Greensboro, NC — On February 23, 2020, Triad Stage announced its 2020-2021 season to a packed house at The Pyrle Theater. Season 20 is an exciting combination of incredible premieres and time-honored classics, creating a well-rounded and dynamic season that offers something for everyone. The upcoming season is a true reflection of the company’s dedication to offering quality, entertaining theatre in a modern and intimate space that is accessible to the entire community.
Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner; Music by Frederick Loewe; Book Adapted by David Lee
Thrill to the music and romance of a faraway, magical time. A brilliant new book reinvigorates a beloved fable uncovering the love story at the heart of this Broadway Classic. A visionary leader sets out to change his country and ensure justice prevails. But the love of his life and his most trusted friend cannot resist the passion that draws them together. This reimagined epic pulses with youthful energy, giving this glorious musical new life for today.
Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery
By Ken Ludwig
Figure out whodunit. A classic mystery is reimagined for the stage, full of intrigue and… huge laughs. The male heirs of a prominent family are being murdered one by one. A renowned sleuth, along with his trusted sidekick, must work to crack the curse before it dooms the newest heir. Five talented actors, playing 40 quirky characters, follow leads, unravel clues, hit dead-ends, and zigzag with the story until the shocking conclusion. All is not what it seems.
By Mike Wiley
Discover lost histories. The women who worked behind the counter at Woolworth’s in Greensboro, NC during the sit-ins experienced the protests and counter-protests from a unique angle. An acclaimed NC playwright allows us to get to know these witnesses to history who then made history themselves, integrating the lunch counter when the protests were finally victorious.
By Preston Lane with original music by Laurelyn Dossett
Take a journey on the wild side. Nowadays, even in the hills of Appalachia, everything seems modern and up to date. Families shop on Amazon, play games on Xbox and could fit in just about anywhere in America. But when a county sheriff shoots a wild animal in the woods near one family’s home, dark secrets threaten to spill out. From the creators of some of Triad Stage’s most successful plays comes a world premiere tale of intrigue, love and the wonders of change.
A Doll’s House Part 2
By Lucas Hnath
Find out what came next. A woman makes the shocking decision to leave her husband and children and begin a life of her own. Many years have passed since she decided to slam the door on everything. Now, she has returned. But why? And what will it mean for those she left behind? An ingenious take on a theater classic delivers explosive laughs and a thrilling dissection of marriage.
A Christmas Carol
By Charles Dickens
Celebrate the season with a miser and some ghosts as this holiday favorite returns for a winter time ghost story of hope and redemption. One night changes everything as the shadows of his past give a lost man one last chance for a future. Thrill to the chills and give in to the joy of
A Christmas Carol, returning for its 8th season in Winston-Salem.
Producing Artistic Director, Preston Lane unveiled the roster of productions for the theater’s upcoming season alongside some of Triad Stage’s favorite actors from the past 19 seasons. Laurelyn Dossett and Riley Baugus performed “How Many Moons” from The Shifting.
Complete casting, additional production and sales information will be announced at a later date.
ABOUT TRIAD STAGE
Triad Stage is a professional not-for-profit regional theater company based in downtown Greensboro. All Triad Stage productions are created in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina using the best of local and national talent. Triad Stage gratefully acknowledges the support of its Season Sponsors: Blue Zoom, the North Carolina Arts Council, ArtsGreensboro and Quaintance Weaver.
Single tickets are currently on sale for all plays in the 19th Season. For more information about the season, please visit www.triadstage.org. The next productions will be Pride & Prejudice running from March 22 – April 12, 2020 and Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill running May 3 – May 24, 2020 at The Pyrle Theater in downtown Greensboro,.
All Triad Stage productions feature the bold acting and breathtaking design that have been nationally recognized by The Wall Street Journal and by the American Theatre Wing, founder of the Tony Awards, which named Triad Stage one of the top ten most promising theaters in the country as a recipient of the 2010 National Theatre Company Grant. Triad Stage has also earned accolades including “Best North Carolina Production of 2010” for The Glass Menagerie by Triangle Arts & Entertainment magazine; “One of the Best Regional Theatres in America”, New York’s Drama League; “Best Live Theater” (thirteen years running), Go Triad/News & Record; and “Professional Theater of the Year” (2003, 2011), North Carolina Theatre Conference.