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Robin Hood, with his band of brothers, is seeking to rid the land of evil and return hope to the mistreated. It's a tale that's been told a thousand times, although never quite like this.
Remarkably, two actors perform all the roles with exuberance, athleticism, and heart. See heroes and villains, sword fights and surprises, love and loss. The Adventures of Robin Hood should keep every child (and adult) on the edge of their seat, howling as two amazing performers tell this story.
Every family has its secrets. When the Lafayette children gather to catalogue their recently deceased father's Arkansas estate, a gruesome relic of his haunted past is unearthed. As a family feud erupts, they struggle to come to terms with their shameful and uncomfortable legacy. In the great American tradition of family dramas, from Long Day's Journey Into Night to August: Osage County, this bitingly funny and subversive award-winning play unleashes a series of jaw-dropping surprises.
The perfect Girls' Night Outback! Thunder From Down Under hits an intimate Vegas stage every night of the week showing off chiseled bodies, seductive dance routines, cheeky humor and boy-next-door charm that you won't be able to resist! This isn't the type of show you just sit and watch. Thunder is a fully interactive experience.
This hysterical and relatable show tells the story of Princeton, a recent college graduate, after he moves into an apartment on Avenue Q. This roller coaster of a comedy dives into work, relationships, and purpose through witty dialogue and charming music.
The Today Show aptly describes Playhouse on Park's final Mainstage Series show for Season Eight: "If you like Shakespeare, you'll like this show. If you hate Shakespeare, you'll love this show!"
Back by popular demand, and written by Adam Long, Daniel Singe,r and Jess Winfield, the cultural touchstone that is The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) features all 37 of Shakespeare's plays, performed in 97 minutes, by three actors. To celebrate the 20th anniversary two of its original writer/performers (Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield) thoroughly revised the show to bring it up to date for 21st-century audiences. Fast paced, witty, and physical, it's full of laughter for Shakespeare lovers and haters alike.
Some of the most beloved storytellers in Connecticut history come alive for a yuletide gathering you won't forget. Famed actor and local legend William Gillette leaves his castle on the Connecticut River to adapt Dickens' holiday classic in the 1920s. Local heroes Mark Twain, Harriet Beecher Stowe and P.T. Barnum make spirited appearances opposite Gillette's Scrooge in a highly theatrical twist on a family favorite. Custom-made for Goodspeed with all original music, here's a tuneful, heartfelt confection spiced with enough Nutmeg State flavor to sweeten your season.
The story begins with an enchanting mystery for the kingdom to solve - why the young princesses awake exhausted each morning with their shoes worn through. Out of concern for her daughters, the strict queen forbids the kingdom from sleeping until the mystery is solved.One suitor who discovers the answer to the mystery with the help of some magic from a Gypsy woman finds that all is not as it seems and that there is more to these princesses than meets the eye.
Come see this contemporary new musical to discover how the princesses, the suitor, and the queen journey together to find a better understanding of who they really are and who they ought to be. Ideal for children of all ages.
Meet fun-loving jingle composer Harry. In modern Manhattan, his charmed life with girlfriend Louise, brother Paul and beloved Labrador retriever (also Paul!) sparkles with the fizz of romantic comedies and the whimsy of MGM musicals. But will it all go flat when reality interrupts Harry's tenderly orchestrated fantasia? A rich contemporary score explores the friction between romance and reality, bitter and sweet, high and low. Raise a glass to a musical serving something magical, moving and boldly new.
A small Norwegian town is banking on its medicinal baths to bring prosperity. But its economic growth and moral health are threatened when Dr. Thomas Stockmann uncovers a toxic secret that pits him against his brother, Mayor Peter Stockmann. In Henrik Ibsen's thrilling political masterpiece, a family in power struggles over its obligations to one another and to society: Who is the enemy of the people, and who is their benefactor?
In Far Away, Caryl Churchill's fable about a world where the line has disappeared between the normal and the fantastic, beauty and horror, plain talk and poetry, Joan has just seen something she shouldn't have. Far from home, she hears screams in the night. She's uncovered a terrible secret that will change the course of her life. Churchill confronts our deepest fears, depicting a chilling world where everyone is at war, and not even the birds in the trees or the river below can be trusted.
