What happens when wealthy socialite, Kathleen Trafalgar drives from Long Island to Brooklyn in search of fry cook, Harry Baldwin? The DMV has mixed up their license plates! Harry got PANACHE and Kathleen got PANCAKE.
Written in 1987, Stephen King’s psychological horror novel Misery tells the story of Paul Sheldon, a best-selling American author of a series of romance novels set in the nineteenth century, featuring the protagonist Misery Chastain. Paul finds himself in a “situation where he was not just writing for his supper but for his life” when his self-proclaimed “number-one fan”, a middle-aged, former nurse named Annie Wilkes, rescues him from a car accident during a snow storm in Colorado. Annie’s fandom, though, turns out to be a dangerous obsession. Paul fights for his life as Annie’s mania turns more perilous and Paul races to finish the novel Annie has forced him to write, Misery’s Return.
Margaret and Stanley Locker and their friends, Donna and Walter Pace are at the theatre for their weekly dos of culture. This week’s ordeal is Hamlet. After they seat themselves with some confusion,the play consists of their incessant and hilarious chatter about themselves, their children, a dead friend and even occasionally Shakespeare’s play.
Tony and Margot Wendice have had a fractious marriage for many years, resulting in Margo’s affair with Max Halliday, an American crime writer. However, when the affair ended and Tony retired from his professional tennis career, the couple reunited and rekindled their love…or have they? In this well-known suspense thriller, Tony pursues the perfect crime.
This is a stage adaptation of the movie about the suicidal 19 year old boy who finally learns how to truly live when he meets that delightfully wacky octogenarian, Maude. Harold is the proverbial poor little rich kid. His alienation has caused him to attempt suicide several times, though these incidents are more cries for attention than actual attempts. His peculiar attachment to Maude, whom he meets at a funeral (a mutual passion) is what saves him and what captivates us.