Past Shows - 1979 to Today

Harvey

written by Mary Chase, directed by Edsel Hughes

"Harvey" was the fist show produced by the Valley Players, performed at the Fayston Elementary School.

Cactus Flower

written by Abe Burrows, directed by Don Hirsch

"Cactus Flower" was our second show, and the first performed in the Odd Fellows Hall, now known as the Valley Players Theater.

The Hound of the Baskervilles

written by Tim Kelly, based on the story by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Directed by Don Hirsch

Three One Acts

"George's Room" written by Alun Owen, directed by Elan Stevens
"I'm Herbert" written by Robert Anderson, directed by Leo Cohen
"Zoo Story" written by Edward Albee, directed by David Sardi

Thieves

written by Herb Gardner, directed by David Sardi

A Delicate Balance

written by Edward Albee, directed by Leo Cohen

Blithe Spirit

written by Noel Coward, directed by David Sardi

Bedroom Farce

written by Alan Ayckbourn, directed by Curtis Wright

On the 20th Century

The Valley Players' first musical! Book & Lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green;
Music by Cy Coleman; directed by Leo Cohen

Night Watch

written by Lucille Fletcher, directed by April Hyson

Hot Buttered Rum Review

A multi-evening arts event by Dazey D. Productions

On Golden Pond

written by Ernest Thompson, directed by Fred Pacolitch

Something for Charlie

written by Neville J. Bryant, directed by Mark "Emmett" Bortner

Guys and Dolls

book by Jo Swerling & Abe Burrows, music & lyrics by Frank Loesser, directed by Leo Cohen

The Murder Room

written by Jack Sharkey, director by Don Hirsch

Toys in the Attic

written by Lillian Hellman

Wally's Cafe

written by Sam Bobrick and Ron Clark, directed by Kimberly Cruz

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying

book by Abe Burrows, music and lyrics by Frank Leosser, directed by Leo Cohen

Out of Sight...Out of Murder

The first Vermont Playwright Award winner, written by Fred Carmichael, directed by

The Lion in Winter

written by James Goldman, directed by Charlie Cavanaugh

Company

music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by George Firth
directed by Wendy Cohen and Jim Dodds

A Shot in the Dark

written by Harry Kurniz, directed by Bob Law

Critic's Choice

written by Ira Levin, directed by Wendy Cohen and Tony Egan

Tribute

written by Bernard Slade, directed by Curtis Wright

The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas

written by Larry L. King and Peter Masterson, directed by Wendy Cohen and Bob Law

Butterflies Are Free

written by Leonard Gershe, directed by Mitchell Kontoff and Richard Kuglics

The Sandwalk

The second Playwright Award winner, written by David Paul Simon, directed by Leo Cohen

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

written by Stephen Sondheim, directed by Wendy Cohen Kuglics

Angel On My Shoulder

written by Stephen Levi, directed by Mitchell Kontoff

Little Shop of Horrors

book and lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by AlanMenken
directed by Leo Cohen

Rough Crossing

written by Tom Stoppard, directed by Mitchell Kontoff

The Fantasticks

Written by Tom Jones,

Hard News

The Women

The Woman in White

Wait Until Dark

Holy Matrimony

A Couple of White Chicks Sitting Around Talking

Odd Couple Female Version

Horse Trough Trouble

Chicago

Better

Everybody Loves Opal

Here Lies Jeremy Troy

I Do I Do

Twigs

Cherry Cokes

Black Comedy

Festival of One Acts - Popcorn, Reduced for Quick Sale, The Waiting Room, A Chance Meeting

Carousel

Chapter Two

It’s Only Money (Staged Reading)

Anything Goes

The Dining Room

The Elves and The Shoemaker

Once Upon a Mattress

Put on Your Dresses of Red and Gold (Award Winner)

The Golden Goose

84 Charing Cross Road

The Wizard of Oz

The Foreigner

Mrs. Santa Saves Christmas

Deathtrap

"A Taste of the Valley Players" Retrospective

Monky Business

Book by Todd Mueller & Hank Boland, Music and Lyrics by Gregg Opelka

"The Misfit Toys"

"The Touch" A Reading

"Annie"

Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including "Tomorrow."

"The Magic Book"

"Chasin' Night Birds"

"Soup du Jour"

By Todd Mueller, Hank Boland and Greg Opelka

"A Modern Christmas Carol"

"Murder at the Howard Johnson's

"Sylvia"

By A.R. Gurney

"Steel Magnolias"

By Robert Harling

"The Crucible"

"Out of Order"

by Ray Cooney

"Don't Dress for Dinner"

by Marc Camoletti Adapted by Robin Hawdon

"Educating Rita"

by Willy Russell

Two One Act Farces: "A Slap in the Farce" & " A Matter of Wife or Death"

"The Mystery of Edwin Drood"

A Musical by Rupert Holmes

"The Musical Comedy Murders of 1940"

"I Love You You're Perfect Now Change"

"Dearly Beloved"

By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jaime Wooten

"6 Women @ 60 in 2006"

"Terror by Gaslight"

Directed by Michael Lemay

"The Cemetery Club"

This popular show about the lives of three Jewish widows is funny and poignant; full of laughter and tears. Lifetime friends, Ida, Doris and Lucille are part of a club, The Cemetery Club. Every month they meet at Ida's house in New York for tea, then trundle off to the cemetery to remember the good times and gossip with deceased husbands. Sam, the butcher, meets the widows at the cemetery while visiting his late wife and changes their lives forever. The movie version of this wonderful comedy starred Olympia Dukakis, Diane Ladd, and Ellen Burstyn.

"Side by Side by Sondheim"

Love ~ The Human Comedy: A Festival of Six 10-Minute Plays

"Oliver" The Lionel Bart Musical

"Same Time Next Year"

"30 Anniversary Retrospective"

Ruth Ann Pattee, Artistic Director with a bunch of fabulous actors, singers and Joan Foster pulled together a wonderful evening of song, dance and play snippets.

"Working"

A Musical from the book by Studs Terkel

"In The Zone"

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

Adapted by Tim Kelly

An Ideal Husband

12 Angry Jurors

Reefer Madness

Directed by Jasmine White

4XChekhov

Forbidden Broadway

Directed by Teresa Langston