July 12-14, 19-21, 2013 Top of Page
Forbidden Broadway (summer musical)
In this long-running Off-Broadway hit musical revue, Broadway's greatest musical legends meet Broadway's greatest satirist in this hilarious, loving, and entertaining tribute to 40 years of Broadway’s greatest stars, shows, and songwriters. Forbidden Broadway’s Greatest Hits is a musical that takes songs from many famous Broadway shows and puts new comical words to the tunes, resulting in hilarious parodies.
Not a Broadway musical fanatic? Not a problem. This show requires no special knowledge of the world of musical theater as it targets musicals and personalities that most people have seen or heard about. This entertaining show spoofs shows such as Annie, Hairspray, The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Cats, and Mamma Mia! It takes good-natured aim at stars such as Ethel Merman, Liza Minelli, and Carol Channing.
It's never been more fun poking fun at your favorite usicals and stars! It is a must-see for serious fans of musical theater and a great night or afternoon of entertainment for everyone else.
As one New York critic put it, "If you love Broadway, you will love this show. If you hate Broadway, you will love this show!"
September 20-22, 27-29, 2013 Top of Page
Blythe Spirit (comedy)
by Noel Coward
The funniest haunting that ever there was!
November 29-December 1, 6-8, 2013 Top of Page
The Christmas Schooner (musical)
book by John Reeger, music and lyrics by Julie Shannon
The whole family will enjoy this heart-warming story of the first Christmas tree ship and the family who risked their lives to fill Chicago with the Christmas spirit.
January 10-12, 17-19, 2014 Top of Page (production change)
The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) (comedy)
by Adam Long, Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor, with additional material by Matthew Croke
A national tour by a professional company has been planned for Pippin in 2014. The rights for amateur productions have been withdrawn. Therefore Amil Tellers will not be able to produce Pippin in January 2014. We will be producing The Bible: The Complete Word of God (abridged) instead.
It’s an affectionate, irreverent roller coaster ride from fig leaves to Final Judgment as the great theological questions are tackled: Did Adam and Eve have navels? Did Moses really look like Charlton Heston? And why isn’t the word “phonetic” spelled the way it sounds?
Whether you are Catholic or Atheist, Muslim or Jew, Protestant or Purple People Eater, you will be tickled by the this romp through old time religion. Remember… Someone is watching.
March 14-16, 21-23, 2014 Top of Page
Murder in Green Meadows (thriller/drama)
by Douglas Post
The setting is the model home of one of those fresh, spanking new neighborhoods that popped up in the 90’s with a promise of the good life. Enter two quirky, upscale couples whose instant friendship quickly morphs into a labyrinth of surprising twists and turns.
May 9-11, 16-18, 2014 Top of Page
Present Laughter (comedy)
by Noel Coward
Noel Coward’s valentine to the maddening, marvelous world of the theater.
cDonald's Youth Theatre
October 25-27, 2013
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The Trial of Ebenezer Scrooge (comedy)
by Mark Brown
The Trial of the Century! A year after his miraculous transformation, Ebenezer Scrooge is back to his old ways and is suing Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future!
February 14-16, 2014
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Miss Nelson is Missing! (comedy)
by Jeffrey Hatcher, based on the book by Harry Allard and James Marshall
Miss Nelson’s class is full of kids terrorizing each other through spitballs, paper airplanes, and pinching. It’s enough to make Miss Nelson miss a day of school. The kids are thrilled, until the “substitute” teacher, Miss Viola Swamp, arrives.
April 11-13, 2014
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The Adventures of Rose Red (comedy)
by Sean Abley
Rose Red has just turned thirteen, and the pressure is on -- what will she do to get famous like her sister, Snow White?
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