Into The Woods, a production of The Upton Players,Into the Woods Play
will run July 17-20, 2014

When a baker and his wife learn they’ve been cursed with childlessness by the Witch next door, they embark on a quest for the special objects (a cow, a cape, hair, a slipper) required to break the spell; swindling, lying to, and stealing from the most well-known fairy tail heroes and heroines. Everyone’s wish is granted at the end of Act One but the consequences of their actions return to haunt them later (with disastrous results). A Giant (a female giant, that is) steps down from the heavens and straight into (or is it onto) our story. It takes a few lives before the survivors realize that they have to act together in order to succeed. Thus, what begins a lively irreverent fantasy becomes a moving lesson about community responsibility and the stories we tell our children……..more

Quartet PlayQuartet will run September 5-20, 2014

Cecily, Reggie, and Wilfred reside in a home for retired opera singers in Kent, England. Each year, on the tenth of October, there is a concert to celebrate Verdi’s birthday. Jean, who used to be married to Reggie, arrives at the home and disrupts their equilibrium. She still acts like a diva and refuses to sing. But the show must go on in this funny and poignant play by the author of Another Time, and The Dresser…….more