One of the world’s best-loved musicals and winner of seven Tony Awards returns to the WBT! Annie is a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil plots, befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and finds a new family and home in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
Directed & Choreographed by Mary Jane Houdina; Musical Director is William Stanley; Assistant Director/Choreographer is Robert Abdoo. Rochelle Smith is the Dog Handler.
Based on the songs of the Swedish pop group ABBA, Mama Mia! is set on the Greek island of Kalokairi. A 20-year-old woman named Sophie wants to have a traditional wedding and hopes her father will walk her down the aisle, but there's one problem: she has no idea who her father is! With help from her mother’s journal, she narrows the possibilities down to three men, and hilarity ensues as they all claim her as their child! Featuring all the hits you know and love, like “Dancing Queen”, “Thank You for the Music”, and, of course, “Mamma Mia!”, this show will have you singing and dancing in the aisles! Directed & Choreographed by Mark Martino and the Musical Director is Eric Alford, The Assistant Musical Director is Ryan Wise.
February 3 to March 19, 2017 A fun show about a one-hit-wonder 1960s girl group whose members come back together two decades later to relive their heyday, bring back the sun, fun and reprise all the great songs they sang on the Jersey Shore boardwalk.
The production is Directed and Choreographed by Ray Roderick. The Musical Director is Dan Pardo and the Lighting Designer is Jamie Roderick.
December 1st to December 23rd 2016
It's just days before Christmas and the Christmas Inn is a hive of activity. Two famous entertainers who split up their act return to the Inn--one to try out his new Christmas show and the other to see the place one last time before it is sold. Enjoy an evening of holiday music, laughter and a poignant story filled with Christmas magic as the supporting players and the families of the feuding stars try to get them to reunite and recreate the act which made them famous. The show features all your favorite Christmas songs including an old-fashioned sing-along.
Book and Original Lyrics by Kathy Keating Wheeler & Bob Fitzsimmons. Original Music and Arrangements by Steven Silverstein. Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford. Musical Direction by Ryan Edward Wise.
Photos by John Vecchiolla.
September 15 – November 27, 2016 and December 29, 2016 – January 29, 2017
Based on Nik Cohn's 1975 New York Magazine article "Tribal Rites of the New Saturday Night" and Norman Wexler's 1977 screenplay it inspired, it focuses on Tony Manero, a Brooklyn youth whose weekend is spent at the local discotheque. His very ordinary life is transformed when he steps on to the dance floor. Packed with over twenty legendary hits from The Bee Gees including the classics; Stayin’ Alive, Night Fever, Jive Talking, You Should Be Dancing and How Deep is Your Love.
Directed by WBT favorite, Richard Stafford and the Musical Director is Ryan Edward Wise.
July 21 to September 11, 2016
The Smash hit musicalMillion Dollar Quartet”, written by Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott, dramatizes the impromptu recording session which is considered a seminal moment in rock and roll history. It is Inspired by the famed recording session in Memphis in 1956 that brought together rock 'n' roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time.
It brings that legendary night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal and celebrations featuring an eclectic score of rock, gospel, R&B and country hits including; “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Matchbox,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog,” and more.
Our Production is Directed By Broadway favorite, Hunter Foster, who appeared in the original production. Jennifer Cody is the Associate Director and Choreographer, David Sonneborn, a veteran of the national tour, is The Musical Director.
May 5th - July 17th
If you like Grease, you will love Happy Days. Grab your poodle skirt, saddle shoes, and the kids, and take a rock & roll trip down memory lane! This new Musical is based on the television series and written by its creator, Garry Marshall. A Bright and funny musical celebration of nostalgia with lots of Singing & Dancing! Featuring 21 songs by Oscar and Grammy award-winning songwriter Paul Williams, including the series’ theme song.