Village Players New Works Group presents... Contrary Tales: six new storybook plays for grownups

June 15 and 16 at 8pm, June 17 at 3pm

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Six, new storybook plays by six local authors. The real stories of Cinderella, Snow White, and Sleeping Beauty. A behind-the-scenes look at the Tooth Fairy and Fairy operations. And the Big Bad Wolves confess all. Appropriate for ages 13 and up. Directed by Nathan Henegar. Featuring work by Doug Decatur, A.K. Forbes, William Lindsey, Judy Sceifres, Fred Tacon, and Eric Thomas.

The cast includes:
Peggy Mcdonald-Allen
Meredith Hoffman Conner
Esther Cunningham
Jennifer Davis
Susan Medure Decatur
Angela Klocke Forbes
Christopher Hayslett
PJ Karpew
Steve Myers
Teresa Myers
Amanda Nelson
Bob Owen
Cindy Rumke
Kaitlin Stephens
Michael Urriquia
Sarah Willis

Our 2017 - 2018 Season

Call 859-392-0500 for tickets or order online. Individual tickets are $20 each. Or get a season subscription and save. Pick 3 (any three shows) for $45, a $15 savings. All Access (all four shows) for $60, a $20 savings. Group rate is $17 per ticket for groups of 8 or more.

Collected Stories

By Donald Margulies
SEPT 29, 30; OCT 1, 5, 6 & 7 (2017)

Six years in the lives of two intensely creative people — Prof. Ruth Steiner and Ruth's most devoted disciple, Lisa Morrison — are chronicled in this award-winning play. Hoping to become a writer herself, Lisa latches on to Ruth for consul, advice, and moral support. The trouble begins when Lisa gets into print and her reputation begins to surpass that of her mentor. Directed by Dan Maloney.

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The Unvarnished Truth

By Royce Ryton
DEC 1, 2, 3, 7, 8 & 9 (2017)

Tom and Annabel are a reasonably happy couple. But one evening they have an argument as to who loves the other most. A rough and tumble ensues, and to his horror, Tom discovers that Annabel is dead. So starts a hectic evening of black farce. The hysterical ending finds the stage littered with female corpses, frantic males and a potential fifth victim banging on the door. Directed by Steve Phelan.

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Ring Round the Moon

By Jean Anouilh
Adapted by Christopher Fry
FEB 9, 10, 11, 15, 16 & 17 (2018)

A poetic mixture of farce, romance and comedy. Twin brothers — shy, sensitive Frederic and heartless, aggressive Hugo — are embroiled in a love triangle. To save Frederic from an unhappy marriage, Hugo tries to distract him with a beautiful dancer who isn't all she seems. Not only does she break up the cynical romances that have been going on before she arrived, but she loses her own heart as well. Directed by Alan Karol.

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Bingo! The Winning Musical

By Michael Heitzman, Ilene Reid and David Holcenberg
APR 20, 21, 22, 26, 27 & 28 (2018)

A group of die-hard bingo players will stop at nothing to make their weekly game. In between the number calling, strange rituals and fierce competitions, love blossoms and long-lost friends reunite. Lovable characters Vern, Honey and Patsy spring to life while audiences play bingo right along with them. Directed by Peggy Kenney.

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About Village Players

Village Players of Fort Thomas, Kentucky, is a vibrant community theatre that has produced plays and musicals for more than 50 years. Performing in an intimate space in the basement of the Fort Thomas Woman's Club, you will feel like you are part of the action, sitting inches from the actors on three sides of the stage. We strive to appeal to a broad audience, producing three main-stage shows of varying styles and a children's show each winter.

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8 North Fort Thomas Avenue
Fort Thomas, KY 41075