The next CFCT produced play is VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, and it's in rehearsal with a stellar cast directed by Greg Holt. Cast includes: Samantha Cota, Henry Edsill, Jestin Hoffman, Miriam Salamah, Kristin Teig Torres, Joy Thorson.
June 12, 13, 14 & 19, 20, 21, 2015
With "miraculous transformation" the theme, Mel Brooks has transformed his hilarious film into a rollicking musical comedy complete with all the legendary characters and satire in tact. Frederick Frankenstein inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania and finds himself heir to the mad scientist tendencies of his grandfather Victor in the company of Igor, his hunch-backed side-kick, and voluptuous lab assistant, Inga. Audiences will be treated to such memorable tunes as “The Transylvania Mania,” “He Vas My Boyfriend” with Frau Blucher, “Roll in the Hay.” with Inga, and an unforgettable reprise of “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” ...Read More
October 2, 3, 4 and 8, 10, 11, 2015
Journey with us below the Mason-Dixon Line to witness the colorful and dysfunctional Turpin family. When its patriarch keels over dead in the first scene, the beleaguered clan tries to pull themselves together for the funeral, but financial troubles, suspected infidelity, unruly teen-agers, overeating, and eccentric neighbors converge to create fun-filled chaos. Getting through the arrangements and to the funeral itself involves the not-so-grieving widow who wants to put “Mean and Surly” on the tombstone. There will be no surly expressions for those who observe the mayhem behind the scenes of this wild and crazy comedy. ...Read More
December 4, 5, & 11, 12 @ 7:30pm. December 6 & 13 @ 2pm. Tickets available M-F, 1-5pm, and 1 hour before each show at 319-277-5283 (not available online)
A supercalifragilisticexpialidocious treat for the holidays comes in the form of Mary Poppins’ antics with the rambunctious doings of Jane and Michael Banks and their clueless parents. Following in the wake of many failed nannies, Mary Poppins uses a combination of magic and common sense to teach the family how to value each other again. Nominated for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, the enhanced score still charms with “A Spoonful of Sugar,” Step in Time,” and Academy Award winning “Chim-Chim Cher-ee.” ...Read More
VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE
February 26, 27, 28 & March 3, 5, 6, 2016
With a Tony Award for Best Play and a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Play, this show comes with much critical acclaim for a cast that included David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen, Sigourney Weaver, and Billy Magnussen. It revolves around the relationships of three middle-aged single siblings. Some of its humor comes from adapted elements of the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov’s works including names, the setting in a cherry orchard, and the idea of a possible loss of a family home. Familiarity with Chekhov is not required to enjoy the interplay among the three as Masha proposes to sell the ancestral house the other two are living in. ...Read More
Cedar Falls Community Theatre presents:
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
Play by Christopher Durang
Directed by Greg Holt
At the Oster-Regent Theatre: 1st and Main Streets, Cedar Falls
February 26 – March 6, 2016
Call (319) 277-5283 for more information. Tix on sale Feb 18 @1pm.
Play description: Winner of the 2013 Tony Award for Best Play. Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new “boy toy” Spike and the stage is set for an absurd weekend of unexpected and hilarious consequences. Old resentments flare up, eventually leading to threats to sell the house. Also, on the scene are sassy maid Cassandra, who can predict the future, and a lovely young aspiring actress named Nina, whose prettiness somewhat worries the imperious Masha. Wickedly funny, Vanya and Sonia and Masha, and Spike is richly laced with the Chekhovian themes of relationships and yearnings, as well as the characters namesakes.