THE BAREFOOT CHILDREN IN THE CITY OF WARD
OCT 18 - 21
We cannot wait to welcome you to the City of Ward! The city gates are always open, as long as you know the rules! Inside the gates of Ward lies an incredible city made up only of children. The city is beautiful but hides a secret. In reality, it is the children's ward of "Nations Hospital" one of the best pediatric oncology facilities in the world. Join the children as they invite you into the world of their imaginations that will surely make you believe in magic.
the magician’s nephew
OCT 19-20 & 26-27
Young Digory and his friend Polly, through the use of magic rings created by Digory's uncle, set forth on a series of magical adventures through the Land of the Dead and Narnia. Join them in this imaginative and exciting new adaptation into the fantasy land We invite you to join them in this imaginative and exciting new adaptation into C.S. Lewis’ mythical kingdom!
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY
NOV 30 - DEC 23
All you can take with you is that which you’ve given away.
It’s A Wonderful Life has become a staple of the American Christmas celebration. This timeless story takes a new turn as a 1940’s radio broadcast. With the help of a troupe of 5 radio actors portraying a few dozen characters, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds over the airwaves on Christmas Eve. Join us for this fresh, fun, and touching look at a beloved story.
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JAN 25 - FEB 10, 2019
With little time on his hands, sports journalist Mitch Albom makes an obligatory visit to a college professor, Morrie Schwartz, now dying from ALS. This impromptu meeting changes everything. One lunch becomes weekly interviews together in a race against the clock. Based on real life events and the New York Times best selling book, Tuesdays with Morrie allows us to discover what living truly looks like.
MAY 17 - JUN 2, 2019
The moment arrives. A heart is available for a transplant and is in transit to the St. Patrick’s Hospital. There is a list of available prospects, but who gets the heart? Told in real time, The God Committee gives us an exciting peek into the deliberation process of the Heart Transplant Selection Committee and how our own prejudices, opportunities, and experiences can impact our view of the world - with unbelievably dire consequences.
APRIL 11-14, 2019
A prolific playwright, Mrs. George left a powerful legacy in the hundreds of scripts that she wrote. This week will allow us the privilege of sharing some of our favorites with you! Come honor her work as we convert The George Stage to a Black Box Theater for these special shows
APRIL 18 - 20, 2019
John His Story brings to life the great miracles performed by Jesus chronicled in the Gospel of John. Recounted by ordinary people who bore witness to Christ - his disciples, beggars, the wealthy, the lame, the marginalized - these moments of comedy and drama combine for a moving account of the story of Jesus, remembered by his beloved disciple, John. For the first time ever see it performed entirely in Spanish, on the A.D. Players stage, converted to an intimate Black Box experience.
Juan, Su Historia da vida a los grandes milagros que hizo Jesús según el evangelio de Juan. En esta obra personas ordinarias quienes tuvieron encuentros con Cristo - sus discipulos, limusneros, los ricos, los marginados y un cojo - ofrecen momentos de comedia y drama que resultan en una narrativa emocionante de la vida de Jesucristo. Por primera vez presentada en español, esta obra se etrena en el escenario de A.D. Players para una experiencia íntima y divertida.
JUN 28 - JUL 21, 2019
There is no more a recognizable love tragedy than Romeo and Juliet. West Side Story takes that tale and sets it in the Upper West Side of Manhattan in the mid 1950’s. In the middle of two rival gangs, from different sides of the tracks, we find Tony and Maria falling in love. A.D. Players brings one of the greatest musicals of all time to the glorious George Theater, featuring the original Bernstein score and Jerome Robbin's iconic choreography.