JUNE 11-27, 2010

 Produced by Jillian Kimberlin and Jaime Moritz

Directed by Rick Joyce

Musically Directed by Peter DeMets                                     

Choreographed by Renee Chambers


This epic musical by the award-winning composer/lyricist team Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once On This Island, Seussical) paints a nostalgic and powerful portrait of life in turn of the century America. Based on E.L. Doctorow’s distinguished novel, Ragtime intertwines three distinct stories that poignantly illustrate history’s timeless contradictions of wealth and poverty, freedom and prejudice, hope and despair, and love and hate.

The score is just as diverse as the Melting Pot of America that it seeks to recreate. It draws upon traditional Jewish folk sounds to color the haunting music and yearning lyrics of the immigrants, Vaudeville’s outrageous style to capture the spectacle of Evelyn Nesbit, and Joplin and Jazz to invoke the enlivened spirit of Harlem.

>This 1998 Tony award winning show for best score, book, and orchestrations, features such show stopping songs as “Getting Ready Rag,” “Your Daddy’s Son,” “Wheels of a Dream,” “Till We Reach That Day,” “Back To Before,” and “Make Them Hear You.” This momentous musical is sure to inspire is the perfect choice as the exclamation point on our 50th season and the launching pad for our next 50!

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What The Bellhop Saw

Sept 19 – Oct 4, 2009 By Billy Van Zandt & Jane Milmore Directed by Jeff Dworkin       A nice fellow checks into an expensive suite in New York City’s finest hotel, precipitating a fantastic nightmare involving a Salman Rushdie type author, an Iranian terrorist, a vile wife from hell, a conniving bellboy, … Read more

Damn Yankees – 2009


Nov 6 – 22

Book by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop
Music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Based on the novel The Year the Yankees Lost
The Pennant by Douglass Wallop

Directed by Mark Ilardi

Musically Directed by Jaime Castellanos
Choreographed by Jaime Moritz

Faust meets professional baseball in this Broadway classic.  Middle-aged baseball fanatic Joe Boyd trades his soul to the Devil (the charming but devious Mr. Applegate) for a chance to lead his favorite team to victory in the pennant race against the New York Yankees. As young baseball sensation Joe Hardy, he transforms the hapless Washington Senators into a winning team, only to realize the true worth of the life (and wife) he’s left behind.   The score includes the classics “Whatever Lola Wants, Lola Gets” , “You Gotta Have Heart” and “Shoeless Joe from Hannibal, Mo.”

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Peter Pan – 2009


January 29 – February 14, 2010

A musical fantasy based on the play by J.M. Barrie
Lyrics by Carolyn Leigh, Betty Comden and Adolph Green
Music by Mark Charlap and Jule Styne


Musical Direction by CHRISTOPHER BARON



Come fly away with Peter, Tinker Bell, Wendy, John and Michael to Never Land for a magical musical adventure with pirates, lost boys and Indians.   First produced on Broadway in 1954 this is one of the world’s most celebrated musicals with an unforgettable score featuring with show-stopping songs, “Never Never Land”, “I Won’t Grow Up” and “I’m Flying”.


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A Few Good Men – 2009


April 9 – 25, 2010

By Aaron Sorkin

Directed by GREG LOUIS


This Broadway hit about the trial of two Marines for complicity in the death of a fellow Marine at Guantanamo Bay sizzles on stage and has special relevancy in today’s tumultuous world. The Navy lawyer, a callow young man more interested in softball games than the case, expects a plea bargain and a cover up of what really happened. Prodded by a female member of his defense team, the lawyer eventually makes a valiant effort to defend his clients and, in so doing, puts the military mentality and the Marine code of honor on trial.

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