This bitter-sweet comedy follows the course of World War II as experienced by a working-class family in Newcastle, each scene being opened by a member of the family addressing the audience or singing a song of the period. This story of the family's personal relationships, preoccupations, troubles and joys suggests, perhaps, the reason why, with all the perils and troubles besieging it, the human race will continue to survive.
The Cemetery Club
By Ivan Menchell
June 1 – June 24
YOU'LL DIE LAUGHING…The Cemetery Club, with shades of The Golden Girls, is a hysterically funny, moving, comedy. Ida, Lucille, and Doris are three Jewish widows who meet once a month for tea before visiting their husbands’ graves. A chance meeting with a local widower leads these three friends to question what it means to honor the past while finding the courage to move ahead into th