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Season 50 Productions

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA — NOV. 27, 2021–JAN. 2, 2022

RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA — NOV. 27, 2021–JAN. 2, 2022

Music by Richard Rodgers | Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
New Book by Douglas Carter Beane | Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II

Rodgers + Hammerstein’s Cinderella is the Tony Award-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that delights audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. A hilarious and romantic experience for anyone who has ever had a dream. More info …

CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL — DEC. 3–24, 2021

CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL — DEC. 3–24, 2021

Adapted by Greta Lambert

ASF favorite Greta Lambert is a one-woman tour de force as she takes on more than a dozen roles to bring this beloved holiday classic to life. You’ll be mesmerized as Greta brings this beloved and heartwarming holiday classic to life and transports you back to a magical evening in Victorian England to enjoy the story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his encounters with Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. More info …

MACBETH — FEB. 3–24, 2022

MACBETH — FEB. 3–24, 2022

By William Shakespeare

Dunsinane’s power couple embarks on a blind ambition tour of betrayal and bloodletting when Scottish nobleman Macbeth is told by witches that he will become king one day. This supernatural battle between fate and will is one of the Bard’s most action-packed tragedies. More info …

 

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS — MAR. 3–APR. 3, 2022

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS — MAR. 3–APR. 3, 2022

Music by Alan Menken | Lyrics and a Book by Howard Ashman

In this deviously delicious sci-fi rock musical, meek floral assistant Seymour Krelborn stumbles across a new breed of plant he names “Audrey II” (after his coworker crush). This foul-mouthed, R&B-singing carnivorous plant promises unending fame and fortune to the down-and-out Seymore as long as he keeps feeding it … .  From the Tony and Oscar award-winning creators of Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, and The Little Mermaid. More info …

FREEDOM RIDER (WORLD PREMIERE) — APR. 8–24, 2022

FREEDOM RIDER (WORLD PREMIERE) — APR. 8–24, 2022

Written by Ricardo Khan in collaboration with Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, Murray Horwitz, Nathan Louis Jackson, and Nikkole Salter

In May 1961, four young students join others aboard a southbound bus in Washington, DC, to challenge segregated spaces in interstate travel. They ended up changing themselves and the nation forever. Inspired by real events, this powerful play — sometimes funny and ultimately uplifting — celebrates the heroic and watershed journey of these young people. More info …

UNTIL THE FLOOD — APR. 14–MAY 1, 2022

UNTIL THE FLOOD — APR. 14–MAY 1, 2022

Written by Dael Orlandersmith

Pulitzer Prize finalist Dael Orlandersmith explores the social uprising in Ferguson, Missouri following the shooting of teenager Michael Brown. Pulling from her extensive interviews with Missouri residents, Orlandersmith crafts a stunning theatrical experience that must be seen. The Chicago Tribune called it “palpably compassionate” and raved that it “achieves a great beauty by bringing us together rather than driving us apart.” More info …

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: MAY 24–JUN. 26, 2022

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES: MAY 24–JUN. 26, 2022

Written & Created by Roger Bean

This smash Off-Broadway hit takes us to the 1958 Springfield High School prom, where we meet and learn about the lives and loves of Betty Jean, Cindy Lou, Missy, and Suzy: four girls with hopes and dreams as big as their crinoline skirts. When the Wonderettes reunite to perform at their 10-year reunion, we learn about the highs and lows the girls have experienced in the past decade and are charmed to find that no matter what life throws their way, they will conquer it together. Featuring more than 30 classic 50s and 60s hits, including “Lollipop,” “Dream Lover,” and “Lipstick on Your Collar.” More info …

AMERICAN MARIACHI — JUL. 27–AUG. 21, 2022

AMERICAN MARIACHI — JUL. 27–AUG. 21, 2022

Written by José Cruz González

Family, tradition, progress, and the freedom to dream big are at the center of this hilarious and big-hearted musical. Lucha spends her days caring for her ailing mother. Yearning to break free from her life’s monotony, she comes up with a wild idea: an all-girl mariachi band. But it’s the 1970s, and girls can’t be mariachis … or can they? Follow Lucha and her spunky cousin as they hunt for bandmates, dodge disapproving relatives, and bring Mom along for the ride. Will the band come together? More info …

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