Plays

Design for Living

September 15-October 8, 2017

"I love you. You love me. You love Otto. I love Otto. Otto loves you. Otto loves me," says Gilda; and that's the dilemma. Three slick and stylish young bohemians in the 1930's take us on a delicious romp only Noel Coward could conceive. Vivacious interior designer Gilda; successful playwright Leo; and starving artist Otto are all entangled in a tempestuous love triangle that flaunts society's conventions. ...read more


 

Minding Frankie

November 3-November 27, 2017

Ireland's Maeve Binchy's charming and poignant novel serves as the inspiration for ICTC’s Playwright-in-Residence Shay Linehan’s sensitive adaptation of Minding Frankie. Noel, a lonely and well-intentioned middle-aged Dublin alcoholic, suddenly becomes the "minder" of baby girl Frankie. Building a life for the two of them is not easy, but Noel is supported by his quirky and unconventional extended family, much to the dismay of a disapproving social worker. ...read more


 

The Constant Wife

January 19-February 11, 2018

Best known as the author of the masterpiece Of Human Bondage, Maugham delights us this celebrated comedy of manners. The Constant Wife explores the vicissitudes of married life with devastating satire and biting humor. It seems that the only one in Constance Middleton's affluent social circle who is unaware that her surgeon-husband is having an affair with her best friend is Constance herself. ...read more


 

The Night Alive

March 2-March 25, 2018

The author of The Weir (ICTC, 2001) and Shining City (ICTC, 2011) flexes his considerable comic muscles in The Night Alive, a mischievous and merciless study of the daily existence of a small group of low-life Dubliners, whose edgy survival instincts allow them to cope with adversity in a uniquely humorous and truly outrageous manner....read more


 

The Awful Truth

April 20-May 13, 2018

In this gem of a comedy, the inspiration for the 1937 screwball film starring Irene Dunne and Cary Grant, a divorcee with expensive tastes and limited means plans to tie the knot with a wealthy Oklahoma oil-man. But before his domineering aunt will accept the 'blushing bride,' she must dispel the persistent rumor that her infidelity drove her first husband to divorce her....read more


 

Lady Windermere's Fan

June 1-June 24, 2018

Oscar Wilde’s sparkling comedy-drama. Not well versed in the “art of the deal,” society hostess Lady Windermere is driven to the brink of financial ruin and scandal as an enigmatic interloper with a sketchy past, Mrs. Erlynne, blackmails her husband with a dangerous secret. Armed with a script abundant in 'bon mots' and Wildean wisdom, lifetime aficionado and expert in all things Oscar,...read more