18 season, including six productions.
The season will start with Which Reminds Me (Aug. 29-Sept. 24), written and performed by Tony Braithwaite, a one-man show showcasing mishaps, triumphs, and letters from patrons.
Next up will be Michael Hollinger’s Red Herring (Oct. 24-Nov. 19), a noir comedy that includes three love stories, a murder mystery, and a nuclear espionage plot.
Following will be Theresa Rebeck’s Bad Dates (Dec. 12-31), about a single mom who begins dating in New York City.
The season will continue with the comic routine A Few of Our Favorite Things (Jan. 9-28, 2018), a coproduction with 1812 Productions, created and performed by Braithwaite and Jennifer Childs.
Next will be Neil Simon’s I Ought to Be in Pictures (Feb. 27-March 25, 2018), about a Hollywood screenwriter who is surprised when his teenage daughter reappears into his life.
The season will conclude with the musical Camelot (May 15-June 10, 2018), with book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and music by Frederick Loewe, about the romantic tale of King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot, and the Knights of the Round Table.
Act II Playhouse, founded in 1998, produces new, classic, and contemporary plays and musicals.