It’s about one moment. It’s about hitting the wall and having to make a choice… or take a stand… or turn around and go back. These are the stories and characters of today, the Songs for a New World. The first musical from Tony Award winner, Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Bridges of Madison County), this moving collection of powerful songs examines life, love and the choices that we make.
A young and successful urban couple becomes convinced that their lifestyle is coming to an end. They become “preppers,” hoarding supplies and learning to hunt. But their obsession takes its toll, and they are both forced to imagine the apocalypse without the love of their life. A romantic comedy about the end of days.
A feisty parolee follows her dreams, based on a page from an old travel book, to a small town in Wisconsin and finds a place for herself working at Hannah’s Spitfire Grill. The Grill is for sale, but there are no takers for the only eatery in the depressed town, so newcomer Percy convinces Hannah to raffle it off. Entry fees are one hundred dollars and the best essay on why you want the Grill wins. Soon, mail arrives by the wheelbarrow and things really start cookin’ at the Spitfire Grill.
A gender-bending, patriarchy-smashing, hilarious new take on the classic tale. Robin Hood is (and has always been) Maid Marian in disguise, and leads a motley group of Merry Men (few of whom are actually men) against the greedy Prince John. As the poor get poorer and the rich get richer, who will stand for the vulnerable if not Robin? What is the cost of revealing your true self in a time of trouble?
Modern concerns and romantic entanglements clash on the battlefield and on the ramparts of Nottingham Castle in this play about selfishness, selflessness, love deferred and the fight. Always the fight. The fight must go on.
Sunscreen, check. Bug spray, check. Energy bars, check. Sasquatch… Sasquatch??!! The myth is real! Large, hairy, and rumored to be very smelly, people have sought this legend for ages. But are the stories true? When a small boy named Sam loses his overbearing parents and gets lost in the woods, he comes face-to-face with a bona fide Bigfoot who, as it turns out, is very helpful and goes by the name of Arthur. Becoming fast friends, Sam and Arthur must each find their way to their families while warding off a television crew and crazy locals who seek to expose the Sasquatch for profit. Can these two keep each other safe and keep the truth of Bigfoot from the public?
Childhood best friends ( Jill and Jack) reconnect over the holidays as Jack visits his hometown to see his family. Little do they know that their Mamas have gotten together to scheme a set-up. Is romance in the cards for these two friends? Will there be an engagement before Christmas morning? Or will these scheming Mamas mess it all up? Join us for a fun and fresh take on a traditional holiday romance in Mama Knows Best.