Elf – The Musical

nov 30 - dec 23, 2018
Music by Matthew Sklar
Lyrics by Chad Beguelin
Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin
Performance Times:
7:00 PM Friday; 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM Saturday and Sunday
School Matinees:
9:30 AM, Dec. 10-11, 2018
Theatre:
Mainstage

It’s a sparklejollytwinklejingley time of the year!

“Elf” has quickly become a modern Christmas classic! Based on the 2003 film, “Elf – The Musical” tells the story of Buddy, a human raised as an elf at the North Pole. Buddy’s enormous size and poor toy-making skills read more

Mitch Kedzior
Buddy
Lauren Malcomson
Jovie
Corbett Reeves
Walter
Melissa Kellar
Emily
Alison Buechler
Deb
Jack Gabby
Michael
Greg Kephart
Manager
Nick Flynn
Chadwick
Greg Millar
Santa
Chris Ennis
Greenway
Lucas White
Matthews
Allison Bollinger
Ensemble
Ben Clark
Sarah Coleman
Jazzlyn Davis
Jillian Gabby
Charissa Hamel
Will Johnson
Ethan Kellar
Shelby Kephart
Grace McGill
Lindsay Mickelson
Sam Nigg
Ethan Saltz
Andrew Smalley
Chelsea Thomson
Carl Tubbs
Julianne Ungs
Maddox Wajda
Jenna Wieskamp

Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery

jan 25 - feb 10, 2019
Performance Times:
7:30 PM Wednesday through Saturday; 2:00 PM Sunday
Theatre:
Mainstage

Sherlock Holmes was never more fun!

Based on Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s The Hound of Baskervilles, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson must confront the moors of Devonshire to solve the mysterious death of Sir Charles Baskerville and protect the next heir to the fortune, Sir Henry.

The read more

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Silent Sky

may 31 - jun 16, 2019
Performance Times:
7:30 PM Wednesday through Saturday; 2:00 PM Sunday
Theatre:
Mainstage

They set their sights on the stars and changed science forever.

Lauren Gunderson’s 2015 play centers around the untold stories of female astronomers through the eyes of a real scientist Henrietta Leavitt, a female “computer” at Harvard College Observatory.

Leavitt is joined by her capable co-workers read more

The Best Christmas Pageant Ever

nov 2 - nov 25, 2018
Book by Barbara Robinson
Performance Times:
7:00 PM Friday; 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday
School Matinees:
9:30 AM & Noon, Nov. 12-13, 2018
Theatre:
Kate Goldman Children's Theatre

They showed up for the free cookies and stayed, much to the town’s dismay.

From the best-selling children’s book, the Playhouse embarks on its 20th year of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever. Perfect for young audiences, you won’t believe the mayhem – and the fun – when the Herdmans collide with read more

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William Bower
Ralph
Nolan Scherer
Leroy
Ridge Rutherford
Claude
Finley Schelhaas
Imogene
Gabrielle Henderson
Gladys
Alexander Baker
Ollie
Tess Meggison
Beth
Porter McClure
Charlie
Gbomi Kayode
Maxine
Jack Andersen
Elmer
Oscar Tjeerdsma
Hobie
William “Nash” Roe
David
Juliette Novak
Beverly
Lily Spahr
Alice
Amaya Veldkamp
Shirley
Rachel Talley
Juanita
Evelyn Tucker
Doris
Josie Talley
Janet
Tony Tandeski
Father
Melanie Hall
Mother
Alexandra Gray
Mrs. Armstrong
Bri Baltes
Mrs. Clark
Cecilia Talley
Mrs. Slocum
Jenna Darsee
Mrs. McCarthy
Heather Wenck
Mrs. Clausing
Susan Eisenhour
Reverend Hoskins
Shawn Baker
Firefighter
Gary Scherer
Firefighter

Disney’s Newsies

jul 12 - aug 4, 2019
Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Jack Feldman
Book by Harvey Fierstein
Based on the Disney film
Written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White
Performance Times:
7:30 PM Wednesday through Saturday; 2:00 PM Sunday
Theatre:
Mainstage

These kids deliver!

This smash hit Broadway musical, based on the 1992 film, is inspired by the New York newsboys’ strike of 1899.

Publishing giants Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the expense of the delivery boys, Jack Kelly read more

Catch Me If You Can

mar 22 - apr 14, 2019
Music by Marc Shaiman
Lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman
Book by Terrence McNally
Performance Times:
7:30 PM Wednesday through Saturday; 2:00 PM Sunday
Theatre:
Mainstage

The charm. The con. The chase.

