2022-2023 MAINSTAGE SEASON

SEP 30 – OCT 30

DEC 2 – 23

FEB 10 – MAR 5

MAR 24 – APR 23

MAY 12 – JUN 4

THE LIFESPAN OF A FACT

BY JEREMY KAREKEN & DAVID MURRELL & GORDON FARRELL
DIRECTED BY GENÉ FOUCHÉ

SEPTEMBER 30 – OCTOBER 30

Preview September 29

Fingal’s boss has given him a big assignment: to apply his fact-checking skills to a groundbreaking piece by legendary author D’Agata. But now Fingal has a huge problem: D’Agata made up a lot of his article. What starts professionally quickly becomes profane in this witty comedy based on the true story of D’Agata’s essay What Happens There. For mature audiences.

 

MISS BENNET: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY

BY LAUREN GUNDERSON & MARGOT MELCOM
DIRECTED BY SUZANNE BEAL

DECEMBER 2 – 23

Preview December 1

As the family gathers at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Darcy to celebrate Christmas, Mary – the bookish middle child of the Bennets – finally has her day. Set two years after the events of Pride and Prejudice, this winning sequel with period style and modern wit is sure to delight Jane Austen fans and newcomers alike.

ANGELS IN AMERICA

PART 1: MILLENIUM APPROACHES

BY TONY KUSHNER
DIRECTED BY TAD JANES

FEBRUARY 10 – MARCH 5

Preview February 9

In the mid-1980s, amid of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell in this Pulitzer Prize-winning play. For mature audiences only.

CRAFT TOWN

BY LYDIA HADFIELD
DIRECTED BY JEREMY MYERS

MARCH 24 – APRIL 23

Preview March 23

When crime comes to CraftTown, Assistant Manager Scotty DelRio finds a purpose. Can Scotty construct a new identity as a P.I. and sleuth his coworkers’ secrets while keeping his own? Comedy and mystery collide in this mid-size retail world premiere noir by local playwright Lydia Hadfield.

SOUTH & SAINTS

A MET ORIGINAL
DIRECTED BY RAY HATCH

MAY 12 – JUNE 4

A MET Premiere, in collaboration with AARCH Society and The Maryland Room at C. Burr Artz Library, exploring the rich and valuable history of the African American community in Frederick.

Maryland Ensemble Theatre