New Play Replaces The Dresser
Due to extenuating circumstances, Beck Center will be unable to present the production of The Dresser, previously scheduled for March 3 – April 9, 2017. Season subscribers and single ticket purchasers will be contacted by Beck Center to inform them of the cancelled production and their alternate options.
A Great Wilderness is a compelling play by 2014 MacArthur Genius Grant recipient Samuel D. Hunter. The Boston Globe calls this Regional Premiere "[An] affecting drama that strengthens its hold on you bit by unpredictable bit.” A Great Wilderness will be presented during the same time frame of March 3 – April 9, 2017.
After decades as the gentle-natured leader of a Christian retreat that endeavors to "cure" gay teens, Walt is packing up his life and preparing for a reluctant retirement. But when his final client quietly disappears into the remote Idaho wilderness, Walt discovers his previously unwavering moral compass may no longer points the way. With profound humanity and subtlety, A Great Wilderness navigates complex moral terrain, exploring the shifting motives and inconstant strength of our personal convictions.