Please welcome RPE's newest Board Member, Marty Gulko. Click ABOUT US - BOARD OF DIRECTORS to meet Marty and all the members of the Role Players Board of Directors, our Directors Emeriti, and our Artistic Director.
Interested in becoming a Role players Board Member? Call 925.820.1278 for more information
It's time for Charles Morey’s Laughing Stock to migrate from Rehearsal
Rehearsal: Eric Fraisher Hayes* and John Blytt
(Photo by Marian Bliss)
to Reality - for performances April 14 through April 30
Photo by John Carter and Christian Mejia
Come to the Village Theatre to see actors in the Theatre . . . play actors acting . . . in a theatre. It gets a little squirrely, and very funny, because this “play within a play” actually is three plays within a play. Watch Director Gordon Page (played by Eric Fraisher Hayes*) desperately try to save his struggling summer stock theatre by mounting productions of Dracula, Hamlet, and Charley’s Aunt – at the same time. It's sweet silly fun – a delightful afternoon or evening. That’s why the play is called
By Charles Morey
Directed by Cynthia Lagodzinski and Eric Fraisher Hayes
APRIL 14-30: FRIDAY/SATURDAY 8 PM, SUNDAY 2 PM
Village Theatre 233 Front Street, Danville
Opening Night Reception on Friday April 14
A Special Conversation with the Playwright,
Charles Morey, on Sunday Afternoon April 23
*Member of Actors' Equity Association, the Union of Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, appearing under a Special Appearance Contract.
A pair of sneakers triggers a tragedy - and a unique conversation about race relations in America.
Honky is an absurd and hilarious take on the language of race and racism. Political correctness goes out the window as five people, both black and white, puzzle through one of the most difficult conversations of our time.
Role Players Ensemble presents a Script-in-hand performance of
by Greg Kalleres
Saturday June 24 at 8:00 PM. Sunday June 25 at 2:00 PM.
Peace Lutheran Church, 3201 Camino Tassajara, Danville, CA
1 block west of the intersection of Crow Canyon Rd and Camino Tassajara
Ticket Price: $25.00 ($12.50 for Role Players 2016-2017 donors and early subscribers).
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE TICKETS, or
Send your check payable to Role Players Ensemble to P.O. Box 304, Danville CA 94526
All tickets are Will Call and will be available at the Church one hour before each performance. Seating is limited.
Questions? Call 925.820.1278
“Thank you again for a wonderful play, beautifully acted, with a heartfelt message right in our backyard." Cheryl and Jim, RPE theatregoers
“The acting ensemble selected for this production is fiercely alive in their characters. Each and every member of the cast is quite excellent.” Charles Jarrett, Rossmoor News, February 15, 2017
“Role Players' Director Eric Fraisher Hayes has assembled an exceptional cast to do the play justice, bringing out the camaraderie, pain and humor of this society" Susan Steinberg, The Independent, February 9, 2017