2021-2022 Season

CURRENTLY PLAYING


HEALTH AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: While we welcome masks for all patrons and visitors, facial coverings masking the nose and mouth are REQUIRED inside the Roxy Regional Theatre (except when eating or drinking) for anyone who has NOT been fully vaccinated. The Roxy Regional Theatre reserves the right to change this COVID-19 policy at any time and will communicate any necessary changes electronically or in person.

 

Facebook Live Book Readings

FACEBOOK LIVE: Book Readings with Executive Director Ryan Bowie

 
While we continue to take a brief hiatus from performances due to the ongoing pandemic, the Roxy Regional Theatre is offering a fun (and free) way to experience the literary arts and unwind in the evenings with your family.

Join Roxy Regional Theatre Executive Director Ryan Bowie on Wednesdays and Saturdays at 5:00pm LIVE on the Roxy Regional Theatre’s Facebook page as he reads aloud some of your favorite children’s stories (and some that will become your favorites).

While these readings are FREE to watch, donations to the Roxy Regional Theatre are appreciated and can be made at https://bit.ly/3bT46Gp.

Visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/roxyregionaltheatre.

COMING SOON

HEALTH AND SAFETY PRECAUTIONS: While we welcome masks for all patrons and visitors, facial coverings masking the nose and mouth are REQUIRED inside the Roxy Regional Theatre (except when eating or drinking) for anyone who has NOT been fully vaccinated. The Roxy Regional Theatre reserves the right to change this COVID-19 policy at any time and will communicate any necessary changes electronically or in person.

 

All Shook Up

All Shook Up

[Mainstage]
 
8pm September 10,11,17,18,24
7pm September 16,23
2pm September 11
 
Inspired by and featuring the songs of Elvis Presley
Book by Joe DiPietro
Originally Produced on Broadway by Jonathan Pollard, Bernie Kukoff, Clear Channel Entertainment, Harbor Entertainment, Miramax Films, Bob & Harvey Weinstein, Stanley Buchthal, Eric Falkenstein, Nina Essman/Nancy Nagel Gibbs, Jean Cheever, Margaret Cotter, in association with Barney Rosenzweig, Meri Krassner, FGRW Investments, Karen Jason, Phil Ciasullo Conard. Originally produced for Goodspeed Musicals, Michael P. Price, Executive Producer, Sue Frost, Associate Producer.
 
It’s 1955, in a square little town, in a square little state where one girl’s dream and a surprise visit from a mysterious leather-jacketed, guitar-playing stranger help a small town to discover the magic of romance and the power of rock ‘n’ roll. Loosely based on Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night, this hip-swiveling, lip-curling musical fantasy will have you jumpin’ out of your blue suede shoes with such classics as “Heartbreak Hotel,” “Hound Dog,” “Jailhouse Rock,” and “Don’t Be Cruel.”

Produced in part by Barbara & Larry Goolsby
 
Presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide, www.theatricalrights.com
 
Tickets $35 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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All Shook Up

Company Cabaret: Disney Hits

[Mainstage]
 
7pm September 15
 
Join us for a special night of music and entertainment, featuring our company of professional actors who come to us from all over the country. Musical selections will vary from musical theatre to contemporary music, classic standards to holiday tunes.

Stay tuned for more details.

Tickets $25
 

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Tea for Three

Tea for Three

[theotherspace]
 
7pm September 20,21,27,28, October 4,5
 
By Eric H. Weinberger and Elaine Bromka
 
What is it like for a woman when her husband becomes the president of the United States — and she is suddenly thrust into the spotlight? This witty, sly and deeply moving script explores the hopes, fears and loves of Lady Bird Johnson, Pat Nixon and Betty Ford. In three scenes taking place in the family quarters of the White House just prior to the end of living there as the wife of a president, each of the women confides alone to the audience. Secrets are spilled about their early years, their husbands’ rise to power, their romances with the men, their unique paths as wives in the White House, and their feelings about imminent retirement. Each of the three portraits becomes intimate, by degrees, as the women wrestle with what Pat Nixon called “the hardest unpaid job in the world.”

