2022-23 Season

The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical

September 23-October 8

As the half-blood son of a Greek god, Percy Jackson has newly discovered powers he can't control, a destiny he doesn't want, and a mythology textbook's worth of monsters on his trail. Adapted from the best-selling book The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan and featuring a thrilling original rock score, this is an action-packed mythical adventure.

The Tempest

September 30-October 9  

Shakespeare's last play is an extraordinary work of theatre, combining mystery, romance, intrigue and enchantment.  The usurped Duke,Prospero, and his daughter Miranda, were cast out to sea and for 12 years they have shared their nearly-abandoned island home with the spirit Ariela and Caliban, the son of the witch Sycorax.  In an effort to reclaim his rule, Prospero conjures a storm to bring his treacherous brother and his family to the island where revenge and reconciliation, love and magic intertwine.  This play contains some of Shakespeare's most beautiful poetry and compelling characters.

The Thanksgiving Play

October 28-November 6 

Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in Larissa FastHorse’s wickedly funny satire, as a troupe of terminally “woke” teaching artists scrambles to create a pageant that somehow manages to celebrate both Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month.  

Pippin

November 11-20 

With an infectiously unforgettable score from four-time Grammy winner, three-time Oscar winner and musical theatre giant, Stephen Schwartz, Pippin is the story of one young man's journey to be extraordinary. Winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival, this updated circus-inspired version of Pippin continues to captivate and appeal to the young at heart throughout the world.  

Next Stop, Broadway!

December 1-3 

A night of music featuring the Music Theatre Performance Class of 2023 along with a special guest star!

Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea

January 26-February 5 

Eighteen-year-old Dontrell Jones the Third decides that it is his duty and destiny to venture into the Atlantic Ocean in search of an ancestor lost during the Middle Passage. But his family is not at all ready to abandon its prized son to the waters of a mysterious and haunting past. Blending poetry, humor, wordplay, and ritual, Dontrell, Who Kissed the Sea is a present-day hero’s quest exploring the lengths and depths we must go to redeem history’s wrongs. 

Conversations in the Gallery

February 17-26 

A unique and immersive theatrical experience that will be presented at the Richmond Center for Visual Arts.

On The Town

March 17-26

On The Town, the energetic wartime musical about three sailors on a 24-hour leave in New York City, features thrilling music by Leonard Bernstein with playful lyrics and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show's celebrated score includes a number of musical theatre standards, including "Come Up to My Place," "I Can Cook, Too," "Some Other Time" and "New York, New York." 

The Play That Goes Wrong

April 7-16 

From Mischief, Broadway masters of comedy, comes the smash hit farce. Welcome to opening night of the Cornley University Drama Society’s newest production, The Murder at Haversham Manor, where things are quickly going from bad to utterly disastrous. This 1920s whodunit has everything you never wanted in a show—an unconscious leading lady, a corpse that can’t play dead, and actors who trip over everything (including their lines). Nevertheless, the accident-prone thespians battle against all odds to make it through to their final curtain call, with hilarious consequences! Part Monty Python, part Sherlock Holmes, this Olivier Award–winning comedy is a global phenomenon that’s guaranteed to leave you aching with laughter!