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  • Here's what's Happening at the Players' Ring theater


    We are 15 days away from our reopening night and the first performance of Mary and Me, can you believe it?
    Our safety plan requires the involvement of one Front of House Manager and one Usher on duty for each show for a total of 16 shifts, that's a lot!
    If you wish to help, watch the show for free and get a complimentary Ring t-shirt as a thank you, sign up here
    New Show Announcement: "Proof"
    "Proof" was the very first show to be suspended because of the pandemic back in March. We're excited to announce that this wonderful show is coming back to the Players' Ring November 13 - November 22! Don't miss your chance to catch this fascinating production with Nicole Jones, Jen Henry, Jacob Randlett, Paul Strand, directed by Joe Nelson.
    About the Play: Catherine has inherited her late father’s mathematical brilliance, but she is haunted by the fear that she might also share his debilitating mental illness. She has spent years caring for her now-deceased father, and upon his death, she feels left alone to pick up the pieces of her life without him. Caught between a new-found connection with Hal, one of her father’s former students, and the reappearance of her sister, Claire, Catherine finds both her world and her mind growing increasingly unstable.
    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, David Auburn’s Proof is a passionate, intelligent story about fathers and daughters, the nature of genius, and the power of love.
    More Fall Shows at The Players' Ring
    Mary and Me
    October 2 - October 11
    An original play by Irene Kelleher – US PREMIERE!
    With Emily Karel
    Directed by Peter Josephson
    Presented by Glass Dove Productions
    Ireland 1986. Fifteen year old Hannah begins a series of conversations with a statue of the Virgin Mary in a grotto. Hannah lives in a claustrophobic small town. Sure, she has friends, but no one who understands her, no one she can confide in who will listen to her. And she is going to need a lot of understanding. She is pregnant. Inspired by a true story, Mary and Me is a compellingly original imagining of a young woman’s search for understanding and meaning. Get your tickets today.
    The Savannah Sipping Society
    October 23 - November 1
    By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, Jamie Wooten
    Directed by Carol MacDonald
    Presented by Ezsinger Productions
    In this delightful, laugh-a-minute comedy, four unique Southern women, all needing to escape the sameness of their day-to-day routines, are drawn together by Fate—and an impromptu happy hour—and decide it’s high time to reclaim the enthusiasm for life they’ve lost through the years. Get your tickets today.
    If We Don't Laugh...We'll Cry!
    November 6 - November 8
    A stand up comedy night
    Hosted by Greg Boggis
    Featuring Jody Sloane and Amy Tee And with Tyler Paterson and Will Saxe
    It’s true: laughter is a strong medicine. It strengthens your immune system, boosts mood, diminishes pain, and protects you from the damaging effects of stress. Humor lightens your burdens, inspires hope, and connects you to others. Get your tickets today.
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