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Announcing Our 27th Season

 

Announcing Our 27th Season

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SEPT 7 8 14 15 16 21 22 23 

James and the Giant Peach

book by TIMOTHY ALLEN McDONALD
music and lyrics by BENJ PASEK and JUSTIN PAUL

directed by LEE HAMBY

MUSICAL |  Based on the beloved novel by one of our greatest storytellers Roald Dahl – and from today’s hottest Oscar and Tony-winning team, the composers behind Dear Evan Hansen and The Greatest Showman – comes this season’s most oversized, fantastical, magical must-see musical for the entire family! Don’t miss this lively and heartfelt adventure of a small boy on a musical journey of epic proportions.

Magical sweetness… something that can make the musical theater lover squeal with delight! A wonderfully touching show… filled with heart.”  — BroadwayWorld.com

A toe-tapping, head-bobbing happy good time…”  — MD Theatre Guide

 

OCT 26 27 NOV 2 3 4 9 10 11  

Wait Until Dark

by FREDERICK KNOTT

directed by FRANKLIN RITCH

MYSTERY/DRAMA | A Broadway hit, this masterfully constructed thriller moves from one moment of suspense to another as it builds toward an electrifying, breath-stopping final scene.

“Wait Until Dark is a tense thriller.” — NY World-Telegram & Sun

 

NOV 30 DEC 1 7 8 9 14 15 16 

Dashing Through the Show

by JESSIE JONES, NICHOLAS HOPE, and JAMIE WOOTEN

directed by GLORIA WARE

COMEDY | A laugh-‘til- your-sides ache comedy that you’ll swear is more fun than a joyride in a one-horse open sleigh! By three of America’s most popular playwrights. Deliciously funny words from the Southern side of life.

 

JAN 25 26 FEB 1 2 3 8 9 10  

The Robber Bridegroom

book and lyrics by ALFRED UHRY
music by ROBERT WALDMAN

directed by BRADLEY AKERS

MUSICAL | This rousing, bawdy Southern fairy tale from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Driving Miss Daisy is loaded with innuendo, mistaken identities and wacky hijinx.

A rollicking good time, a mighty Mississippi of fun!” — Entertainment Weekly
FOUR STARS, CRITICS PICK. A raucous hootenanny!” — Time Out New York

 

MAR 15 16 22 23 24 29 30 31 

Eleemosynary

by LEE BLESSING

directed by CHRISTOPHER FARRELL

DRAMA | Sensitive and probing, this masterful play examines the subtle and often perilous relationship between three remarkable women: a young girl, her mother, and her grandmother.

… a play of a caliber rarely seen… the language is elegant, witty and carefully wrought.“— Philadelphia City Paper

 

MAY 10 11 17 18 19 24 25 26 

Alice in Wonderland

based on the classic by LEWIS CARROLL
adapted by DAVE ALAN THOMAS

directed by KELBY SIDDONS

COMEDY |  This premiere adaptation remains true to the beloved classic novel, while being narrated by Lewis Carroll himself. An ensemble of actors collaborate in engaging storytelling and inventive staging with pantomime to bring the dream and wonder to life.

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