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July 17-19 & 23-26, 2015 Top of Page
music by Jeanine Tesori
book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire
based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture and the book by William Steig.
"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…” And thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue.
September 18-20 & 25-27, 2015 Top of Page
by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee
This classic play has its genesis in the events of the famous Scopes trial. One of the
most outstanding dramas of our time.
November 27-29 & December 3-6, 2015 Top of Page
adapted for the stage by James W. Rodgers, based on the film by Frank Capra.
In our American culture It's a Wonderful Life has become almost as familiar as Dickens' A Christmas Carol: The saga of George Bailey, the Everyman from the small town of Bedford Falls, whose dreams of escape and adventure have been quashed by family obligation and civic duty, whose guardian angel has to descent on Christmas Eve to save him from despair and help him by showing him what the world would have been like had he never been born.
January 15-17 & 22-24, 2016 Top of Page
book and lyrics by Tom Eyer
music by Henry Krieger
Original Broadway Production Directed and Choreographed by Michael Bennett, Produced on Broadway by Michael Bennett, Robert Avian, Geffen Records and The Shubert Organization.
This is a show about a time in American musical history when rhythm and blues blended with other styles of popular music creating a new American sound.
March 11-13 & 18-20. 2016 Top of Page
by Don Nigro
This psychological drama is a thinking person’s Gothic thriller, a dark comedy that is both funny and frightening. On a snowy night, Inspector Ruffing is called to a remote house to investigate the headlong plunge of Patrick Roarke down the main staircase. Five alluring and dangerous women lead him through a bewildering labyrinth of contradictory versions of Patrick’s demise.
May 13-15 & 20-22, 2016 Top of Page
by Sean Grennan
This play follows one typical American family over the course of thirty years' worth of holidays. In 1980, Ruthie and Bill's three grown children return home, and we learn of their hopes and dreams as they embark on their adult lives. As Woody Allen once said, "If you want to make God laugh, tell him your plans..."
cDonald's Youth Theatre
October 23-25, 2015 Top of Page
music and lyrics by Robert B. Sherman and Richard M. Sherman and Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez
music adapted & arranged and additional music & lyrics by Will Van Dyke
book and additional lyrics by Cheryl Davis
based on the stories of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney Animated feature film.
Welcome to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Owl but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the mysterious Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship, and sharing snacks.
February 12-14, 2016 Top of Page
Pirates! Theodore Thud and the Quest for Weird Beard
by Joshua Mikel
A friendly game of pirates becomes all too real when overzealous Theodore accidentally falls into a giant sinkhole and wakes up to find himself amongst real high sea swashbucklers. Before getting back to the real world, he is forced on an epic journey.
10 Ways to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse
by Don Zolidis
It's the end of the world and hordes of rampaging zombies are about to kill you. What do you do? Turn to this handy and hilarious guide to survive the apocalypse!
April 8-10, 2016 Top of Page
by Jonathan Rand
In the fairy tale criminal justice system, the characters from fairy tales and nursery rhymes are represented by two separate yet equally ridiculous groups: the fairy tale police who investigate fairy tale crime, and the fairy tale district attorneys who prosecute the fairy tale offenders. These are their stories.
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