A high-school reunion triggers cultural hostilities between a bully and the man he once victimized. A full-cast performance featuring Amy Morton, William Petersen, Linda Reiter, and Marc Vann.
Benny Silverman, a retired, successful actor, seems to have surmounted the bitter time in his life when Leo Greshen, a good friend and colleague "named" him in front of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. Benny's flourishing career was nearly destroyed, and his comeback was slow and painful. The two men haven't spoken since. But they are forced to deal with each other 30 years after the fact, when Benny's daughter wins a career-making role in a hot new play Leo is directing.
It should be a week full of wine, wit and relaxation. However Jill’s husband doesn’t show up at a lakeside vacation house and instead of a holiday, the happily married Mark and Shelly are offered an intimate view of their friend’s erratic behavior as she tries to cope. The lake is serene but in the house old passions bubble to the surface in this "dramedy" about the limits of friendship and marriage.
The world premier recording brings to life William Moses Kunstler, who journeyed from comfortable suburban lawyer to America's most revered and reviled attorney for the civil rights and radical movements of the last half of the 20th Century. This is the perfect recording for lawyers, judges or anyone remotely interested in the law. Plus it is an intimate look into our country's most radical decades.
"A Blazing Delight"
Famed singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester stars in her new musical about romance and longing in small-town America in the 1950s. Based on the novel by Bernice Rubens, with music by Melissa Manchester, book by Jeffrey Sweet, and lyrics by Jeffrey Sweet and Melissa Manchester.