A Carol For A Later Christmas
December 3 - December 27, 2015
Ever wonder what happens after "A Christmas Carol" ends?
Ten years later, Scrooge is dead and Tiny Tim is about to turn 21. Scrooge, like Marley before him, comes back to help Tim, no longer Tiny, make choices about love and career. Written in the style of Dickens with original, soaring music, by the team of Neil Berg and Nick Meglin (former editor of Mad Magazine), "Tim and Scrooge" is sure to become a new Holiday classic for young and old alike.
September 24 - November 29, 2015 and returns December 30, 2015 – January 31, 2016
Music by Jerome Kern and Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.
Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford
Musical Direction by Ryan Wise
Show Boat, the first great serious Broadway musical, combined the talents of Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II. The story, which spans almost fifty years, follows the lives, loves, and losses of a troupe of riverboat performers aboard the Cotton Blossom floating theater on the mighty Mississippi. Its timeless score contains some of the most beautiful and emotionally charged songs ever written for a musical, including "Can't Help Lovin' Dat Man" and "Make Believe" and “Ol’ Man River".
Our production stars Sarah Hanlon as Julie Laverne, Bonnie Fraser as Magnolia Hawks, John Preator as Gaylord Ravenal, Jamie Ross as Cap’n Andy, Karen Murphy as Parthy Hawks, Amanda Pulcini as Ellie May Shipley, Michael James Leslie as Joe, Daniel Scott Walton as Frank Schultz, and Inga Ballard as Queenie.
Featuring the talents of; Malcom Armwood, Eric Briarley, Erin Chupinsky, Micharel Dauer, Jonathan Freeland, Alia Hodge, Justin R.G. Holcomb, Celeste Hudson, Paul-Jordan Jansen, Leisa Mather, Zoie Morris, Gabriella Perez, Kristyn Pope, Adam Richardson, Roger Preston Smith and Karen Webb.
Photos By John Vecchiolla
August 13, 2015 - September 20, 2015
She danced her way into our hearts in the arms of Fred Astaire, setting the gold standard for grace and elegance on the silver screen. In her surprising true-life story, we follow Ginger Rogers from the vaudeville stage at the age of 15 through her ascension to Hollywood goddess. The Musical is a candy box of show-stopping dance numbers and a parade of beloved songs. It is the story of a small-town girl from Texas who dazzled the whole wide world, playing everything from 'the girl next door' to the modern woman with a mind of her own. Discover some surprising revelations about the movie legend.
Photos by John Vecchiolla
July 9, 2015 - August 9, 2015
GODSPELL was the first major musical theater offering from three-time Grammy and Academy Award winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Children of Eden) and it took the world by storm. An eclectic blend of songs ranging in style from pop to vaudeville is employed as the story of Jesus’s life dances across the stage. Led by the international hit, “Day By Day,” GODSPELL features a parade of beloved songs including “Prepare Ye The Way Of The Lord,” “Learn Your Lessons Well,” “All For The Best,” “All Good Gifts,” “Tower of Babble” and “Beautiful City.”
Based on "The Gospel According to St. Matthew," the musical, uses contemporary themes, improvisation, a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques, and a hefty dose of comic timing to illustrate the parables. The message of kindness, tolerance and love comes vibrantly to life.
April 9th - July 5th
Possibly the greatest musical ever created. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, the musical is set in the turbulent fifties, on the mean streets of Manhattan's upper west side. West Side Story tells the tale of two star-crossed lovers Caught between two warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, Tony and Maria attempt to create a life together.This brilliant collaboration by Broadway greats Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim combines music, lyrics and dance into a timeless tribute to young love. "Something's Coming", "Maria", "America", "Somewhere", "Tonight", "I Feel Pretty".
January 29th – April 5th, 2015
Book and Lyrics By Alan Jay Lerner, Music by Frederick Loewe, Based on "The Once And Future King" by T.H. White, Directed and Choreographed by Richard Sabellico, Musical Direction by Ryan Wise
Lerner and Loewe’s timeless masterpiece, Camelot was inspired by T. H. White's chivalric tale, "The Once and Future King”. It is considered one of history’s greatest love stories. King Arthur and his new queen, Guinevere, rule their kingdom with ideals of chivalry and peace, but the arrival of Sir Lancelot threatens the foundation of the realm in one of the most fabled love triangles of all time. Revel in the glorious music including, “Camelot”, "If Ever I Would Leave You", "The Lusty Month of May", "I Loved You Once in Silence", "What Do the Simple Folk Do?"
Directed and choreographed by Broadway veteran, Richard Sabellico, this exciting new, intimate, production focuses on the dynamic and rich, intense characters in this most regal of American musicals. The Musical Director is Ryan Edward Wise who recently worked with Richard on mounting this new version at The Mt. Gretna Playhouse in Pennsylvania.
Photos by John Vecchiolla
December 4th - December 28th, 2014
It Happened One Christmas Eve is the heart-warming story, about an infant left on the doorstep of an old brownstone rooming-house in Brooklyn on Christmas Eve, and the magic she brings to the lives of those who find her.
The show features a book by Bob Fitzsimmons, original music & lyrics by Steven Silverstein & Barbara Campbell, and musical arrangements by Steven Silverstein. The story of “It Happened One Christmas Eve” unfolds over several Christmas Eves. Told in flashback, it spans plenty of time periods: 1989 to 1919 to 1929 to 1938, 1941, 1944 and 1952. Then back to 1989.
Photos by John Vecchiolla