Dec
16
6:00 PM18:00

The Christmas Cabaret

A holiday tradition!

The Christmas Cabaret

at the Blockade Runner Resort Hotel

 

Directed by Ray Kennedy

 

Saturday, December 16 – Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner & Show at 7pm

Sunday December 17 – Cocktails at 12:30pm, Brunch & Show at 1pm

Sunday, December 17 – Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner & Show at 7pm

 

Three course prix fixe meal $35; OHTC cover charge $30.

 

Call the Blockade Runner to make a reservation;

you don’t pay until the day of the event.

(910) 256-2251

 

We also have a live auction at each performance!

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Dec
17
12:30 PM12:30

The Christmas Cabaret

A holiday tradition!

The Christmas Cabaret

at the Blockade Runner Resort Hotel

 

Directed by Ray Kennedy

 

Saturday, December 16 – Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner & Show at 7pm

Sunday December 17 – Cocktails at 12:30pm, Brunch & Show at 1pm

Sunday, December 17 – Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner & Show at 7pm

 

Three course prix fixe meal $35; OHTC cover charge $30.

 

Call the Blockade Runner to make a reservation;

you don’t pay until the day of the event.

(910) 256-2251

 

We also have a live auction at each performance!

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Dec
17
6:00 PM18:00

The Christmas Cabaret

A holiday tradition!

The Christmas Cabaret

at the Blockade Runner Resort Hotel

 

Directed by Ray Kennedy

 

Saturday, December 16 – Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner & Show at 7pm

Sunday December 17 – Cocktails at 12:30pm, Brunch & Show at 1pm

Sunday, December 17 – Cocktails at 6pm, Dinner & Show at 7pm

 

Three course prix fixe meal $35; OHTC cover charge $30.

 

Call the Blockade Runner to make a reservation;

you don’t pay until the day of the event.

(910) 256-2251

 

We also have a live auction at each performance!

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Dec
30
8:00 PM20:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Dec
31
to Jan 1

New Year's Eve Gala - Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

A special event to benefit Thalian Hall.
Event begins at 6pm, curtain at 8:30pm
The best New Year’s Eve Celebration in Wilmington. Evening includes dinner, dessert, drinks champagne toast and a sensational live performance of the musical Priscilla, Queen of the Desert by Opera House Theatre Company! After the show, ring in 2018 with a live DJ, dancing and champagne toast!

 

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
5
8:00 PM20:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
6
8:00 PM20:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
7
3:00 PM15:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
12
8:00 PM20:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
13
8:00 PM20:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
14
3:00 PM15:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
19
8:00 PM20:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
20
10:30 AM10:30

AUDITIONS - NINE

AUDITIONS - Nine

Auditions for “Young Guido”, a 10 year-old boy, will be on SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018 and will begin at 10:30 am.

Auditions for everyone will begin at 11:00 am on the same day, SATURDAY, JANUARY 20, 2018.  Roles are available for 20+ women of all ages and one man between the ages of 30-50.

Auditions will be held at the Lucile Shuffler Center, 2011 CAROLINA BEACH ROAD, Wilmington, NC.  Everyone should bring a prepared song and sheet music; an accompanist will be provided.  Also, come prepared to dance.  Most of the roles feature musical staging movement but not dance.

We are looking for actors and singers of ethnicities and backgrounds.

Rehearsals will begin January 29th.

 

NINE

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

 

Director/Choreographer - Ray Kennedy

Assistant Director and Choreographer – Jason Aycock

Performance Dates:           Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

                                      Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

ROLES:

Guido Contini:  One of the greatest roles for an actor/ singer in modern day musical theater.  30-50.  A brilliant Italian film director going through a midlife crisis.  A lover of all women from his mistress to his wife to his mother.  He is sexy, outrageous, strong, and vulnerable all at the same time.  He is torn apart mentally by his career and home life. Women fall all over him but he is not a predator, but a man who can't see the difference between work and play.  He will use sexuality to get what he wants. Most of his "conquests" have been in the name of work.

Young GuidoGuido as a child, as well as the inner voice for Guido.  Should be comfortable with movement. Boy soprano.  Guardians must understand that the show has a "coming of age" scene that is PG-13.

