2015-2016 Season

CURRENTLY PLAYING

The Awesome 80s Prom
Ken Davenport’s

The Awesome ’80s Prom

[MainStage]
 
8pm June 17,18,24,25 July 1,2,8,9*
7pm June 23,29,30 July 6,7
 
WRITTEN BY Ken Davenport and The Class of ’89
CONCEIVED AND ORIGINALLY DIRECTED AND PRODUCED OFF-BROADWAY BY Ken Davenport
 

You’re invited to a brand new blast-from-the-past party at Wanaget High’s Senior Prom … in 1989! All your favorite ’80s characters are here, from the captain of the football team to the foreign exchange student, from the geek to the hottie head cheerleader, all competing for Prom King and Queen … and just like on “American Idol,” the audience decides who wins! Go back in time with this high-octane musical where you can dance to hits of the ’80s along with the cast.

SEATING FOR THIS PRODUCTION IS GENERAL ADMISSION
 
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* ANNUAL COOKOUT AT 6:30pm (Tickets $40/$25)
 
Produced in part by Dr. Ernest & Joan DeWald, Larry & Barbara Goolsby, Hugh & Joy Hatcher and Nancy Ladd
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 

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COMING SOON

Smokey Joes Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Cafe

The Songs of Leiber and Stoller
[MainStage]
 
8pm July 22,23,29,30 August 5,6,12,13,19,20
7pm July 28 August 3,4,10,11,17,18
2pm July 30, August 13
 
WORDS AND MUSIC BY Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller
 

Rock ‘n’ roll to all your favorite hits of the ’50s! Broadway’s longest-running musical revue, this Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning salute to legendary songwriters Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller features over three dozen of the greatest songs ever recorded during the golden age of American culture, including “Hound Dog,” “Stand by Me,” “Yakety Yak,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Spanish Harlem,” “On Broadway,” “Kansas City,” “Love Potion #9,” “Fools Fall in Love” and many more!

Produced in part by Planters Bank
 
Additional funding support provided by Jill T. Crow, Dr. Ernest & Joan DeWald, James Holleman and John & Ann Waddle
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 

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2016-2017 Season

 

Kit Kat Club

Kit Kat Club

[on the terrazzo]
 
8pm August 26,27, September 2,3,9,10
7pm September 1,8
 

Description coming soon.

Presented on the terrazzo.

Produced in part by Hugh & Joy Hatcher
 
Tickets $20
 

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Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet

[MainStage]
 
8pm September 16,17,23,30, October 1,7,8,14,15
7pm September 21,22,28,29, October 5,6,12,13
2pm October 1
 
Book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux
Original Concept and Direction by Floyd Mutrux
Inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins
 

On December 4, 1956, an extraordinary twist of fate brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Take a glimpse inside the recording studio on that legendary night with an unforgettable evening of red-hot rock ‘n’ roll hits including “Blue Suede Shoes,” “Fever,” “Walk the Line,” “Sixteen Tons,” “Who Do You Love?,” “Great Balls of Fire,” “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On,” “Hound Dog,” and more.

Produced in part by James Holleman
 
Additional funding support provided by Larry & Barbara Goolsby and Walter & Cindy Marczak
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 

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Gala 34

Gala 34

[MainStage]
 
6pm September 24
 

Save the date! Details coming soon.

Premier Level seating features additional perks including an original Hatch Show Print and premier dinner seating. Premier Level tables (seating ten) are $1,750, with a complimentary bottle of champagne for each table.

Tickets $125 (Regular Level) and $200 (Premier Level)
 

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Miss Gulch Returns

Miss Gulch Returns!

[theotherspace]
 
7pm October 3,4,10,11
 
Written by Fred Barton
 

Who was the Wicked Witch of the West? Did you ever wonder what might have made Almira Gulch so bitter? Find out in this one-man musical, when master songwriter Fred Barton brings to life the snippety, crotchety, black-and-white alter-ego to the most maligned character in The Wizard of Oz.

Presented in theotherspace.