Presented upstairs in theotherspace.

Presented through special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company of Woodstock, Illinois, www.dramaticpublishing.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Jaws
Planters Bank Presents…

Jaws

[The Movie]
 
2pm October 3
 
When the seaside community of Amity finds itself under attack by a dangerous great white shark, the town’s chief of police (Roy Scheider), a young marine biologist (Richard Dreyfuss) and a grizzled shark hunter (Robert Shaw) embark on a desperate quest to destroy the beast before it strikes again. Featuring an unforgettable score that evokes pure terror, Steven Spielberg’s classic thriller remains one of the most influential and gripping adventures in motion picture history.

Rating: PG
Running time: 124 minutes
Release year: 1975
Director: Steven Spielberg
Cast: Roy Scheider, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfuss, Lorraine Gary, Murray Hamilton
Licensing: Swank Motion Pictures
 
Tickets $10 (adults) and $5 (10 and under)
plus ticketing operation fee
 

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Clue
Planters Bank Presents…

Clue

[The Movie]
 
2pm October 10
 
Six guests are anonymously invited to a strange mansion for a dinner party, but after their host is killed, they must cooperate with the staff to identify the murderer as the bodies pile up. Was it Colonel Mustard in the study with a gun? Miss Scarlet in the billiard room with the rope? Or was it Wadsworth the butler? Meet all the notorious suspects and discover all their foul play things in this murderously funny movie based on the world-famous Clue board game.

Rating: PG
Running time: 94 minutes
Release year: 1985
Director: Jonathan Lynn
Cast: Eileen Brennan, Tim Curry, Madeline Kahn, Christopher Lloyd, Michael McKean
Licensing: Swank Motion Pictures
 
Tickets $10 (adults) and $5 (10 and under)
plus ticketing operation fee
 

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Freedom Train

Freedom Train

[Mainstage]
 
8pm October 15,16,22,23
7pm October 20,21
2pm October 23
 
Book by Marvin Gordon
 
Harriet Tubman was born a slave but, at age twenty-five, she made her perilous escape from a Maryland plantation, leaving her family behind. Pursued by dogs and relentless slave catchers, she followed an escape route laid out by Quakers — secret hiding places in churches, barns, cellars and homes. The escape route that Harriet followed soon became known as the Underground Railroad, and she quickly became one of its most celebrated “conductors.” Up creek beds, through swamps, over hills in the dark of night, on nineteen secret trips, Harriet Tubman guided more than 300 slaves, including her aged parents, to freedom. “I never run my train off the track,” she said, “and I never lost a passenger.”

Produced in part by The Community Foundation of Middle Tennessee
 
Additional funding support provided by Mary & Rick Konvalinka, Liz Thomas, Margaret & Leo Adames, Lynne & Russell Crosby, Bradley & Lisa Martin and Josh & Emily Medvecky
 
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Psycho
Planters Bank Presents…

Psycho

[The Movie]
 
2pm October 17
 
One of the most shocking films of all time, Alfred Hitchcock’s landmark masterpiece changed the thriller genre forever. Join the Master of Suspense on a chilling journey as an ill-fated traveler (Janet Leigh) visits the lonely Bates Motel and falls prey to one of cinema’s most notorious psychopaths — Norman Bates (Anthony Perkins).

Rating: R
Running time: 109 minutes
Release year: 1960
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam
Licensing: Swank Motion Pictures
 
Tickets $10 (adults) and $5 (10 and under)
plus ticketing operation fee
 

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Hocus Pocus
Planters Bank Presents…

Hocus Pocus

[The Movie]
 
2pm October 24
 
Halloween night will never be the same after three 17th century witches (Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy), hanged for their murderous crimes, are accidentally conjured up in present-day Salem, where they brew a hilarious cauldron of mischief and mayhem!

