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Upcoming Shows – 2014-15 Season

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Dorset Players project excellence in “The Heiress.”

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DORSET – It wasn’t even one of Henry James’ favorite stories, but its spawn is delivering a powerful offering to regional theatre lovers.  Ruth and Augustus Goetz, arguably the 20th century’s premier adapters of novels for the stage and silver screen, took James’ popular work, “Washington Square,” and rendered a play in 1947 titled “The Heiress,” which has remained an American acting staple to this dayThe Dorset Players – the area’s premier community theatre company, and one of the nation’s finest – open their 2014-15 season taking on “The Heiress” under the auspices of producer Sherry Kratzer and first time director Paul Michael Brinker, both veterans of numerous other roles in previous Players productions.  Click here for more…

From left, Brent Merrill, Tracy Hughes, and Kevin O’Toole perform in the Dorset Players production of "The Heiress."

From left, Brent Merrill, Tracy Hughes, and Kevin O’Toole perform in the Dorset Players production of “The Heiress.” (Steve Schussel)

“The Heiress” finishes it’s run this weekend with final shows on Friday, Oct. 17 at 7:30, Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7:30 and a Sunday matinee, Oct. 19 at 2 pm.