MOM'S GIFT

By Phil Olsen
Our 2018 Holiday Show

November 16, 17, 23, 24, 25, 30

December 2, 7, 8


A Heartwarming Comedy

In this South Bay Premier of Mark Dunn’s 2016 follow up to “Belles” (his most popular comedy-drama), Twenty-five years have passed since we last visited the six Walker sisters from Memphis, Tennessee, and they’re all back on the phone again for another crisis-filled weekend.  

The most immediate concern: Mama has taken off all her clothes in the community room of her nursing room and the sisters must put their heads together and decide what to do with her.  And that’s just for starters: oldest sister Peggy has been bilked out of all her money by a ne’er-do-well boyfriend.  Aneece and Paige’s marriages are on the rocks.  Audrey continues to mourn by climbing inside a bottle.  Sherry is still trying to earn the respect of her sisters after so many years of being the free-spirited family laughingstock.  And Roseanne, after three failed marriages to three minister husbands, has lost both her religious faith and the faith she’s always put in her family.  To top it all off, a cousin has asked all six Walker siblings to “beta-taste” her new candy...and it doesn’t go well.  “Belles: The Reunion” will appeal to both those who’ve already fallen in love with the Walkers, as well as audiences discovering these telephone-tethered women for the very first time.


Starring Roberta Vinkhuyzen, Rosalind Farotte, Christy Wait, Donna Knippen, Christine McElroy and Dana Morgan 

Directed by Kevin Heath​

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Our annual fundraiser for the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research. Limelight partners with Steve Spencer and Kae Jenny-Spencer for the 8th year in a row. Door prizes and special surprises abound, in addition to a wonderful show for the holidays!

In this comedy with a heart, Mom can't stop trying to fix things in her family. Even though she has been dead for 11 months. She shows up at her husband’s birthday party as a ghost with a mission and, like Clarence in It’s A Wonderful Life, she has to accomplish a task to earn her wings. Only what the task actually is, is a mystery. There are so many things to fix. The problem is complicated by the fact that the only person who can hear or see Mom is her daughter who has been ordered by the court to spend Dad’s birthday with him as part of her Anger Management Program. One by one the family's secrets are peeled away revealing a shocking truth that surprises even our ghost.

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perfect "feel good" comedy to start your holidays off! It's "Topper" meets "It's A Wonderful Life"

Directed by Kevin Heath

Starring Christy Wait, Bill Tindall, Denee Lewis, Angie Higgins*, Myra Kaelin*, and Tom Shamrell*

(*making their Limelight debut) 

“The Velocity of Autumn” is a wickedly funny and wonderfully touching discovery of the fragility and ferocity of life.

Alexandra, the 80 year old heroine of “The Velocity of Autumn”, has barricaded herself in her Brooklyn brownstone. Scattered around the otherwise cozy room are dozens of wine bottles, Mason jars and other assorted receptacles, all of which have been turned into Molotov cocktails. It is clear that should anyone attempt to remove her forcibly from the premises, the premises — and perhaps half the block — will be going with her.

Alexandra’s Alamo is breached by an unexpected visitor, her estranged son Chris, who wakes her from her mild doze when he clambers in the window, having climbed a tree. No sooner are the words “Hi, Mom” uttered than the emotional bombs start detonating.

From the writers of our 2018 hit "The Savannah Sipping Society", comes "The Hallelujah Girls", 


After the passing of a dear friend, five of her friends realize time is precious and if they are going to change their lives and achieve their dreams they have to get on it now! So, they decide to turn a run down church into a spa. But Sugar Lee, their high-spirited, determined leader, has her hands full keeping the women motivated.  Carlene’s given up on romance, having buried three husbands. Nita is a wreck from running interference between her no good son and his probation officer. Mavis’ marriage is so stagnant she’d wondering how she can fake her own death to get out of it. And sweet, simple Crystal 

THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN

By Eric Coble
Our 2019 Winter Show: 12 performances


February 22, 23

March 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16, 22, 23

Comedy/Drama

THE HALLELUJAH GIRLS

By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope & Jamie Wooten
Our 2019 Holiday Show:

12 performances, 3 matinees


November 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 29, 30

December 1, 6, 8, 13, 14

Comedy

entertains them all, singing Christmas carols with her own, hilarious lyrics. The comic tension mounts when an ex-boyfriend shows up unexpectedly, a marriage proposal comes from an unlikely suitor and Sugar Lee’s arch rival, Bunny, vows she’ll stop at nothing to steal the spa away from her. By the time the women rally together to overcome these obstacles and launch their new, improved lives, you’ve got a side splitting comedy.



Starring Robin Harris, Ruth E. Stein, Denee Lewis, Rachel Perry, Valerie Vanni, 
Christy Wait, Doug Doughty and Kevin Heath

​Directed by Kevin Heath

For all its appealingly humor, this gentle play, which sometimes recalls the amiably crowd-pleasing comedies of Neil Simon, explores the family history, and Christopher’s grappling with the dissatisfactions of his life. 

“Bracing, honest, and often deliciously funny…Anyone who’s even reached the crest of middle age will have an innate feeling for this admirably drawn woman.” —The New York Times 


“Sublime and penetrating…a tale that resonates with a broad range of audiences as it touches on a sobering dilemma faced by families every day.” —Variety.

The cast reunites Rosalind Farotte and Kevin Heath. last seen together in "The Outgoing Tide" at Limelight.

Directed by Kevin Heath​

BELLES: THE REUNION

By MARC DUNN
Our 2019 Summer Show: 10 performances

June 21, 22, 28, 29, 30

July 5, 6, 7, 12, 13

Comedy/Drama

Senior Tickets $22 each (65+)   All Other Tickets  $25 each


​Fri/Sat nights:  Doors open 7:00pm, show at 8:00pm ​

Sunday Matinees:  Doors now open 1:30pm, show at 2:00pm

Our 2018 Main Stage Season

Welcome to our 8th Season at Limelight

New faces, old friends and a year of laughter, love and life.