Rating: PG
Running time: 95 minutes
Release year: 1993
Director: Kenny Ortega
Cast: Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Omri Katz, Thora Birch
Licensing: Swank Motion Pictures
 
Tickets $10 (adults) and $5 (10 and under)
plus ticketing operation fee
 

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The Rocky Horror Show
Richard O’Brien’s

The Rocky Horror Show

[Mainstage]
 
8pm October 28,29,30
11:59pm October 30
 
Book, Music and Lyrics by Richard O’Brien
 
One fateful night, Brad Majors and Janet Weiss — a wholesome, well-behaved, utterly normal young couple in love — innocently set out to visit an old professor. Unfortunately, the night out is destined to be one they will never forget. A thunderstorm and a flat tire lead them to the castle of Dr. Frank ‘N’ Furter, an alien, transvestite scientist with a manic genius and insatiable libido. Brad, Janet and Frank ‘N’ Furter’s cohorts are swept up into the scientist’s latest experiment. The night’s misadventures will cause Brad and Janet to question themselves, each other, love and lust. A loving homage to the cult-classic, sci-fi film and horror genres with an irresistible rock ‘n’ roll score, THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW is a hilarious, wild ride that Clarksville will not soon forget.

Audience participation is encouraged, and patrons are invited to dress up in their favorite Rocky Horror attire. Bags of props will also be available for $5 in the lobby one hour prior to performances. Outside props will not be permitted, as they may damage the theatre or injure actors and/or audience members.

Suggested for mature audiences only
 
Produced in part by Mary & Rick Konvalinka
 
Additional funding support provided by Ken Grambihler, In memory of John Davis; and Bradley & Lisa Martin
 
Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company www.concordtheatricals.com
 
Tickets $35 (adults)
 

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Distracted

Distracted

[Mainstage]
 
8pm November 5,6,12,13
7pm November 11
2pm November 13
 
By Lisa Loomer
 
What’s wrong with nine-year-old Jesse? He can’t sit still, he curses, he raps, and you can’t get him into — or out of — pajamas. His teacher thinks it’s Attention Deficit Disorder. Dad says, “He’s just a boy!” And Mama’s on a quest for answers. Is Jesse dysfunctional, or just different? Don’t we all have ADD, to some degree? She consults a psychologist, a homeopath, a neuropsychologist, and an environmental physician. She talks to neighbors, whose kids have their own diagnoses. A psychiatrist prescribes Ritalin for Jesse, but surely a pill can’t solve all his problems. A hilarious, provocative and poignant look at a modern family and an epidemic dilemma: Are we so tuned into our 24/7 info-rich world that we’ve tuned out what really matters?

Produced in part by Beth & Nick Kirby
 
Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York www.dramatists.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Doubt

Doubt

A Parable
[theotherspace]
 
7pm November 15,16,22,23
 
By John Patrick Shanley
 
“What do you do when you’re not sure?” So asks Father Flynn, the progressive and beloved priest at the St. Nicholas Church School in the Bronx, in his sermon. It’s 1964, and things are changing, to the chagrin of rigid principal Sister Aloysius. However, when an unconscionable accusation is leveled against the Father, Sister Aloysius realizes that the only way to get justice is to create it herself. And as for the truth of the matter? As Father Flynn says, “Doubt can be a bond as powerful and sustaining as certainty.” In stunning prose, John Patrick Shanley delves into the murky shadows of moral certainty, his characters always balancing on the thin line between truth and consequences.

Presented upstairs in theotherspace.

Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York, www.dramatists.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Its a Wonderful Life

It’s A Wonderful Life

The Musical
[Mainstage]
 
7pm November 25, December 2,9,16
8pm November 26,27, December 3,4,10,11,17
2pm November 27, December 4,11,18
 
Book and Lyrics by Keith Ferguson
Music by Bruce Greer
From the screenplay by Frances Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Joe Swerling
 
Based on the beloved 1946 film, this musical version follows a young George Bailey, who, overwhelmed by family obligations and a sense of responsibility toward his community, feels tied down to a company he never had an interest in working for and a life he never wanted to live. As he ages, he sees his youth, dreams and opportunities pass him by. Unknown to George, all his friends and family have been praying for him to get through those hard times. Told through the point of view of a group of angels, he is met by his guardian angel Clarence, as he contemplates ending his life.

Produced in part by Dr. Kurt & Kerri Kowalski and Suzanne & Ron McCafferty
 
Additional funding support provided by Sal & Andrea Herrera; Stacey Streetman; Mark Allbert, Tennessee Kettle Corn; Barbara & Larry Goolsby and Denise & Chris Pickett
 
Presented through special arrangement with Broadway Licensing, New York, NY www.broadwaylicensing.com
 
Tickets $35 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Elf
Planters Bank Presents…

Elf

[The Movie]
 
2pm November 28
 
After accidentally falling into Santa Claus’ gift sack, a human baby is raised at the North Pole, growing up to believe he is an elf. Due to his large size, Buddy (played by Will Ferrell) causes chaos in Santa’s workshop, forcing Kris Kringle to send him on a mission to find his human roots. Traveling to New York in full elf uniform, he eventually finds his real father, a cynical businessman who attempts to start a relationship with the childlike Buddy with hilarious results.

Rating: PG
Running time: 97 minutes
Release year: 2003
Director: Jon Favreau
Cast: Will Ferrell, James Caan, Bob Newhart, Edward Asner, Mary Steenburgen
Licensing: Swank Motion Pictures
 
Tickets $10 (adults) and $5 (10 and under)
plus ticketing operation fee
 

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National Lampoons Christmas Vacation
Planters Bank Presents…

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation

[The Movie]
 
2pm December 5
 
In this sequel to the two Lampoon Vacation flicks, the Griswold family host their dysfunctional relatives for the holiday as the dad (Chevy Chase) contends with spontaneously combusting Christmas lights and temperamental trees while anticipating the arrival of his annual bonus.

Rating: PG-13
Running time: 97 minutes
Release year: 1989
Director: Jeremiah Chechik
Cast: Chevy Chase, Beverly D’Angelo, Randy Quaid, Juliette Lewis, Johnny Galecki
Licensing: Swank Motion Pictures
 
Tickets $10 (adults) and $5 (10 and under)
plus ticketing operation fee
 

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The Santa Clause
Planters Bank Presents…

The Santa Clause

[The Movie]
 
6pm December 12
 
Scott Calvin (Tim Allen) is a divorced father whose strained relationship with his son, Charlie, begins to mend only after a bizarre twist of fate transforms him into the new Santa. When the current Mr. Claus falls off the roof on Christmas Eve, Scott dons Santa’s suit, and he and his son are whisked off to the North Pole. There he meets Bernard, the head elf, who tells him about the Clause, a contract stating that whoever puts on the Santa suit must also take on all the responsibilities that go with the position. Scott isn’t too thrilled about his sudden career change, but Charlie is overjoyed.

Rating: PG
Running time: 97 minutes
Release year: 1994
Director: John Pasquin
Cast: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd, David Krumholtz
Licensing: Swank Motion Pictures
 
Tickets $10 (adults) and $5 (10 and under)
plus ticketing operation fee
 

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Company Cabaret Holiday Hits

Company Cabaret: Holiday Hits

[Mainstage]
 
7pm December 15
 
Join us for a special night of music and entertainment, featuring our company of professional actors who come to us from all over the country. Musical selections will vary from musical theatre to contemporary music, classic standards to holiday tunes.

Stay tuned for more details.

