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The Ivoryton Playhouse is delighted to announce its 2013 Season. Join us for some great theatre throughout the year!
Life Could Be a Dream
by Roger Bean
March 13th – March 30th, 2013 (No performance Easter Sunday, March 31st)
From the writer of The Marvelous Wonderettes comes this fabulous, feel-good musical. Meet the Crooning Crabcakes as they prepare to enter the Big Whopper Radio Contest and realize their dreams of making the big time. Featuring classic 60’s doo-wop hits Fools Fall in Love, Unchained Melody, Lonely Teardrops and many more.
Other People’s Money
By Jerry Sterner
April 17th – May 5th, 2013
A corporate raider threatens a hostile take-over of a New England “Mom & Pop” company. The patriarch of the company enlists the help of his secretary’s daughter, who is a lawyer, to try and protect the company. What follows is a snowballing plot of financial manipulations, unlikely alliances a surprising twist at the end.
by Mike Reiss
June 5th – June 23rd, 2013
A brand new play from one of the writers of The Simpsons, I’m Connecticut is a wacky, fast-paced, sweet romantic comedy about Marc, a Connecticut native who struggles with relationships and feelings of inadequacy – why? Because he comes from Connecticut – land of steady habits, sanity and politeness. A must-see comedy for anybody from the Nutmeg State!
Music by Tom Snow, Book and Lyrics by Dean Pitchford
July 3rd – July 28th, 2013
One of the most explosive movie musicals bursts onto the live stage with exhilarating results. A heartfelt story of a father longing for the son he lost and of a young man aching for the father who walked out on him. The rockin’ rhythm of the Top 40 score includes Let’s Hear it for the Boy, Almost Paradise, and, of course, Footloose.
Book and lyrics by Tom Eyer
Music by Henry Krieger
August 7th – September 1st, 2013
A smash Broadway musical, Dreamgirls captures the spirit and hope of Motown when a girl group from Chicago makes it big. In a business controlled by men, the female trio fights for recognition, fellowship and love as superstardom challenges their musical and cultural identity. Dreamgirls sizzles with sparkling dance and R&B soul – Featuring the hit songs Dreamgirls; And I am Telling You I’m Not Going and One Night Only.
I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change
Book by Joe DiPietro, Music by Jimmy Roberts
September 25th – October 13th, 2013
This hilarious revue pays tribute to those who have loved and lost and lived to try again. Smartly conceived with catchy tunes and witty lyrics, this affectionate look at love and marriage is as amusingly appropriate today as when it first opened in New York in 1996.
The Seven Year Itch
By George Axelrod
October 30th – November 17th, 2013
A fabulously funny farce from the fifties! The play takes a humorous look at the problems of a typical married man whose wife and son have gone to the beach for the summer. Alone in the apartment, he is unprepared for the arrival of a stunning new upstairs neighbor.
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