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Curtain times:
8 p.m. for Friday, and Saturday performances.

7:30 p.m. for Thursday performances
2 p.m. for Sunday matinees.

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April 4-26, 2014
Is He Dead?
a comedy adapted by David Ives from a play by Mark Twain

Due to Easter, the Sunday Matinee has been moved to April 13th.

Student Matinees at 10:30 a.m. - April 11 & 18.

A play originated by the incomparable American humorist Mark Twain? What a wonderful find! The plot centers on Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, who is in love with Marie but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor's prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Now a rich "widow," he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to life, and marry Marie.

"A ripely enjoyable confection! An elaborate madcap comedy that registers high on the mirth meter and reaches especially giddy comic heights!" --David Rooney, Variety.

"Shriekingly funny -- I don't know when I've heard a New York audience laugh louder or longer." --Terry Teachout, The Wall Street Journal.

"A Broadway boulevard comedy from an era when the boulevards were truly grand. Relentlessly funny, this is a show for all ages and for all tastes…. All you need to enjoy it is the ability to laugh." --Jacques Le Sourd, The Journal News.

For tickets, please call: (405) 232-6500. Tickets can also be purchased online.

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Friday April 4 8 p.m.  (Followed by Opening Night Party)
Saturday April 5 8 p.m.  (Followed by Theatre Exchange)
Friday April 11 8 p.m.  
Saturday April 12 8 p.m.  
Sunday April 13 2 p.m.  Matinee (date moved due to Easter)
Thursday April 17 7:30 p.m.  
Friday April 18 8 p.m.  
Saturday April 19 8 p.m.  
Thursday April 24 7:30 p.m.  
Friday April 25 8 p.m.  
Saturday April 26 8 p.m.  

May 16 - June 7, 2014
Other Desert Cities
a drama by Jon Robin Baitz

Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs after a six-year absence to celebrate Christmas with her parents, her brother, and her aunt. Brooke announces that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history—a wound they don't want reopened. In effect, she draws a line in the sand and dares them all to cross it.

"The most richly enjoyable new play for grown-ups that New York has known in many seasons…In his most fully realized play to date, Mr. Baitz makes sure our sympathies keep shifting among the members of the wounded family portrayed here. Every one of them emerges as selfish, loving, cruel, compassionate, irritating, charming and just possibly heroic…leaves you feeling both moved and gratifyingly sated." —NY Times.

"Astutely drawn…juicy and surprising." —NY Daily News.

"Spending time with these messed-up, complicated people is a genuine pleasure." —NY Post.

"Power, passion, and superbly crafted palaver stippled with blowdarts of wit—this is what Baitz does best." —New York Magazine.

For tickets, please call: (405) 232-6500. Tickets can also be purchased online.

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Friday May 16 8 p.m.  (Followed by Opening Night Party)
Saturday May 17 8 p.m.  (Followed by Theatre Exchange)
Friday May 23 8 p.m.  
Saturday May 24 8 p.m.  
Thursday May 29 7:30 p.m.  
Friday May 30 8 p.m.  
Saturday May 31 8 p.m.  
Sunday June 1 2 p.m.  Matinee
Thursday June 5 7:30 p.m.  
Friday June 6 8 p.m.  
Saturday June 7 8 p.m.  

Dates to be Announced

Carpenter Square Theatre will soon hold auditions for MISTAKES WERE MADE.
When details have been released, they will be posted.

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June 27 - July 19, 2014
Mistakes Were Made
a comedy by Craig Wright

B-list Off-Broadway producer Felix Artifex gets in way over his fast-talking head when he takes on Mistakes Were Made, the first world premiere of his long and checkered career. Mistakes is a gargantuan epic of the French Revolution which Felix thinks is going to be his ticket to professional and personal redemption—turns out it's a croissant-lined highway to hell!

But maybe, just maybe, if Felix can pull it all together—things just might, maybe, work out. A compact cosmic gem of philosophy and funny-business penned by the Emmy-nominated writer of Six Feet Under and the award-winning plays Lady, Grace, and The Pavilion.

"…the script is filled with many a gem worth remembering and repeating…it would be a mistake to miss Mistakes Were Made..." —TheaterMania.

"What distinguishes it is Wright's savory language, his antic pessimism, his lyric ear for colloquial emotional distress." —New York Magazine.

"An exquisite piece of comic writing…I won't be missing anymore of his plays, and neither should you." —The New Yorker.

"I can't remember the last time I laughed so hard and so often at the theater. Gentlemen, my hat isn't just off; it's yet to come to earth… a supremely enjoyable experience." —BackStage.

"Wright's play is a doozy—[an] ever-escalating farce of warped thinking, deranged egos and the sweaty, megalomaniacal quest for the spotlight…" —Chicago Sun-Times.

For tickets, please call: (405) 232-6500. Tickets can also be purchased online.

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Friday June 27 8 p.m.  (Followed by Opening Night Party)
Saturday June 28 8 p.m.  (Followed by Theatre Exchange)
Thursday July 3 8 p.m.  Special performance date
 - (no show on Friday, July 4th!)
Saturday July 5 8 p.m.  
Thursday July 10 7:30 p.m.  
Friday July 11 8 p.m.  
Saturday July 12 8 p.m.  
Sunday July 13 2 p.m.  Matinee
Thursday July 17 7:30 p.m.  
Friday July 18 8 p.m.  
Saturday July 19 8 p.m.  

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Updated: March 29, 2014


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