SEASON 2021-2022

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The All Night Strut! 

October 7-17, 2021
Conceived and Originally Directed and Choreographed by Fran Charnas

Musical Arrangements by Tom Fitt, Gil Lieb, and Dick Schermesser

 

Additional Orchestrations by Corey Allen

 

Stage Director/Choreographer: Susan Chebookjian

 

Music Director: Dan Rodriguez

 

Production Managers: Judy Weinberg and Elizabeth Micci

 

A sassy celebration of the 1930s and '40s, this jukebox musical offers a bonanza of the way things were during the Depression, World War II, and the post-war boom. From the funky jive of Harlem to the sophisticated elegance of El Morocco and the romance of the Stage Door Canteen, this is an evening filled with jazz, blues, bebop and classic songs.

 

Angel Street

December 3-19, 2021

 

by Patrick Hamilton

Director: Paul Dixon

Production Managers: Evelyn Corsini Alcorn, Mary Hummon,
and Ginger Webb

 

A Broadway hit first produced on the West End under the title "Gaslight," this mystery thriller tells the story of the Manninghams, who live on Angel Street in 19th-century London. Familiar with the term "gaslighting"? It comes from this classic work of drama in which the tension builds into some of the most suspenseful sequences in modern theatre. The famous movie version of "Gaslight" featured Joseph Cotten and Ingrid Bergman.

 

Pippin

February 25-March 13, 2022

 

Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz

Book by Roger O. Hirson

Originally Produced on the Broadway Stage by Stuart Ostrow

Directed on the Broadway Stage by Bob Fosse

2013 Broadway Revival Directed by Diane Paulus

Orchestrations for 2013 Revival by Larry Hochman

 

Stage Director: Ryan Began

Music Director: James Haupt

Choreographer: Daisy Giunta

Production Managers: Sandy Armstrong and Susan Harrington

With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant Stephen Schwartz, "Pippin" is the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this updated circus-inspired version continues to captivate and appeal to the young-at-heart throughout the world.

 

Boeing, Boeing

May 6-22, 2022

By Marc Camoletti

Translated by Beverly Cross and Francis Evans Director: Danny Bolton Production Manager: Ginger Webb

 

A hit comedy similar in vein to Shakespeare’s comedies of merry misadventures and mistaken identities, "Boeing Boeing" relates the exploits of French bachelor Bernard as he juggles three lady loves. Three flight attendants, to be exact, from three different countries. Bernard's life hits some turbulence when complications such as a new, speedier Boeing jet disrupt his careful stratagems to keep all three girlfriends in the dark about each other.