October 8, 2021 - October 17, 2021
Frederick Knott’s thriller play first opened on Broadway in 1966 and was shortly followed by its movie adaptation starring Audrey Hepburn in 1967.
Suzy Hendrix, a blind Greenwich Village housewife unwittingly possesses a doll filled with illicit drugs. Three con men attempt to blackmail Suzy into handing over the doll. A battle of wits ensues as Suzy and the young girl upstairs hash a plot against the thieves using her new-found blindness to her advantage.
July 23, 2021 - August 1, 2021
The Jungle Book was originally written in short stories by Rudyard Kipling in 1894. The story follows Shere Khan the tiger, Bagheera the black panther, Baloo the bear, Kaa the snake, and Mowgli the “man-cub” on a wild and musical adventure to get Mowgli safely to the man-village. Famously, Disney made an animated adaptation in 1967 and a live-action-CGI film in 2016.
It’s bound to be a swinging time at the Playhouse listening to The Bare Necessities, I Wanna Be Like You and more!
August 20, 2021 - August 29, 2021
Considered to be the “perfect” musical comedy, Guys and Dolls opened on the Broadway stage in 1950 and has had several revivals and a movie adaptation starring Frank Sinatra and Marlon Brando. Set in a mythical New York City, Nathan, a gambler tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while his night club performer girlfriend, Adelaide, laments that they’ve been engaged for fourteen years with no end in sight. A fellow smooth-talking gambler, Sky, ends up chasing a strait-laced missionary, Sarah, on a bet. From Times Square, to Havana Cuba, to the sewers of New York, this brassy and timeless show like Sit Down You're Rockin The Boat, Fugue for Tinhorns, and Luck Be A Lady Tonight will have you tapping your toes and humming along!
December 3, 2021 - December 12, 2021
Joe Landry adapted the classic 1946 film starring Jimmy Stewart for the stage in a whole new light by setting it in a radio station as a live broadcast on Christmas Eve in 1946 in front of a studio audience. Five actors, scripts in hand, become dozens of characters while a foley artist adds sound effects to help bring the story to life.