January 12, 2017 - February 4, 2017
By Ian Cullen and Catherine Arley
This thrilling masterpiece of suspense is filled with twists and turns of plot as it unfolds its tale of intrigue and murder! Anton Korff, an aide to a mysterious millionaire aging recluse, interviews the young Hilde for a position as nurse. Hilde is completely unattached and would do anything for money, so Korff adds that he will legally adopt Hilde as his daughter and maneuver his employer into proposing marriage to her. Hilde accepts his terms, and then the play moves darkly and deviously to its menacing conclusion....
September 1, 2016 - September 24, 2016
By James Kirkwood
Wheeler-dealer producer Martin Klemmer has uncovered a terrific new script for the Broadway stage, but his calls are not being returned by the powerful Broadway magnates. Martin needs names - big names like film legends Sylvia Glenn and Leatrice Monsee for the leads. If Martin can sign them he can get the money to produce the show. Unfortunately, they hate each other! Will Martin be able to resolve this titanic dilemma in this touching and deliciously entertaining comedy?
Tenderly - The Rosemary Clooney Musical
October 13, 2016 - November 5, 2016
Based on the life of Rosemary Clooney
By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman
Be transported back to an era where music was more elegant with the new and exciting bio-musical, Tenderly! Join our actors and a jazz trio as we follow Rosemary Clooney’s journey from her simple Kentucky childhood through her rise to Hollywood stardom. Not a typical juke-box musical, Tenderly offers a fresh, remarkably personal, and poignant picture of the woman whose unparalleled talent and unbridled personality made her a legend.
The Addams Family - The Musical
April 6, 2017 - April 29, 2017
Book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice
Music and Lyrics by Andrew Lippa
Wednesday Addams has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man - from Ohio. His parents are coming to dinner to meet the family, and it's every father's nightmare. Now, Gomez Addams and the whole family have worlds collide on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday's normal boyfriend and his parents. Will love triumph, or will everyone go home vaguely depressed? If we move toward the darkness, we might find love and acceptance. For when it is dark enough, we can see the stars.
The Servant’s Last Serve
February 23, 2017 - March 18, 2017
By John and Karl Kaasik
The aging Winston Livingston is diagnosed with psychosis and is given mere months to live. He makes all the necessary arrangements in his will, but when his faithful servants and his materialistic niece find out that he has left the bulk of his estate to his cat, the fur begins to fly! Hilarity ensues as Master Fifi, the cat, goes missing while the members of the household try to lure it to its death and an inept inspector investigates the disappearance of the feline. It’s mad cap fun that’ll keep you in stitches!
July 21, 2016 - August 13, 2016
By Don Nigro
Inspector Ruffing is called to a remote house to investigate the headlong plunge of Patrick Roarke down the main staircase. He becomes involved in the lives of five alluring and dangerous women that lead him through a bewildering labyrinth of contradictory versions of Patrick's demise. There are ghosts on the staircase and skeletons in the closet, but this dark comedy both funny and frightening! You will never guess the ending, but you will be led to a dark encounter with the truth - or with something stranger….
Cinderella - The Musical
November 25, 2016 - December 17, 2016
Book by Joseph McDonough
Music by Fitz Patton
Lyrics by David Kisor
A new musical take on the traditional tale! Prince Freddy has returned to his kingdom where his father wants him to choose a bride at the royal ball. Cinderella would rather stay home and read with her animal friends, but the Well-Wisher appears and urges Cinderella to go to the ball. Cinderella and the Prince dance, but she loses her red sneaker! Prince Freddy then tours the countryside to find the sneaker's rightful owner. Will Cinderella and Freddy find each other by learning to trust their hearts?
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