As Ye Sow….
A note from Ed Shea, Artistic Director
While Nicky Silver’s ferocious comedy, The Lyons, roared open DownStage this weekend, UpStage, George M Cohan’s wild and wooly Seven Keys to Baldpate prepared for previews.
It’s a magical play. And a haunting one for me.
Forty years ago, while a junior at Portsmouth High School, I was bused to Providence to attend a Project Discovery matinee of Badlpate.
I was transfixed, transported and, although I didn’t know it at the time, transformed.
That fateful morning sparked my still-blazing passion for the theatre.
So, next time you enter 2nd Story Theatre, say a quiet thank you to Providence’s George M Cohan, the great Adrian Hall and, of course, the late Marion Simon who spearheaded Trinity Rep’s still-thriving Project Discovery.
The seeds of 2nd Story were sown by them.
Next Up(Stage): Seven Keys to Baldpate
by George M. Cohan
Performances January 24 – February 23
Thursday, Friday & Saturday @ 7:30 pm / Sunday @ 2:30 pm
Preview Price: $20
Regular Price: $25
Playing Down(Stage): The Lyons
Performances now until February 9
Thursday, Friday, Saturday @ 8PM, Sunday @ 3PM
January 23 – 26
February 1 + 8
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