by Nell Benjamin

Directed by Anne McEvoy

May 4-27, 2018

London, 1879. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants to admit, of all things, a woman (!), plus they are badly in need of a new bartender. This play is a witty spoof of Victorian adventurers who ravaged foreign lands in the name of science.

“You don’t have to be British to lose your composure and howl with laughter at THE EXPLORERS CLUB.” —Variety

Our Cast:


The Explorers Club cast: (left to right) Mike Frye as Professor Cope, Robert Hawkes as Professor Sloane, Corey Knick as Lucius Fretway, Tiffany Trapnell as Phyllida Spotte-Hume and Countess Glamorgan, Colin P. McCauley as Luigi, Mark Rabkin as Harry Percy, Curt Arnold as Professor Walling and Assad Khaishgi as Sir Bernard Humphries. Not shown: Tyson Douglas Rand as Beebe and Irish Assassin

Gwendolyn Kochur’s review:  Clague Playhouse’s ‘The Explorer’s Club’ is worth discovering

Performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 2pm

Show tickets are $16 for adults, $15 for seniors (60+), and $10 for students (any age with a valid ID).  Tickets can be purchased by visiting or calling the box office at 440-331-0403 Wednesday through Saturday from 1–6 P.M. or online at Clague Playhouse Tickets

In order to make the art of theater more accessible to those in our community, Clague Playhouse is excited to continue to offer FREE Student Ticket Nights! Designated only for Thursday evening performances, students of any age are invited to show their student IDs (or other form of school identification) and attend any Thursday Clague Playhouse showing AT NO CHARGE. Clague Playhouse is delighted to be able to welcome students as we celebrate our 90th Season and 50th in the Barn.
May 2018 production: “The Explorers Club”