Kicking off the season with The Curious Savage, Dana Thomas will debut as a new director in the Arts Center Mentoring program under the guide of Producer Nancy Fox. The Curious Savage is an entertaining comedy by John Patrick, February 9-18. At odds with her grown stepchildren, a wealthy widow and an unlikely band of social misfits collaborate to defeat plans to heist her money in this high comedy. Auditions for the production will be held Saturday, November 11 from 10am to 1pm and Monday November 13 from 6:30-9pm at the Arts Center, and Tuesday, November 14 from 6:30-9pm at the Arts Hotspot. Visit page for more details!
Shrek: The Musical Jr.
4/6 – 4/13/18
Shrek: The Musical Jr. directed by Adam Schmidtmann will give kids ages 7-18 their spotlight on stage April 6-13 with auditions being held at the Arts Center, Saturday, December 3 from 3-5pm, Sunday, December 4, from 3-5pm and Monday, December 5, from 6-9pm. “Beauty is in the eye of the ogre,” as stated in the production promo, “in Shrek The Musical JR., based on the Oscar-winning DreamWorks Animation film and fantastic Broadway musical. It’s a “big bright beautiful world” as everyone’s favorite ogre, Shrek, leads a cast of fairytale misfits on an adventure to rescue a princess and find true acceptance. Part romance and part twisted fairy tale, Shrek JR. is an irreverently fun show with a powerful message for the whole family.” Ben Borenstein music directs while Jessie Dobrzynski choreographs. Visit page for more info!
I Never Saw Another Butterfly
5/11 – 5/20/18
A departure from music and comedy is next with returning director Rebecca Fox in I Never Saw Another Butterfly, the emotional Holocaust remembrance play from Celeste Raspanti running May 11-20, 2018. This beautiful and touching story has an important and timeless message. Auditions are scheduled at the Arts Center, Saturday February 10 from 1:30-4pm and at the Arts Hotspot, Monday, February 12 from 6-9pm. Visit page for more info!
Celebrating Christmas through July, Irving Berlin’s White Christmaswill headline the summer family musical August 3-12 under the direction of Nancy Fox. Based on the Paramount Pictures classic movie the Broadway musical will audition at the Arts Center, Saturday April 14 from 10am-1pm and Monday April 16 from 6-9pm. Dan Williams returns as Music Director. Visit page for more info!
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
9/21 – 9/30/18
Shakespeare returns to the lineup with Twelfth Night directed by Marguerite Beebe September 21-30. Shakespeare’s comedy of gender confusion, in which a girl disguises herself as a man to be near the count she adores, only to be pursued by the woman he loves auditions Saturday, April 21 and Sunday April 22 from 2-6pm both days at the Arts Center, and Monday, April 23 from 6-9pm at the Arts Hotspot. Visit page for more info!
12/7 – 12/16/18
The 2018 Mainstage season wraps up with the beloved Louisa May Alcott classic Little Women, December 7-16. Co-directed by Nancy and Rebecca Fox, the musical will audition Saturday June 9 from 10am –noon, Sunday June 10 from 2-6pm, at the Arts Center, and Monday June 11 from 6-9pm at the Arts Hotspot. Ben Borenstein returns as music director. Visit page for more info!