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Rehearsal for Murder

Rehearsal for Murder

Rehearsal for Murder – the thrilling theatrical mystery! When his leading lady (and fiancée) is found dead from an apparent suicide after the opening night of her Broadway stage debut, playwright Alex Dennison is left heartbroken. On the first anniversary of her death, he gathers the cast and crew from that ill-fated night in the same Broadway Theater, ostensibly to read a new play he is working on, a mystery in which a famous actress is killed. When pressed, Alex…

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Big Fish

Big Fish

Big Fish – the imaginative new musical! This toe-tapping musical with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, who grew up in the Detroit area, revolves around the relationship between a travelling salesman and his adult son, who looks for what is behind his father’s tall tales. With rollicking songs like “Be the Hero” and “Fight the Dragons”, the audience is taken on an imaginative ride with dazzling visual effects, wonderful musical numbers and enchanting characters. This extraordinary family-friendly musical is…

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Inspecting Carol

Inspecting Carol

Inspecting Carol – the theatrical comedy Join us for this hilarious madcap comedy! Behind the scenes of a struggling theatre company’s annual slapdash production of A Christmas Carol, rehearsals are at a standstill. Tim is no longer tiny, Scrooge wants to do the show in Spanish and their funding is on hold pending an inspection. When an impossibly bad actor is mistakenly identified as the inspector, the troupe does everything to accommodate his craziest wishes. Mistaken identities lead to side-splitting…

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Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the River and Through the Woods

Over the River and Through the Woods- the family comedy! This smart comedy brings the family experience lovingly to the stage as we meet Nick, a young single man in New York who takes the time to visit both sets of grandparents in their Italian-American neighborhood for dinner at least once a week. On one of those visits, he announces that his employer will be promoting him and relocating him to Seattle in a few months. His grandparents then conspire…

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Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls

Guys and Dolls – the classic musical comedy!Based on a story and characters of Damon Runyon; music and lyrics by Frank Loesser; book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows; directed by Diane D’Agostino All the big money gamblers are in town and they’re depending upon Nathan Detroit to set up this week’s incarnation of “The Oldest Established Permanent Floating Crap Game in New York.” The only problem is, he needs $1000 to get the place. Throw in Miss Sarah Brown,…

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