Events List

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PIPPIN

PIPPIN is a high-flying, death-defying hit Broadway musical! Full of extraordinary acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked, PIPPIN will lift you up and leave you smiling. This unforgettable new production is the winner of four 2013 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival. Hailed as “an eye-popping, jaw-dropping extravaganza” (NY1), it’s unlike anything you have ever seen! Come experience PIPPIN, one young man’s journey to be extraordinary. Following its acclaimed run at Boston’s American Repertory Theater, this captivating new production comes straight from Broadway, directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Hair and The Gershwin’s Porgy…

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The Ugly Ducking

Lightwire Theater presents: The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare Fri, Feb. 10, 9:30 & 11:30 AM Produced by Corbian Visual Arts and Dance & Lightwire Theater America’s Got Talent finalists, Lightwire Theater returns with two classic stories told with spectacular glow-in-the-dark electroluminescent wire puppets, dazzling visual, poignant choreography and creative use of music ranging from classical to jazz to pop. Away from the pond and on his own, the Ugly Duckling’s adventures lead him on a search for others who will love him for who he is. The famous story of the race between the Tortoise and…

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Rock The Presidents

Childsplay presents: Rock the Presidents – Fri, Feb. 17, 9:30 & 11:30 AM   Book and Lyrics by Dwayne Hartford Music by Sarah Roberts Directed by Anthony Runfola   Childsplay’s smash-hit musical about the presidents of the United States is back by popular demand! Gearing up for the election season, this high-energy multi-media extravaganza takes a non-partisan look at what it means to be president. The 44 men who rose to the highest office in the land are brought to life through rock, pop and folk music.   Grades: 3-6   Curriculum Connections: U.S. History/Presidents, Musical Styles, Social Studies, Historical…

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INTO THE WOODS

Already a Tony Award® winner, and one of this year’s Academy Award and Golden Globe nominees for the feature film with Meryl Streep and Johnny Depp, Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine’s INTO THE WOODS has taken New York by storm this season in a celebrated new production that has launched a national tour in the 2016/17 Season. Venture back INTO THE WOODS as the Dodgers (Jersey Boys, Matilda) team up with Networks (Phantom, War Horse, South Pacific) to present the acclaimed Fiasco Theater production that became New York’s surprise hit of this season. Unanimously acclaimed, extended twice at the Roundabout’s…

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BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Montana Repertory Theatre celebrates its fiftieth anniversary season with the play that put Neil Simon on the map over fifty years ago. Through comedy, Mr. Simon explores love, relationship, marriage, and family––the pangs of loss and the joy of reunion. Corie and Paul Bratter are a newlywed couple. For their first home, they live in an apartment on the top floor of a brownstone in New York City. During the course of four days, the couple learns to live together while facing the usual daily ups-and-downs. Corrie wants Paul to become more easy-going: for example, to run “barefoot in the…

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THE ILLUSIONISTS™

Direct from Broadway, this mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible Illusionists on earth. THE ILLUSIONISTS™ – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONISTS™ – LIVE FROM BROADWAY™ has shattered box office records worldwide and thrilled audiences of all…

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42nd STREET

The quintessential backstage musical comedy classic, 42nd STREET is the song and dance fable of Broadway with an American Dream story and includes some of the greatest songs ever written, such as “We’re In The Money,” “Lullaby of Broadway,” “Shuffle Off To Buffalo,” “Dames,” “I Only Have Eyes For You” and of course “42nd Street.” Based on a novel by Bradford Ropes and Busby Berkeley’s 1933 movie, 42nd STREET tells the story of a starry-eyed young dancer named Peggy Sawyer who leaves her Allentown home and comes to New York to audition for the new Broadway musical Pretty Lady. When…

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Lights! Camera! Math!

Cahoots NI presents: Lights! Camera! Math! – Mon, Mar. 27, 9:30 & 11:30 AM Written by Paul Bosco Mc Eneaney Meet Danny Carmo – It’s not so long ago that he thought school, and in particular math, wasn’t for him. He was more interested in dreaming about a future on the stage and perhaps the big screen – all he ever wanted to be was a famous magician! But when he knuckled down to learn all the tricks of the trade he realized that Math was not only essential…but was the SECRET to a whole load of magic!!!! Grades: 3-6…

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GREATER TUNA

GREATER TUNA is a hilarious and irreverent comedy about Texas’ third smallest town, where the Lion’s club is too liberal and patsy Cline Never dies. The eclectic band of Tuna citizens – men, women, children, and animals alike – are portrayed by ONLY 2 performers, making this satire on life in rural America both crazy and delightful. Called “a good ol’ down-home laugh-out-loud fest,” by DC Metro Theater Arts, GREATER TUNA has enjoyed worldwide success, including long-running engagements both on and Off-Broadway, at the White House in Washington D.C., on Late Night with David Letterman, and as a HBO special….

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Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters

Dallas Children’s Theater presents: Mufaro’s Beautiful Daughters – Mon, Apr. 10, 9:30 & 11:30 AM Based on the book by John Steptoe When a great African king desires a wife, only the most perfect maidens in the land are invited to meet him. Mufaro’s pride and joy, his two daughters of very different dispositions, travel through a mystical jungle and across a deep river to be presented to the king. Along the way, the two girls encounter a number of mysterious situations that unknowingly test their courage, kindness and strength of spirit. Grades: 2-4 Curriculum Connections: Language Arts, History &…

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ONCE

Winner of 8 2012 Tony Awards® including BEST MUSICAL, ONCE is a truly original Broadway experience. Featuring an impressive ensemble of actor/musicians who play their own instruments onstage, ONCE tells the enchanting tale of a Dublin street musician who’s about to give up on his dream when a beautiful young woman takes a sudden interest in his haunting love songs. As the chemistry between them grows, his music soars to powerful new heights… but their unlikely connection turns out to be deeper and more complex than your everyday romance. Emotionally captivating and theatrically breathtaking, ONCE draws you in from the…

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