23/24 Season

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Performing October 6-7,  12-15 and 19-22, 2023
Book, Music and Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
Directed by Philip Muehe; Music Direction by Robyn Loewen 

Before he changed the world with Rent, Jonathan Larson was a young man struggling to make his mark in the theater. While Jonathan waits tables and seeks his big break, the pressure to give it all up grows as he approaches his 30th birthday. The perseverance of all artists takes center stage in this electrifying and affirming rock musical.

Performing Nov 24 -25,  Nov 30 – Dec 3 and Dec 7-10, 2023
By Roger Bean
Directed by Rebecca Sands 

It’s Christmas 1968. When Santa is a no-show at a holiday party, a fabulous and funny quartet of women use their talent and creative ingenuity to save the evening. Featuring sparkling 1960’s versions of holiday classics, this energetic and glittering holiday musical is guaranteed to delight audiences of all ages. 

Performing January 18-21 and 25 – 28, 2024
By Mark. St. Germain
Directed By Amanda Leyawiin 

A virologist traces an outbreak of Typhoid to Irish cook Mary Mallon. But Mary has no symptoms and denies the link. The state decides to seize and imprison her. But Mary won’t go without a fight, in this strange-but-true gripping drama inspired by history’s most infamous “super-spreader”.

Performing March 1-2,  7- 10 and 14-17, 2024
By William Shakespeare, Adapted by Merritt Olsen
Directed By Merritt Olsen

A world-premiere adaptation of Shakespeare’s classic psychological thriller! When Hamlet uncovers a murderous plot to usurp his father’s throne, his thirst for revenge leads all involved down dark paths. Innovative and approachable storytelling transform one of the Bard’s most famous works for a new generation. 

Performing April 19-20,  25-28 and May 2-5, 2024
Book, Music and Lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and Kevin Murphy
Directed By Philip Muehe; Music Direction by Robyn Loewen

Westerberg High is ruled by a shoulder-padded, scrunchie-wearing junta: Heather, Heather and Heather, the hottest and cruelest girls in all of Ohio. But when misfit Veronica Sawyer has a chance to join their clique, things quickly spiral out of her control as she does anything to gain their approval in this darkly delicious musical comedy. 

Performing June 7-8,  13-16 and 20-23, 2024
By Bruce Norris
Directed by Kathy Keech 

On two separate afternoons, 50 years apart, a modest bungalow on Chicago’s northwest side becomes a contested site in the politics of race. In a provocative nod to A Raisin in the Sun, featured last season on the Rep stage, Pulitzer Prize-winner Bruce Norris takes a hilarious look at what happens when home becomes a battleground.