Current Theatre Production Season
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THE 2021-2022 THEATRE SEASON
The Ballad of Kate the Shrew
Adapted by Bob Peterson from Wild Bill Shakespeare’s THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
Thursday, September 30; Friday, October 1 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, October 2 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm
Join “Cisco Pete” as he matches wits with “Katharine”, Dodge City’s most disagreeable citizen, in this 1880’s western telling of William Shakespeare’s classic THE TAMING OF THE SHREW.
Musical Theatre Production: The Pajama Game
Book by George Abbott and Richard Bissell
Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross
Based on the novel "7 ½ cents" by Richard Bissell
Thursday, November 18 and Friday, 19 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, November 20 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm
A union strike at a pajama factory generates plenty of steam heat in this toe-tapping, comedic love story.
AN ALVIN THE ALLIGATOR STORY
CHILDREN’S THEATRE SHOW
by Bob Peterson
Saturday, February 26 at 2:00 PM
Alvin the Alligator and his best buddy, Franklin Osborne Barrett Digby Jr. IV, return to share the newest chapter in the story of their friendship. Digby school’s favorite English teacher, Miss Chadwick, returns to guide the story with lessons taught in and out of the classroom.
Black Box Theatre Production: "Cotton Girls"
by Scott Tobin
April 7, 8, and 9 at 7:30 pm
Seating is limited, room 766
The Runner Stumbles
By Milan Stitt
Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 23 at 2:00 pm and 7:30 pm
A young nun has died under mysterious circumstances in a remote parish in northern Michigan. Part courtroom drama, part forbidden love story, part whodunit, this electric drama ends with an explosive and surprising climax.