Our 2016-2017 Season
July 21 – September 11, 2016
East Coast Regional Premiere!
Over 60 million people all around the world have fallen in love with the character, the story and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show! This tale full of sun and fun unfolds on a Greek island paradise when, on the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the identity of her father brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited 20 years before. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship.
September 22 – November 6, 2016
Ring in the election year with 1776, the classic Tony Award®-winning musical about how the founding fathers drafted the Declaration of Independence and gave birth to a new nation. A unique show that presents John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and Benjamin Franklin in all their fractious, fascinating complexity, 1776 features beloved songs such as “Sit Down, John,” “Cool, Cool, Considerate Men,” and “He Plays the Violin.” This show will remind you of how far America has come – and how little we’ve changed.
November 17, 2016 – January 1, 2017
Celebrate the holiday season with MARY POPPINS! Based on the classic Disney film, this is the story of a mysterious nanny who magically appears at the Banks household in Edwardian London to care for Jane and Michael Banks. Adventure abounds as she whisks them away to meet dancing chimney sweeps, shopkeepers and an array of colorful characters. Featuring an irresistible story, breathtaking dance numbers and beloved songs such as the Academy Award-winning “Chim Chim Cher-ee,” “A Spoonful of Sugar,” “Feed the Birds,” “Step in Time,” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious,” audiences will have a “Jolly Holiday” with Mary and discover a world where “Anything Can Happen” if you let it.
The Full Monty
January 19 – March 5, 2017
This 10-time Tony Award® nominee is filled with honest affection, engaging melodies and a raucous mix of razor-sharp humor and toe-tapping pizazz… not to mention the most highly anticipated closing number in Broadway history! In need of quick cash and low on prospects, six unemployed Buffalo steelworkers come up with the outrageous idea to put on a strip act after seeing their wives’ enthusiasm for a touring company of Chippendales. As they prepare for the big night, working through their fears, self-consciousness, and anxieties, they overcome their inner demons and find strength in their camaraderie.
Jekyll & Hyde
March 16 – April 30, 2017
Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits from multi Grammy and Tony® nominated Frank Wildhorn & double Oscar and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, JEKYLL & HYDE has mesmerized audiences the world over. An evocative tale of two men, one a doctor, passionate and romantic, and the other, a terrifying madman, and two women, one beautiful and trusting and the other beautiful and trusting only herself. Both unaware of his dark secret. Their story unfolds in this gripping musical thriller resplendent with a sumptuous score including the unforgettable, “This is the Moment,” “Someone Like You” and “A New Life.”
May 11 – June 25, 2017
This is the show that set the standard for all future musicals by incorporating music, lyrics and dance into a well-crafted serious story. OKLAHOMA! spins the tale of the high-spirited rivalry between the local farmers and cowboys in the Indian territory of Oklahoma at the turn of the twentieth century. This provides a colorful background against which Curly, a handsome cowboy, and Laurey, a winsome farm girl, play out their love story. Nominated for Seven Tony Awards® and winner of a Pulitzer Prize, it’s filled with some of the most recognized songs in theatre, including “Oh What A Beautiful Mornin’,” “The Surrey with the Fringe on Top,” “People Will Say We’ve in Love” and of course, the resounding “Ok-la-hom-a.”