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The Road: My Life with John Denver
April 6th – April 24th, 2016
By Randal Myler and Dan Wheetman
This CT premiere event is a celebration of folk musician John Denver’s life and music, including hits like “Take Me Home, Country Roads,” “Rocky Mountain High,” and “Leaving On a Jet Plane.” Featuring versatile musician David Lutken (Ring of Fire), BACK HOME AGAIN offers a rare glimpse of the man behind the music and the stories behind the songs.
Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks
May 4th – May 22nd, 2016
By Richard Alfieri
An aging but formidable woman hires a dance instructor to give her lessons in her home. What begins as an antagonistic relationship gives way to friendship as they swing dance, foxtrot, tango and cha cha while sharing their secrets, fears and joys. SIX DANCE LESSONS is a poignant comedy with music and dance about friendship.
The 39 Steps
June 1st – June 19th, 2016
By Patrick Barlow, John Buchan
Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have THE 39 STEPS, a fast-paced whodunit for anyone who loves the magic of theatre! This 2-time Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning treat is packed with nonstop laughs, over 150 zany characters (played by a ridiculously talented cast of 4), an on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance!
June 29th – July 24th, 2016
By Jon Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse
Winner of Six 1997 Tony Awards, including Best Musical Revival, CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.
August 3rd – August 28th, 2016
by Jonathon Larsen
Loosely based on Puccini’s La Boheme, RENT is an inspiring musical with songs that rock and stories that resonate. Set in the East Village of New York City, RENT is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the TONY Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, RENT has become a pop cultural phenomenon – exuberant, passionate and joyous.
Man of La Mancha
September 7th – October 2nd, 2016
by Dale Wasserman, Mitch Leigh and Joe Darion
One of the world’s most popular musicals, MAN OF LA MANCHA, the “Impossible Dream” musical, is based on Cervantes’ masterpiece Don Quixote, and tells of the adventures of a delusional Spanish knight who sallies forth on a quest to restore chivalry to the world, and to claim his lady love. Winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and starring David Pittsinger.
Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Story
October 26th – November 13th, 2016
By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman
America’s favorite girl singer comes to life on stage in this exhilarating and inspiring musical biography. TENDERLY, THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY MUSICAL is not a typical “juke-box musical.” It offers a fresh, remarkably personal, and poignant picture of the woman whose unparalleled talent and unbridled personality made her a legend. With her signature songs woven in and out, we learn both the story of her successes on film, radio, and TV, as well as her struggles in her personal life.
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