Tickets $25
 

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Its A Wonderful Life
Planters Bank Presents…

It’s A Wonderful Life

[The Movie]
 
8pm December 18
 
In Frank Capra’s classic holiday comedy/drama, an angel (Henry Travers) helps a compassionate but despairingly frustrated businessman, George Bailey (Jimmy Stewart), by showing what life would have been like if he never existed. George starts to realize how many lives he has changed and impacted, and how they would be different if he was never there.

Rating: PG
Running time: 130 minutes
Release year: 1946
Director: Frank Capra
Cast: James Stewart, Donna Reed, Lionel Barrymore, Thomas Mitchell, Henry Travers
Licensing: Swank Motion Pictures
 
Tickets $10 (adults) and $5 (10 and under)
plus ticketing operation fee
 

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The Vagina Monologues
Eve Ensler’s

The Vagina Monologues

[theotherspace]
 
7pm January 7,8,13,14,15
 
By Eve Ensler
 
Spread the word! Funny, outrageous, emotionally affecting and occasionally angry … Eve Ensler’s series of monologues about women and performed by women is back for the 19th year! This Obie Award-winning whirlwind tour of a forbidden zone introduces a wildly divergent gathering of female voices, including a six-year-old girl, a septuagenarian New Yorker, a vagina workshop participant, a woman who witnesses the birth of her granddaughter, a Bosnian survivor of rape, and a feminist happy to have found a man who “liked to look at it.”

Presented upstairs in theotherspace.

Suggested for mature audiences only
 
Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York, www.dramatists.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults)
 

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The Agitators

The Agitators

[Mainstage]
 
7pm January 17,18,24,25,31, February 1
 
By Mat Smart
 
THE AGITATORS tells of the enduring but tempestuous friendship of Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass. Great allies? Yes. And at times, great adversaries. Young abolitionists when they met in Rochester in the 1840s, they were full of hopes, dreams and a common purpose. As they grew to become the cultural icons we know today, their movements collided, and their friendship was severely tested. This is the story of that forty-five-year friendship — from its beginning in Rochester, through a civil war, and to the highest halls of government. They agitated the nation, they agitated each other and, in doing so, they helped shape the Constitution and the course of American history.

Produced in part by Mary & Rick Konvalinka
 
Additional funding support provided by Bradley & Lisa Martin
 
Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company www.concordtheatricals.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Schoolhouse Rock Live

Schoolhouse Rock LIVE!

[Mainstage]
 
8pm January 21,22,28,29, February 4,5
7pm January 27, February 3
2pm January 29, February 5
 
Book by George Keating, Kyle Hall and Scott Ferguson
Music and Lyrics by Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, George Newall, Kathy Mandry, Lynn Ahrens and Tom Yohe
Based on an idea by David McCall and a television series created by George Newall and Tom Yohe
Special thanks to original cast members Joseph Beal, Dina Joy Byrd, Shulie Cowen, Dori Goldman and Tom Mizer
 
The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math and more through clever, tuneful songs is not only making a small-screen comeback, but also lighting up the stage. SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! follows Tom, a nerve-wracked schoolteacher who is nervous about his first day of teaching. He tries to relax by watching TV, when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music, through such songs as “Just a Bill,” “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly” and “Conjunction Junction.”

Produced in part by Beth & Nick Kirby and David & Marianne Straka
 
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
 
Tickets $35 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Aint Misbehavin

Ain’t Misbehavin’

[Mainstage]
 
8pm February 11,12,18,19,25,26
7pm February 17,24
2pm February 19,26
 
Music by Thomas ‘Fats’ Waller
Conceived by Richard Maltby, Jr and Murray Horwitz
 
The inimitable Thomas “Fats” Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club and that jumpin’ new beat, swing music. Although not quite a biography, AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’ evokes the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American original as a versatile cast struts, strums and sings the songs that he made famous in a career that ranged from uptown clubs to downtown Tin Pan Alley to Hollywood and concert stages in the U.S., Canada and Europe.

