81st Season | 2014 - 2015

  • The Wedding Singer - Musical
    Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss
    July 18 – 27, 2014
    Box Office opens July 14

    Cast: Medium 11 – 20 Auditions: May 18 and 19 This bright and breezy musical comedy takes us back to a time when hair was big, greed was good, collars were up, and a wedding singer might just be the coolest guy in the room. It's 1985 and rock-star wannabe Robbie Hart is New Jersey's favorite wedding singer. He's the life of the party, until his own fiancee leaves him at the altar. Shot through the heart, Robbie makes every wedding as disastrous as his own. Enter Julia, a winsome waitress who wins his affection. As luck would have it, Julia is about to be married to a Wall Street shark, and unless Robbie can pull off the performance of a decade, the girl of his dreams will be gone forever.
  • The Spitfire Grill
    Directed by Weldon Ledbetter
    August 29 – September 7, 2014
    Box Office opens August 25

    Cast: 3M – 4F Auditions: July 20 and 21 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 travels to the small town of Gilead, Wisconsin. She finds a job at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill – the only eatery in this struggling town. The Spitfire Grill is for sale. But with no interested buyers, Hannah decides to raffle it off. 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. “ The Spitfire Grill is one of the most heartfelt musicals of recent years, its homespun charms as inviting as a warm winter blanket” wrote Matthew Murray reviewing the show for Talkin’ Broadway.

  • I Do, I Do, I Do
    Directed by Weldon Ledbetter
    October 10 – 19, 2014
    Box Office opens October 6

    Cast: 3M – 3F Auditions: August 31 and September 1 Diana has it all. Beautiful, intelligent, sweet natured. The sort of rare girl that all men swoon over. What’s more she is the daughter of a wealthy banker. The three men in her life are Jamie, to whom she is officially betrothed; Tom, the attractive boyfriend of Jamie’s sister; and Geoff, the oldest friend who is to be best man. Diana’s insurmountable problem is that, during the course of the longest weekend of her life, she finds herself having promised marriage to all three! How can she decide? What matters most - familiarity, suitability, sexual passion? Can she make up her mind in time for the big society wedding arranged in a month’s time .

  • Shrek The Musical
    Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss
    December 5 – December 14, 2014
    Box Office opens December 1

    Cast: Large (over 20) Auditions: October 12 and 13 SHREK THE MUSICAL, based on the Oscar® winning DreamWorks film that started it all brings the hilarious story of everyone's favorite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre - not a handsome prince - shows up to rescue a feisty princess. Throw in a donkey who won't shut up, a bad guy with a SHORT temper, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand...and his name is Shrek. Full of all-new songs, great dancing and breathtaking scenery, SHREK THE MUSICAL is part romance, part twisted fairy tale and all irreverent fun for everyone. .

  • I Hate Hamlet
    Directed by Weldon Ledbetter
    February 6 – 15, 2015
    Box Office opens February 2

    Cast: 3M – 3F Auditions: December 7 and 8 A young and successful television actor relocates to New York, where he rents a marvelous, gothic apartment. With his television career in limbo, the actor is offered the opportunity to play Hamlet onstage, but there's one problem: He hates Hamlet. His dilemma deepens with the entrance of John Barrymore's ghost, who arrives intoxicated and in full costume to the apartment that once was his. The contrast between the two actors, the towering, dissipated Barrymore whose Hamlet was the greatest of his time, and Andrew Rally, hot young television star, leads to a wildly funny duel over women, art, success, duty, television, and yes, the apartment.
  • Smokey Joe's Café: The Songs of Leiber and Stoller - Musical
    Directed by Sylvia Haynie and Laura Voss
    March 20 – 29, 2015
    Box Office opens March 16

    Cast: Medium 10 – 12 Auditions: February 8 and 9 SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE is the hottest joint in town! This Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriters Leiber and Stoller is a dazzling, song-and-dance celebration of over 40 of rock ‘n’ roll's greatest hits including "Hound Dog," “Stand by Me,” “Yakety Yak,” “Jailhouse Rock,” “Spanish Harlem,” "On Broadway," "Kansas City," "Love Potion #9," "Fools Fall in Love” and more. The New York Times claims, “Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller are the Rodgers and Hammerstein of rock ‘n’ roll!” The New York Daily News calls SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE “wildly infectious” and Time Magazine says, “it sails and soars!”
  • The Importance of Being Ernest
    Directed by Weldon Ledbetter
    May 8 – 17, 2015
    Box Office opens May 4

    Cast: 5M – 4F Auditions: March 22 and 23 This masterpiece is probably the most famous of all comedies. It revolves wittily around the most ingenious case of "manufactured" mistaken identity ever put into a play. Oscar Wilde's most brilliant tour de force, a witty and buoyant comedy of manners that has delighted millions in countless productions since its first performance in London's St. James' Theatre . The Importance of Being Earnest is celebrated not only for the lighthearted ingenuity of its plot, but for its inspired dialogue, rich with scintillating epigrams still savored by all who enjoy artful conversation. From the play's effervescent beginnings in Algernon Moncrieff's London flat to its hilarious denouement in the drawing room of Jack Worthing's country manor in Hertfordshire, this comic masterpiece keeps audiences breathlessly anticipating a new bon mot or a fresh twist of plot moment to moment.