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This rollicking musical tells the tale of Backbeard, the hairiest pirate who ever lived and his quest to answer the question, "How should a pirate look?" When a rowdy birthday party ruins his clothes, a pair of persuasive tailors convince him to try a vibrant new outfit of patterned trousers, a colorful coat, and a pig. Now the fearsome pirate must face his greatest challenges: winning the acceptance of the Pirate Council, the townspeople, and even his own crew in a high-spirited story of courage, acceptance, and standing up for who you are.
Before Liberace entered the world of glitz and glamour, the legendary showman crossed paths with history's most notorious gangster and his girlfriend, forming a unique bond. Featuring a lavish original score, this world premiere musical explores the phantasmagorical life of the iconic performer and his nearly career-shattering struggle to maintain privacy with respect to his sexual orientation. Friendship, love, and the quest for redemption play out for one of showbiz's most unique trios in the telling of this remarkable story.
In 897 A.D., Pope Stephen VII dug up the rotting corpse of his predecessor, Pope Formosus, and placed it on trial in front of the entire Roman Senate, clergy, and aristocracy. After screaming at it for hours, Stephen had the body dismembered, disrobed, and thrown in the Tiber River. Why would he do this? Come see composer-lyricist Robbie Florian's answer to that question! Brought to life with a sensuous mix of pope-punk, Catholic pop, and inarguably melodic ecclesiastical mandible-flappings, the trial of the ninth century awaits you.
With what magic they can muster, an outcast troupe of players reinvents Oscar Wilde's 1890 tale of the young and mysterious Dorian Gray. Gray's dashing looks are captured in a single portrait that allows him to remain young and untouched as he spirals into a lifestyle of dark secrets and dangerous indulgences. Featuring a haunting and romantic score, Dorian Gray asks this question: Do our sins define our true nature, or are we damned by ignorance and mediocrity?
Cuba, 1958: Revolution is in the air! In his final year, Errol Flynn has one last adventure. The dashing star of so many Hollywood blockbusters yearns to be a real hero, and Fidel Castro fits the bill. What Fidel craves is fame, and who better than Errol to show him how to get it? At the height of the revolution, an explosive encounter beckons — fueled by envy, lust, and vanity — with a mysterious woman calling the tune. Or could the CIA really be pulling the strings?
Who knew revolution could be so much fun?
What if the Buddha were a woman, living in our times? Mama Sid is a modern-day "awakened one" with a worldwide following. But a determined young woman seeks to unearth Mama Sid's mysterious past, exposing secrets that could change everything. Epic and intimate, comic and profound, The Fourth Messenger investigates what it means to be both enlightened and human. Matt August (Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas!) directs; the ravishing score is by indie favorite Vienna Teng.
In 1961, 400 ordinary human beings put their lives on the line to bring attention to the injustice of segregation in an action that would show the world an image of the "burning bus America," whose existence most Americans wanted to ignore. Freedom Riders: The Civil Rights Musical tells the true story of activists who boldly challenged the legality and optics of the Jim Crow South by riding buses in mixed groups. It features civil rights icons Diane Nash, John Seigenthaler, John Lewis, and other fearless pioneers of the civil rights movement. Freedom Riders is a soaring portrait of the youthful and impatient voices of the movement who used nonviolent direct action to initiate change.
At age 15, Milo Reynolds had it all — a seat at the popular table, the perfect girlfriend, the "coolest" parents, and friends who worshipped him. So when Milo kills himself on Monday morning, his friends and family are left questioning everything they thought they knew about him. Generation Me explores the heartbreak, confusion, and survivor's guilt of those left behind. Told in flashbacks that open Milo's story like a mystery, Generation Me identifies a generation more privileged, self-interested, oblivious...and lonelier than ever.
In the 1850s, John Banvard did more to elevate fine arts than any single American artist before him. Banvard was the most famous living painter in the world and the first millionaire artist, world-renowned for his three-mile-long moving panorama celebrating the majesty of the mighty Mississippi. Today an examination of reference books may not turn up a single mention of his name. Banvard, the greatest artist of his time, has been almost forgotten by history. This musical tells his story.
The year is 1938, and the Goree All-Girl String Band is the biggest new radio sensation in Texas. Its members also happen to be convicted criminals. The six of them teach themselves music from behind bars and earn a slot on a prison-based radio program. Through sisterhood, determination, and a little bit of luck, these women work (and play) together to fiddle their way to freedom. Inspired by a true story, The Goree All-Girl String Band is a tale of redemption that features an ensemble of actor-musicians performing a brand-new country score.
Matthew McConaughey Vs. the Devil: An American Myth is a Faustian comedy that dares to ask the question, "How did Matthew McConaughey win an Academy Award?" This show recounts how the rom-com stoner star became an A-list award winner. Matthew has his loyal agent Penny, his best friend Woody Harrelson, and his beloved bongos. Now all he needs is to be taken seriously in his art. Enter a demon with a deal too good to be true. Friendship, love, and loyalty are all tested in this hell-raising quest to win Matthew the Oscar...and save his soul.
