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Suffield Players Calendar

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

October 2015
8, 9, 10, 16, 17, 18*, 23, 24   The Mousetrap by Agatha Christie.   8PM *except 18th 2PM
A snow-stranded group of people discover, to their horror, that there is a murderer in their midst!  One by one, the suspicious characters reveal their sordid pasts until the last, nerve-shredding moment, when all is finally revealed.  This classic play features a deliciously suspenseful story in which murder lurks around every corner!
20   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM
25, 26   Auditions for our Holiday Benefit Challenge   Auditioners will be doing some improv readings.  Roles for multiple men and women with each short play having separate director and cast.  All ages 16+ encouraged to audition.  Plays will be performed with book in hand ala Staged Reading.  600PM on the 25th, 700PM on the 26th

November 2015
8, 9   Auditions for Night Sky   6PM on the 8th, 7PM on the 9th
17   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

December 2015
4, 5, 6*   Holiday Benefit Challenge: 4 X’mas: Four One-Act Plays by George Cameron Grant.   8PM *except 6th 2PM
Four heart-warming Christmas vignettes performed with a minimum of rehearsals, and a maximum of creativity.  All proceeds for this production go toward the upkeep and maintenance of Mapleton Hall.  This show will be accompanied by our Annual Teacup Raffle.  Contains some adult situations; recommended for ages 13 years and up.
15   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

January 2016
19   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM
24, 25   Auditions for The 39 Steps   Time TBD on the 24th, 7PM on the 25th

February 2016
11, 12, 13, 19, 20, 21*, 26, 27   Night Sky by Susan Yankowitz.   8PM *except 21st 2PM
In a series of brief, often comic episodes, the play follows a brilliant and articulate astronomer through accident-related stroke and aphasia…all the while holding onto her family, career, and place in the universe.  An uplifting play about survival, and the power of the human spirit.  Contains some adult language and situations; recommended for ages 13 and up.
16   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

March 2016
15   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

April 2016
19   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM

May 2016
5, 6, 7, 13, 14, 15*, 20, 21   The 39 Steps by Patrick Barlow and John Buchan.   8PM *except 15th 2PM
A mix of Hitchcock, Monty Python, and film-noir spoofs.  Packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a small but versatile group of actors), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers, and some good old-fashioned romance.  A fast-paced whodunit comedy for anyone who loves the magic of theatre.  Recommended for ages 11 and up
17   Board Meeting   Members welcome   7PM