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Season Sixty-Two 2017-2018
A Celebration of Family, Friends & Theatre                
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FootlooseFootloose

Stage Adaptation by DEAN PITCHFORD and WALTER BOBBIE
Based on the Original Screenplay by Dean Pitchford

July 20, 21, 22, 23, 2017

“Kick off your Sunday shoes” and join us as SYT rocks the stage in an exhilarating musical about the power of FUN! A new student in a small town, Ren McCormack challenges a ban on dancing so the kids can have a senior prom. Based on the popular movie, Footloose is filled with high-energy dancing and features a blockbuster score that includes “Holding Out for a Hero,” “Let’s Hear it for the Boy” and the title hit.

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Sister ActSister Act

Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Glenn Slater, Book by Cheri Steinkellner & Bill Steinkellner. Based on the Touchstone Pictures Motion Picture "Sister Act" written by Joseph Howard.

September 8-10, 14-17, 21-24, 30 - October 1, 2017

What do a gangster’s girlfriend and a Catholic nun have in common? Deloris Van Cartier, aka Sr. Mary Clarence, hides out in a convent after witnessing a murder by her mobster boyfriend. Now she’s on his hit list, and her life depends on being able to blend in with the nuns. To her surprise, she finds that sisterhood runs deep. Based on the feel-good hit film, Sister Act is sure to leave you laughing.

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Detroit67 ShowPage UpdateDetroit '67

By Dominique Morisseau

October 13-15, 19-22, 2017

It’s the summer of 1967 in the Motor City. Outside, the sun-baked streets sizzle in the heat, but in Michelle and Langston’s basement blind pig, the rhythm of Motown keeps a cool, steady beat as the brother and sister work to make ends meet. But trouble is brewing, and when a nearby police raid sparks a riot, their lives and the life of their city changes forever. Detroit ‘67 evokes the music and spirit of a pivotal time in history.

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Raisin ShowPageA Raisin in the Sun

By Lorraine Hansberry

November 3-5, 9-12, 16-18, 2017

Mama Lena dreams of moving her family from the South side of Chicago to a better neighborhood. But son Walter and daughter Beneatha have other plans. Three generations of the Younger family become embroiled in conflict as internal and societal pressures threaten their dreams and test the bonds of family. A timeless classic that speaks to the American experience. “What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up like a raisin in the sun?”—Langston Hughes

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ElfJr ShowPageElf The Musical JR.

Book By Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin, Music by Matthew Sklar, Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Based upon the NEW Line Cinema Film written by David Berenbaum

December 8, 9, 10, 14, 16, 17, 2017

Raised by Santa at the North Pole, good-natured Buddy the Elf is filled with Christmas joy year round, though he’s not very good at making toys. When he learns he’s really a human, not an elf, he sets off to New York City in search of his father--who’s on the “Naughty” list. Based on the hilarious hit movie, Elf Jr is a holiday treat for the whole family, with songs and laughs sure to spread Christmas cheer.

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Woods ShowPageInto the Woods

Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM, Book by JAMES LAPINE
Originally Directed on Broadway by JAMES LAPINE. Orchestrations by JONATHAN TUNICK

January 19-21, 25-28, February 1-4, 9-11, 2018

What happens when your favorite fairy tales get mixed up?  When Little Red Riding Hood befriends Jack and the Beanstalk?  When Cinderella and Rapunzel realize that charming is not nearly enough?  When the wicked witch may be the smartest and fairest of them all?   Find out in Stagecrafters’ production of Into the Woods, a show that transcends time and space with universal truths about family, love and friendship.  And be careful what you wish for...

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Bug ShowPageBug

By Tracy Letts

Feb 23-25, Mar 1-4, 2018

Agnes is a divorced waitress with a troubled past. Living alone in a seedy motel, she has a fondness for cocaine and solitude. She meets Peter, a seemingly mild-mannered AWOL drifter, who moves in with her. When they discover welts on their bodies, they suspect a bug infestation of sinister origins. Searching for answers, their escalating fears and paranoia spiral out of control. Bug is a disturbing thriller that will get under your skin.

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Steel ShowPageSteel Magnolias

By Robert Harling

Mar 9-11, 15-18, 22-25, 2018

Strong as steel, fragile as magnolias. The six Southern women of Chinquapin, Louisiana, show more steel than delicacy as they face life's ups and downs together. Truvy's home beauty parlor is their gathering place, where they gossip, needle, and jab each other with good-humored zingers. But when push comes to shove, these friends are there for one another, especially in the darkest of times. An unforgettable story about the saving power of friendship.

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Metamorphoses ShowPageMetamorphoses

Apr 13-15, 19-22, 2018

Based on the classic myths of Ovid, Metamorphoses is a rarely seen theatrical marvel that unfolds in and around a giant pool of water. Amid this aquatic setting, mythological figures come to life in a series of innovative vignettes that retell ancient myths in a contemporary voice. Among them: the story of King Midas is told by his laundresses; Phaeton sees a therapist about his coldly distant father, Apollo; and the tale of Narcissus takes a surprising turn.

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Annie ShowPageAnnie

Book by Thomas Meehan, Lyrics by Martin Charnin, Music by Charles Strouse

May 11-13, 17-20, 24-27, June 1-3, 2018

This beloved musical features the lovable Little Orphan Annie of comic strip fame, as she steals the hearts of a billionaire, a president and a country in her quest to find her parents. Filled with iconic characters like the evil Miss Hannigan, the rich and unfulfilled Oliver “Daddy” Warbucks, and the scheming Rooster and Lily, Annie reminds us that regardless of how bad things sometimes seem, “the sun will come out tomorrow!”

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