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Laughing Stock (Charles Morey, dir: Eric Fraisher Hayes). 9M (20’s-70's); 4F (20’s-70's). 1 min. monologue plus cold read. Non-AEA. Stipend. Auds 12/11 2-6PM. Callbacks 12/12 7-10PM. Rehs begin 2/27/2017. Perfs 4/14-4/30/2017. Appt/HS/Resume:


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The Piano Lesson is a Theatre Bay Area Recommended Production!


Theatre Bay Area (TBA) alerts the theatre community and the public to outstanding achievement while a production is still running.  Productions achieving or surpassing a set ranking threshold are deemed Recommended Productions.


Role Player's The Piano Lesson is now a TBA Recommended Production!




The Piano Lesson


By August Wilson
Directed by Eric Fraisher Hayes

February 3-19

Originally presented at National Playwright’s Conference
of The Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center


(L to R) Dorian Lockett (standing), Eric Reid, Kimberly Ridgeway, Alexis Law, Khary Moye
(Photo Credit: Marian Bliss)


Keep the precious heirloom piano to preserve your family's unique identity, or sell it to offer your family a brighter future? A sister and brother must decide, with no easy answer.  Come experience this Pulitzer Prize winning drama.



The Piano Lesson cast members Kimberly Ridgeway and Khary Moye recently did an interview on KP00-FM 89.5.

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Curtain UP Logo Carousel Jan 12 2017  

 Curtain UP, Light the Lights





Book by Gary DeAtley
Directed by Eric Fraisher Hayes
Music Director: Sharon Sprecher
Music Arrangements by Ed Goldfarb


Join us for our one night only Fundraiser
at Danville’s Village Theatre

-6:00 PM: Hot & Cold Hors d’oeuvres, Wine and our Silent Auction.
-8:00 PM: Curtain UP, Light the Lights

-Enjoy your favorite Broadway show tunes, and get the inside scoop on the secret  techniques that Broadway has used to create the hit Musicals you love.

Tickets are $110
($75 is tax deductible)*

Help Role Players Ensemble continue bringing diverse, high quality theatre to our community and beyond.


*RPE is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. A portion of the ticket price is considered tax deductible.

Recent Reviews


Don’t Drink The Water-Evening of Non-Stop Comedy


By Sue Steinberg, The Independent, November 3, 2016


“It’s a hoot! It’s a hit! . . . It’s tickling audiences at Role Players Ensemble in Danville, where a packed opening night crowd howled and guffawed through an evening of non-stop comedy in Woody Allen’s early success “Don’t Drink the Water.” . . . . The delighted audience thanked the ensemble with prolonged plaudits.”


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