Luisa Contini:  Guidos wife.  A former actress who is well aware of her husband's artistic genius and his infidelities.  She is fed up with Guidos philandering and inattention, and she is considering a divorce. She is very smart but clueless of what she has become.

Carla:  Guido's mistress.  Sexy, smart, and very naive.  Should move well.  She continuously shows up at inopportune moments in Guido’s life. She is married but will leave her husband for Guido, if only he will get a divorce as well. Luisa knows about her. All she is to Guido is a diversion.

Claudia:  Guido's muse. A movie star and Guido's former lover.  The leading actress in all of his early films, and he wants to cast her in his next film.  She has a romantic history with Guido as well. She is like a Goddess. Almost too beautiful to touch.

Guido's mother:  The one woman Guido loves without deception.  She is strong, loving, and extremely honest.  She appears to Guido in memories of his past and predictions of his future.  She is dead.

Liliane La Fleur: (Suellen Yates)  Guido's producer and former star of the Follies Bergere.  A true Diva and a cunning business woman.  Speaks with a French accent. She wants his next film to be a musical and has already invested money in it. She is very eccentric and bigger than life.

Stephanie Necrophorus:  A writer who helps Guido with his movie; also a film critic who has been particularly hard on Guido’s films in the past. She is not turned on by Guido and lets him know. A sardonic bitch with the smile of a cobra. 

Serraghina  (Cindy Colucci)   A prostitute Guido visits as a child to learn about love and women. The experience has a profound influence on his life.  A lusty Earth Mother who tells the young Guido about sex.

Mama Maddalena:  Chief of the Chambermaids in the Fontane Di Luna Spa.  She is feisty and comical.

Our Lady of the Spa: A spiritual being, she works at the Fontane Di Luna.  Guido's ethereal guide of the spa.

Lina Darling:  Liliane La Fleur’s bodyguard.  She is an intimidating woman, very dark and mysterious.

The Italians - Maria, Giulietta, Annabella, Francesca, Diana, and Renata:  All roles have specific character traits and dialogue.  All different types and vocal ranges.

The Germans - Olga Von Sturm, Heidi VonSturm, Ilsa VonHesse, and Gretchen VonKrupf:  Wonderful comical character roles.

 

SONGS:

Act I:

    "Overture Delle Donne" - Company

    "Not Since Chaplin" - Company

    "Guido's Song" - Guido

    "Not Since Chaplin - Reprise" - Company

    "The Germans at the Spa" - Maddelena, Italians, Germans

    "Not Since Chaplin - Reprise" - Company

    "My Husband Makes Movies" - Luisa

    "A Call from the Vatican" - Carla

    "Only with You" - Guido

    "The Script" - Guido

    "Folies Bergeres" - Lilli, Stephanie, Company

    "Nine" - Guido's Mother, Company

    "Ti Voglio Bene/Be Italian" - Saraghina, Boys, Company

    "The Bells of St. Sebastian" - Guido, Company

Act II:

    "A Man Like You/Unusual Way/Duet" - Claudia, Guido

    "The Grand Canal" (Every Girl in Venice/Amor/Only You) - Guido, Company

    "Simple" - Carla

    "Be On Your Own" - Luisa

    "Not Since Chaplin - Reprise" - Company

    "I Can't Make This Movie" - Guido

    "Getting Tall" - Young Guido

    "Long Ago/Nine - Reprise" - Guido, Young Guido, Luisa

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Jan
20
8:00 PM20:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Jan
21
3:00 PM15:00

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert - Return Engagement

Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person at the Center Box Office, 310 Chestnut Street.

Book by Stephan Elliot and Allan Scott

Based on the Latent Image/Specific Films Motion Picture

Distributed by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc.

