Actors’ Summit (Akron’s professional theater has officially announced its sixteenth season that includes six shows of over 84 performances. The 2014-2015 season will run from October 9, 2014 through June 21, 2015. All performances will be held on the sixth floor of historic Greystone Hall located at 123 High Street in downtown Akron. The theater is barrier free with free parking and a full bar service.
The 2014-2015 Actors’ Summit Season
Making God Laugh
By Sean Grennan
October 9 through November 2, 2014
It was Woody Allen who said, “If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans.” It’s family reunion time as siblings (a priest, an aspiring actress, and a former football star) gather for the holidays at their parent’s (Ruthie and Bill) home.
Hound of the Baskervilles
By Steven Canny and John Nicholson
Adapted from Arthur Conan Doyle’s novel
November 26 through December 21, 2014
It is safe to say that “Sir Arthur” probably did not intend for this story to be a comedy what with an ancient curse, a homicidal hound, and murder on the moor test the detective wherewithal of Sherlock Holmes. When 14 characters are played by three actors hilarity ensues.
By William Simms
January 15, 2914 through February 1, 2015
Starring: Brian Zoldessy
Along with his brilliance, it is purported that Albert Einstein has a wicked sense of humor. Take a trip back to 1946 as we visit with America’s genius as he clears the air about his life in regards to science, fame and the meaning of life…relatively speaking.
The Book Club Play
By Karen Zacarias
February 26 through March 15, 2015
Ana’s book club has been chosen to be part of a film documentary by a famous filmmaker. As the camera intrudes on the meetings it records the discussions on books as well as the rival conflicts amoung the members. What book do we wish to read for next time…Hmmmm?
By Joshua Harmon
April 16 through May 3, 2015
The battle is on for grandpa’s medal as cousins fight for the prize. In one corner is the family’s “superjew” on the other a confirmed atheist (who has the medal). Both desire but only one can win.
A Closer Walk With Patsy Cline
By Dean Reagan
May 28through June 21, 2015
This musical tribute to Patsy Cline is a celebration of the passion, drama and glamour of one of the greatest country music legend of all time. Twenty songs including Crazy, Sweet Dreams, Walkin’ After Midnight are featured.
Program subject to change
All season subscription prices have been reduced. They range from $84 at preview performances to $126 for adults and $111 for seniors at all other performances. Individual ticket prices are $20 at preview performances, $28 for seniors (65+) and $33 for adults at all other performances. Full time students with ID under the age of 30 are $10 at all performances.
Good-Time-Any-Time Coupon books ($270 for 10 admissions) allow patrons to create their own season, ordering tickets for any play at any time.
Coupon books are only available through December 1.
Season Subscriptions & Good-Time-Any-Time Coupons can be purchased by phone at (330) 374-7568.