1969 New Orleans: It's standing room only. The band starts the opening number for Miss Blanche, the hottest act in the Quarter — but Miss Blanche is missing in action. Instead, a fiery young man takes the stage. Relaying tales from his brutal childhood, he reveals a mysterious trunk filled with clues about his past and the key to his future. Inspired by the imagination of Tennessee Williams, this intimate and seductive show takes us on one man's journey through desire, self-expression, and liberation.
Rachael, wide-eyed and optimistic, is elated to finally put her party days behind and become a mom...#yay! Angie has preenrolled her unborn child in the most exclusive all-girls preschool (definitely a girl; she already has a boy). After three kids, Marcia thought she was done. Is it bad that she doesn't want to cancel her wine-of-the-month club or stop having sex on her back? With a soundtrack ranging from rock to pop to funk and more, join these three unlikely friends as they bond in the trenches from pregnancy tests to empty nests, dominating the diapers and tackling the teens with unmotherly charm — one bottle at a time!
Through the mystery, action, and cleverness woven into Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories, My Dear Watson looks beyond the realm of narrative and into the heart of the man himself...that is, if he has one at all. In this dramatic musical told from the perspective of Dr. Watson, viewers are forced to reanalyze and redefine love and friendship for a man who is seemingly incapable of both.
Inspired by the B-movie of the same title, Night Tide tells the kitschy and compelling tale of Johnny Drake, a lonely sailor in the navy. While enjoying his first shore leave in a spooky, run-down seaside resort town, he meets Mora, a seductive and mysterious young woman who performs as a mermaid in a sideshow. Johnny immediately becomes smitten with her, but he soon discovers that she may actually be a real siren of the sea, and she may have lured her previous boyfriends to their watery graves...
Numbers Nerds is an almost all-girl high school math team from Waukesha, Wisconsin. The team has won the regional math competition and been chosen to compete in the National Math SUM-IT. These smart and funny whiz kids must unite to solve difficult math problems without getting distracted by teen drama and pressures. Numbers Nerds is a story of girls becoming women, conquering both anxiety and rivalry, and finding a way to affirm themselves both as individuals and as team members so that they can win at math…and at life!
New kid Kylie Carson is "different" — which can make middle school a very scary and unfriendly place. So she cooks up a sweet solution: form a cupcake club that's open to anyone seeking friendship and a place to belong. But the popular clique turns bitter with jealousy and vows to destroy the club's efforts. Kylie is now faced with a tough choice: stoop to the mean girls' level or take the higher road. The delicious pop-infused score by Rick Hip-Flores brings the best-selling children's book by Sheryl and Carrie Berk to life, and drives home a message of empathy, love, and the power of young people to change the world.
Note: This production will support NoBully.org.
In the fiercely competitive world of girls' soccer, how far would you go for your child? Based on the award-winning play All About the Kids by Caytha Jentis, Play Like a Winner is a satire of the soccer mom world. At curtain, Coach Nick lies dead in the middle of the stage, impaled by a corner flag, while a chorus of soccer players sings in his honor. Kathy, a soccer mom, steps forward to tell viewers the story of how all this began…
Temple of the Souls is an award-winning contemporary pop musical of secrets, lies, and forbidden love. Two worlds collide in this mythical tale when Amada, the beautiful daughter of a conquistador, and Guario, a young Taino, meet in a magical Puerto Rican rain forest. To escape the intolerant world below, the young lovers run away to the Temple of the Souls, where nightmares and dreams come true.
Based in part on The Terezin Diary of Gonda Redlich, Terezin tells the story of two Jewish girls — Alexi, a brilliant violin player, and her friend Violet — locked in desperate struggle for survival after arriving at Terezin. After Violet mysteriously disappears and Alexi's only hope to find her is with the aid of a Nazi commander offering her a Faustian bargain — teach him to play the violin and he will reveal Violet's whereabouts. But could you really trust the very man who ordered the deportation and extermination of her own people?
Terezin is written and directed by Nicholas Tolkien (the great-grandson of J.R.R. Tolkein).
In this wicked retelling of the classic novel by H.G. Wells, a troubled inventor discovers a modern dystopia where machines are nonexistent and love is forbidden. Extraordinary events force him to venture underground, where he must face the demons that control his future.
What is the price of liberty, and will the wall divide or unite this family? A Wall Apart tells the story of three brothers in East Berlin. With scars from one war, they face another as the Berlin Wall divides their city — East from West. One an officer, another an artist, and the third caught in the middle, these brothers experience the building of the wall, each from a personal perspective. As they strive to find their way together, three generations of family ties, brotherhood, love, marriage, and parenthood are tested.
A Wall Apart is an original rock musical with music by Graham Russell of Air Supply and a book by Sam Goldstein and Craig Clyde. Directed and choreographed by Keith Andrews, the show features a cast including Maddie Shea Baldwin (Bright Star), Leslie Becker (Wicked), Emily Behny (The Fantasticks), Jordan Bondurant (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Darren Ritchie (Thoroughly Modern Millie), Matt Rosell (Les Misérables), and Josh Tolle (Kinky Boots national tour).