Recommended for mature audiences only
 
Produced in part by John & Cathy Stanton
 
Tickets $20
 

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The Rocky Horror Show
Richard O’Brien’s

The Rocky Horror Show

[MainStage]
 
8pm October 21,22,28,29
7pm October 26,27
11:59pm October 29
 
Book, Music & Lyrics by Richard O’Brien
 

Back for the 5th year! Join Brad and Janet for a hilarious, fun-filled night of rock ‘n’ roll heaven!

Audience participation is encouraged, and patrons are invited to dress up in their favorite ROCKY HORROR attire. Bags of props will also be for sale in the lobby one hour prior to every performance. The following items, however, will not be permitted: rice, confetti, glitter, squirt guns, lighters, matches, candles, silly spray string, or any other objects which may damage the theatre or injure actors and/or audience members.

Recommended for mature audiences only
 
Produced in part by Larry & Barbara Goolsby
 
Tickets $25
Audience Participation Bags $5
 

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Henry V
William Shakespeare’s

Henry V

[MainStage]
 
8pm November 4,5,11,12
7pm November 9,10
2pm November 12
 
By William Shakespeare
 

Henry IV is dead, and Prince Hal has taken the throne. With England in a state of unrest, Hal must leave behind his rebellious youth to unite his broken nation in Shakespeare’s exploration of what makes a man a king … and a king a man.

Produced in part by Jim Marshall
 
Additional funding support provided by John & Cathy Stanton
 
Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 

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The Happy Elf
Harry Connick, Jr.’s

The Happy Elf

[MainStage]
 
7pm November 24,30, December 1,7,8,14,15
8pm November 26, December 2,3,9,10,16
2pm November 26*, December 3,10*,17
 
Music and Lyrics by Harry Connick, Jr.
Book by Lauren Gunderson and Andrew Fishman
Based on the song by Harry Connick, Jr. and adapted from the television show written by Andrew Fishman
 

Eubie the Elf is on a musical mission to bring Christmas cheer to Bluesville, a town on Santa’s naughty list … but can he turn a whole town of naughty children nice in just one day? With a pinch of elfish magic and a magical whoosh, Grammy Award-winning composer and lyricist Harry Connick, Jr. introduces a new generation to the joys of jazz through this festive tale about overcoming adversity, friendship, the power of positivity and believing in yourself.

* “Lunch with Eubie” at 12:30pm (Tickets $40)
 
Produced in part by Bridgestone Metalpha, Inc. and Clarksville Fencing
 
Additional funding support provided by Larry & Barbara Goolsby, Melinda Kelly-Major and John & Cathy Stanton
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 

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The Vagina Monologues
Eve Ensler’s

The Vagina Monologues

[theotherspace]
 
8pm January 13,14,20,21,27,28
7pm January 18,19,25,26
 
By Eve Ensler
 

Funny, outrageous, emotionally affecting and occasionally angry … Eve Ensler’s series of monologues about women and performed by women is back for the fifteenth year!

Presented in theotherspace.

Recommended for mature audiences only
 
Tickets $15
 

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The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

[MainStage]
 
8pm February 17,18,24,25, March 3,4
7pm February 22,23, March 1,2
2pm February 25
 
By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett
 

During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, Anne Frank began to keep a diary on June 14, 1942, two days after her 13th birthday and twenty-two days before going into hiding with her mother, father, sister and four others. Adapted from the book Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl and told through the eyes and words of a teenage girl, the inspirational true story of two Jewish families’ struggle to survive amid the chaos of war and religious persecution has become an essential tool for understanding one of the darkest periods in human history.

Produced in part by Melinda Kelly-Major
 
Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 

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I Am My Own Wife

I Am My Own Wife

[theotherspace]
 
7pm February 20,21,27,28
 
By Doug Wright
 

Based on a true story and inspired by interviews conducted by the playwright over several years, this Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning one-man show tells the fascinating tale of Charlotte von Mahlsdorf, a real-life German transvestite who managed to survive both the Nazi onslaught and the repressive East German Communist regime.

