Upcoming Shows (2019 Shows):
2020 Performances have not been announced
Much Ado About Nothing – Spring 2019 – May 10, 11, & 18 – Wills Park; May 19 – ACT1 Theater Mainstage – Fri/Sat at 7:30 pm; Sun at 2 pm
Shakespeare’s second-famous “battle of the sexes” play. Will Benedick, the ever-confirmed bachelor, admit his love for the equally witty and equally independent Beatrice? Will the young lovers Claudio and Hero survive the devious meddling of others? What do you want to bet there will be two weddings in the end? Free performances in the Lion’s Pavilion at Wills Park. For all ages.
Schoolhouse Rock Live! – June 7-23 – Fri/Sat at 8 pm; Sun at 2 pm – ACT1 Theater Mainstage
A pop culture phenomenon comes to the musical stage in Schoolhouse Rock Live! The Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math and more through clever, tuneful songs is back! Schoolhouse Rock Live! follows Tom, a nerve-wracked school teacher who is nervous about his first day of teaching. He 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 songs as “Just a Bill,” “Lolly, Lolly, Lolly” and “Conjunction Junction.” All adult cast. For all ages.
Big, the Musical – Sept 13-29 – Fri/Sat at 8 pm; Sun at 2 pm – ACT1 Theater Mainstage
Josh Baskin is sick of being an awkward kid. At a carnival, he makes a wish to the Zoltar machine to become “big.” To his shock, his wish is granted. After an understandably awkward beginning, Josh is forced to do “adult” things, like getting a job and a girlfriend. In the end, he discovers that there’s much more to being an adult than he bargained for and learns that we must all grow up at our own pace, in our own time. Follow the ticket link on our site. For all ages.
Christmas Combo – Christmas Cabaret AND Charlie Brown Christmas in one show! Dec 6-22 – Fri/Sat at 8 pm; Sun at 2 pm – ACT1 Theater Mainstage
Charlie Brown Christmas – When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but this proves to be a frustrating endeavor. When an attempt to restore the proper holiday spirit with a forlorn little Christmas fir tree fails, he needs Linus’ help to discover the real meaning of Christmas. This is a one-act play with an adult cast. For all ages.