November 22 – December 23, 2017
A Holiday Musical Adventure by Bob Fitzsimmons
Direction and Choreography by Richard Stafford
Musical Direction by Shane Parus
This Delightful Holiday Musical is a true celebration of the Season. All the splendor of Christmas is brought to life in a magical journey through Yuletides past. Lost in a future time and desperate to return to his home galaxy, our Starman journeys back through time searching for that magical December 24th evening when three brilliant stars came together and changed the course of history. Knowing that these same stars will set him on the right course toward home, Noel journeys around the world and touches down in a small town in America, The North Pole, Dickens' England and many other places on his quest. ,
The Book of The Christmas Voyager was written By Robert Fitzsimmons and Kathy Wheeler and Musical arrangements are by Steven Silverstein. Our terrific cast includes Zach Trimmer as Noel, the Starman, Katie Scarlett Brunson, Joseph Cullinane, Jayson Elliott, Bonnie Fraser, Lily Lewis, Gary Lynch, Tony Triano, Allyson Tucker, and Daniel Scott Walton. With Haylie Shea Cristiano and Molly Lyons alternating in the child roles.
Directed & Choreographed by Richard Stafford who has directed many shows at WBT including the recent hits, Annie Get Your Gun and Saturday Night Fever. He also directed Robert Fitzsimmons' delightful musical, Christmas Inn, presented at WBT in 2016,
Shane Parus returns as Musical Director after his recent success with Annie Get Your Gun.
Set in the Wild West, where Frank Butler is the sharpest sharpshooter around and the heart-throb of Buffalo Bill's traveling Wild West show. He'll take on any challenge... and win. That is until Frank meets his match in the rough and ready tomboy sharpshooter, Annie Oakley. Romantic sparks fly, but as long as he is competitive and she is stubborn the course of true love never will run smooth. Irving Berlin’s score filled with memorable hit songs, including “Anything You Can Do, I Can Do Better,” "They Say It's Wonderful", “I Got the Sun in the Morning,” Doin' What Comes Natur'lly ,” and the show-stopping hit, “There’s No Business Like Show Business.".
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.