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Past Seasons

2018 Season

Fri-Sat: 7:30 PM, Sun: 3 PM

Please check the individual show details for any additional times or changes.

Things My Mother Taught Me
By: Mary Chase
Publisher: Samuel French
Written by: Katherine DiSavino
March 16, 17, 18 and 23, 24, 25

A brand new romantic comedy by Katherine DiSavino. Olivia and Gabe are moving into their first apartment together, halfway across the country from their parents, so imagine their surprise when everyone shows up to help them. Funny and touching, this one will make you laugh out loud and fall in love all over again.

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Publisher: Music Theatre International
Music and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley
Adapted for the Stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald
Based on the Book "Charley and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl
May 11 (2 shows including a matinee), 12 and 18,19,20

The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. Featuring the enchanting songs from the 1971 film starring Gene Wilder and new songs by Leslie Bricusse (Jekyll & Hyde, Doctor Dolittle) and Anthony Newley, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka is a scrumdidilyumptious musical guaranteed to delight everyone's sweet tooth.

Shrek the Musical
Publisher: Music Theatre International
Book and Lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire Music by Jeanine Tesori
Originally produced on Broadway by DreamWorks Theatricals and Neal Street Productions
July 13, 14, 15 and 20, 21, 22

Based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film, Shrek The Musical is a Tony Award-winning fairy tale adventure, featuring all new songs from Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie; Caroline, or Change) and a sidesplitting book by David Lindsay-Abaire. Shrek brings all the beloved characters you know from the film to life on stage and proves there's more to the story than meets the ears.

Dearly Departed
Written by: David Bottrell and Jessie Jones
Publisher: Dramatists Play Service
October 12, 13, 14 and 19, 20, 21

Not since STEEL MAGNOLIAS has a more colorful and dysfunctional group of Southern eccentrics gathered below the Mason-Dixon line. When the patriarch of the Turpin family keels over dead in the first scene, the struggle to get him buried involves the whole clan, including the not-so-grieving widow who wants to put “Mean and Surly” on the tombstone. "Dearly Departed is drop dead funny." —NY Daily

The Christmas Schooner
Book by: John Reeger
Music and Lyrics by: Julie Shannon
Publisher: Music Theatre International
November 30, December 1, 2 and 7, 8, 9

A ship's captain braves winter weather to deliver Christmas trees to homesick immigrant families in this holiday treat.

Take a ride on The Christmas Schooner! 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. This critically acclaimed musical features a powerfully moving story and an exquisite score of both original music and traditional holiday favorites.

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