2017 Season

 

 

 

100 Years of Broadway

Arranged by Mac Huff

Hal Leonard Corporation

February 17th - February 26th

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It was 100 years ago that the American Theater opened for business on 42ndStreet in the heart of Manhattan. It was to be the first of many theaters in that part of town, the area which became known around the world as "Broadway". Celebrate the history of Broadway and our great heritage of musical theater in this marvelous choral revue by Mac Huff. From the music of Tin Pan alley to state-of-the-art contemporary Broadway, you will treasure the magic of an entire century of drama, laughter, and beautiful music!

 Friday & Saturday 7:30pm February 17, 18, 24, & 25. | Sunday Matinee 2:30pm February 19.


 

Farce of Nature

Jones Hope Wooten

March 31st - April 15th

 Farce of NatureFrom the successful writing that brought you Doublewide, Texas and Always a Bridesmaid, comes the Southern-fried comedy by Jones Hope Wooten. Meet the Wilburn family of Mayhew, Arkansas, and spend an outrageously funny day at The Reel 'Em Inn - finest little fishing lodge in the Ozarks. Can the lodge be saved from gangsters, love-starved females, jealous husbands, ruthless corporate executives, bad Swedish accents, a cranky senior citizen maid packing heat, a jittery man masquerading as a woman and vicious varmints right outside the door? By the delightfully chaotic climax of this one remarkable day, love has blossomed, truths have been revealed and the lives of all family, guests and gangsters alike - change in incredible and surprising ways in this laugh-'til-your-sides ache Jones Hope Wooten Comedy.

 Friday & Saturday 7:30pm March 31, April 1, 7, 8, 14, & 15 | Sunday Matinee 2:30pm April 9


Wait Until Dark

By Frederick Knott Adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher

May 19th - June 3rd

A Broadway hit, this masterfully constructed thriller moves from one moment of suspense to another as it builds toward an electrifying, breath-stopping final scene. In 1944 Greenwich Village, Susan Hendrix, a blind yet capable woman is imperiled by a trio of men in her own apartment. As the climax builds Susan discovers that her blindness just might be the key to her escape. But, she and her tormentors must wait until dark to play out this classic thriller's chilling conclusion.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Friday & Saturday 7:30pm May 19, 20, 26, 27 June 2 & 3 | Sunday Matinee 2:30pm May 28


 

 

Little Mermaid Quote

The Little Mermaid

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Glenn Slater

Book by Doug Wright

July 21th - July 30th

 

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for the ages. With the music by eight-time Academy Award winner, Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater and a compelling book by Doug Wright, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its irresistible songs, including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl"and "Part of Your World"

 Friday & Saturday 7:00pm July 21, 22, 28 & 29 | Saturday and Sunday Matinee 2:00pm July 22, 23, 29, & 30


 

 

 

 

Moon Over Buffalo

By Ken Ludwig

August 25th - September 9th

In this madcap comedy Charlotte and George Hay are on tour in Buffalo in 1953 with a repertory consisting of Cyrano de Bergerac "revised, one nostril version" when they receive word that they might just have one last shot at stardom: Frank Capra is coming to town to see their matinee. Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go wrong, abetted by6 a visit from their daughter's clueless fiance and hilarious uncertainty about which play they're actually performing, caused by Charlotte's deaf old stage-manager mother who hates every bone in George's body.

 

 

Friday & Saturday 7:30pm August 25 & 26 September 1, 2, 8 & 9 | Sunday Matinee 2:30pm September 3

 

 


 

 

The Addams Family

A New Musical Comedy

Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice

Music & Lyrics by: Andrew Lippa

October 13th - October 28th

The Musical Comedy Features The Addams Family in an original story, and it's every father's nightmare! Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family. A man her parents have never met! And if that weren't upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he's never done before - keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's "normal" boyfriend and his parents.

 

Friday & Saturday 7:30pm October 13, 14, 20, 21, 27 & 28 | Sunday Matinee 2:30pm October 22


It's A Wonderful Life

A Live Radio Play

Adapted by Joe Landry

December 1st - December 17th

 

 

 

 

This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940's radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.

 

 

Friday & Saturday 7:30pm December 1, 2, 8, 9, 15 & 16 | Sunday Matinee 2:30pm December 10