Benjamin Lloyd and John Zak
in Greater Tuna
(courtesy of Walnut Street Theatre)
Benjamin Lloyd and John Zak
in Greater Tuna
(courtesy of Walnut Street Theatre)
The Walnut Street Theatre's Independence Studio on 3 has announced its 2008-2009 season which will be presented in the Walnut Street Theatre's Studio 3 theater.

The season will open with a holiday visit to Tuna, Texas in Tuna Christmas, November 25-January 4, the sequel to Greater Tuna with twenty four characters played by Benjamin Lloyd and John Zak. O Captain, My Captain, January 20-February 8, will bring Walt Whitman's portrait of Abraham Lincoln, followed by Jane Martin's Criminal Minds, February 24-March 15, a comedy about breaking into hearts, homes, and minds.

Next up will be Honor and the River, March 31-April 19, Anton Dudley's story of a teenaged boy named Eliot who must confront his fear of water and the ghost of his drowned father. The season will close with Forbidden Broadway, May 5-June 28, which will send a satiric salute the best of Broadway, including Annie, Sound of Music and Man of La Mancha, for the Walnut Street Theatre's 200th anniversary.

For more information, call 215-574-3550 or visit walnutstreettheatre.org.