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Welcome to the 2013-2014 Season

Welcome to our specially presented 14th season, “STAGE ON SCREEN”. All of our productions this season have enjoyed success on the silver screen and on your televisions; however, nothing can beat a live performance with nothing separating the action from the viewer.


THE TAMING OF THE SHREW

Written by William Shakespeare
Directed by Rebecca Bernstein

Nov. 1-10, 2013
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM

You’ll find at least 10 Things to Love About Shakespeare in this raucous
comedy where wild Kate is tamed… or is she?

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A FAIRY TALE CHRISTMAS CAROL, STARRING SANTA CLAUS!

Written by Flip Kobler & Cindy Marcus
Directed by TBA

Dec. 6 – 15, 2013
Fridays at 8:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays at 2:00 PM

Once Upon a Time, the Big Bad Wolf got his Scrooge on and tried to make life miserable for the Bob “Prince Charming” Crachit. Can three ghosts (played by Fairy Godmother, Old King Cole, and The Queen of Hearts) turn him around? Santa guest stars as the narrator of this hilarious holiday special that’s fun for all ages. He’ll also stick around after each show to have his picture taken with your kiddos!

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THE THREE MUSKETEERS

Written by Ken Ludwig
Directed by Sam Sigman

Feb. 14 – March 1, 2014
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM

All for one and one for all! D’Artagnan is accompanied by his sister Sabine as he travels to Paris to join the Musketeers and ends up finding true love (Constance), deception (Milady), emnity (Rochefort), and enduring friendship (Athos, Porthos, and Aramis). The writer who brought you Lend Me a Tenor and Moon Over Buffalo now brings us a new adventure from a classic time.

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WILLY WONKA

Words & music by Leslie Bricusse & Anthony Newley. Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse & Timothy A. McDonald. Based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
Directed by TBA

April 11-20, 2014
Fridays at 8:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays at 2:00 PM

Sing it with us! “Oompa Loompa, dippety-doo…” Your favorite songs are included in this stage adaptation of the classic tale of Charlie Bucket’s amazing adventure with Veruca Salt, Mike Tevee, and the mysterious Willy Wonka. We promise this version is more Gene Wilder than Johnny Depp!

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BAREFOOT IN THE PARK

Written by Neil Simon
Directed by Shawn Havranek

May 2-17, 2014
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM

We bet you’ll be Fonda this one. Paul Bratter is Mister Straight. Corie is his new wife, who dedicates her life to the pursuit of fun. As the ecstasy of the honeymoon gives way to the reality of setting up housekeeping in a five-flight New York walk-up, the harmony of marriage turns to comical discord. This is one of iconic playwright Neil Simon’s masterpieces!

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SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE!

Book by Scott Ferguson, George Keating & Kyle Hall. Music & lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, Bob Dorough, Dave Frishberg, Kathy Mandry, George Newall and Tom Yohe
Directed by Amanda K. Slusser & Matt Zipko

May 30-June 8, 2014
Fridays at 8:00 PM
Saturdays & Sundays at 2:00 PM

Just in time to prep your kiddos for final exams! This is the kind of standardized testing that everyone should take! Tom, a school teacher nervous about his first day of teaching, tries to relax by watching TV when various characters representing facets of his personality emerge from the set and show him how to win his students over with imagination and music, through such beloved Schoolhouse Rock songs as “Just A Bill”, “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly” and “Conjunction Junction”.

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YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN: A NEW MUSICAL BY MEL BROOKS

Book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan. Music & lyrics by Mel Brooks
Directed by TBA

August 1-23, 2014
Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00 PM
Sundays at 2:00 PM

It’s alive! And on our stage! UpStage will be Puttin’ on the Ritz with this hilarious musical tale of Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronkensteen”), Igor (pronounced “Eye-gore”) and the Creature (pronounced “Hynnunghynnh”). This is our season-ending musical extravaganza that has to be seen to be believed!

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