Presented in theotherspace.

Recommended for mature audiences only
 
Tickets $15
 

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Seussical

Seussical

The Musical
[MainStage]
 
8pm March 17,18,24,25,31, April 1,7,8
7pm March 22,23,29,30, April 5,6
2pm March 25, April 1
 
Book by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Co-Conceived by Eric Idle
Based on the works of Dr. Seuss
 

“Oh, the thinks you can think” when Dr. Seuss’s best-loved characters collide and cavort in an unforgettable musical caper! Such colorful characters as Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie and JoJo, a little boy with a big imagination, will transport you from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos.

Produced in part by Hugh & Joy Hatcher
 
Tickets $25 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 

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Becoming Dr. Ruth

Becoming Dr. Ruth

[theotherspace]
 
7pm April 3,4,10,11
 
By Mark St. Germain
 

Everyone knows Dr. Ruth Westheimer from her career as a pioneering radio and television sex therapist. Few, however, know the incredible journey which preceded it. From fleeing the Nazis in the Kindertransport and joining the Haganah in Jerusalem as a sniper, to her struggle to succeed as a single mother newly-arrived in America, this illuminating one-woman show tells her remarkable untold story.

Presented in theotherspace.

Recommended for mature audiences only
 
Tickets $15
 

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[MainStage]
 
8pm April 28,29, May 5,6,12,13
7pm May 3,4,10,11
 
Music and Lyrics by Jeff Bowen
Book by Hunter Bell
 

A hilarious musical about a musical by people who write musicals! Struggling writers Jeff and Hunter are desperate to get a piece into the New York Musical Theatre Festival, which is just three weeks away. With the help of friends, the duo embarks on an artistic and humorous journey of creative self-expression.

Recommended for mature audiences only
 
Tickets $25
 

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The Pirates of Penzance, Jr.

The Pirates of Penzance, Jr.

[MainStage]
 
6pm May 26,27,31, June 1,2,3,7,8,9,10,14,15,16,17
2pm June 3*,10,17*
 
Book by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
Music by Sir Arthur Seymour Sullivan
Lyrics by Sir William Schwenck Gilbert
 

Set sail with Gilbert and Sullivan’s classic comedy boasting one of the most famous patter songs in musical theatre history! This swashbuckling musical journey is a hilarious farce of sentimental pirates, bumbling policemen, dim-witted young lovers, dewy-eyed daughters and an eccentric Major-General, all morally bound to the oft-ridiculous dictates of honor and duty.

Presented by the Roxy Regional School of the Arts

* “Pirate Party!” at 12:30pm (Tickets $40)
 
Produced in part by Melinda Kelly-Major
 
Tickets $15
 

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Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

[MainStage]
 
8pm June 30, July 1,7,8,14,15
7pm July 5,6,12,13
 
Text by John Cameron Mitchell
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Trask
 

Ryan Bowie is back as “internationally ignored song stylist” Hedwig Schmidt, a fourth-wall smashing East German rock ‘n’ roll diva! This groundbreaking award-winning musical is rocking, funny, touching and ultimately inspiring to anyone who has felt life gave them an inch when they deserved a mile.

Recommended for mature audiences only
 
Produced in part by Larry & Barbara Goolsby and Melinda Kelly-Major
 
Tickets $25
 

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Steel Magnolias

Steel Magnolias

[MainStage]
 
8pm July 28,29*, August 4,5,11,12,18,19
7pm August 2,3,9,10,16,17
2pm August 5,19
 
By Robert Harling
 

What began as Robert Harling’s beautiful, cathartic memoir about his sister has become a widely beloved play and popular film about the hope, healing — and even humor — possible in the midst of heartache. Laugh, cry and fall in love all over again with these iconic characters who are “as delicate as magnolias but as tough as steel.”

* Annual Summer Cookout at 6:30pm (Tickets $40/$25)
 
Produced in part by Hugh & Joy Hatcher
 
Tickets $20 (adults) and $15 (13 and under)
 

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