Theatre Productions

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2023-24 SEASON

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The Woods

An Original Production Based on Characters by L. Frank Baum

October 13 – October 15 (10/13 and 10/14 – 7:30PM; 10/15 – 2:00PM)

Directed by Gabriel Vanover

Long before Dorothy landed in Oz, a beautiful girl named Nimmie lived in a land of blue. When Nimmie falls in love with a young woodsman named Nick, the wicked witch who holds her captive will stop at nothing to keep them apart. Discover how the Tin Man lost his heart in this captivating and original production that explores just how much of ourselves we’ll give up for love. 

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Everybody by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins

November 17 – 19 (11/17 and 11/18 – 7:30PM; 11/19 – 2:00PM)

Directed by Jennifer Schmidt 

This modern riff on the fifteenth-century morality play Everyman follows Everybody as they journey through life’s greatest mystery—the meaning of living. A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Everybody has been called “unusual, unconventional and eye-opening” by critics and has been praised for its equally fresh and funny adaptation.

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Little Women: The Musical 

March 15 – 17; March 22 – 24 (3/15, 3/16, 3/22, 3/23 – 7:30PM; 3/17, 3/24 – 2:00PM)

Book by Allan Knee, Music by Jason Howland, Lyrics by Mindi Dickstein

Directed and Staged by Gabriel Vanover

Based on the beloved novel by Louisa May Alcott, Little Women follows the adventure of the four March sister as they navigate life in Civil War America. When Jo attempts to become an author, she becomes disheartened with all the rejections from publishers. Encouraged by a friend to write more from herself, Jo discovers that her best story is the one she has known her whole life. With a lush musical score and beautiful book, this musical adaptation has quickly become a classic like the novel!

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