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Alpha Players present: A Decade of Alpha-A Musical Celebration

Aug 24, 2018 - Aug 25, 2018

Songs from Les Miserables, South Pacific & Spamalot plus nine more of your favorite shows! Don’t miss this once in a lifetime event as the Alpha Players revisit musicals from their past 10 seasons. This concert will be sung by the original casts which include some of the best voices in local community theater. Join us for an evening you won’t forget!

 

Next Generation Theatre Company: NEWSIES

Aug 31, 2018 - Sep 9, 2018

The Next Generation Theatre Company production of Disney’s Newsies tells the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies.” When titans of publishing raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack rallies newsies from across the city to strike against the unfair conditions and fight for what’s right! Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story, Newsies features a Tony Award-winning score by Alan Menken (Little Shop of Horrors, Sister Act) and Jack Feldman and a book by Tony Award winner Harvey Fierstein (Kinky Boots). Featuring the now classic songs “Carrying the Banner,” “Seize the Day,” and “Santa Fe,” Newsies is packed with non-stop thrills and a timeless message, perfect for the whole family and every audience. Next Generation Theatre Company is excited to bring Disney’s Newsies to St Louis, and we are firm believers that all should be able to escape the troubles of world and head to the theatre. This is why we are thrilled to offer a sensory friendly performance of Newsies! This will be a one time, special performance on September 2, 2018 at 2pm! This performance will have a few adjustments to create a welcoming environment for our entire community, such as the house lights being at half for the entire performance. If you would like more information regarding this performance or a “What to Expect” guide, please contact us at contact@nextgenerationtheatre.company.

 

Alpha Players: BELLS ARE RINGING

Oct 5, 2018 - Oct 14, 2018

Step back to the 1950’s with us in this not-so-often produced gem! This charming romantic comedy follows the exploits of Ella, a telephone answering service operator with a fascination for her client’s private lives. At Susanswerphone, Ella uses a variety of voices and personae to keep herself entertained. As she follows the lives of her customers, Ella becomes inextricably involved with a handsome playwright, a fledgling record company, and a dangerous crime ring. BELLS ARE RINGING is a delightful showcase for a singing comedienne, filled with heart and humor. The tuneful score, with lyrics by Comden & Green, features some of Jule Styne’s most popular songs, including “Just in Time,” “The Party’s Over,” “Long Before I Knew You” and “Better Than a Dream.”