With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination, and millions of dollars in forged checks, precocious teenager Frank Abignale, Jr. embarks on an exhilarating journey over the country.

The show begins with Frank trapped at the Miami International read more

The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane

jan 4 - jan 20, 2019
Adapted for the stage by Dwayne Hartford
Performance Times:
7:00 PM Friday; 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday
School Matinees:
9:30 AM & Noon, Jan. 14-15, 2019
Theatre:
Kate Goldman Children's Theatre

Friendship is the true adventure.

Based on Kate DiCamillo’s book, this is a story of friendship and finding oneself. Edward Tulane is a very happy but a very self-centered toy china rabbit owned by 10-year-old Abilene Tulane. As Abilene and her family go on an ocean voyage, Edward read more

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Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt

feb 22 - mar 10, 2019
Performance Times:
7:00 PM Friday; 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday
School Matinees:
9:30 AM & Noon, Mar. 4-5, 2019
Theatre:
Kate Goldman Children's Theatre

Join Judy and Stink for their swashbuckling adventures on Artichoke Island!

Based on the hit children’s book series by Megan McDonald, Judy and Stink take up a swashbuckling adventure on “Artichoke” Island. Finding concealed clues, unlocking secret codes and solving tricky puzzles, will Judy and Stink be able to read more

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Billy Elliot the Musical

oct 5 - oct 28, 2018
Book and Lyrics by Lee Hall
Music by Elton John
Originally Directed by Stephen Daldry
Performance Times:
7:30 PM Wednesday through Saturday; 2:00 PM Sunday
Theatre:
Mainstage

All you really have to do is shine!

Set in a northern English mining town, against the background of the 1984 miners’ strike, Billy Elliot the Musical follows young Billy whostumbles out of the boxing ring and into a ballet class.

Based on the 2000 film Billy Elliot, read more

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Asher Ekhardt (performing Oct. 5, 7, 11, 13, 18, 20, 25, 26, 28)
Billy
Uzay Hasanusta (performing Oct. 6, 10, 12, 14, 17, 19, 21, 24, 27)
Billy
Rachel Meyer
Mrs. Wilkinson
Micheal Davenport
Dad
Mary Bricker
Grandma
Nic Lovan
Tony
Darren J. Grote
George
Ryan Henzi
Michael
Tatum Lowell
Debbie
Sean Nelsen
Small Boy
Michael Garrison
Big Davey
Hallie Henely
Lesley
Jenner Lathrop
Posh Dad
Heidi Bibler
Mum
Mark Morrison
Mr. Braithwaite
Will Donaghy
Older Billy/Dancer
Mitchell Nieland
Professional Dancer
Brady Meyers
Posh Boy
Katie Dorrell
Clipboard Woman
Katie Dorrell
Ensemble
Michael Garrison
Darren Grote
Hallie Henely
Will Johnson
Brady Myers
Mitchell Nieland
Sean Nelsen
Ethan Saltz
Nick Wharff
Grace Aerisolphal
Ballet Girls
Kelsie Anderson
Isabelle Baker
Madeline Davis
Abigail Galloway
Hannah Hayes
Tatum Lowell
Greta Paulsen
Caroline Penick
Addie Van Dyke
Brady Meyers
Billy Understudy
John W. Viars
Director/Playhouse Artistic Director
Brenton Brown
Music Director
Megan Helmers
Choreographer
Nicholas Amundson
Scenic Designer
Angela Lampe
Costume Designer
Dillon McArdle
Lighting Designer
Josh Jepson
Sound Designer
Susanna Douthit
Puppets Designer
Kyle Bochart
Stage Manager
Madyson Podojil
Assistant Stage Manager
Nate Lawrence-Richards
Technical Director

Ella Enchanted

apr 26 - may 12, 2019
By Karen Zacarias
Music by Deborah Wicks La Puma
Adapted from the book by Gail Carson Levine
Performance Times:
7:00 PM Friday; 1:00 PM and 4:00 PM Saturday and Sunday
School Matinees:
9:30 AM & Noon, May 6-7, 2019
Theatre:
Kate Goldman Children's Theatre

A fairy tale with girl-power!

As a baby, Ella was given the “gift” of obedience by a fairy named Lucinda. Growing into a teenager, she must keep this a secret as schoolmates play tricks on her to do whatever she is told. Trying to find a way to break the spell, Ella encounters read more

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