The Julie Harris Stage season will launch with Jihad Jones, directed by Robert Kropf, May 25-June 25. The play centers on a struggling classical actor who is offered the chance to star in a stereotypical Hollywood blockbuster movie about a fanatic Islamic terrorist.
Dan Lombardo will stage Mark Camoletti 1960's-set farce Boeing-Boeing, about a bachelor juggling three airline stewardesses, which will run July 2-Aug. 31. Oscar Wilde's classic An Ideal Husband will be directed by Todd Olson July 12-Aug. 6.
The rolling world premiere of Stephen Sachs' Bakersfield Mist will be presented Aug. 11-Sept. 4. Kate Warner will direct the play about an unemployed bartender who may have found an un-authenticated Jackson Pollock painting.
Jeff Zinn will direct Baker's Body Awareness, about the tenuous relationships between four individuals in a small Vermont college town, which will run Sept. 14-Oct. 16.
The Harbor Stage will offer the New England premiere of McDonagh's A Behanding in Spokane, June 1-July 2. Zinn will direct the black comedy about a troubled man on a bloody quest for revenge. Jennifer Haley's Neighborhood3: Requisition of Doom, which traces the lives of suburban teenagers addicted to a horror video game, will run July 7-30 under the direction of Jesse Jou.
Dipika Guha's comedy The Betrothed, about a man's dream of a life in America and the woman he'll meet there, will run Aug. 4-Sept. 3 under Jou's direction.
The final production will be Brenda Withers' The Ding Dongs or What is the Penalty in Portugal?, which will run Sept. 8-Oct. 9. A man opens his door to a couple asking for a tour of a childhood homestead as a battle for ownership gets underway.
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