Coming This Season to the Reitz Theater!
Play On! Is a hilarious comedy about a theatre group trying desperately to put on a play in spite of maddening interference from a haughty author who keeps revising the script. Enjoy their distress beginning with the rehearsal of the dreadful script, through the near disastrous dress rehearsal, to the final act in which anything that can go wrong, does. Even the sound effects reap their share of laughter.
Runs April 5-13
Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat follows Jacob's preferred son Joseph from his brothers'treachery, through his imprisonment, and ultimately to his success. He discovers his ability to interpret dreams while in prison, which results in his developing a solution to Egypt's famine. He is elevated to Pharaoh's right-hand man and is able to reunite with his family. This is a delightful musical with the story told entirely through song.
Runs August 9-17
Experience the magical journey with James and the Giant Peach, as James, an orphan, escapes from his two cruel aunts, by entering a gigantic peach and has a wild and surreal cross-world adventure with seven magically- altered garden bugs he meets. Based on the popular children's novel, written in 1961 by British author Roald Dahl.
Runs October 11-19
In this Christmas classic, an old man going by the name of Kris Kringle fills in for an intoxicated Santa in Macy's annual Thanksgiving Day parade. Kringle proves to be such a hit that he is soon appearing regularly at the chain's main store in midtown Manhattan. When Kringle surprises customers and employees alike by claiming that he really is Santa Claus, it leads to a court case to determine his mental health and, more importantly, his authenticity.
Runs December 6-14