2018-2019 Season

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 ALMOST, MAINE by John Cariani

September 21-October 7

In this earnestly sweet and heartwarming play, the love lives of the residents of Almost, Maine change as unexpectedly as the northern lights that dance overhead. Surprising, hilarious, and charming, Almost, Maine is an intimate look at love, mending hearts, and small-town America.

 SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard, adapted for the stage by Lee Hall

October 6-14

A young William Shakespeare has writer’s block,  a deadline, and no way out. That is, until he lays eyes on the beautiful, and engaged, Viola. Inspired by the smash-hit film of the same name, Shakespeare In Love is a hilarious and poignant journey that spins the Globe (Theatre) out of control, rife with mistaken identities, star-crossed lovers, and wagers from the Queen.

WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN with book by Jeffrey Lane and music and lyrics by David Yazbek

October 26-November 4

Some women just have it all: drug-laced gazpacho, absentee lovers, and taxi shoot-outs. Based on the Oscar-nominated film, Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown is a break-neck musical comedy about women, the men they pursue, and all the pitfalls and shoulder pads that come with the territory.

THE LADY IN QUESTION by Charles Busch, starring Sutton Lee Seymour!

November 9-18

WMU Theatre is thrilled to welcome back alum, and New York City-based drag queen,  Sutton Lee Seymour! Sutton is starring as the gorgeous Gertrude Garnet, a world-renowned concert pianist visiting Bavaria in 1940. When a handsome American college professor enlists her in rescuing his mother from the Nazis, Garnet’s true nature and ability to play along are put to the test.

 Next Stop, Broadway! an evening of music from Broadway and beyond starring a special guest!

November 29-December 1

The Music Theatre Performance class of 2019 will share the stage with a special guest star, who will work with the students on their NYC showcase materials leading up to a weekend of musical performances.

THE WOLVES by Sarah Delappe

January 25-February 10

Left quad. Right quad. Lunge. A girl's indoor soccer team warms up. From the safety of their suburban stretch circle, the team navigates big questions and wages tiny battles with all the vim and vigor of a pack of adolescent warriors. A portrait of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness for nine American girls who just want to score some goals.  

 THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE by Jethro Compton

February 8-17

 In this wild-west classic, a young scholar from New York City is beaten half to death on the road and is taken in by the townsfolk of Twotrees. The small town quickly becomes his home as he finds the love of one young woman, but will their love be enough to save him from the man that wants him dead?

THE DANCING GRANNY based on the book by Ashley Bryan, adapted by  Jiréh Breon Holder

Produced in collaboration with Education for the Arts

March 8-17

 Ananse, the clever spider from West African folklore, tries to trick Granny Anika into dancing away from her beautiful garden so that he can steal her vegetables. This production will come alive with traditional African drumming and dance, creating infectious fun for the whole family.

TONY N' TINA'S WEDDING by Artificial Intelligence

March 22-April 7

Back by popular demand!! Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Vitale cordially invite you to Tony and Tina’s Wedding! After all, the next coolest thing to do after high school is to get married. With as many laughs as there are Italian stereotypes, this big fat Italian wedding will have you feeling like you are a member of the family and thankful that you’re not! The event of the season is presented in partnership with and will be held at Cityscape Events. If making reservations for “the wedding” an additional fee will apply to cover the meal portion of the evening.  

 GUYS AND DOLLS with music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Abe Burrows and Jo Swerling

April 5-14

The hustlers and bustlers of New York City bet everything on lady luck, who comes in the form of the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown. Audiences are transported from Times Square to the fabulous cafes and nightclubs of Havana, and back again to New York’s sewers in this timeless and charming musical comedy.