Freaky Friday is a musical with music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey, and a book by Bridget Carpenter. This version was developed for licensing by Disney Theatrical Productions and is based on the 1972 book of the same name by Mary Rodgers and its 1976 and 2003 film adaptations. In the story, when an overworked mother and her teenage daughter magically swap bodies, they have just one day to put things right again before the mom’s wedding. SGMT’s version is a fun, energetic musical with important heartfelt themes and loads of fun, especially for teenagers and their parents. This production is directed by Sammy Myrick. SGMT rated PG for some mature themes.
THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL is a swashbuckling action/adventure musical, based on Baroness Orczy’s famous 20th-century novel about the French Revolution and the battle for Liberty, Equality and Fraternity. With an epic, sweeping book by Nan Knighton and a rousing and passionate score by Knighton and Frank Wildhorn, THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL is a colorful window into 18th century French and British history. The show features drama, comedy, and the love triangle of Percy, a British aristocrat who dons an alias to subvert the French, Chauvlin, his always-clad-in-black nemesis and Marguerite, Percy’s new bride and Chauvlin’s former flame. The show’s most popular numbers include “Into The Fire,” “When I Look At You,” “You Are My Home,” “She Was There,” and “I’ll Forget You.” SGMT’s production will be an exciting, elegant show not to be missed –directed by Kyle Myrick. SGMT rated PG for some minor language, simulated beheadings and mature themes.
Percy Talbot has just been released from a five year prison sentence for manslaughter. She is trying to find a place for a fresh start, and based on a page from an old travel book, travels to the small town of Gilead, Wisconsin. The local sheriff, Joe Sutter, who is also Percy’s parole officer, finds her a job at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill – the only eatery in this struggling town. Percy soon meets other townspeople namely Shelby, the sweet spirit who befriends her, Shelby’s bitter husband Caleb, and Effy, the town busy-body who know little of Percy’s past. The Spitfire Grill is for sale, but with no interested buyers, Hannah decides to raffle it off. Entry fees are one hundred dollars and the best essay on why you want the grill wins. Soon, mail is arriving by the wheelbarrow full and things are definitely getting hot at the Spitfire Grill. This musical triumph is an inspiring celebration of fresh starts and the power of what one person can do. SGMT’s production is directed by Doug Bishop and is rated PG for mature themes.
Before they brought us Beauty & the Beast and The Little Mermaid, visionaries Alan Menken and Howard Ashman came together to create the unusual rock comedy named Little Shop of Horrors. Meek flower shop assistant Seymour pines for co-worker Audrey. During a total eclipse, he discovers an unusual plant he names Audrey II, which feeds only on human flesh and blood. The growing plant attracts a great deal of business for the previously struggling store. After Seymour feeds Audrey’s boyfriend, Orin, to the plant after Orin’s accidental death, he must come up with more bodies for the increasingly bloodthirsty plant. June 28-July 21.
Just leave everything to us to help you wrap up your summer season. The most popular show on Broadway last year, this delightful musical is sure to remind you why you love musicals in the first place. Put on your Sunday clothes and take a trip with life-loving, meddling matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi to New York City to find Horace Vandergelder a bride. This show proves that what isn’t broken doesn’t need fixing, and you’ll see why as you enjoy this timeless classic starting on August 16 and running through September 15.
Featuring your favorite hits from the 50s and 60s, The Marvelous Wonderettes take to our theater in the round and will have you wanting to bebop in your seat! Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy and Suzy are set to entertain you after the prom’s original plan for music has fallen through. With songs like “Dream Lover”, “Stupid Cupid”, “It’s My Party”, and “It’s In His Kiss (The Shoop Shoop Song)”, you’ll want to come back and see this show again and again!