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Season Sixty-Three ~ 2018-19
Something For Everyone
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BeautyBeastJr ShowPageBeauty and the Beast Jr.

Music by Alan Menken. Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Book by Linda Woolverton.

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 22, 2018

Based on the beloved animated film and the hit Broadway musical, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr comes to life onstage at the Baldwin Theatre. This classic fairy tale tells the story of the Beast, a spoiled prince who must break the curse that changed him into a hideous creature, and Belle, the smart and spirited young woman he grows to love. With popular songs from the original film and a cast of lovable enchanted characters, this Disney Junior musical will charm audiences of all ages.

Directed by Jody Florkowski

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WildParty ShowPageThe Wild Party

Music, book and lyrics by Andrew Lippa

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 30, 2018

It’s the Roaring Twenties and vaudeville stars Queenie and her lover, Burrs, decide to spice up their lives by throwing a sizzling party at their Manhattan apartment. As their colorful guests arrive, it’s soon clear that this will be one wild evening of drinking, drugs and sexual abandon. As Queenie and Burrs taunt each other by flirting with guests, the party descends into debauchery and violence until a shot is fired. Winner of several industry awards, The Wild Party is a darkly brilliant show with a thrilling, pitch-perfect score.

Directed by Jerry Haines

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FoolForLove ShowPageFool For Love

By Sam Shepard

Friday, October 5 – Sunday, October 14, 2018

In a rundown motel on the edge of the Mojave Desert, former lovers May and Eddie square off to make sense of their intensely volatile relationship. Once childhood sweethearts, they’re as unhappy together as they are apart. As they grapple with ghosts of the past and their tortured, tangled feelings of desire, a stranger visits, unleashing dark, long-hidden secrets that threaten to consume them and everything they’ve known. Written by acclaimed playwright Sam Shepard, Fool for Love was a Pulitzer Prize finalist and won an Obie Award for Best New American Play.

Directed by Jason Dilly

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Dorothy ShowPageDorothy in Wonderland

By Brian D. Taylor

Thursday, October 25 – Sunday, October 28, 2018

Two favorite children’s stories collide to bring us Dorothy in Wonderland, the new adventures of our old friends from Oz. Whisked away to Wonderland on a mighty wind, Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man and Lion must find a way out of the strange land. Along the way, they befriend Alice and meet some curious characters, including the White Rabbit, the Caterpillar and the evil Queen of Hearts. Can the new friends work together to get back home? A clever story with a heartfelt message, Dorothy in Wonderland is fun for all ages.

Directed by Debbie Landis-Sigler

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StarCatcher ShowPagePeter and the Starcatcher

A Play by Rick Elice. Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson. Music by Wayne Barker.

Friday, November 30 – Sunday, December 16, 2018

Peter and the Starcatcher is the fantastical adventure about how Peter Pan came to be. On a ship bound for the island of Rundoon, three orphan boys befriend Molly, daughter of Starcatcher Lord Aster, who is on a secret mission for the Queen of England. Their precious cargo is starstuff, powerful magical dust that must not fall into the wrong hands. When the villainous Black Stache and his band of pirates attack the ship, one orphan finds his courage and a legend is born.

Directed by Dan Rose

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IfThen ShowPageIf / Then

Music by Tom Kitt. Book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey

Friday, January 25 – Sunday, February 17, 2019

What if? At the heart of every choice we’ve ever made lies this question. What if we had chosen differently? How would our lives be changed? If/Then follows Elizabeth, a divorced urban planner who moves back to New York to start anew. Sitting at a park with friends one day, she finds herself facing a simple choice when her life suddenly splits in two and each possibility plays out, leading her down two very different paths. With a Tony Award-winning score, If/Then is a fresh and witty musical that will charm and surprise.

Directed by Rodel Salazar

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Sondheim ShowPageSondheim on Sondheim

Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Conceived and directed on Broadway by James Lapine.

Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 10, 2019

Part musical revue, part documentary, Sondheim on Sondheim gives us an intimate portrait of famed songwriter Stephen Sondheim in his own words and music. Through archival video footage interwoven with live musical performances by a talented cast of eight, audiences get insight into the man behind the genius. Featuring an array of songs from his storied career, Sondheim on Sondheim is a moving, funny and fascinating look at the man and his art, an engaging and entertaining show for all lovers of musical theatre.

Directed by Bruce Thorburn

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Boeing ShowPageBoeing Boeing

By Marc Camoletti. Translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans.

Friday, March 22 – Sunday, April 7, 2019

Meet Bernard, a Parisian bachelor whose well-ordered life spins out of control when his three stewardess fiancées unexpectedly land in the same city at the same time. As disaster looms, he flies into a full-blown panic, straining to keep it together as he keeps them apart with help from his bewildered friend Bob and skeptical housekeeper Berthe. Filled with dizzying twists and turns and fast-paced entrances and exits, Boeing Boeing is a classic door-slamming bedroom farce that’s sure to be a fun and frantic romp.

Directed by Ryan Lawson

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SouthernCom ShowPageSouthern Comfort

Book and lyrics by Dan Collins. Music by Julianne Wick Davis.

Friday, April 26 – Sunday, May 12, 2019

Southern Comfort is based on the true story of Robert Eads, a transgender man with ovarian cancer, who lives in rural Georgia with his chosen family of transgender friends. Like all families, they have their struggles and sometimes fall short, but ultimately they hang on with tenacity and hope, refusing to be sidelined by any obstacles. The folk and bluegrass-infused score features soaring melodies and beautiful harmonies in an uplifting celebration of the true meaning of family and being your authentic self.

Directed by Jay Kaplan

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Oklahoma ShowPageOklahoma

Music by Richard Rodgers. Book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II.

Friday, May 17 – Sunday, June 9, 2019

Oklahoma! is classic Broadway at its best. The first collaboration of brilliant songwriters Rodgers & Hammerstein, this beloved play set the conventions of musical theatre that are still in use today. The story opens in the Oklahoma territory just after the turn of the century, when cowboys and farmers eked out a living on the Western frontier. When farm girl Laurey meets Curly, a handsome cowboy, sparks fly and a rocky road to romance begins. With lively dancing and buoyant melodies, Oklahoma! is a satisfying slice of Americana that’s sure to please.

Directed by Randy Wrisinger

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