2019-2020 PRODUCTIONS

THE LION IN WINTER

October 25- November 9, 2019

Directed by Richard Mancini

Sibling rivalry, adultery, and dungeons – The Lion in Winter, by James Goldman, is a modern-day classic. Comedic in tone, dramatic in action – the play tells the story of the Plantagenet family, who are locked in a free-for-all of competing ambitions to inherit a kingdom. The queen, and wealthiest woman in the world, Eleanor of Aquitaine, has been kept in prison since raising an army against her husband, King Henry II. Let out only for holidays, the play centers around the inner conflicts of the royal family as they fight over both a kingdom and King Henry’s paramour during the Christmas of 1183. As Eleanor says, “Every family has its ups and downs,” and this royal family is no exception.

 

 

 

A GIFT FOR YOU AND ME

December 13-15, 2019

Written and Directed by Ginny Ruggieri

A Gift for You and Me is a heartwarming original story that celebrates all the joys of the season with music and dance.  The story follows Tom, Alice, and their five children on a trip to New York City where they experience Times Square, enjoy a spectacular holiday show, and heal old wounds.  This delightful family-friendly stage show is the perfect way to kick off the holiday season.  Approximate running time: 1 hour 

 

ACOUSTIC DUETS

February 8, 2020

Back by popular demand, an evening of acoustic music with a focus on duets.  A great evening of music to warm up a winter evening.  Additional details in development.  

EVITA

April 24 - May 9, 2020

Directed by Karen Morello

Evita charts the young and ambitious Eva Peron’s meteoric rise to sainthood. Set in Argentina between 1934-1952, the Tony-winning musical follows Eva Duarte on her journey from poor illegitimate child to ambitious actress to, as wife of military leader-turned-president Juan Peron, the most powerful woman in Latin America, before her death from cancer at age 33.

The events in Evita’s life are presented in song and commented on by the show’s narrator, Che. Well-known numbers from Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s musical masterpiece include “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” “Oh What a Circus,” “Buenos Aires” and “Another Suitcase in Another Hall.

 

JEKYLL & HYDE

October 30- November 14, 2020

Directed by Todd Santa Maria

The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over.  An evocative tale of two men – one, a doctor, passionate and romantic; the other, a terrifying madman – and two women – one, beautiful and trusting; the other, beautiful and trusting only herself– both women in love with the same man and both unaware of his dark secret. A devoted man of science, Dr. Henry Jekyll is driven to find a chemical breakthrough that can solve some of mankind's most challenging medical dilemmas. Rebuffed by the powers that be, he decides to make himself the subject of his own experimental treatments, accidentally unleashing his inner demons along with the man that the world would come to know as Mr. Hyde.

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