After repeated delays due to the Kincade Fire and PG&E Public Safety Power Shutoffs, the Cloverdale Performing Arts Center finally held its “Big Reveal” party on Sunday, November 24 and announced its 2020 season.
At the event co-sponsored by the Cloverdale Chamber of Commerce, CPAC Artistic Director Yavé Guzman announced a season of four plays plus one holiday presentation.
The 2020 season will consist of the following productions:
Talley’s Folly – Lanford Wilson’s one-act, two-character romantic drama was winner of both the Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the Drama Critics Circle Award in 1980. Arte Whyte directs the season opener which will run March 7 through March 22, 2020.
Crimes of the Heart – Beth Henley’s tale of the trials and tribulations of the Magrath sisters of Hazlehurst, Mississippi won the 1981 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Sandy Ziviani directs the tragicomedy that runs May 2 through May 17, 2020.
Funny Money – Farce returns to the CPAC stage with Ray Cooney’s account of a milquetoast account who happens upon a briefcase full of cash. The 1994 play was turned into a Chevy Chase film in 2006. Jonathan Graham directs and it runs July 18 through August 2, 2020.
The Beard of Avon – Playwright Amy Freed brings us the truth behind all those plays credited to one “William Shakespeare”. Beulah Vega directs the historical farce that runs September 26 through October 11, 2020.
and this special holiday production:
The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood – Amy Lovato directs this Monty Python-esque take on the classic tale. The family-friendly production runs December 5 through December 13, 2020.
For more information, go to cloverdaleperformingarts.com