2017 - 2018 Season

Main Stage Productions

Children's Theatre Productions

VANYA & SONIA & MASHA & SPIKE

February 18 - March 19 // Comedy

Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, Pa. where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives.  Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike.  Old resentments flare up, eventually leading to threats to sell their house.

ART

April 1 - April 30 // Comedy

Art is about one man, Serge, who buys a painting and the reactions of his friends Marc and Yvan to his purchase.  Marc's response is quite volcanic.  For him, Serge's purchase of the painting threatens to wreck their friendship.  Yvan tries to mediate the disaffection between Serge and Marc.

PARADE

May 13 - June 11 // Musical

Leo Frank, a Jewish factory owner, is put on trial for the murder of 13-year old Mary Phagan.  Desperate for someone to blame, the people of Atlanta convict him, but his wife stands by his side through it all, sure of his innocence.

HAIR

June 24 - July 16 // Musical

The musical story of a group of hippies who celebrate peace and love in the shadow of the Vietnam war.

INTENDED FOR MATURE AUDIENCES

PARENTAL DISCRETION IS ADVISED

 

sweeney todd

July 29 - August 20 // Musical

The unsettling tale of a Victorian era barber who returns home to London after fifteen years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who ruined his life.

 

 

INTO THE WOODS

September 2 - October 1 // Musical

A witch tasks a childless baker and his wife with procuring magical items from classic fairy tales to reverse the curse put on their family tree.

 

 

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

October 14 - November 12 // Comedy

Portrays the adventures of four young lovers and a group of amateur actors and their interactions with woodland fairies who inhabit a moonlit forest.

 

OTHER DESERT CITIES

November 25 - December 17 // Drama

Brooke Wyeth returns home to Palm Springs after a 6-year absence to celebrate Christmas with her parents, brother and aunt.  She announces that she is about to publish a memoir dredging up a pivotal and tragic event in the family's history, a wound they don't want to reopen.

THE LAST 5 YEARS

January 6 - January 28 // Musical

A musical deconstruction of a love affair and a marriage taking place over a five-year period.  A young, talented, up and coming Jewish novelist who falls in love with a struggling actress.

THE CRUCIBLE

February 10 - March 4 //Drama

The Crucible is about the Salem witch trials in 1692.  Several young girls claim to be afflicted by witchcraft with a Reverend Paris's daughter Betty.  The afflicted girls accuse people in the town of witchcraft, often choosing who they or their families dislike.

SYLVIA

March 17 - April 8 // Comedy

Empty-nesters Greg and Kate have moved back to Manhattan after twenty-two years in the suburbs.  Greg finds Sylvia, a street smart lab/poodle mix, and brings her home.  She promptly becomes a bone of contention between Greg and Kate, testing their marriage to hilarious and touching effect.

 

 

Cabaret

April 21 - May 20 // Musical

Set in the Berlin hotspot Kit Kat Klub in 1931, a starry-eyed singer and the club's master of ceremonies try to bring happiness and decadence to the lives of Berliners as the spectre of Nazism grows around them and threatens to destroy their lives.

ALADDIN

February 18 - April 8

When Aladdin frees a genie from a lamp, he finds that the evil has other plans for the lamp.

 

 

SLEEPING BEAUTY

April 15 - June 3

Filled with jealously, the evil witch Maleficent curses Princess Arora to die on her 16th birthday.  Thanks to her guardian fairies, she only falls into a deep sleep that can be ended with a kiss from her betrothed., Prince Phillip.  Maleficent kidnaps and imprisons him.  The good fairies are the last hope to free Phillip so that he can awaken Aurora.l

PINKALICIOUS

September 16 - October 21

Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents.  Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititus, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe - a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast.  But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament.

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

October  28 - December 2

The fantastic journey of Belle, a bright, beautiful and independent young woman who is taken prisoner by a beast in his castle.  Despite her fears, she befriends the castle's enchanted staff and learns to look beyond the Beast's hideous exterior and realize the kind heart and soul of the true Prince within.

ANNIE

December 9 - January 13

A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York mayoral candidate, Will Stacks, makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.

THE JUNGLE BOOK

January 20 - February 24

After a threat from the tiger Shere Khan forces him to flee the jungle, a man-cub named Mowgli embarks on a journey of self discovery with the help of Panther, Bagheera, and free spirited bear, Baloo.

 

SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL

March 3 - April 7

Horton hears a noise coming from a speck of dust on a clover and commits himself to protecting it and the Whos who live on it; Jojo, a misfit Who who "doesn't think normal thinks," struggles to find his place in the tiny Who society; Gertrude McFuzz tries to catch the attention of her love, the kind and compassionate Horton.  Through mishaps and adventures, these unique characters finally find what they seek - their places in their world.

WIZARD OF OZ

April 14 - May 26

Dorothy, an innocent farm girl is whisked out of her mundane earthbound existence into a land of pure imagination.  Dorothy's journey in Oz will take her through emerald forests, yellow brick roads, and creepy castles, all with the help of some unusual but earnest song happy friends.