Saturday, December 30

Friday, January 5 – Sunday, January 7

Friday, January 12 - Sunday, January 14

Friday, January 19 - Sunday, January 21

with a special event on New Year's Eve to benefit Thalian Hall

Based on the 1994 film of the same name, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert tells the story of Tick, Bernadette, and Adam as they board a bus named Priscilla and take their outrageous drag show across the Australian Outback.  A hit parade of dance floor favorites from the 70s and 80s provides the soundtrack for this show – “It’s Raining Men”, “What’s Love Got to Do with It”, “Don’t Leave Me This Way”, “Go West”, “I Say a Little Prayer”, “I Love the Nightlife”, “True Colors”,  “I Will Survive”, “Shake Your Groove Thing”, “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun”, “Hot Stuff”  - but this funny and fabulous show also has big joyous heart that beats with an energetic pulse that will have you dancing in the aisles!!  Get ready for the ride of your life!

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Feb
28
8:00 PM20:00

Nine

Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

World-famous film director Guido Contini is facing both a mid-life and a marital crisis as he attempts to come up with a plot for his next film.  Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life as he examines his relationships with the many women he has known and as each comes to remind him of who he is, why they love him, and why he needs them.  Based on Fellini’s 8 ½ , Nine is a celebration of the power of women and the many roles they play in man’s life – mother, sister, teacher, temptress, judge, nurse, wife, mistress, muse.  A score full of passion, romance, and brio brings this sultry and enchanting musical to unforgettable life.  A rich and thrilling night of theatre, Nine garnered both the 1982 Tony for Best Musical and the 2003 Tony for Best Revival.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Mar
1
8:00 PM20:00

Nine

Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

World-famous film director Guido Contini is facing both a mid-life and a marital crisis as he attempts to come up with a plot for his next film.  Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life as he examines his relationships with the many women he has known and as each comes to remind him of who he is, why they love him, and why he needs them.  Based on Fellini’s 8 ½ , Nine is a celebration of the power of women and the many roles they play in man’s life – mother, sister, teacher, temptress, judge, nurse, wife, mistress, muse.  A score full of passion, romance, and brio brings this sultry and enchanting musical to unforgettable life.  A rich and thrilling night of theatre, Nine garnered both the 1982 Tony for Best Musical and the 2003 Tony for Best Revival.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Mar
2
8:00 PM20:00

Nine

Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

World-famous film director Guido Contini is facing both a mid-life and a marital crisis as he attempts to come up with a plot for his next film.  Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life as he examines his relationships with the many women he has known and as each comes to remind him of who he is, why they love him, and why he needs them.  Based on Fellini’s 8 ½ , Nine is a celebration of the power of women and the many roles they play in man’s life – mother, sister, teacher, temptress, judge, nurse, wife, mistress, muse.  A score full of passion, romance, and brio brings this sultry and enchanting musical to unforgettable life.  A rich and thrilling night of theatre, Nine garnered both the 1982 Tony for Best Musical and the 2003 Tony for Best Revival.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

The Patrons' Party for Nine will follow this performance.

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Mar
3
8:00 PM20:00

Nine

Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

World-famous film director Guido Contini is facing both a mid-life and a marital crisis as he attempts to come up with a plot for his next film.  Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life as he examines his relationships with the many women he has known and as each comes to remind him of who he is, why they love him, and why he needs them.  Based on Fellini’s 8 ½ , Nine is a celebration of the power of women and the many roles they play in man’s life – mother, sister, teacher, temptress, judge, nurse, wife, mistress, muse.  A score full of passion, romance, and brio brings this sultry and enchanting musical to unforgettable life.  A rich and thrilling night of theatre, Nine garnered both the 1982 Tony for Best Musical and the 2003 Tony for Best Revival.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Mar
4
3:00 PM15:00

Nine

Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

World-famous film director Guido Contini is facing both a mid-life and a marital crisis as he attempts to come up with a plot for his next film.  Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life as he examines his relationships with the many women he has known and as each comes to remind him of who he is, why they love him, and why he needs them.  Based on Fellini’s 8 ½ , Nine is a celebration of the power of women and the many roles they play in man’s life – mother, sister, teacher, temptress, judge, nurse, wife, mistress, muse.  A score full of passion, romance, and brio brings this sultry and enchanting musical to unforgettable life.  A rich and thrilling night of theatre, Nine garnered both the 1982 Tony for Best Musical and the 2003 Tony for Best Revival.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Mar
9
8:00 PM20:00

