Centre Stage 2016-2017 Season

Main Stage Season & Fringe Series

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2016-17 Mainstage Season 

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Is He Dead?

By Mark Twain & Adapted by David Ives
Show dates: Sept 8 – 24, 2016

Mark Twain’s brilliant, but rarely-seen stage comedy is the hilarious story of a talented young painter named Jean-Francois Millet, who is deeply in love, but deeply in debt. To escape his money woes and become rich and famous, he fakes his own death and masquerades as his ‘country sister’. Now a rich widow, he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to his life, and marry his true love.

Jekyll and Hyde

Jekyll & Hyde the Musical

Conceived for the stage by Steve Cuden & Frank Wildhorn
Book and Lyrics by Leslie Bricusse
Music by Frank Wildhorn
Based on the story by Robert Louis StevensonShow Dates: Oct 20 – Nov 12, 2016The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life in this hit musical phenomenon! Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a thrilling score of pop rock hits, Jekyll & Hyde is an evocative tale of one man torn in two, and the women in love with both angel and devil.

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Let Nothing You Dismay

By Topher Payne
Show Dates: Dec 1 – 17, 2016
It’s Christmas in Ohio, and a young couple wants to await the birth of their soon-to-be adopted child in peace. But as their funny and fearsome relatives converge on the hospital waiting room, the holiday becomes a free-for-all in this surprisingly heartwarming family comedy.

 


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Jukebox Heroes

Our Annual Hit Rock Show
Show dates: Jan 19 – Feb 11, 2017
It’s back, and it’s better than ever! You’ll be dancing in the aisles and humming along to the greatest singer songwriters of the past during our one-of-a-kind, hit musical revue!

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Sister Act

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Glenn Slater
Book by Cheri Steinkellner & Bill Steinkellner
Show Dates: Mar 19 – April 
8, 2017

Sister Act will give you a reason to rejoice! Based on the popular 1992 film, this heavenly smash hit musical tells the story of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier who, after witnessing a murder, is put into protective custody in the one place the cops are sure she won’t be a found: a convent!


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DeliKateSSen

By Richard Atkins
Directed by Mark Medoff
Show dates: May 11 – 21, 2017
When a landmark New York City delicatessen falls on hard times in 1972, the Jewish owners, both concentration camp survivors, are stunned to discover a new, German delicatessen preparing to open its doors across the street.

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Intimate Apparel

By Lynn Nottage
Show dates: Jun 15 – Jul 1, 2017
In 1905 New York City, Esther, a black seamstress, lives in a boarding house for women and sews exquisite lingerie for wealthy white patrons as well as black prostitutes. But success and a nest egg can’t fully protect her from the one thing that can unravel even the strongest stitch: Love.

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Million Dollar Quartet

“It was one legendary night.”
By Floyd Mutrux and Colin Escott
Show dates: July 20 – Aug 12, 2017
Million Dollar Quartet is the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical inspired by the true story of the famed recording session where Sam Phillips, the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” brought together icons Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis and Elvis Presley for one unforgettable night.

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Death and the Maiden

By Ariel Dorfman
Show dates: June 20-21 & 27-28, 2017
This explosive, award-winning drama is set in a country that has only recently returned to democracy. When a good Samaritan picks up Gerardo Escobar and takes him home, Escobar’s wife thinks she recognizes the military doctor who raped and tortured her years before. He is now her prisoner. Does she let him go?

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