June 15th – 24th
The season kicks off with Herman Melville’s captivating novel “THE ALMOST TRUE AND TRULY REMARKABLE ADVENTURES OF ISRAEL POTTER” that has been transformed into a rollicking new play by Joe Bravaco and Lary Rosler. Join young Israel as he goes from a small Berkshire town to the American Revolution then on to motherland England and back again. Along the way he meets historical figures, falls in love, fights the British, becomes a spy, escapes imminent death a few times and sings some songs. The cast will include long time Oldcastle veterans Richard Howe the company’s Associate Artistic Director, Christine Decker, and Gary Allan Poe. The play will be directed by Nathan Stith who directed Oldcastle’s production of”39 Steps”.