HOLIDAY 2014: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A Live Radio Play
IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A Live Radio Play
December 5 – 14
Twelfth Night brings back an audience favorite: It’s A Wonderful Life. This beloved American holiday classic comes to captivating life as a live 1940s radio broadcast. With the help of an ensemble that brings a few dozen characters to the stage, the story of idealistic George Bailey unfolds as he considers ending his life one fateful Christmas Eve.
WINTER 2015: GODSPELL
Book by John Michael Tebelak
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Conceived and Originally Directed by John Michael Tebelak
Based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew
Feb. 20 – March 1
Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
This immensely successful rock opera needs little introduction, but when it was first produced on Broadway in 1971 it broke new ground in its stage treatment of the historical Jesus Christ. Based on the Gospel according to St Matthew.
SPRING 2015: PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
Winner! 1996 Outer Critics Circle Award, Best Off Broadway Play
May 1 – 10 Youngstown Cultural Arts Center
This long running Off-Broadway absurdist comedy places Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso in a Parisian cafe in 1904, just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity, and the celebrated painter set the art world afire with cubism.
SUMMER 2015: INTO THE WOODS
INTO THE WOODS
Book by James Lapine
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
August 7 – 16 WSHS Theatre
Featuring a large cast and full pit orchestra, we’re excited to bring INTO THE WOODS to our season lineup.
The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family
and the choices we make. James Lapine and Stephen Sondheim take everyone’s favorite storybook characters and bring them together for a timeless yet relevant piece and rare modern classic. The TONY Award-winning book and score are both enchanting and touching.
HOLIDAY 2015: Holiday Radio Play
To Be Announced