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SEAT OF THE PANTS' 2019-2020 Season Subscription: THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS

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4 play series posing questions and inspiring dialogue about how we engage with the foreigner, alien, or person who is different in our midst

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Interested in attending all four of SEAT OF THE PANTS' productions for the 2019-2020 season? This is the place to do it. Below is information about each of our four shows. If they look interesting to you, purchase a season pass for only $90, which gets you a single ticket to each show. Or opt to use your tickets flexibly, 2 for this show and 1 for another, etc. As a season subscriber , you’ll receive these additional benefits:

PREFERRED, RESERVED SEATING: Our productions are usually open seating. With a subscription, you won't have to arrive early to stake out your seat. We'll do it for you.

ONE FREE CONCESSION PER PERFORMANCE: Get yourself a little something to take the edge off, and to stop that grumbling stomach. Our actors will appreciate it.

ADDITIONAL TICKET DISCOUNT: Want to bring a friend to the theatre? For each production, you'll receive 20% off the price of one additional ticket for introducing a new friend to Seat of the Pants!

No need to know today which performances you want to attend. When you subscribe, we'll follow up with you to get you booked for specific performances at a later date!

OUR 2019-2020 SEASON: THE KINDNESS OF STRANGERS

RIPCORD by David Lindsey-Abaire (November 8-17, 2019 / Habitat for Humanity / CANTON)

A sunny room on an upper floor is prime real estate in the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, so when cranky Abby is forced to share her quarters with new-arrival Marilyn, she has no choice but to get rid of the chipper woman by any means necessary. A seemingly harmless bet between the old women escalates into a dangerous game of one-upmanship that reveals not just the tenacity of these opponents, but also deeper truths that each would rather hide.

WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND UNAFRAID by Sarah Treem (March 6-15, 2020 / Aurora Community Theatre / AURORA)

In the early 1970s, before the Violence Against Women Act, Agnes has turned her quiet bed and breakfast into one of the few spots where victims of domestic violence can seek refuge. But to Agnes’s dismay, her latest runaway is beginning to influence her college-bound daughter. As the drums of a feminist revolution grow louder outside of Agnes’s tiny world, she’s forced to confront her own presumptions about the women she’s spent her life helping.

WATCH ON THE RHINE by Lillian Hellman (May 22-30, 2020 / Weathervane Playhouse / AKRON)

1940. Washington D.C. Well-to-do Fanny and David Farrelly await the arrival of their daughter and sister Sara, who has fled Germany with her children and husband, a member of the Anti-Nazi Resistance. When another houseguest threatens to expose their identity, a series of events stretch and test everyone's loyalties. Published in 1941 by Hellman, a brilliant activist in her own right, this political thriller is a timely examination of moral obligation and sacrifice.

OUR COUNTRY’S GOOD by Timberlake Wertenbaker (August 7-16, 2020 / Ensemble Theatre / CLEVELAND)

June 1789. In the penal colony that will become Sydney, Australia, a lieutenant is tasked with putting on a play to celebrate the king's birthday. The only catch? His cast members are the English convicts who populate this prison camp. Few of them can read, let alone act, and the play is being produced amidst food shortages and barbaric punishments. Will this endeavor have the desired civilizing influence, or will everything implode before the curtain goes up?

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