Offered Sneak Peak of New Season
The Dining Room
Opens Thursday, November 3rd
Stratford Academy: Johnson House, 719 Birdseye Street
Friends of Square One Theatre Company, the volunteer organization of the Stratford-based theatre, held its first meeting of the new season after a two-year pandemic delay on Tuesday, October 18th at the Stratford Library.
The meeting focused on the theatre’s gala re-opening of AR Gurney’s The Dining Room on Thursday, November 3rd and continuing through November 20th.
A short business meeting, conducted by Friends President Carole Fanslow and a presentation of upcoming Friends Events related to the conclusion of the theatre’s 30th anniversary began the evening’s program. The Friends are currently making plans for their annual spring luncheon fundraiser as well as other volunteer activities.
Mayor Laura Hoydick welcomed Square One Theatre back to the stage of Stratford Academy after an absence of 2 ½ years due to pandemic.
Artistic Director Tom Holehan discussed the theatre’s re-opening production, AR Gurney’s classic comedy, The Dining Room. Actors Danielle Sultini (Milford), David Victor (Fairfield), Jo Kulp (North Haven), Lillian Garcia (Woodbridge), Bruce Murray (Stratford) and Ryan Hendrickson (New Haven) previewed scenes from the play about the WASP upper classes and their foibles and misadventures.
A question/answer session with the actors and director followed the preview.
For further information, call the Square One Theatre Company at 203.375.8778.