Prospect Theater Company 2005-2006 Season

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Prospect Theater Company Subscription Offers: 3 for $30: Create Your Own Series Save 33% off the general admission ticket price! For less than the price of a movie, you can attend one performance of each mainstage show throughout the season. Simply order your subscription today, and we'll be in touch with you to take your selection of one performance for each show. Your tickets are fully exchangeable until 48 hours prior to the performance date you've selected, pending availability. Patron Dinner Subscription $150 Saturdays: Sept. 17, 2005; Feb. 11, 2006; and April 22, 2006 Join fellow theatre-goers and Prospect artists for a prix-fixe dinner prior to this series of performances. Dinner begins at 6:00 p.m. at a restaurant within walking distance of the theater. Performances begin at 8:00 p.m. Patron Dinner Series Subscribers receive reserved seating at the theater on the night of the performance. Space is limited, so reserve today! Tickets for this series are non-refundable and non-exchangeable. Admission is valued at $15, dinner at $35 Prospect Theater Company 2005-2006 Season: THE TUTOR Music by Andrew Gerle Book & Lyrics by Maryrose Wood Directed by Sarah Gurfield Sept. 10, 15-17, 22-24, 28-30, Oct.1 at 8 pm Sept. 11, 18, 25, & Oct. 2 at 2 pm at 59 East 59th St. Theaters (Theater B) With a winning mix of clever wit and surprising warmth, The Tutor tells a fresh, funny, contemporary tale of romance, art, and what it really takes to get into Princeton. When a struggling young novelist takes a job tutoring a sullen Manhattan girl, he thinks he's just out for quick cash. But when the characters in his novel start to come to life, and his teenage pupil begins to open up, his life takes a surprising turn. This award-winning musical offers inventive, memorable music, vibrant characters, and way more laughs than taking the S.A.T.! THE BOOK OF THE DUN COW Music & Lyrics by Randy Courts Book & Lyrics by Mark St. Germain Directed by Cara Reichel Feb. 4, 6, 9-11, 16-18, 22-25 at 8 pm Feb. 5, 12, 19, & 26 at 3 pm At the West End Theatre, 263 W. 86th St. Set in a time when the sun turned round the earth and animals could speak, The Book of the Dun Cow is a powerful, uplifting new musical adapted from Walter Wangerin Jr.'s National Book Award winning novel. Chauntecleer, an all too human Rooster, battles the evil forces of Wyrm for nothing less than the fate of the earth. An allegorical tale told by a musical menagerie, this heartfelt, epic adventure will thrill all ages. Prospect's Artistic Director Cara Reichel brings to life this fantastical story with her innovative staging and the help of a talented, ensemble cast. IRON CURTAIN Book by Susan DiLallo Lyrics by Peter Mills Music by Stephen Weiner Directed by Cara Reichel April 8, 10, 13-15, 20-22, 26-29 at 8 pm April 9, 16, 23, & 30 at 3 pm At the West End Theatre, 263 W. 86th St. An uproarious musical comedy set during Broadway's Golden Age of the 1950's! Follow the adventures of an unsuccessful composer / lyricist team as they are kidnapped by the KGB and taken to the USSR to ghost-write communist propaganda musicals. Will they choose fame or freedom? Don't miss this latest project from Prospect's resident writer Peter Mills, author of last season's The Pursuit of Persephone, in collaboration with Kleban Award winner Susan DiLallo and 2005 Jonathan Larson Award Winner Stephen Weiner. All programming and performance schedules are subject to change.

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