In the astonishing first installment of Pulitzer Prize winner Suzan-Lori Parks' American Odyssey, set during the Civil War, Hero is offered his freedom from slavery in exchange for joining his master in the ranks of the Confederacy. Father Comes Home From the Wars is an epic new work filled with music, wit, and lyricism.
With breakneck speed and endless invention, Field Guide skates through one of the greatest — and longest! — novels ever written: The Brothers Karamazov. Rude Mechs takes a page (or several hundred) from Fyodor Dostoevsky's powerful meditation on faith, meaning, and morality and mischievously adds standup comedy, pop music dance numbers, a cardboard bear, and a talking bird to it.
Based on the critically acclaimed Academy Award-winning film, Finding Neverland tells the incredible story behind one of the world's most beloved characters: Peter Pan.
She hunts terrorists by day and is haunted by terrors at night. An ace fighter pilot finds herself grounded by an unexpected pregnancy, and her world flips from top gun to top mom. No longer able to fly, she's reassigned as a drone pilot, working at a facility near Las Vegas. When the desert through her viewfinder starts to look eerily similar to the desert in which she lives, the realities of war and suburban comfort collide. Current and contemporary, this thrilling tale offers a glimpse into one soldier's struggle to define herself in the modern world.
A standing double date in Damascus quickly escalates into farce as four friends unburden their hearts and reveal their secret passions. But as civil war rages outside, nothing is really what it seems to be. Kiss is a politically charged and emotionally resonant exploration of what gets lost in translation: the unfathomable human toll taken on a nation in chaos.
Cameron Mackintosh presents a brand new 25th anniversary production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg's legendary musical, Les Misérables, with glorious new staging and spectacular reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. This new production has already been acclaimed by critics, fans, and new audiences, and is breaking box office records wherever it goes. Based on Victor Hugo's classic novel, Les Misérables is an epic and uplifting story about the survival of the human spirit. The magnificent score includes the classic songs "I Dreamed a Dream," "On My Own," "Stars," "Bring Him Home," "Do You Hear the People Sing," "One Day More," "Empty Chairs at Empty Tables," "Master of the House," and many more.
Love is a familiar. Love is a devil. There is no evil angel but Love.
The King of Navarre and his lords have sworn off the pleasures of life to pursue their studies, but can their oaths hold up when a princess and her ladies come to town? Men and women test their own constitutions in this hilarious Shakespearean comedy that forces gentlemen in love to keep love – and food, and sleep – at arms' length.
Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage, Fairfield County's professional award-winning theater company, presents the next installment of MTC's Hot Summer Nights series, Leslie Orofino: "Cocktails with Cole: The Life and Music of Legend Cole Porter." Actress and singer Leslie Orofino has been enchanting sold-out audiences with her sultry voice from New York City's legendary Algonquin Hotel's Oak Room to Napa Valley's Silverado Country Club for over 30 years. "Cocktails with Cole: The Life and Music of Legend Cole Porter" celebrates Cole Porter in a tribute that's "foxy, frisky fun with shades of Edith Piaf and Josephine Baker"(Cabaret Scenes magazine). Some of the songs included are "Too Darn Hot," "Let's Misbehave," "You're the Top," "The Laziest Gal in Town," "It's All Right With Me," and many others.
The Music Man, a classic musical written by Meredith Willson, has reached its 60th year. In this production under the direction of Morgan Green, Sharon Playhouse invites you to experience the story of a lovable con man who warms his way into the heart of small-town America.
Chicago's South Side, the 1930s. Bigger Thomas struggles to find a place for himself in a world whose prejudice has shut him out. After taking a job in a wealthy white man's house, he unwittingly unleashes a series of events that violently and irrevocably seals his fate. Native Son is an unforgettable theatrical experience that captures the power of Richard Wright's iconic novel about oppression, freedom, and justice.
Cowboy Curly and farm girl Laurey are taking their sweet time falling in love. Can these stubborn romantics admit their feelings before it's too late? Passion, laughter, and high-kicking choreography blossom in a land where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain. The legendary score — including "Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin'," "The Surrey With the Fringe on Top," and the rousing title tune — is by Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics). Speaking of legendary, the original dances are by Agnes de Mille.
