69 Elliott Street

Dover, NJ 07801

973-328-9202

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Dover Little Theatre

Leading Ladies

The Subject was Doorknobs 
(or L​emonade, Amazons and Their Dubious Association With Doorknobs)

Written and Directed by: Thom Florio


May 18 and 19 at 8pm
May 20 at 2pm


​In this comedic thriller written by a local playwright, eight strangers are summoned to a derelict vaudeville theater to fulfill the wishes of the theater's founding members -- their grandparents. A series of sinister events makes them realize their gathering was for a completely different purpose than previously believed.

Next On Our Stage 

The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

Written by: William Shakespeare
Directed by: Derek Egidio

April 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, and 28 at 8pm
April 15 and 22 at 2pm

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Prince Hamlet has been summoned home to Denmark to attend his father's funeral. One night, a Ghost reveals itself to Hamlet, claiming to be the ghost of Hamlet's father, the former king. The Ghost claims that the old king was murdered by Hamlet's uncle, Claudius, who has since married Hamlet's mother and assumed the throne. Hamlet decides to uncover the truth for himself.


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Written by: Ken Ludwig
Directed by: Neil Fitzpatrick

June 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, and 23 at 8pm
June 10 and 16 at 2pm

​​Two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves so down on their luck in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. When they hear that an old lady in York, PA is about to die and leave her fortune to her two long lost English nephews, they resolve to pass themselves off as her beloved relatives and get the cash. The trouble is, when they get to York, they find out that the relatives aren't nephews, but nieces!