Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/10/2013

​
View All Show Listings for Connecticut
Click Here to View BroadwayWorld.com Connecticut Calendar

Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/10/2013 DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH KIDS
SABRINAS ENCORE PRODUCTIONS LLC
2/15-2/15/2013
DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH KIDS is a delightful new show based on the beloved characters of A.A. Milne and the 2011 Disney animated feature film.DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH KIDS welcomes audiences to the Hundred Acre Wood, where Winnie the Pooh is once again in search of honey. Along the way, he meets his pals Tigger, Piglet, Rabbit, and Owl, but soon discovers that Christopher Robin has been captured by the Backson! As they prepare for a rescue operation, the animals learn about teamwork, friendship, and sharing snacks.As a title in the MTI Broadway Junior Collection, DISNEY'S WINNIE THE POOH KIDS is approximately 30 minutes in length and is appropriate for performance by elementary school-aged students.
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/10/2013 URINETOWN
HYDE SCHOOL
2/15-2/16/2013
One of the most uproariously funny musicals in recent years, URINETOWN is a hilarious tale of greed, corruption, love, and revolution in a time when water is worth its weight in gold. In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. The citizens must use public amenities, regulated by a single malevolent company that profits by charging admission for one of humanity's most basic needs. Amid the people, a hero decides he's had enough, and plans a revolution to lead them all to freedom! Inspired by the works of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill, URINETOWN is an irreverently humorous satire in which no one is safe from scrutiny. Praised for reinvigorating the very notion of what a musical could be, URINETOWN catapults the "comedic romp"? into the new millennium with its outrageous perspective, wickedly modern wit, and sustained ability to produce gales of unbridled laughter.
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/10/2013 ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
WILBUR CROSS HIGH SCHOOL
2/15-2/16/2013
ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a contemporary, Caribbean-flavored musical by the Tony Award-winning songwriting team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty based upon the book My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy.ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is the highly original and theatrical adaptation of the popular fairy tale The Little Mermaid. In almost non-stop song and dance, the show tells the story of Ti Moune, a peasant girl who rescues and falls in love with Daniel, a wealthy boy from the other side of her island. When Daniel is returned to his people, the fantastical gods who rule the island guide Ti Moune on a quest to test the strength of her love against the powerful forces of prejudice, hatred and death.ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a director's dream, with achievable requirements. Its small band and minimal sets and costumes will capture the imagination of the audience. Its catchy, contemporary, tender ballads and rousing celebratory numbers are ideal for an ensemble cast of strong singers.
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/10/2013 LEGALLY BLONDE
LOOMIS CHAFFEE SCHOOL
2/13-2/16/2013
Harvard's beloved blonde takes the stage by pink storm in this fun, upbeat musical about self-discovery. Based on the adored movie, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL stays true to form with a peppy score and playful book. This musical is ridiculously enjoyable from start to finish.Elle Woods appears to have it all. Her life is turned upside-down, however, when her boyfriend dumps her so he can start getting serious about his life and attend Harvard Law. Determined to get him back, Elle uses her charm to get into Harvard Law. At school, she struggles with peers, professors, and Warner Huntington. With the help of Paulette and Emmett, though, Elle quickly realizes her potential and sets out to prove herself to the world.This musical is relatively new to the theatre world, catering to the present-day's generation and culture. LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL is perfect for high school and community theatre, featuring a large ensemble and several big song-and-dance numbers.
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/10/2013 BLUES BROTHERS REVUE
The Ridgefield Playhouse
2/16-2/16/2013
Blues Brothers Revue Sat, 02/16/2013 - 8:00pm The only show sanctioned by Dan Akroyd and The Belushi Estate. Playing all of the classics like "Soul Man," "Rubber Biscuit'" "Sweet Home Chicago," "Rawhide," and "Gimme Some Lovin," this live concert show combines the comedy and hits from the original movie, and pays homage to Chicago's rich history of blues, gospel and soul music. Jake, Elwood and the band hit the right balance of humor, music and mayhem. Upbeat and uplifting, The Blues Brothers® Revue is fun for all ages! Ticket Price: $50.00
Click Here for More Information
STONES IN HIS POCKETS
Yale Repertory Theatre
1/25-2/16/2013
Yale Repertory Theatre: - Marie Jones; dir: Evan Yionoulis.
