August 8 – 17
CROWNS: It’s all about the hats and the fabulous music!
A moving and celebratory musical play with fabulous, show-stopping hats as a springboard for an exploration of black history and identity as seen through the eyes of a young black woman who has come down South to stay with her aunt after her brother is killed in Brooklyn.
The Wizard of Oz
September 26 – October 5
The WDPAC Repertory Company presents the Wizard of Oz (RSC Version). Little Dorothy Gale of Kansas, like so many girls her age, dreams of what lies over the rainbow. One day a twister hits her farm and carries her away over the rainbow to another world. Come join Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Tinman, the Cowardly Lion and Toto as they travel the universe of Dorothy’s imagination. Includes the songs you love like “Over The Rainbow,” “Munchkinland (Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead),” “If I Only Had A Brain,” ‘We’re Off To See The Wizard (Follow The Yellow Brick Road),” “If I Were King Of The Forest” and many more.
The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
November 14 – 23
Winner of the Tony and the Drama Desk Awards for Best Book, THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE has charmed audiences across the country.
An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home life, the tweens spell their way through a series of [potentially made-up] words hoping to never hear the soul crushing, pout inducing, life un-affirming “ding” of the bell that signals a spelling mistake.
World Renowned Musical of the Dispossessed
March 6 – 15
Enjoy the amazing story and music from the Broadway hit that opened March 1987 and became the 5th longest-running show. Awarded 8 Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score. So, think France, think French Revolution, and watch for more information in October. Due to licensing restrictions the title cannot be published at this time.
And Then There Were None
May 1 – May 10
Come and watch Agatha Christie’s murder mystery “And Then There Were None.” Eight guests who have never met each other or their apparently absent host and hostess are lured to the island and, along with the two house servants, marooned. A mysterious voice accuses each of having gotten away with murder and then one drops dead – poisoned. One down and nine to go!
Disney’s Alice in Wonderland
June 25 – 28, 2015
WDPAC jrs is excited to present Disney’s Alice in Wonderland. Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice’s madcap adventures in Wonderland as she chases the White Rabbit, races the Dodo Bird, gets tied up with Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, raps with a bubble-blowing Caterpillar, and beats the Queen of Hearts at her own game! Roles are plentiful, including three Cheshire Cats and dozens of other wonderfully wacky characters.