Welcome to the new world! Fresh from Ellis Island, a young mother and her son search for lost family and a sense of home as the 20th century beckons. The streets of Manhattan's Lower East Side may not be paved with gold, but they echo with the music of opportunity, optimism and hope. A ravishing score by the songwriters of Wicked and Annie colors a sweeping saga of America's immigrant past. Celebrate our rich roots in Goodspeed's new adaptation of a neglected masterpiece of the musical theatre.
Can love survive all? Shakespeare's most famous play transcends time and generations to tell the story of two star-crossed teenagers who fight to love each other in a violent world. Their families are at war, but their love cannot be torn apart. In the sure hands of Mark Lamos, you will experience this classic story anew, and find fresh truths no matter your age.
Fannie Lou Hamer grew up poor. She was uneducated. As an African-American living in the rural South during the early part of the 20th century, her life choices were decidedly limited. But she was determined to make a better life for herself and for others like her. She realized that a major way to forge a path of self-determination was the power of the vote. In the latter part of her adult life, she tirelessly fought to secure voting rights for those who otherwise would be without a voice. This event celebrates the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer during this, the centennial of her birth, with a number of featured presentations: a riveting panel discussion with a group of experts; a dynamic performance by actors, singers, and musicians from the acclaimed original musical Fannie Lou; introductory remarks by New Haven mayor Toni Harp; and more.
When Ethan, a young sex blogger-turned-New York Times bestselling author, meets Olivia, an obscure thirty-something novelist, lust turns to sex, and dating turns to something more complicated. This important and exhilarating new play follows the unexpected twists and turns of modern relationships as ambitions turn dark and self-reinvention is just a click away.
Singin' in the Rain is considered the "Greatest Movie Musical of All Time" by many musical theatre critics. This stage version is faithfully and lovingly adapted by Broadway legends, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, from their original award-winning screenplay. Each unforgettable scene, song, and dance is accounted for, including the show-stopping title number, complete with an onstage rainstorm! Hilarious situations, snappy dialogue and a hit-parade score of Hollywood standards make Singin' in the Rain the perfect entertainment for any fan of the golden age of movie musicals. A great feel good time will be had by all!
In the overwhelming quiet of the woods, six runaways from city life embark on a silent retreat. As these strangers confront internal demons both profound and absurd, their vows of silence collide with the achingly human need to connect. Filled with awkward humor, this strange and compassionate new play asks how we address life's biggest questions when words fail us.
With inspiring songs, beautifully woven harmonies and passionate activism, this legendary trio gave voice to America's urgent call for justice and freedom during a turbulent time of remarkable social and political growth. The story of Peter, Paul and Mary is the story of the conscience of America. The exceptional David Lutken (Woody Sez) returns in this extraordinary play with music.
Tony, Emmy, and multi-Golden Globe Award nominee Matthew Morrison headlines Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 fundraising gala. Morrison is a versatile actor recognized for his work onstage and on-screen. He most recently starred as J.M. Barrie in the Broadway musical Finding Neverland. For this role, Morrison received two Drama Desk Award nominations and won the category of Favorite Actor in a Musical in the Broadway.com Audience Awards. Morrison was also nominated for a Tony for his role in The Light in the Piazza and received a Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Actor in a Musical for 10 Million Miles. Additionally, he starred in the Tony-winning revival of South Pacific at Lincoln Center Theater.
As for the gala's program? A cocktail party will begin at 5:45pm, followed by a 7pm presentation of the 2017 Playhouse Leadership Award to longtime supporter Ann Sheffer of Westport, Connecticut, and Palm Springs, California. Scheduled for 7:15pm is a performance by Morrison; dinner will be at 8:30pm. A silent auction will be ongoing throughout the evening. The gala theme, "moonlight over venice," is a nod to the playhouse's autumn production of Romeo and Juliet. The theme is meant to evoke mystery, elegance, and enchantment. Accordingly, the gala décor will feature Venetian masks, hanging lanterns, strands of twinkle lights, jewel tones, and an Italian ambience. Attire is festive (black tie optional).