Summer Season 2018 Season

Grits the Musical

Grits the Musical
directed by Jimmy O. Burdette

An original musical based on the popular GRITS book “Friends are Forevah” by best selling author, Deborah Ford. Conceived and Adapted by Erica McGee. Original Music by Erica McGee. Join the Abbeville Opera House on a wonderful journey that will take you to and through the heart of the South with four woman spanning from young women in their 20’s to mature women in their 50’s and 60’s. Each woman is an individual storyteller and vocalist. And best of all, every story in GRITS carries a song. Based on the book, “Friends are Forevah” by GRITS creator and author, Deborah Ford, this show will have you laughing and crying, and will transport you back to a simpler time.

Show Times

DateShow Times
6/1/2018 8:00 PM
6/2/2018 3:00 PM | 8:00 PM
6/8/2018 8:00 PM
6/9/2018 3:00 PM | 8:00 PM
6/15/2018 8:00 PM
6/16/2018 3:00 PM

Social Security

Social Security
directed by Michael Genevie

This play is a hoot, and better yet, a sophisticated, even civilized hoot. It focuses on trendy Manhattan art gallery owners Barbara and David Kahn, whose life is upended when her Mineola housewife sister Trudy deposits their eccentric mother Sophie on the couple's doorstep while she and her husband Martin head to Buffalo to rescue their sexually precocious college student daughter from a menage a trois with two men. Barbara and David introduce Sophie to suave nonagenarian artist Maurice Koenig, who offers to paint her portrait and soon begins to brighten her life in ways she never expected in her twilight years.

Show Times

DateShow Times
7/13/2018 8:00 PM
7/14/2018 3:00 PM | 8:00 PM
7/20/2018 8:00 PM
7/21/2018 3:00 PM | 8:00 PM
7/27/2018 8:00 PM
7/28/2018 3:00 PM

7 Keys to Baldpate

7 Keys to Baldpate
by George M. Cohan

Seven Keys to Baldpate is a classic mystery that opened on Broadway in 1913. The show was written by George M. Cohan, based on THE 1908 novel by Earl Derr Biggers, creator of the character Charlie Chan. This wonderful mystery/comedy is considered to be one of Cohans most innovative plays and is packed with mysterious characters and surprises galore! The story centers around writer Kenneth Magee, who has a bet that he can finish a story at the rural resort Baldpate Inn in only 24 hours. The Inn is closed for the winter and the owner has given him the "only" key to the front door. But, we soon discover that there are six other keys, and peculiar characters, some of them up to no good, who keep turning up as this classic mystery deepens.

Show Times

DateShow Times
8/10/2018 8:00 PM
8/11/2018 3:00 PM | 8:00 PM
8/17/2018 8:00 PM
8/18/2018 3:00 PM | 8:00 PM
8/24/2018 8:00 PM
8/25/2018 3:00 PM

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