Stagecrafters Youth Theatre presents The SpongeBob Musical, featuring the lovably goofy characters of the popular cartoon series. SpongeBob and his fellow citizens of Bikini Bottom are facing the total destruction of their undersea world. Chaos erupts and hope seems lost until an unexpected hero steps up to save the day. Can the power of optimism really save the world? Join us for zany fun, with a Tony-nominated score of original songs by Yolanda Adams, Aerosmith, Sara Bareilles, David Bowie, John Legend, Lady A, Plain White T’s, and more!
July 14 – 23, 2023
Directed by Elena Ochoa
A side-splitting, uproarious, and completely silly musical comedy, Monty Python’s Spamalot follows legendary King Arthur and his knights on their quest for the Holy Grail. Complete with a killer rabbit, the mysterious Lady of the Lake, the hapless Black Knight, and other assorted odd characters, this Tony Award-winning musical is sure to tickle your funny bone in all the right places. Join us for an absurdly enjoyable evening that will leave you singing, “Always look on the bright side of life.”
September 8 – October 1, 2023
Directed by Deanna Daly
Percy Talbott has just been released from a five-year prison sentence. Looking for a fresh start, she lands in the small town of Gilead, Wisconsin, where she finds a job at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill, the only eatery in town. The diner is for sale, but no one is buying. Percy convinces Hannah to raffle it off in a contest that requires a 100-dollar entry fee and an essay on why you want the grill. Soon, mail is arriving by the wheelbarrow full and things are heating up at the Spitfire Grill. Featuring a gorgeous, soulful score, The Spitfire Grill is an inspiring celebration of friendship and the healing power of second chances.
October 13 – 22, 2023
Directed by Jennifer Ward
There’s a new tenant at Armadillo Acres—and she’s wreaking havoc all over North Florida’s most exclusive trailer park. When Pippi, a stripper on the run, comes between the Dr. Phil-loving, agoraphobic Jeannie and her tollbooth collector husband, the cussing gets loud and storms begin to brew. Join us for this offbeat, fun-loving musical that the New York Times called “a heartfelt, humorous look at trailer park life,” with music that “slips across the dial of American radio from country to blues to rock to disco to bump and grind and R&B." Rated M for language and adult situations.
November 3 – 19, 2023
Directed by Kathryn Stewart
Stagecrafters Youth Theatre presents Disney's Descendants: The Musical, jam-packed with comedy, adventure, Disney characters, and hit songs from the films. Imprisoned on the Isle of the Lost – home of the most infamous villains who ever lived – the teenaged children of Maleficent, the Evil Queen, Jafar, and Cruella De Vil have never left the island … until now. Sent to attend prep school alongside the children of beloved Disney heroes, the four teens have a difficult choice to make: should they follow in their parents’ wicked footsteps or learn to be good? Based on the Disney Channel Original Movies.
December 14 – 17, 2023
Directed by Emily Lourim
In this madcap, door-slamming farce, four women head to a cabin in the woods for a girls’ weekend getaway. There they consume copious amounts of wine, laugh at their lives, trade stories, and chat about their book club’s latest selection. However, as the night goes on, each of the women try to sneak in boyfriends and husbands without letting the others know, resulting in some fast-moving undercover maneuvers that will leave audiences howling with laughter.
January 12 – 21, 2024
Directed by Tiffany Stano
One forbidden romance, two feuding families, and a whole lot of chaos ensues in this modern interpretation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Set in an urban Verona of the future, the conflict between two dueling nightclub owners reaches a breaking point when Romeo Montague falls in love with Juliet Capulet, daughter of the enemy. Will this dispute end in tragedy or will our star-crossed lovers prevail? This take on the timeless classic strikes an energetic chord with powerful music, edgy design, and compelling movement that will leave audiences captivated.
February 9 – 25, 2024
Directed by Shannon K. Hurst
From musical theatre greats Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell, Pippin) and John Caird, comes a joyous and inspirational musical about the age-old relationship between parents and children. Freely based on the book of Genesis, Children of Eden is a frank, heartfelt, and sometimes humorous examination of the beauty of family and the human spirit that celebrates the difficulty and consequences of choices, the value of questioning, and the pain in allowing those you love to take risks without knowing the outcome. The show ultimately delivers a bittersweet but inspiring message: “The hardest part of love … is letting go.”
March 29 – April 21, 2024
Directed by Erica Valimont
Based on the true story of early 20th century female “computers” at Harvard Observatory, Silent Sky is a captivating story about one woman’s passion for the stars. Astonishing discoveries await Henrietta Leavitt as she maps distant stars in galaxies beyond our own. But the year is 1900 and this brilliant, headstrong pioneer must struggle for recognition among her male peers. In this exquisite blend of science, history, family ties, and fragile love, Silent Sky tenderly reminds us of what makes life under the vast sky so beautiful and timeless.
May 3 – 12, 2024
Directed by John W. Rutherford
In her Hollywood mansion, faded silent-screen goddess Norma Desmond lives in a fantasy world. Convinced that she is still popular, she writes a movie script in which she plays the glamorous lead, hoping to launch her comeback. She enlists the help of Joe Gillis, a struggling screenwriter with whom she falls in love. As Nora becomes ever more delusional and possessive of Joe, he finds himself caught in a nightmarish situation of ever-increasing complexity and danger. Based on the Billy Wilder classic film, the musical features Tony Award-winning music by famed composer Andrew Lloyd Weber. Ameritax Plus is proud to sponsor Sunset Boulevard.
May 31 – June 23, 2024
Directed by Rodel Salazar