2014-2015 Theatre Season

Theatre Season Sponsor: CivicPlus



Cats
Sept 26-28 & Oct 2-5, 2014
Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber;
Based on Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats by T.S. Eliot
Directed by Penny Cullers

Cats is a musical that tells the story of a tribe of cats called the Jellicles and the night they make what is known as "the Jellicle choice" and decide which cat will ascend to the Heaviside Layer and come back to a new life. Cats also introduced the song standard "Memory". The London production ran for twenty-one years and the Broadway production ran for eighteen years, both setting new records.

Theatre Season Sponsor: CivicPlus
Presenting Sponsors: In memory of Charlotte Edelman,
Meadowlark Hills


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Much Ado About Nothing
Nov 7-9 & Nov 14-16, 2014
Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Randy Rhoten

Much Ado About Nothing is a comedic play by William Shakespeare thought to have been written in 1598 and 1599, as Shakespeare was approaching the middle of his career. The play was included in the First Folio, published in 1623. Much Ado About Nothing is generally considered one of Shakespeare's best comedies, because it combines elements of robust hilarity with more serious meditations on honor, shame, and court politics. Like As You Like It and Twelfth NightMuch Ado About Nothing, though interspersed with darker concerns, is a joyful comedy that ends with multiple marriages and no deaths.

Auditions: Sept 15 & 16, 7-9pm

Theatre Season Sponsor: CivicPlus
Presenting Sponsor: In memory of Charlotte Edelman

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The Fox on the Fairway
Feb 27-Mar 1 & Mar 6-8, 2015
Written by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Kim Riley

The Fox on the Fairway is a madcap comedy by Ken Ludwig (Lend Me a Tenor and Crazy for You) and features the 43rd annual grudge match between rival golf clubs, thrown for a loop when the best golfer switches teams on the eve of the competition. It's a hilarious romp with classic elements like mistaken identities, huge consequences riding on the match's outcome, marriages on the brink of disaster, and secret romantic shenanigans that recalls the Marx Brothers in their heyday.

Auditions: Jan 19 & 20, 7-9pm

Theatre Season Sponsor: CivicPlus
Presenting Sponsor: In memory of Charlotte Edelman

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The Mikado 
May 1-3 & May 7-10, 2015
Music by Arthur Sullivan; Libretto by W. S. Gilbert
Directed by Penny Cullers

The Mikado; or, The Town of Titipu is a comic opera in two acts, with music by Arthur Sullivan and libretto by W. S. Gilbert, their ninth of fourteen operatic collaborations. Nanki-Poo, the son of the Mikado, leaves home and disguises himself as a musician to escape a distasteful marriage - and meets a beautiful girl, Yum-Yum, with whom he falls in love. He desperately wants to marry her, but obstacles are cast in his way by Yum-Yum's guardian, Ko-Ko, the Lord High Executioner, who is also in love with Yum-Yum and has every intention of marrying her, himself. Also causing problems is Katisha, Nanki-Poo's jilted bride, who arrives in Titipu in the company of Nanki-Poo's father, the Mikado.

Auditions:
Mar 9 & 10, 7-9pm


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Presenting Sponsor: In memory of Charlotte Edelman

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2014-2015 Theatre Ticket Prices:

Single Tickets
Adults: 
Section A: $17

Section B: $15
 
Military/Student/Child:
Section A: $12 
Section B: $10

Theatre Season Tickets (4 plays):
Section A, any day: $64
Section B, any day: $56
Section A, *Thurs/Sun: $61
Section B, *Thurs/Sun: $54

*Thursday performances for musicals only. (Cats & The Mikado) 

  We hold good seats for season subscribers until the Tuesday before the first performance of a play.


**If tickets are not prepaid, we will release them if needed 15 minutes before showtime.**  


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