2010-11 Season

  • The Hound of the Baskervilles (2010)

    July 22 - August 22, 2010

    The game is afoot! Master sleuth Sherlock Holmes and trusty Dr. Watson unlock the mystery of The Hound of the Baskervilles this summer at Central Square Theater. Featuring three actors taking on more than a dozen roles, this laugh-out-loud farce by Steven Canny and John Nicholson was a hit in both London and Lenox (Shakespeare […]

    Truth Values (2010)

    September 8 - 26, 2010

    Following sold-out runs in New York and San Francisco as well as a critically acclaimed run at Central Square Theater last year, Catalyst Collaborative@MIT welcomes back Gioia De Cari’s one-woman tour-de-force, Truth Values: One Girl’s Romp Through MIT’s Male Math Maze. Nominated for Best Solo Performance of 2009 by the Independent Reviewers of New England […]

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    A Moon for the Misbegotten

    Ocrober 7 - November 7, 2010

    The Nora Theatre Company revives Eugene O’Neill’s enduring masterpiece, bringing together two of his most memorable characters: Josie Hogan, the tough-talking daughter of an Irish immigrant, and Jim Tyrone, first introduced in the autobiographical Long Day’s Journey Into Night. Uniquely funny and poignant, A Moon for the Misbegotten illuminates a search for redemption through an […]

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    The Fever Chart

    November 18 - December 19, 2010

    Three dream plays inspired by true events. An Israeli soldier meets a mysterious Palestinian woman in the Rafah Zoo. A Palestinian father reveals to a young Israeli their shared history. A bookish Iraqi bird collector tells of his conscription into Saddam’s army. Through magic realism and surprising humor, The Fever Chart: Three Visions of the […]

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    Hysteria

    January 6-30, 2011

    Salvador Dali arrives at Sigmund Freud’s house for tea, but what he really wants is to paint the patron saint of Surrealism. But if Freud is convinced that all Surrealists are fools, why would he agree to meet with a lunatic? Meanwhile, a young, attractive student has also arrived, seeking the doctor’s professional opinion, and […]

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    Ti-Jean and His Brothers

    February 10 - March 13, 2011

    Underground Railway Theater and Playwrights’ Theatre at Boston University bring the powerful folk parable, Ti-Jean & His Brothers, to Cambridge. A Caribbean family is in crisis: three brothers are pulled into a dangerous game with the Devil in this fanciful, dark, and ultimately hopeful story of battling despair through fierce humor and love. Ti-Jean & […]

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    Breaking the Code

    April 7-May 8, 2011

    Breaking the Code, Hugh Whitemore’s elegant and deeply moving play about British mathematician Alan Turing, reveals connections between his cracking of the Nazi’s unbreakable Enigma code and his refusal to live a closeted life. Turing’s expansive spirit embraced seeming contradictions: gay man and war hero, marathon runner and Disney film fan. He envisioned a universal […]

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    Silver Spoon

    May 19 - June 19, 2011

    Set in the late 1960s, Silver Spoon, the new romantic musical comedy by Cambridge’s Amy Merrill (book) and Si Kahn (music and lyrics), is a love story about the dividing lines of personal convictions and class. Polly Bullock is leading a double life, working by day in her family’s Wall Street brokerage firm while editing […]

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