On the Main Stage
In this dark comedy set in the not-too-distant future, Stevie and Joan prepare for what will be a transformative experience. But what will it mean for their life as they know it? And what’s going on with the strange couple next door? Long-time Dreamcatcher fans will recognize playwright Richard Dresser for also writing the hit The Pursuit of Happiness that we produced in 2009. 100 Years is a co-production with Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey. (New Jersey premiere) Read more.
October 2 - 19, 2014
by Richard Dresser
The Most Deserving
The Ellis County Arts Council is giving away the largest artist grant in its history. Now if only they could agree on who is the most deserving. This uproarious comedy by Catherine Trieschmann recently played Off-Broadway at The Women’s Project, where it was called a “frisky new comedy” by The New York Times and “smart, hilarious, riveting” by The New Yorker. (New Jersey premiere) Read more.
February 12 - March 1, 2015
Catherine and Gwen chose polar opposite paths after grad school. Catherine built a career as a rock star academic, while Gwen built a home with her husband and children. Decades later, unfulfilled in polar opposite ways, each woman covets the other’s life, commencing a dangerous game of musical chairs—the prize being Gwen’s husband. When Rapture, Blister, Burn played at Playwrights Horizons in 2012 The New York Times called it an “intensely smart, immensely funny new play.” (New Jersey premiere) Read more.
April 16 - May 3, 2015
Rapture, Blister, Burn
by Catherine Trieschmann
by Gina Gionfriddo
Comedy, Cabaret & Readings
MULTIPLE PERSONALITY DISORDER is Dreamcatcher’s improv comedy troupe that acts out comedy sketches like those seen on the popular television show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” Throughout the evening they use audience suggestions to shape the scenes that the actors instantly create onstage. The show is family-friendly and makes for a fun and affordable night out. Read more.
September 13, 2014 & May 9, 2015
Multiple Personality Disorder
BACK PORCH SWING is a musical evening of tunes that will set your toes a tappin’! Arranged for Marquee Five’s five voices that have been called “The Manhattan Transfer for the new Millennium,” this new show will transport you back to a simpler time by visiting greats like George & Ira Gershwin, Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin and more. Piano, guitar and bass support big band vocals that will touch your heart. Read more.
November 21 & 23, 2014
A VERY SPECIAL (HOLIDAY) SPECIAL is an all-original good old-fashioned holiday variety show in the style of traditional television holiday specials. While every year’s show is unique, the Very Special Special will typically include spoofs of holiday songs, comic sketches and improv, a reading or two, and lots of fun. It’s a Dreamcatcher annual tradition that’s sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Read more.
December 12-13, 2014
A Very Special (Holiday) Special
“MEET THE ARTIST” Series presents two new play readings each spring. The readings provide thought-provoking experiences that include the opportunity for audience discussion with the playwright, director and actors after the performance. It’s an entertaining evening that gives audiences a glimpse of the play development process as they provide valuable feedback to the creative teams. Read more.