July 7 - 27, 2014

2013 Events

Alice Unraveled

Alice Unraveled

Book, Music & Lyrics by Kelly Izzo

Struggling to find her identity in a new high school, Alice is cast “down the rabbit hole” into the fragmented, chaotic world of her mind. Alice must distinguish reality from dream in order to move forward, in this new musical with a pop-rock, electronica…

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Bend in the Road

Bend in the Road

Book & Lyrics by Benita Scheckel, Music & Lyrics by Michael Upward

The beloved literary classic, Anne of Green Gables, comes to life in this hilarious and inspiring new musical for the whole family. Adopted by the Cuthberts at Green Gables, precocious orphan Anne takes on town gossip Mrs. Lynde, mean girl Josie Pye, and…

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Boys Will Be Boys

Boys Will Be Boys

Book & Lyrics by Joe Miloscia, Music by Kenneth Kacmar

Ishmael Gonzalez suffers from Gay-D.D., a condition that renders gay men unable to stay focused on any trend for more than a few weeks. Before you can say “Barney’s Warehouse Sale,” Ishmael’s friends put on a charity revue exposing themselves and their…

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Castle Walk

Castle Walk

Book, Music, & Lyrics by Milton Granger

It’s 1938, RKO is making "The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle" with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, and they’ve hired Irene Castle herself to be an advisor on the film. Torn between her wish to honor her late husband and the director's desire to bring in…

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Cloned!

Cloned!

Book by Jacey Powers, Music by Adam Spiegel, Lyrics by Dan Wolpow

Wally Waterman, a brilliant but arrogant young physicist, is hard at work creating a human teleporter when he accidentally clones himself. What happens when two giant, identical egos collide? Havoc and hilarity, naturally, in this musical farce.

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Crossing Swords

Crossing Swords

Book, Music & Lyrics by Joe Slabe

When the boys of St. Mark’s join the girls of St. Anne’s to present “Cyrano de Bergerac,” three friends get more of an education than they bargained for. Love blossoms, jealousies flare, and secrets are revealed that may end their youthful innocence as…

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Dizzy Miss Lizzie

Dizzy Miss Lizzie's Roadside Revue Presents 'The Brontës'

Book, Music & Lyrics by Debra Buonaccorsi and Steve McWilliams

Everyone’s favorite 19th Century literary family gets the rock treatment from Washington DC’s hippest theatrical troupe. Secrets, rivalries, drugs and drama abound as conflicted siblings Charlotte, Emily, Anne and Branwell trade Victorian repression for…

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Ever Happily After

Ever Happily After

Book by Jill Jaysen, Music by Randy Klein, Lyrics by Matthew Hardy

What happens when Cinderella’s zany fairy godmother is nowhere to be found? Who can possibly save her? Join Cinderella as she takes a whimsical journey into fairytale-land and discovers that real magic can be found in the most unexpected places.

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Feather

Feather

Book by Jeremy Culver, Music by Charleene Closshey & Featured Songs by Nick Everett and Liesl Karlsson

After a human rights attorney learns her husband, a photojournalist, has been abducted from a child refugee camp, she faces the struggle of a lifetime. Her story comes together in a truly unique multimedia experience, cutting between past and present,…

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Gary Goldfarb: Master Escapist

Gary Goldfarb: Master Escapist

Book & Lyrics by Omri Schein, Music by James Olmstead

Gary Goldfarb is a big kid with even bigger dreams. He’ll stop at nothing to win the heart of Cheryl Samatasinghar-Stein, the hottest girl in school… even if it means attempting Houdini’s most dangerous feat, the Chinese Water Torture Cell Illusion, at the…

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God

God's Country

Book & Lyrics by Erik Johnke, Music by Elaine Chelton

Shattered by his mother's death and the revelation that he is adopted and Irish, wealthy Englishman James Watson travels to America in 1871 to find his birth mother. God’s Country follows one man’s epic journey to learn his true identity, with sweeping…

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Homo: The Musical

Homo: The Musical

Book by Lola Rock-N-Rolla, Music & Lyrics by Gina Volpe

Posing as a suburban housewife, an alien from Planet Homo has infiltrated a religious middle-American town. Will the good people of Pleasant Valley Pines notice before their whole community erupts in chaos and depravity? Chock full of ear-splitting…

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Icarus

Icarus

Book by Jason Slavick & the LAB Ensemble, Music & Lyrics by Nathan Leigh

Greek mythology meets burlesque, puppetry, and a folk-rock score in the latest piece from acclaimed ensemble Liars and Believers, creators of last year’s gritty Festival hit, Le Cabaret Grimm. Minnie’s Menagerie, an unconventional Depression-era sideshow,…

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Julian Po

Julian Po

Book & Lyrics by Andrew Barrett, Music by Ira Antelis

Julian Po is determined to end his life at the sea, until he finds himself stuck in the smallest, strangest town in middle America. While waiting for a connecting train, he makes friendships that start to sway him from his mission, with repercussions no…

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Legacy Falls

Legacy Falls

Book by James Burn and Ian Poitier, Music & Lyrics by James Burn

LEGACY FALLS is the side-splitting new musical that dishes the dirt on soap. Will there be hirings and firings? Will there be backstabbing and bitchiness? Will there be romances and hair-pulling catfights? Will there be a slightly unrealistic onscreen…

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Life Could Be A Dream

Life Could Be A Dream

Created by Roger Bean

Meet the “Crooning Crabcakes,” a boy group hoping for fame and fortune in the Big Whopper Radio ‘Dream-Of-A-Lifetime Talent Search.’ Trouble comes when Lois, a former Springfield High School Song Leader, arrives to put some polish on the boys. Denny and…

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