Sept. 14-Oct. 14, 2012
Music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin; Book by Heather Hach; Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture
Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International
Based on the hit movie, Legally Blonde follows blonde beauty Elle Woods as she journeys from her California campus to Harvard Law School. This sassy story of self empowerment is a hysterically funny, feel-good musical with catchy songs and unforgettable characters. Legally Blonde, the Musical will leave you singing "‘Omigod You Guys’ let’s go again!"
Jan. 18-Feb. 10, 2013
by Ira Levin
How far will a playwright go to write the next big play? A great American thriller, Deathtrap is a suspenseful murder mystery with twists and turns that will keep you guessing who the true villain is. Deceit, plot reversals, sinister intentions and clever characters make Deathtrap one of the greatest crime stories of all time.
All Night Strut! A Jumpin’ Jivin’ Jam
March 1-30, 2013
Conceived by Aaron Thielen and Marc Robin; New musical arrangements by Richard Carsey, J. Michael Duff, Ryan T. Nelson, Doug Peck and David Siegel; Orchestrations by Dave Siegel Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International
Experience the greatest music of the “greatest generation” with a new twist! All Night Strut! A Jumpin’ Jivin’ Jam is a musical and dance spectacle featuring music of the Great Depression, World War II and the post-war boom. Enjoy the music of the legends Hoagy Carmichael, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Frank Loesser, Jerome Kern and more. Dance numbers from Busby Berkeley-style tap to Swing, infused with Jazz and Hip Hop give this show high-energy flair. This musical revue will invigorate your senses as you relive the classy, sassy 1930s and 1940s!
A Night with the Family
April 19-May 12, 2013
by Matthew Ivan Bennett
This is the world premiere of A Night with the Family! Everyone’s family is a little dysfunctional, especially around the holidays, but this one tops them all. A family of quirky characters will have you rolling with laughter — a hippie father who’s addicted to fake swear words, an overbearing mother with her French-Canadian ballet-dancing fiancé, a coddled son and his massive panic attacks and a level-headed daughter who is trying to make sense of it all. Hilarious one-liners, comedic and loveable characters and uproariously funny situations make this one exhilarating night with the family!
The Wizard of Oz
May 31-June 30, 2013
By L. Frank Baum; With music and lyrics of the MGM motion picture score by Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg; Background music by Herbert Stothart; Book adaptation by John Kane from the motion picture screenplay
There’s no place like home for Dorothy and her little dog Toto, but the Wicked Witch of the West and her flying monkeys make the journey to Oz nearly impossible. With the help of the Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion and the munchkins, Dorothy and Toto journey to the magical Land of Oz to meet the Wizard to find their way home. Rediscover this enchanting classic and iconic songs as the much-loved characters "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" to the "Merry Old Land of Oz."
A Christmas Carol
Nov. 16-Dec. 23, 2012
By Charles Dickens, Adapted by Charles Jones, Musical orchestration by John J. Bennett
It just isn’t Christmas without A Christmas Carol. Experience Omaha’s favorite holiday tradition as Ebenezer Scrooge takes us on a life-changing journey filled with beautiful costumes, exquisite music, perfectly crafted sets and special effects second to none. Perfect for the whole family!