Tuesdays with Morrie
Sixteen years after his college graduation, Mitch Albom happens to catch former college professor Morrie Schwartz’s appearance on a television news program and learns that his old professor is battling Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Mitch is reunited with Morrie, played by Jay Doolittle, and what starts as a simple visit turns into a weekly pilgrimage and a class on the meaning of life.
Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, this “practically perfect” musical delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Featuring local stage legend Marge Lillard, singing “Feed the Birds” as the Bird Woman, and filled with timeless classics such as “Jolly Holiday,” “Step in Time” and the Academy Award-winning “Chim-Chim Cher-ee,” this show can only be described as “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious!”
In Neil LaBute’s darkly brilliant and unblinking portrait of evil in everyday life, a young Mormon couple separately recounts the violent events of an anniversary weekend in New York City.
Presented in theotherspace.
The Aristocats KIDS
What’s a cat to do? In this feline adventure based on the Disney film, Madame’s jealous butler Edgar cat-naps Duchess and her Aristokittens and abandons them in the Parisian countryside. Luckily, Thomas O’Malley and his rag-tag bunch of alley cats come to their rescue! A jazzy, upbeat score includes the favorites “The Aristocats,” “Scales and Arpeggios” and “Ev’rybody Wants to Be a Cat.”
Presented by the Roxy Regional School of the Arts.
The 39 Steps
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have The 39 Steps, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This two-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of four), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!
The Music Man
America’s bygone era is glorified in Meredith Willson’s award-winning Broadway classic. Fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill cons the people of River City into buying instruments and uniforms for a boys’ band … despite the fact he doesn’t know a trombone from a treble clef! By turns wicked, funny, warm, romantic and touching, The Music Man is family entertainment at its best!