SEASON 2021-2022

Welcome back, AFD!

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COVID-19 Update and Safety Measures

AFD carefully monitors CDC guidelines for COVID-19 on a regular basis. We will continue to update procedures and protocols and encourage you to visit our website for updated information prior to your performance.

  • Proof of Vaccination as well as a valid photo ID are required for performances. Patrons are asked to present their proof of vaccination at point of entry (physical card or photo).

  • Masks are now required indoors by the town of Arlington.

  • There is no distancing between parties.

  • Hand sanitizer stations will be placed at various locations.

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The All Night Strut! 

October 7-17, 2021
Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Fran Charnas

Musical Arrangements by Tom Fitt, Gil Lieb, and Dick Schermesser

 

Additional Orchestrations by Corey Allen

 

Stage Director/Choreographer: Susan Chebookjian

 

Music Director: Dan Rodriguez

 

Production Managers: Judy Weinberg and Elizabeth Micci

 

A sassy celebration of the 1930s and '40s, this jukebox musical offers a bonanza of the way things were during the Depression, World War II, and the post-war boom. From the funky jive of Harlem to the sophisticated elegance of El Morocco and the romance of the Stage Door Canteen, this is an evening filled with jazz, blues, bebop and classic songs.

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Angel Street

December 3-19, 2021

 

by Patrick Hamilton  |  Director: Paul Dixon

Production Managers: Evelyn Corsini Alcorn, Mary Hummon, and Ginger Webb

 

A Broadway hit first produced on the West End under the title "Gaslight," this mystery thriller tells the story of the Manninghams, who live on Angel Street in 19th-century London. Familiar with the term "gaslighting"? It comes from this classic work of drama in which the tension builds into some of the most suspenseful sequences in modern theatre. The famous movie version of "Gaslight" featured Joseph Cotten and Ingrid Bergman.

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Pippin

December 31, 2021: The AFD Board has made the sad and difficult decision to cancel the production of "Pippin." We hope for brighter days ahead, and as of this point plan to move forward with "Boeing, Boeing."

Please take care and be safe.

 

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz  |   Book by Roger O. Hirson

Stage Director: Ryan Began

Music Director: James Haupt

Choreographer: Daisy Giunta

Production Managers: Sandy Armstrong and Susan Harrington

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Boeing, Boeing

May 6-22, 2022

By Marc Camoletti

Translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans

Director: Paul Murphy  |  Production Manager: Ginger Webb

 

A hit comedy similar in vein to Shakespeare’s comedies of merry misadventures and mistaken identities, "Boeing Boeing" relates the exploits of French bachelor Bernard as he juggles three lady loves. Three flight attendants, to be exact, from three different countries. Bernard's life hits some turbulence when complications such as a new, speedier Boeing jet disrupt his careful stratagems to keep all three girlfriends in the dark about each other.