- Irving Berlin’s WHITE CHRISTMAS
Weathervane TheatreTuesday, July 09, 2019 to Wednesday, August 07, 2019
(performs in alternating rep)Music and Lyrics by Irving BerlinBased Upon the Paramount Pictures Film Written for the Screen by Norman Krasnodar, Norman Panama, and Melvin FrankBook by David Ives and Paul BlakeWorld War II vets have become partners in a song-and-dance act after the war. Looking for love, they follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil’s former army commander. Based on the beloved film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features well known standards including “Blue ...
- Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
Weathervane TheatreWednesday, July 10, 2019 to Monday, July 29, 2019
By Richard Alfieri (performs in alternating rep) This touching comedy is about a formidable retired woman who hires an acerbic dance instructor to give her private dance lessons —one per week for six weeks— in her gulf-front condo in St. Petersburg Beach, Florida. What begins as an antagonistic relationship blossoms into an intimate friendship as these two people from very different backgrounds reveal their secrets, fears, and joys while dancing. They earn to overcome their outward differences and discover an unlikely but profound connection.
- Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
Weathervane TheatreSaturday, July 13, 2019 to Thursday, August 15, 2019
by Lanie Robertson (performs in alternating rep) The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances interlaced with salty, often humorous, reminiscences to project a riveting portrait of the lady and her music four months before her death. Featuring more than a dozen songs, including several Holiday’s best-known tunes “God Bless the Child” and “What a Little Moonlight Can Do.”
- Spring Awakening in Concert
Weathervane TheatreMonday, July 22, 2019 to Tuesday, August 20, 2019
Book and Lyrics: Steven Sater Music: Duncan Sheik Based on the play by Frank Wedekind (performs in alternating rep)New for 2019: Interns InConcert Based on Frank Wedekind’s play of the same name, S pring Awakening depicts a dozen young people in 1891 Germany exploring their journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. This landmark Tony Award-winning musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the national like no other musical in years. Handpicked from thousands ...
- The Drowsy Chaperone
Weathervane TheatreTuesday, July 23, 2019 to Monday, August 26, 2019
Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert, Greg MorrisonBook by Bob Martin, Don McKellar (performs in alternating rep) In a loving send-up of the frivolously inconsequential stage musicals of the Jazz Age, a fan known only as Man in Chair gives a spin to the original cast recording of one such musical, providing the audience with amusing minutiae about the play and the players. Hailed by New York Magazine as “The Perfect Broadway Musical,” The Drowsy Chaperone is a masterful meta-musical, poking fun at all the tropes that characterize the musical theatre genre.
- Bright Star
Weathervane TheatreThursday, August 01, 2019 to Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Music, Book & Story: Steve Martin Music, Lyrics & Story: Edie Brickell (performs in alternating rep) Inspired by a real event and featuring the Grammy-nominated score by Steven Martin and Edie Brickell, B right Star tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and ’40s. When successful literary editor Alice Murphy meets an ambitious young soldier just home from World War II, their connection inspires Alice to confront her past. Together they discover a stunning secret with the power to transform ...
- The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Weathervane TheatreMonday, August 12, 2019 to Thursday, August 29, 2019
Based on the novel by Mark Haddon Adapted by Simon Stephens Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that will change his life forever.
- Sister Act
Weathervane TheatreWednesday, August 21, 2019 to Friday, August 30, 2019
Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Glenn Slater Book by Cheri Steinkellner, Bill Steinkellner Additional Book Material by Douglas Carter Beane ( performs in alternating rep) When disco singer Deloris Van Cartier is placed in protective custody in a dying convent, her unique brand of funk comes face-to-face with the traditions of the church. Someone’s habits are about to change. Based on the hit 1992 film S ister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash that has audiences jumping to their feet!
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