2020-2021 Season

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Announcing Our Exciting 2020-21 Season!

Subscribers enjoy the lowest prices; priority seating; exchange privileges; discounts with our dining partners, and extra savings on guest tickets.

Choose a 5 or 4-show package – Preview, Weekday or Weekend performances.

Electile Dysfunction, Hindsight is 2020

Streaming starts August 25
Written by Tony Braithwaite, Will Dennis, Tracie Higgins and Dan Matarazzo
Directed by Tony Braithwaite
Starring Tony Braithwaite, Will Dennis and Tracie Higgins, with Dan Matarazzo on piano

In an original comedy revue, Tony Braithwaite and a cast of shameless pols skewer the left, right and center as they navigate the mayhem of 2020. Quick-witted press conferences, unapologetic past presidents, on-the-street voter interviews, and candidate quirks are all dissected with classic irreverence.

Subscribers will receive their Virtual Tickets by email from the Box Office the week of their scheduled performance and will enjoy the special benefit of having one week to see the show! 

Electile Dysfunction, Hindsight is 2020 will be available exclusively through the ACT II Virtual Theatre. Streaming starts Aug. 25 – see it first! Order today and your exclusive Virtual Ticket to the show will be delivered via email from our Box Office on Aug. 25. Tickets ordered after Aug. 25 will be delivered for viewing with 24 hours of the reservation. Each ticket allows for one person to view the show and your reservation must be used within 72 hours of receiving it. Your Virtual Ticket email will include the 3 easy steps you’ll take to see the show. SIT. CLICK. ENJOY! 

 

Doubt, A Parable

October 20 - November 15
Written by John Patrick Shanley
Directed by Jim Christy

This riveting Tony Award-winning play, based in the mid-1960’s, is a story of the clash between the power of moral certainty and the fragility of faith when Sister Aloysius determines to stake her vows on the conviction that Father Flynn has breached his own. “Doubt” went on to become an award-winning film starring Meryl Streep and Philip Seymour Hoffman. 

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize.

This Wonderful Life

December 1 - December 27
Written by Steve Murray
Starring Tony Braithwaite

Tony Braithwaite will reprise his roles of George Bailey, Uncle Billy, Mary, the guardian angel Clarence Odbody, Harry Bailey, and Mr. Potter, all in the wintry world of Bedford Falls in a one-person tour de force of the famous Frank Capra film, “It’s A Wonderful Life.” 

This Wonderful Life ran at Act II Playhouse in 2018 to sold-out crowds! Only 25 performances!

Mikey the Elf and The Case of the Terrifying Tinsel

December 18 - 30  
Written by Bill D'Agostino

An Act II exclusive “Toyland Mystery Series” installment that includes the youngest audience members in solving the case. Ticket pricing is family-friendly and the experience is created to instill a love of live theatre in kids. 

Add to your subscription package now! Single tickets will go on sale July 1.

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End

January 26 - February 28, 2021
Written by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel
Starring Sabrina Profitt

Famous for her quips and sincerity (“If you can’t make it better, you can laugh at it”), Bombeck was the nationally syndicated humorist and best-selling author who became the voice of an entire generation of women by recognizing the sense of humor and hard work it takes to run a household, raise a family, be a spouse and build a career. 

Moonlight and Magnolias

March 23 - April 25, 2021
Written by Ron Hutchinson

In the glamour era of Hollywood, filming of “Gone With the Wind” has run amok, and producer David O. Selznick decides the only way to save the movie is to fire everyone, lock himself in a room for 5 days with a new director and screenwriter, and hope his project can be resurrected. Moonlight and Magnolias is the imagined story behind a true event – what actually happened behind those office doors that turned a 1000 page novel into one of the highest grossing films of all time?     

Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers

May 18 - June 27, 2021
Written by Neil Simon

Teen brothers who recently lost their mother are forced to leave Brooklyn and live with their grandmother in the far-flung reaches of Yonkers. While their father looks for work to pay for medical bills, their Uncle Louie gets involved with gangsters and Aunt Bella plans to marry her theater usher boyfriend, the boys are scheming how to get the family back to Brooklyn. “Neil Simon’s work has enjoyed a resurgence in New York,” said Artistic Director, Tony Braithwaite, “and Act II has a long-standing tradition of producing his plays. Our audience loves them as much as we do because the characters are always authentically funny.” 

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize. 

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