Tag Archives: 2nd Story Theatre


‘A Bright New Boise’ in Warren

‘A Bright New Boise’ in Warren

After a scandal at the Evangelical church, Will flees his hometown and heads to Boise, Idaho to find employment and to rekindle a relationship with his teenage son.  In this quirky comic gem featuring (l-r) Patrick Saunders as Alex and Nathanael Lee as Will, the lost souls at The Hobby Lobby explore the always-thorny issues


Seven Keys to Baldpate at 2nd Story

George M. Cohan’s mysterious, melodramatic farce is the story of a writer sequestered in a deserted hotel who has been challenged to pen a novel in one wild and wooly night. Starring (clockwise/l-r) Tom Roberts, Joe Henderson, Andrew Stigler, Jeff DeSisto and Jim Sullivan. WHERE: 2nd Story Theatre UpStage, 28 Market St., Warren WHEN: Thursday-Sunday, through Feb.


‘The Lyons’ at 2nd Story

As Ben Lyons lies dying, his wife of forty years, Rita, flips through decorating magazines, planning a living room makeover.   When their children are summoned to Ben’s hospital bedside, all efforts at a sentimental goodbye to the dying patriarch are soon abandoned as they snidely trade accusations, savagely reveal secrets, and hilariously kick the ego


Saint Joan graces Warren

Love of country and love of God are put to the test in George Bernard Shaw’s smart, soulful and passionate examination of a young peasant girl who bravely responds to her inner voices, challenging the power structure of the church and state. Valerie Westgate is Joan and Rico Lanni is The Dauphin in “Saint Joan”,

C—Spotlight—Sons of Prophet, Petronio, Faber

‘Sons of the Prophet’

Stephen Karam’s explosively funny comedy, featuring Vince Petronio as Bill and Paula Faber as Gloria (above), is about the extreme suffering of a Lebanese family distantly related to Kahlil Gibran. “Sons of the Prophet” will play DownStage at 2nd Story Theatre through November 24. WHERE: 28 Market St., Warren. WHEN: Through November 24. COST: $20/$25.


‘Dancing at Lughnasa’

Christina Wolfskehl (left) as Maggie and Tanya Anderson as Agnes star in “Dancing at Lughnasa” at 2nd Story Theatre. This lyrical memory play set in Ballybeg, County Donegal, Ireland in the summer of 1936 centers around the Celtic harvest festival of Lughnasa, as Chrissie Mundy’s illegitimate son, Michael, remembers the women who raised him: his mother and