2018 Season

“what’s past is prologue” William Shakespeare
We use our 30th Anniversary season to look at plays from the 1960s and 1970s to look to the future with new plays that are launched here at Cape May Stage.  This special season will feature favorite actors and directors from our past as we leap into our next chapter.

Erma Bombeck: At Wit’s End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel
May 23 – June 22                             
Wednesdays – Saturdays 8pm            
Saturdays & Sundays 3pm
A loving tribute and lampoon of life in the suburbs filled with light-hearted humor and nuggets of wisdom that give insight into the life and family of the beloved 1960s columnist. Age Guide: 10+

Chapter Two by Neil Simon
June 27 – August 3                           
Tuesdays – Sundays 8pm
Filled with the humor that made Neil Simon famous, this semi-autobiographical story of a recently widowed writer, his press agent brother, soap star love interest, and her neurotic best friend explores what it means to take a second chance on romance. Age Guide: 10+

The Lion in Winter by James Goldman
August 8 – September 14                 
Tuesdays – Sundays 8pm
It’s Christmas 1183 and sibling rivalry, adultery, and intrigue abound in this modern day classic that chronicles the personal and political conflicts of Henry II, his wife Eleanor of Aquitaine, and their children as they all stake their claim for the throne. Age Guide: 13+

The Shuck (working title) by Shawn Fisher
September 19 – November 9           
Wednesdays – Saturdays 7:30pm       
Saturdays & Sundays 3pm
Constance has spent her life on the deck of a work boat. When her troubled son is lost at sea, and her long-lost daughter suddenly decides to visit, she is forced to face the truth about her family and the secrets that broke it apart so many years ago. A world premier by a Cape May County native.
Age Guide: 16+

An Actor’s Carol by Charles Evered
November 14 – December 30          
Thursdays – Saturdays 7:30pm          
Saturdays & Sundays 3pm
Having played Scrooge one too many times a cranky actor finds himself visited by three spirits of his own. A cast of four play seventeen characters in this hilarious new look at a holiday classic that reminds us that the most jaded among us can find magic in the holiday season – and in the theater as well.
Age Guide: 16+