2022-2023 Theatre season

Cabaret

Cabaret

Music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, book by Joe Masteroff
Directed by Dr. Michael E. McKelvey
Mainstage Theatre

Cabaret is set in 1930 Berlin as the Nazis are ascending to power. The musical revolves around American writer Clifford Bradshaw’s relationship with English cabaret performer Sally Bowles. Overseeing the action is the Master of Ceremonies at the Kit Kat Klub, and the club itself serves as a metaphor for the ominous political developments taking place.

Box Office opens one hour prior to show time. Please arrive 30 minutes early to check in. 

Performances:

  • Friday, October 21, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, October 22, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, October 30, 2 p.m.
  • Monday, October 31, 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, November 1, 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday, November 2, 7 p.m.
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Songs for a New World

Songs for a New World

Written and composed by Jason Robert Brown
Directed by Dr. Michael E. McKelvey
Mainstage Theatre

Songs for a New World is a work of musical theatre. The show lies between musical and song cycle, but it is neither; it is an abstract musical, a series of songs all connected by a theme: the moment of decision.

Performances:

  • Friday, February 17, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 18, 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, February 19, 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, February 23, 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, February 24, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 25, 7:30 p.m.
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Romeo & Juliet

Romeo & Juliet

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Felicia Lansbury Meyer
Mainstage Theatre

This classic by William Shakespeare tells the story of an age-old vendetta between two powerful families that erupts into bloodshed. The tragic fate of two young star-crossed lovers ultimately reconciles their feuding families.

Performances:

  • Wednesday, April 12, 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 13, 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, April 14, 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 15, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 16, 2 p.m.
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