July 18-20, 25-27, 2014
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music by Marc Shaiman
lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan
based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters
It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad has only one desire -- to dance on the popular Corny Collins Show. When her dream comes true, Tracy is transformed from social out-cast to sudden star. She must use her newfound power to dethrone the reigning Teen Queen, win the affections of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a TV network, all without denting her 'do!
September 19-21, 26-28, 2014 Top of Page
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (drama)
by Tennessee Williams
It's the 65th birthday of wealthy Southern plantation owner Big Daddy, and his family have gathered to celebrate, while trying to spare him the news that he's dying of cancer. As one son Brick, a hunky former
football hero, mysteriously retreats from his desirable but sexually frustrated wife Maggie, his money hungry brother and sister-in-law plot to secure more than their share of the family fortune. This classic American drama by Tennessee Williams contains strong language and mature themes.
November 28-30, December 5-7, 2014 Top of Page
Miracle on 34th Street (comedy/drama)
adapted by Mountain Community Theater from the novel by Valentine Davies
based upon the Twentieth Century Fox motion picture Miracle on 34th Street
When Kris Kringle, a nice, old man from a retirement home, gets a job working as a Christmas Santa at Macy's, his honest and generous spirit winds up unleashing waves of good will throughout New York City along with a hint of magic in the heart of a very practical little girl. Seen as deluded and dangerous by Macy's vocational counselor, Kris ends up in a court competency hearing which threatens his freedom and the childhood fantasies of countless children. Do you believe?
January 9-11, 16-18, 2015
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Happy Days (musical)
book by Garry Marshall
music and lyrics by Paul Williams
Return to the days of 1959 Milwaukee complete with varsity sweaters, hula hoops and jukebox sock-hoppin' fun! Happy days are here again with Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and the unforgettable "king of cool" Arthur "The Fonz" Fonzarelli along with the Cunninghams -- yes, Howard, Marion and Joanie are here too The famed drive-in malt shop and number one hangout, Arnold's, is in danger of demolition. So the gang teams up to save it with a dance contest and a TV-worthy wrestling match.
March 13-15, 20-22, 2015
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A Raisin in the Sun (drama)
by Lorraine Hansberry
Set just before the Civil Rights and Women's movements, this powerful and beloved play tells a striking and poignant story of an African American family living in a crowded apartment on Chicago's south side in the 1950s. When the Younger family receives a large life insurance check, the promise of a better life seems to be just around the corner. But the family struggles with conflicting ideas about how to use the money, and their plans to buy a home in an all-white neighborhood are thwarted by racial intolerance.
May 8-10, 15-17, 2015 Top of Page
And Then There Were None (mystery thriller)
by Agatha Christie
Ten strangers, each with a dark secret, are summoned to the island mansion of an eccentric millionaire, but when the guests arrive their host is nowhere to be found. Lured away and isolated from everything
but each other, the guests soon find they are haunted by more than just the shadows of their past. One by one the guests reveal their guilty secrets, and one by one...they begin to die
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October 24-26, 2014 Top of Page
The Kid Who Ran for President (musical)
book, music and lyrics by Jeremiah Clay Neal,
adapted from the books The Kid Who Ran for President and The Kid Who Became President by Dan Gutman
Judson Moon is 12 years old, and he's running for president of the YOU-nited States! Raising money at a lemonade stand in front of his house, the unlikely candidate gets some media attention that ignites the political voices of children around the nation!
February 13-15, 2015
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The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood (comedy)
by Mary Lynn Dobson
It sure is hard to be humble when you're a swashbuckling, egocentric super-hero. But our gallant guy-in-green tries his best as he swaggers through The Somewhat True Tale of Robin Hood, a frantically funny, Monty Pythonesque retelling of the classic.
April 10-12, 2015 Top of Page
Disney's Peter Pan JR (musical)
music and lyrics by Sammy Cahn and Sammy Fain and Michael Tumes and Xavier Atencio and George Bruns and Jack Lawrence and Frank Churchill and Winston Hibler and Ted Sears and Oliver Wallace and Ray Kelley
music adapted and arranged and additional lyrics by Eric Svejcar
book and additional lyrics by David Zellnik
based on the play by J.M. Barrie and the 1953 Disney film
When her father announces that Wendy Darling must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook!
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