Apples in Winter

A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere!

November 8 - November 18
Edith Kutz Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center

by Jennifer Fawcett
directed by Mikaela Kafka

Miriam loves to bake Apple Pies and today she has a special request to make her signature recipe. But this day is going to be different, because Miriam has decided that this will be the last apple pie she ever bakes.

Apples in Winter is produced at Centenary Stage Company as a part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. Other partnering theaters are Riverside Theatre (Iowa City, IA) , and Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis, IN). For more information please visit

Post-show TALKBACK Friday, November 16.
Guest speakers will include:

Apples in Winter Talkback

Julia Buccini; MSW, LCSW, LCADC, CCS: DAYTOP, Dawn Belamarich; Clinical Director RCA: LPC, LDADC, CCD, CCTP and Angel Faccone; RECOVERY CENTERS OF AMERICA

New Jersey Advance Media Feature Article by Natalie Pompilio (READ HERE)


"Powerful Play of a Mother's Love and the Tragedy of Addiction - Colleen Smith Wallnau Gives Acting Masterclass" by Rick Busciglio, NJ Footlights (READ MORE)

"Apples in Winter at Centenary Stage is a Compelling and Insightful One-Woman Show"
by Marina Kennedy, (READ MORE)

"Apples in Winter has all the ingredients for powerful drama"
by Jay Lustig, (READ MORE)



Performance Schedule:

X 8 X 9 10 11
14 15 X 16 17 18

*Buffet Matinee available for Wednesday matinee performance. Call box office directly to reserve.
*Buy One / Get One rush ticket special available for Thursday evening performance. Terms & Conditions Apply.
X= No scheduled performance.

Ticket Pricing Adult Child (under 12) / Student
Matinee $25.00 $17.50
Thursday (BOGO)* $27.50 N/A
Fridays $27.50 $17.50
Saturdays $29.50 $20.00

*BOGO offer only valid in person at the CSC box office beginning at 5:30pm. Not valid for advance ticket purchase.
All ticket sales are final.


about the playwright: 

JENNIFER FAWCETT (Playwright) is a founder and Co-Artistic Director of Working Group Theatre.  She is the winner of the NEFA National Theatre Project Award (with Working Group Theatre), the National Science Playwriting Award (KC/ACTF) and she was nominated for the ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award.  Her work has been developed and produced by Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s Ground Floor, the Lark (New York), Hancher Auditorium (APAP/University of Iowa), Riverside Theatre (Iowa City), Available Light Theatre (Columbus), Tennessee Women’s Theatre Project (Nashville), the Source Festival (Washington, DC), Palm Beach Dramaworks (West Palm Beach), and Halcyon Theatre (Chicago), among others. A graduate of the University of Iowa MFA Playwrights Workshop, she was the NNPN Playwright-In-Residence at Curious Theatre Company (Denver).  Apples in Winter was commissioned by the National New Play Network, with funding from the Smith Prize for New Plays. It won the Susan Glaspell Award and was nominated for the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize.  This production is part of the NNPN Rolling World Premiere, with additional productions at Riverside Theatre (Iowa City) and Phoenix Theatre (Indianapolis).