LOS ANGELES - The Old Globe Theatre has announced its season 2001, which includes five plays in the Globe, five plays in the Cassius Carter Centre Stage and two plays in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Highlights include Dinner With Friends, Art, Crumbs From the Table of Joy and two new musicals: The Boswell Sisters and A Night in Tunisia.
Directors Leonard Foglia, Joseph Hardy, Seret Scott and Daniel Sullivan are involved, the latter to direct a production of A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Old Globe (Sept. 22-Oct. 27, 2001) The musicals will play outdoors at the Davies, July through October.
The Boswell Sisters is the work of Stuart Ross, the creator of Forever Plaid. The Boswell sisters formed a popular singing group in the 1940s and along the way learned about life, relationships and themselves. The show's score includes the original Boswell arrangements.
A Night in Tunisia is a jazz musical written by Regina Taylor which had its premiere at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.
Donald Margulies' Dinner With Friends was featured at the 1998 Humana Festival and won the 2000 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. It will run April 5-May 6 at the Old Globe, preceded by The Woman in Black (Feb. 15-March 18). Adapted by Stephen Mallatratt from the book by Susan Hill, directed by Patrick Garland, the thriller is now in its 15th year in London.The Old Globe Theatre is located in Balboa Park. For tickets and information call (619) 239-2255 or visit www.oldglobe.org<