2013-2014 Second Stage

July 6th, 2016

PCS Second Stage

It’s Not Just Readings

For over twenty years Second Stage has presented a wealth of fare too daring, or ambitious, or just plain odd for the Main Stage, in an intimate setting that puts you close to the action. Typical Second Stage productions are presented out of book after twelve to fourteen rehearsals: we call them the challenge series because they challenge the craft of our actors and often the settled tastes of our audiences.

Again this year we present an evening of new plays by members of the PCS extended family.

Finally, our musical cabarets present some of our most exciting talent in a cozy, up-close setting. Bring your favorite beverage.

Except for Indian Summer, all plays are performed out of book in completely rehearsed, polished format, though with modest production values.

The Raymond W. Smith theater, our intimate black-box space above the lobby, is not handicapped-accessible.

All other curtain times 8:00 p.m. *Sunday matinees at 2:00 p.m.

Bridget Dougherty, Second Stage Producing Director

Musical Cabaret “Musicae Interrupt-us!” : September 7

A Staged Reading of Indian Summer: September 14, 15

The Pillowman: November 8, 9, 15, 16, 17*, 22, 23, 2013

Our Lady of 121st Street: January 24, 25, 31, February 1, 2*, 7, 8

Book of Days: March 7, 8, 14, 15, 16*, 21, 22

A Cabaret hosted by Michael Steven Schultz: May 17

Tickets are available at the door starting at 7:30 p.m. There are no advance sales, but we make sure there are plenty of seats.

*2:00 pm show.


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