OUR MAIN PRODUCTIONS FOR THE 2019-2020 SEASON
Author, playwright, poet, art collector... Gertrude Stein was a pivotal figure of the modernist movement, most known for her Paris Salon of the early years of the 20th century. Artist of every kind would congregate at the Stein home, most notably Ernest Hemingway, Picasso, Matisse, Cezanne, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Thornton Wilder, Sinclair Lewis, Ezra Pound, and Henri Rousseau.
This work by Win Wells delves in the relationship of Stein and her lifelong companion Alice B. Toklas, and explores their relationship and their era.
Cross Roads chronicles Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings’ career following the publication of The Yearling, and depicts St. Augustine during the military boom and the deprivation brought on by wartime rationing. For audience members who are fans of Rawlings' writing, the discovery of new material by the author will be a delight. For local audiences encountering the beloved Florida writer for the first time, they will be impacted by an incredible journey through their own living history, conducted by Rawlings and Baskin, in their own words.
This is an original work created by A Classic Theatre's own Deborah B. Dickey
Two men, one room.
Act I: James John Cox works all day, John James Box works all night. Due to their scehdules, their Landlord, unknown to either of the men, rents them the same room. This arrangement works perfectly, that is until Box is given the day off.
Act II: Making it’s world debut is a second Act to Cox and Box written by F.C. Burnard with Music by First Coast Opera Director Curtis Tucker. This sequel written in the farcical style of Gilbert and Sullivan” follows the continuing adventures of the men, throwing the Landlord’s wife and a Wealthy Widow into the mix.