Produced in part by Ron & Kathryn Dayley
 
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
 
Tickets $35 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Company Cabaret Love Hits

Company Cabaret: Love Hits

[Mainstage]
 
7pm February 14
 
Join us for a special night of music and entertainment, featuring our company of professional actors who come to us from all over the country. Musical selections will vary from musical theatre to contemporary music, classic standards to holiday tunes.

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Tickets $25
 

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Constellations

Constellations

[theotherspace]
 
7pm February 21,22,28, March 1
 
By Nick Payne
 
Suppose that life exists in a multiverse — a set of parallel existences that contain infinitely different futures. The possibilities in our lives are, quite literally, endless. Every possible event that could happen, does happen, in one universe or another. And if two lovers meet — are drawn together in every version of existence — every possible happy ending and heartbreak that could befall them, will. Nick Payne’s beautiful play, CONSTELLATIONS, explores how even the smallest change in our lives can dramatically alter the course we take. It is a spellbinding exploration of love, science, quantum theory, and infinite possibility for heartbreak or for hope.

Presented upstairs in theotherspace.

Produced in part by Lynne & Russell Crosby
 
Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York, www.dramatists.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Angels in America

Angels in America

Part One: Millennium Approaches
[Mainstage]
 
8pm March 11,12,18,19,25,26
7pm March 17,24
2pm March 19,26
 
By Tony Kushner
 
ANGELS IN AMERICA, Part One: Millennium Approaches, is the story of a gay man, Prior Walter, a 30-year-old New Yorker whose lover, Louis, abandons him when he falls ill with AIDS. Transcendent forces — visions and angels — help transform Prior from a man dying of AIDS to a man living with AIDS. Along the way, several romantic and platonic couples come apart, and the final social configuration of the play comprises a loose band of multigenerational, multiracial, queer friends. In the end, Prior delivers a blessing to the audience in favor of “more life.”

Produced in part by Ted & David Jones
 
Presented through special arrangement with Broadway Play Publishing Inc. www.broadwayplaypub.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Godspell

Godspell

[Mainstage]
 
8pm April 8,9,15,16,22,23
7pm April 14,21
2pm April 9,16,23
 
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by John Michael Tebelak
Conceived and Originally Directed by John Tebelak
 
A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and hefty doses of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, is employed as the story of Jesus’ life dances across the stage. Dissolving hauntingly into the Last Supper and the Crucifixion, Jesus’ messages of kindness, tolerance and love come vibrantly to life. Led by the international hit “Day by Day,” GODSPELL features a parade of beloved songs, including “Prepare Ye the Way of the Lord,” “Learn Your Lessons Well,” “All for the Best,” “All Good Gifts,” “Turn Back, O Man” and “By My Side.”

Produced in part by Jim & Dottie Mann
 
Additional funding support provided by David Magers & Stephanie Taylor, Kathy L. Watts, Walter & Cindy Marczak, Suzanne & Ron McCafferty and Barbara & Larry Goolsby
 
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
 
Tickets $35 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Detroit 67

Detroit ’67

[Mainstage]
 
8pm May 13,14,20,21
7pm May 19
2pm May 14,21
 
By Dominique Morisseau
 
In 1967 Detroit, Motown music is getting the party started, and Chelle and her brother Lank are making ends meet by turning their basement into an after-hours joint. But when a mysterious woman finds her way into their lives, the siblings clash over much more than the family business. As their pent-up feelings erupt, so does their city, and they find themselves caught in the middle of the ’67 riots.

Produced in part by Jerica & Christopher Swiger, Asquith, Reynolds-Burgett Family and Bradley & Lisa Martin
 
Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc., a Concord Theatricals Company www.concordtheatricals.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Company Cabaret Motown Hits

Company Cabaret: Motown Hits

[Mainstage]
 
7pm May 18
 
Join us for a special night of music and entertainment, featuring our company of professional actors who come to us from all over the country. Musical selections will vary from musical theatre to contemporary music, classic standards to holiday tunes.

Stay tuned for more details.

