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The Gorilla Theatre's 2009-2010 season will feature works by Jean Anouilh, Adam Bock, Susan Hussey, Stephen Mallatratt, and Willy Russell.

The season will open with The Woman in Black, October 15-November 8, Mallatratt's adaptation of a novel by Susan Hill about a haunted house, supernatural happenings, and a mysterious, ghostly woman. Hussey's Christmas Trio will follow, December 3-20, with Barbara's exploration of the holidays with her divorced parents as they relive the memories. The Drunken City by Bock will open the new year, January 14-February 7, with the story of three brides-to-be on a bar crawl when one of them begins to question her future.

Anouilh's translation of Christopher Fry's The Lark (L'Alouette), March 11-April 4, will examine the trial of Joan of Arc as the politicians of the Church struggle to turn her simplicity into heresy. The season will close with Russell's Shirley Valentine, April 15-May 3, the story of a middle-aged Liverpool housewife who is offered a chance to take a Greek vacation.

In addition, Gorilla Theatre's Young Dramatists' Project '10 will present five works by teen playwrights, June 3-13, and the Gorilla Reading Series will also show new works, October 27.

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