All shows are on FRIDAYS and SATURDAYS at 7:30pm and SUNDAYS at 3:00pm unless otherwise specified.


Bonnie & Clyde
Bonnie & Clyde

Book by Ivan Menchell
Lyrics by Don Black
Music by Frank Wildhorn

October 13 - 29, 2017
Musical with Adult Themes
Ewing Theatre

Directed by Brittni Shambaugh Addison
Musical Direction by Anthony Trifiletti

The Great Depression. As the country’s corporations, banks and institutions crumble, suffering Americans crave a reckoning. Two upstart criminals emerge from the dust of poverty to become folk heroes for their brazen, lawless and deadly deeds. Strap in for a sleek and sexy musical retelling of the rise and fall of the Barrow Gang. “You’ve read the story of Jesse James of how he lived and died...here’s the story of Bonnie and Clyde.”


Annie
Annie

Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
Based on 'Little Orphan Annie' by permission of The Media Tribune Services, Inc.

December 1 - 17, 2017
Musical for the Entire Family
Ewing Theatre

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Directed by Monica Olejko
Musical Direction by Anthony Trifiletti

Billionaire Oliver Warbucks is a man who thinks he has everything. Eleven-year-old Annie is an orphan with nothing. When the unlikely pair meet, together they find the thing that was missing in each other. Everyone’s favorite optimist lights up the stage this holiday season in the inspiring musical sensation that will leave audiences singing, “Tomorrow, tomorrow, I love you, tomorrow! You’re always a day away!”


I'm Not Rappaport
I'm Not Rappaport

By Herb Gardner

February 2 - 18, 2018
Play for Ages 12 +
Pijor Theatre

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Directed by Jacqi Loewy

From a bench in Central Park, Nat & Midge, two feisty octogenarians, refuse to disappear into the diminishing twilight of their lives. While Nat’s daughter imperils his independence with the threat of nursing homes, Midge fights the yuppie forces trying to push him out of his job. Using the wiles and wisdom that only come with age, they make their final stand in this sidesplitting and thoughtful Tony-Award winner.


White Christmas: The Musical
Children of Eden

Book by John Caird
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Based on a concept by Charles Lisanby
Orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin and Martin Erskine

March 9 - 25, 2018
Musical for the entire family
Ewing Theatre

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Directed by Nate Sayatovich
Musical Direction by Anthony Trifiletti

In the beginning, Adam and Eve live in a state of perfection with their Father. But when they eat from the Tree of Knowledge, their disobedience sets off a powerful chain of events spanning generations, and leaves the far reaches of their bloodline searching for the way back to Eden. Forbidden fruit, floods, and forgiveness come together for this sweeping musical saga based on the book of Genesis.


Death of a Salesman
The Elephant Man

By Bernard Pomerance

May 4 - 20, 2018
Play for Ages 12 +
Pijor Theatre

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Directed by Ismael Lara

In 1886, a horrifically deformed sideshow attraction named John Merrick is taken in by a young English surgeon named Frederick Treves. As Treves endeavors to civilize him by introducing him to London’s elite, Merrick dreams of being like other men. But when manners and propriety leave Merrick dissatisfied, Treves begins to question his own altruistic pursuits. Achingly poignant and poetic, discover our shared humanity with The Elephant Man.


The Velveteen Rabbit
Oliver!

Book, Music and Lyrics by Lionel Bart

July 13 - 29, 2018
Musical for the entire family
Ewing Theatre

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Directed by Maryann Nagel & Greg Violand
Musical Direction by Malik Khalfani

Sold from the only life he’s ever known in a toilsome workhouse to be an apprentice coffin-follower for a jocund undertaker, the orphaned and hapless Oliver escapes to find someplace he truly belongs. Taken in by a band of young pickpockets, Oliver thinks he’s finally found a family until a robbery gone sour incurs the wrath of their menacing leader. Filled with Broadway hits and heart, “consider yourself” invited to Oliver this summer!


Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Romeo and Juliet

By William Shakespeare

August 17 - 19, 2018
**All Performances at 7:00pm**
Play for Ages 12 +
Lakeview Park, Lorain

Shakespeare in the Park! | FREE Show!

Directed by Brian McNally

A young woman is betrothed by her parents against her will. A young man’s honor is bound to hate the household of his love. As their families war, together they will bear their devotion beyond the boundaries of death. One of the greatest tragedies of all time, Shakespeare’s tale of passion and calamity is performed outdoors as Lorain County Metro Parks is transformed into “fair Verona, where we lay our scene…”


 

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