The next performance of the Carriage House Players Main Stage production of Gruesome Playground Injuries will be Saturday, May 4, at 8:00 p.m. All performances are given in the Carriage House Theater at the Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, NY 11721.
Tickets –$20 for adults and $15 for seniors and children – for all spring 2019 Main Stage plays can be purchased here:
Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph
May 3, 4, 10, 11 at 8:00 p.m. and May 5, 12 at 3:00 p.m.
Over the course of 30 years, the lives of Kayleen and Doug intersect at the most bizarre intervals, leading the two childhood friends to compare scars and the physical calamities that keep drawing them together.
Reviews: “Rajiv Joseph is an artist of original talent” – New York Times. “Irresistibly odd and exciting…This darkly humorous drama is Rajiv Joseph’s most satisfying work” – New York Daily News. “This wondrous, strange two-hander finds as much humor as horror in the play’s bizarre events” – Variety. “Mystical, arresting, and quirkily amusing.” – Washington Post.
Fifty Words by Michael Weller
May 17, 18, 31 and June 1 at 8:00 p.m. and May 19 and June 2 at 3:00 p.m.
While their nine-year-old son is away for the night on his first sleepover, Adam and Jan have an evening alone together, their first in years. Adam’s attempt to seduce his wife before he leaves on business the next day begins a suspenseful nightlong roller-coaster ride of revelation, rancor, passion and humor that explores a modern-day marriage on the verge of either a breakup or deepening love and understanding.
Bachelorette by Leslye Headland
June 14, 15, 21, 22 at 8:00 p.m. and June 16, 23 at 3:00 p.m.
Ten years out of high school, Regan, Gena and Katie convene in the luxurious bridal suite of their old friend Becky, the night before her wedding in New York City. Fueled by jealousy and resentment, the girls embark on a night of debauchery that goes from playfully wasted to devastatingly destructive. Their old fears, unfulfilled desires and deep bonds with each other transform a prenuptial bender into a night they’ll never forget. A wicked black comedy about female friendship and growing up in an age of excess.