Nutley Little Theatre Presents
The 2017-2018 Season
September 2017 – A NEW BRAIN
Music & lyrics by William Finn, book by William Finn & James Lapine
Directed by Juliana Valente
From the creative team behind the Tony Award-winning hit, Falsettos, A New Brain is the story of a neurotic, frustrated composer, confronted with creative block and a terminal illness, who finds salvation in the healing power of art.
November 2017 – THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY
By Ken Ludwig
Directed by Penny Paul
Filled with mistaken identities, slamming doors, and romantic shenanigans, this madcap comedy recalls the Marx Brothers’ classics and explores man’s eternal love affair with…golf. The Star Ledger called the show “phenomenally funny!”
Auditions: Sunday, 9 /10 & Monday 9 /11
December 2017 Holiday Fundraiser – BLACKBIRD
By David Harrower
Directed by Alex Oleksij
As an alternative to the usual holiday fare, NLT presents this critically acclaimed, Olivier-winning and Tony-nominated drama about a young woman who confronts the man who sexually abused her as a child. “Immensely powerful,” said the New York Times. “Four Stars!” raved The New York Post.
February 2018 – ANNA IN THE TROPICS
By Nilo Cruz
Directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina
Winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Anna in the Tropics is a poignant and poetic play set in 1929 Florida in a Cuban-American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand and “lectors” are employed to educate and entertain the workers.
Auditions: Sunday, 12 /10 & Monday 12 /11
April 2018 – FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS
By Alan Ball
Directed by Alex Oleksij
From Alan Ball, Emmy-winning creator of Six Feet Under and Oscar-winning screenwriter of American Beauty, comes this comedy/drama about five bridesmaids discovering truths about each other and themselves on the day of the wedding.
This show contains adult language and brief, partial nudity.
Auditions: Sunday 2 /11 & Monday 2 /12
June 2018 – DINNER WITH FRIENDS
By Donald Margulies
Directed by Cynthia S. Ross
Winner of the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for drama, Dinner with Friends examines the lives of two couples and the repercussions of divorce on their friendships.
This show includes adult language and situations.
Auditions: Sunday 4 /15 & Monday 4 /16
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Nutley Little Theatre stages its productions at the NLT Barn, 47 Erie Place, Nutley,
located off Brookfield Avenue (one block east of Franklin Avenue) in the heart
of the Erie Place Historic District.
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