Dublin, Missouri. County seat of Chosen County. Home to a thriving cheese plant, a welcoming church, and a surprisingly good community theatre. Home to the Hoch and Bates families, their friends and neighbors, and the occasional visitor. A place for community, nostalgia, and middle-American values.
Death changes things.
Wilder's Our Town meets Shaw's Saint Joan in this country-noir story about how friendship, loyalty, and willful denial prevent us from confronting the truth.
Setting: Summer in a small town on the cusp of the new millennium.
Our next season is about... community! Join us as we celebrate Rockville Little Theatre’s seventy years of community service. The season spotlights one community whose residents are falling in and out of love, another frayed by a mysterious disease, greed and a quest for justice, and finally one where a couple’s lives are turned upside down by underwear.
We hope you will help us celebrate our 70th Anniversary and enjoy all these entertaining shows...
In the mythical town of Almost, Maine, love is in the winter air. And love comes and goes through Almost, Maine takes in strange, unexpected and always hilarious ways. This brisk comedy shows a single evening of a whole town falling in and out of love.
September 2017: 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, October 1
A couple’s conservative life is changed by a flash of underwear – but not in the way they expect. Instead it introduces them to two characters with amorous intentions. The Underpants is a farce that entertains on many levels.
January 2018: 26, 27, 28, Feb 2, 3, 4
Inspired by a true story, Radium Girls is a fast moving drama that follows Grace Fryer, a dial painter, as she fights not just her former employer, but her family and friends, who fear the cost of justice. This provocative story is a wry, steadfast examination of what America truly values.
April 2018: 27, 28, 29, May 4, 5, 6
Last Call at Chez Mort
Saturday, June 3, 2017
7 - 10 PM
Return to the Golden age of the 1940's and the famous night club Chez Mort which was the scene of an unusual crime. As newspapers of the day reported: "Ingenue 'Sweet Sue' Blutowsky was mysteriously and fatally cut short during her debut singing performance. Inspector Constantine was quick on the scene to investigate the strange circumstances surrounding the shocking events. In attendance that night was the infamous hoodlum Big Suit Stu and his foreign henchman. Was he the culprit? Or the ditzy French Emcee Jean Paul Truffaut? Journey back in time and join the good inspector on that fateful evening and find out for yourself.
An elegant evening of dinner, dance, drinks and (playful) danger.
Save the date and join us. More details to come...