This year’s celebration, “A Cavalier Ball,” includes a silent auction.
The evening will also feature cabaret performances by Tony nominees Kate Baldwin and Vivian Reed, as well as Jeff Mc Carthy and Ray Fisher (recently seen on HBO’s “True Detective”).
The season kicks off with “Ken Ludwig’s ‘The Three Musketeers.’ ” Playgoers may recognize Ludwig as a master of farce, whose credits include the comedies “Lend Me a Tenor” and “Moon Over Buffalo,” as well as the book for “Crazy for You.”Monte said that Ludwig’s script manages to retain the romance and sense of honor underlying Alexandre Dumas’ adventure story, while still providing both witty dialogue and swashbuckling action.“I spoke with Ken, and he’s continuing to make revisions,” said Monte.
She added that the script will feature a couple of prominent roles for actresses, including one female would-be musketeer.
It takes visitors through several centuries of mapping and across distant continents, explaining how cartographers have mapped the world from city streets in Scotland to the shoreline of South America.
The free entry exhibition goes through five locations from Edinburgh to Scotland, onto Great Britain, Europe and, finally, the world.
"I hope visitors to the exhibition will be thrilled to see the marvellous maps on show but will also learn more about both the usefulness and the limitations of different types of maps." As well as historic maps, the exhibition features a number of more unusual maps including one charting the smells that waft over modern day Edinburgh.
There is also a design of Scotland where place names have been replaced by phrases revealing the original meaning of these names and the first ever map to show population density across the UK.
One of the more popular productions was “The Complete Works of Wm.“We put together this season to give our audiences a sense of enjoyment,” said Monte, artistic director of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison.“We’re doing stories that we know people love.”Monte stressed that not all will be sweetness and light, however.Having never visited the country, Forlani originally copied Scotland from the very first printed map of Great Britain - and is still recognisable to today's landscape.The National Library of Scotland has just one of three copies of his design, which joins the You are Here exhibition of the world's most significant maps.