Click Here for More Information
BIG RIVER
Center Stage
2/1-2/17/2013
Twain's timeless classic sweeps us down the mighty Mississippi as the irrepressible Huck Finn helps his friend Jim, a slave, escape to freedom at the mouth of the Ohio River. Their adventures along the way are hilarious, suspenseful and heartwarming, bringing to life your favorite characters from the novel-the Widow Douglas and her stern sister, Miss Watson; the uproarious King and Duke, who may or may not be as harmless as they seem; Huck's partner in crime, Tom Sawyer, and their rowdy gang of pals; Huck's drunken father, the sinister Pap Finn; the lovely Mary Jane Wilkes and her trusting family. Propelled by an award winning score from Roger Miller, the king of country music, this jaunty journey provides a brilliantly theatrical celebration of pure Americana.Music by Roger Miller; Lyrics by Roger Miller; Book by William Hauptman; Adapted from the novel by Mark Twain
Click Here for More Information
CINDERELLA (ENCHANTED EDITION)
Colchester Community Theatre
2/15-2/17/2013
The timeless enchantment of a magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance. Originally presented on television in 1957 starring Julie Andrews, Rodgers & Hammerstein's CINDERELLA was the most widely viewed program in the history of the medium. Its recreation in 1965 starring Lesley Ann Warren was no less successful in transporting a new generation to the miraculous kingdom of dreams-come-true, and so was a second remake in 1997, which starred Brandy as Cinderella and Whitney Houston as her Fairy Godmother. As adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike still soar when the slipper fits. This Enchanted Edition is based on the 1997 teleplay.Music by Rodgers, Richard; Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II; Adapted for the Stage by Tom Briggs; From the Teleplay by Robert L. Freedman
Click Here for More Information
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
Westminster School
2/15-2/17/2013
The 'G2K' Getting To Know Series: Uniquely adapted musicals specifically for youth performers. If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that it may not have been the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of beguiling songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are, you'll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again. In this adaptation for pre-high school students, the content has been edited to better suit younger actors and audiences, but all the magic, hilarity and fun of the original are still in place. G2K? ONCE UPON A MATTRESS is the perfect show to introduce young people to the magic of live theater. PLEASE NOTE: All schools wishing to peruse or perform a G2K musical should apply through the_Hal Leonard Corporation by contacting_gettingtoknow@halleonard.com. Community theatres and youth organizations should apply by clicking on the license button below. For questions related to G2K musicals, contact an R&H representative at (800) 400-8160. Music by Mary Rodgers; Book by Jay Thompson & Dean Fuller & Marshall Barer; Lyrics by Marshall Barer
Click Here for More Information
Now Playing Onstage in Connecticut - Week of 2/10/2013 THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
WILTON PLAYSHOP
2/16-3/2/2013
A rare combination of unprecedented originality and blinding talent, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE boldly addresses a great unspoken desire in all of our hearts: to be entertained. If you've ever sat in a dark theatre and thought, "Dear Lord in heaven, please let it be good," this is the show for you!It all begins when a die-hard musical-theater fan plays his favorite cast album on his turntable, and the musical literally bursts to life in his living room, telling the rambunctious tale of a brazen Broadway starlet trying to find, and keep, her true love. Order your copy of "Showing Off with THE DROWSY CHAPERONE" - an informative DVD with advice and production tips from the show's authors and creative staff.  Email licensing@mtishows.com to request your FREE copy!
Click Here for More Information
CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
Long Wharf Theatre
2/13-3/10/2013
The Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Mainstage Theatre: - Sam Shepard; dir: Gordon Edelstein.
Click Here for More Information

View All Show Listings for Connecticut
Click Here to View BroadwayWorld.com Connecticut Calendar

More Connecticut!
Go to the Homepage


Comment & Share


About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
 
🔀CONNECTICUT SHOWS
South Pacific in ConnecticutSouth Pacific
(Runs 11/7 - 11/23)
A Charlie Brown Christmas and Frosty the Snowman in ConnecticutA Charlie Brown Christmas and Frosty the Snowman
(Runs 12/5 - 12/7)
It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play in ConnecticutIt's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play
(Runs 11/28 - 12/7)
In the Heights in ConnecticutIn the Heights
(Runs 12/11 - 12/13)
Yes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus in ConnecticutYes Virginia, There Is A Santa Claus
(Runs 12/20 - 12/20)
Christmas at Santa Claus Station in ConnecticutChristmas at Santa Claus Station
(Runs 12/12 - 12/28)

View All | Add Show | Auditions

Message Board

BWW BLOGS

Advertisement