The Playhouse will open the season with Neil Simon's Chapter Two, a comedy about love the second time around, directed by four-time Academy Award nominee Marsha Mason, who starred in the film adaptation of the play. Performances begin May 22 and run through June 15.
The season will continue with the thriller Deathtrap, by Ira Levin ("Rosemary's Baby," Critic's Choice). Evan Cabnet will direct the story of a young author who is lured to the home of a famed playwright with writer's block. Performances begin June 19 and continue through through July 13.
Christopher Durang's Tony Award-winning comedy Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike will begin performances July 17 and continue through August 10. Directed by Sheryl Kaller, the story of dysfunctional siblings will feature Marilu Henner ("Taxi," "Evening Shade") as Masha.
Tony nominee Hunter Foster will direct Ain't Misbehavin'. The musical, which features the songs "Honeysuckle Rose," "Your Feets Too Big," and "Black and Blue," will be choreographed by Lorin Lotarro. Performances begin Aug. 14 and continue through Sept. 7.
"We are thrilled to welcome Marsha Mason and Marilu Henner back to Bucks County this summer, and look forward to sharing these fantastic shows with our subscribers, neighbors and new friends," executive producer Robyn Goodman said in a statement.