Tickets $25
 

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Cry-Baby

Cry-Baby

The Musical
[Mainstage]
 
8pm June 3,4,10,11,17,18
7pm June 9,16
2pm June 11,18
 
Book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O’Donnell
Music and Lyrics by Adam Schlesinger and David Javerbaum
Based on the Universal Pictures film written and directed by John Waters
 
It’s 1954. Everyone likes Ike, nobody likes communism and Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker is the coolest boy in Baltimore. He’s a bad boy with a good cause – truth, justice and the pursuit of rock and roll. Cry-Baby and the square rich girl Allison are star-crossed lovers at the center of this world. Fueled by hormones and the new rhythms of rock and roll, she turns her back on her squeaky clean boyfriend, Baldwin, to become a “drape” (a Baltimore juvenile delinquent) and Cry-Baby’s moll. At the other end of the topsy-turvy moral meritocracy of 1954 America, Baldwin is the king of the squares and leads his close-harmony pals against the juvenile delinquents, who are ultimately arrested for arson, sending the drapes all off to prison. It’s Romeo and Juliet meets High School Hellcats.

Produced in part by Sal & Andrea Herrera
 
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.mtishows.com
 
Tickets $35 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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The Star-Spangled Girl

The Star-Spangled Girl

[Mainstage]
 
8pm July 8,9,15,16,22,23
7pm July 14,21
2pm July 16
 
By Neil Simon
 
Andy and Norman are two earnest young men using their apartment as a publishing office for a “protest” magazine in San Francisco. Sophie, an Olympic swimmer and all-American girl, moves into another apartment on the same floor. Sophie makes her first appearance paying a good-neighbor visit to the combination home and office of the two publishers. Her friendliness and charm leave Norman hopelessly smitten. Meanwhile, his partner is fielding telephone calls from the irate printer who wants to collect the money due him, and distracting the landlady from thoughts of back rent with motorcycle rides and surfing expeditions. Love and politics blend delightfully in a bubbling series of funny happenings, set forth with the masterly skill and inventiveness that are the hallmarks of Neil Simon.

Presented through special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc., New York. www.dramatists.com
 
Tickets $30 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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Company Cabaret Broadway Hits

Company Cabaret: Broadway Hits

[Mainstage]
 
7pm July 13
 
Join us for a special night of music and entertainment, featuring our company of professional actors who come to us from all over the country. Musical selections will vary from musical theatre to contemporary music, classic standards to holiday tunes.

Stay tuned for more details.

Tickets $25
 

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The Color Purple

The Color Purple

[Mainstage]
 
8pm August 5,6,12,13,19,20
7pm August 11,18
2pm August 6,13,20
 
Based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment Motion Picture
Book by Marsha Norman
Music and Lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray
THE COLOR PURPLE was produced on Broadway at the Broadway Theater by Oprah Winfrey, Scott Sanders, Roy Furman and Quincy Jones. The world premiere of THE COLOR PURPLE was produced by the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia.
 
Based on Alice Walker’s 1982 novel of the same name, THE COLOR PURPLE spans 35 years in the life of Celie, a teenage African American girl living in Georgia who is given by her abusive stepfather to an even more abusive husband. Though Celie spends most of her days as a servant in her own household, cut off by her husband from those she loves, she tries to remain hopeful that she will ultimately be reunited with her sister Nettie and her children by way of her stepfather Adam and Olivia. Over the years, Celie, increasingly jaded by her lot, finds ways to cope with life — a potential lover in the fabulous Shug Avery, a friend in her stepson’s wife Sofia, and a love of making stretchable pants that turns into a booming business. Through her string of unfortunate events, though, Celie learns that the most important thing is that she is a survivor, and that no matter what happens to her, she is still here.

Produced in part by Barbara & Larry Goolsby
 
Presented through special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide www.theatricalrights.com
 
Tickets $35 (adults) and $15 (10 and under)
 

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