Suffield Players Calendar

All events at Mapleton Hall, 1305 Mapleton Avenue, Suffield, CT, except where noted.

May 2019
2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 12*, 17, 18   I Hate Hamlet by Paul Rudnick, directed by Bob Williams.   8PM *except 12th 2PM
A theatrical comedy about a modern-day actor at a crossroads in his career.  Recommended for ages 13 and up
21   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

June 2019
9   Annual Meeting   Recap of the past year, election of new officers, food and fun.  2PM
16, 17   Auditions for Proof by David Auburn.  7PM

July 2019
6   Auditions for “New Faces 2019”   2PM
16   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

August 2019
17   New Faces 2019   Short plays by newcomers to Mapleton Hall.   $10 donation suggested.   2PM and 7PM.
20   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

October 2019
10, 11, 12, 18, 19, 20*, 26, 27   Proof by David Auburn, directed by Chris Rohmann.   8PM *except 19th 2PM
A troubled young woman has spent years caring for her brilliant but unstable father, a famous mathematician.  After his death, she must deal with her estranged sister, and a former student of her father's, who is seeking the father's mathematical journals.  There might be a romance there, but she must cope with the possibility of inheriting her father's madness as well as his talent.  Recommended for ages 13 and up.
15   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

December 2019
6, 7, 8*   Holiday Benefit Challenge Fundraiser   8PM *except 8th 2PM
actual play TBD
Holiday merriment, and music.  Performed with a minimum of rehearsals, and a maximum of creativity.  Recommended for all ages.

February 2020
13, 14, 15, 21, 22, 23*, 28, 29   Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike by Christopher Durang, director TBA.   8PM *except 23rd 2PM
Vanya and Sonia share a home in Pennsylvania where they bicker about the lonely circumstances of their lives.  Movie-star sister Masha swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike.  Old resentments flair up, compounded by zany maid Cassandra, who can predict the future, and a beautiful aspiring young actess.  Can this ditzy family find their happy ending?  Recommended for ages 13 and up.

May 2020
7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17*, 22, 23   The Dining Room by A. R. Gurney, director TBA.   8PM *except 17th 2PM
A touching portrait of a family, with all the action taking place at the dining room table.  Actors change roles, personalities, and ages as they portray many characters throughout several decades.  Each vignette offers a new set of people and events, revealing a colorful mosaic of a family over time.  Recommended for ages 13 and up

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