2022-2023 Season

Presenting Irish Classical Theatre Company’s 2022-2023 Season!


 

Doubt A Parable

DOUBT, A PARABLE

By John Patrick Shanley

September 16, 2022 – October 9, 2022

Directed by Victoria Pérez

Winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize, and Tony Award for Best Play, Doubt, A Parable follows the fallout after Sister Aloysius, a Bronx Catholic school principal in 1964, suspects a young priest of having inappropriate relations with a male student. Through 90 uninterrupted minutes, audiences will delve into the murky waters of provocation and moral uncertainty. Award-Winning Actress and Director Victoria Pérez makes her ICTC directorial debut with this gripping American play, starring Josie DiVincenzo, Steve Copps, Solange Gosselin, and Davida Evette Tolbert.

ASL/Open Captioned Performance: Thursday, October 6, 2022 at 7:30pm

 


 

Great Expectations

GREAT EXPECTATIONS

by Charles Dickens, adapted by Neil Bartlett

November 18, 2022 – December 11, 2022

Directed by ICTC Associate Director Chris Kelly

Charles Dickens’ classic coming-of-age tale, adapted for the stage by Neil Bartlett, follows the story of orphan Pip as he navigates a strange and difficult childhood to become a distinguished gentleman in London with the help of an anonymous benefactor. ICTC Associate Director Chris Kelly directs an energetic ensemble, led by R.J. Voltz and Lissette DeJesus, in this powerful journey exploring the human experience.

ASL/Open Captioned Performance: Thursday, December 8, 2022 at 7:30pm

 

The Mai

THE MAI

By Marina Carr

January 13, 2023 – February 5, 2023

Directed by ICTC Co-Founder Josephine Hogan

The Mai, an accomplished, savvy, middle-aged woman, is thrown into a world of confusion after her husband abandons her and her children. His return causes even more trouble, uniting four generations of women to grapple with love, loss, and the idiosyncrasies of family. Executive Artistic Director Kate LoConti Alcocer stars as the titular character leading a powerhouse cast in this award-winning modern Irish play, directed by ICTC Co-Founder Josephine Hogan.

ASL/Open Captioned Performance: Thursday, February 2, 2023 at 7:30pm

 

The Tempest

THE TEMPEST

By William Shakespeare

in collaboration with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra performed at Kleinhans Music Hall

February 24-26, 2023

Directed by ICTC Associate Director Fortunato Pezzimenti

ICTC and the BPO unite once more for a unique theatrical experience. Thought to be one of the last plays William Shakespeare authored alone, The Tempest tells the story of the sorcerer Prospero and his daughter Miranda, as they intervene in the lives of shipwreck survivors after having been stranded on a remote island for twelve years. ICTC Associate Director Fortunato Pezzimenti and Award-Winning BPO Conductor JoAnn Falletta team up once more to present this special one-weekend-only performance of fantastical theatrics, magic, and the music of Sibelius.


 

Thurgood

THURGOOD

By George Stevens, Jr.

March 31, 2023 – April 16, 2023

Directed by Steve H. Broadnax III

After successful productions at Detroit Public Theatre and Chautauqua Theatre Company, Guest Artists Broadway Director Steve H. Broadnax III and Award-Winning Actor Brian Marable bring Thurgood to ICTC. Performed as a one-man monologue, this stunning 90-minute intimate journey through the life of Thurgood Marshall portrays his life’s twists, turns, and triumphant rise as the first African American Justice appointed to the Supreme Court.

ASL/Open Captioned Performance: Thursday, April 13, 2023 at 7:30pm

 

Earnest

THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

By Oscar Wilde

June 2, 2023 – June 25, 2023

Directed by Kristen Tripp Kelley

Oscar Wilde’s classic comedy of confused identity lights up ICTC’s early Summer. John Worthing is Jack, except when he’s Ernest. And his best friend Algernon is Algy… except when he’s Ernest. What does Victorian-era code-switching and the quest for self-discovery look like in 2023? Vibrant characters, mistaken identities, and farcical antics come to play in this effervescent finale to ICTC’s 32nd Season, helmed by Kristen Tripp Kelley in her ICTC directorial debut.

ASL/Open Captioned Performance: Thursday, June 22, 2023 at 7:30pm.

 

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