Nine

Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

World-famous film director Guido Contini is facing both a mid-life and a marital crisis as he attempts to come up with a plot for his next film.  Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life as he examines his relationships with the many women he has known and as each comes to remind him of who he is, why they love him, and why he needs them.  Based on Fellini’s 8 ½ , Nine is a celebration of the power of women and the many roles they play in man’s life – mother, sister, teacher, temptress, judge, nurse, wife, mistress, muse.  A score full of passion, romance, and brio brings this sultry and enchanting musical to unforgettable life.  A rich and thrilling night of theatre, Nine garnered both the 1982 Tony for Best Musical and the 2003 Tony for Best Revival.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Mar
10
8:00 PM20:00

Nine

Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

World-famous film director Guido Contini is facing both a mid-life and a marital crisis as he attempts to come up with a plot for his next film.  Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life as he examines his relationships with the many women he has known and as each comes to remind him of who he is, why they love him, and why he needs them.  Based on Fellini’s 8 ½ , Nine is a celebration of the power of women and the many roles they play in man’s life – mother, sister, teacher, temptress, judge, nurse, wife, mistress, muse.  A score full of passion, romance, and brio brings this sultry and enchanting musical to unforgettable life.  A rich and thrilling night of theatre, Nine garnered both the 1982 Tony for Best Musical and the 2003 Tony for Best Revival.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Mar
11
3:00 PM15:00

Nine

Nine

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from the Italian by Mario Fratti

Wednesday, February 28 – Sunday, March 4

Friday, March 9 – Sunday, March 11

World-famous film director Guido Contini is facing both a mid-life and a marital crisis as he attempts to come up with a plot for his next film.  Flashbacks reveal the substance of his life as he examines his relationships with the many women he has known and as each comes to remind him of who he is, why they love him, and why he needs them.  Based on Fellini’s 8 ½ , Nine is a celebration of the power of women and the many roles they play in man’s life – mother, sister, teacher, temptress, judge, nurse, wife, mistress, muse.  A score full of passion, romance, and brio brings this sultry and enchanting musical to unforgettable life.  A rich and thrilling night of theatre, Nine garnered both the 1982 Tony for Best Musical and the 2003 Tony for Best Revival.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Mar
24
9:00 AM09:00

2018 SUMMER SEASON AUDITONS

Summer Season Auditons

My Fair Lady, Smokey Joe's Cafe, Sunset Boulevard, and Violet

Auditions for everyone will begin at 9:00 am on SATURDAY, MARCH 24, 2018.   

 Auditions will be held at the Lucile Shuffler Center, 2011 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC.  For auditions, bring a prepared song and sheet music (an accompanist will be provided).  Also come prepared to dance.  Dance auditions will be at 12:00 noon and 5:00pm.

Callbacks will be March 25th.

Roles in all four shows are available for men and women in a wide range of ages, including teenagers.  We have one role for a female child:  “Young Vi” in Violet.  This is the only role for children, and we will be looking for someone ages 10-16. 

We are looking for actors, singers, and dancers of all ethnicities and backgrounds

 

MY FAIR LADY

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's play and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture Pygmalion

Directed by Shane Fernando

Rehearsals begin Monday, May 7th

Performance Dates:     Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

                                    Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

                                    Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

ROLES:

ELISA DOOLITTLE:  A cockney flower girl, Eliza works outside Covent Garden. Her potential to become “a lady” becomes the object of a bet between Higgins and Pickering.  She is smart and knows what she can be, but needs help to realize her dreams. Must be able to effect vocal change from Cockney to Received Pronunciation during course of the show. She is tough as nails and cunning, but as vulnerable as fine glass, and as caustic as she is feminine. She becomes desperate to rise to the challenge to learn to speak like a lady.  She grapples mightily with the conflict between how she’s treated by Higgins and her hard-found self-respect.

HENRY HIGGINS: A British, upper class professional bachelor, Higgins is a world-famous phonetics expert and expert elocutionist.   He is impatient with high society and inconsiderate of the normal social niceties. Highly believable British Received Pronunciation.  He’s funny but he’s also arrogant, impatient, self-absorbed, misanthropic, and not at all in touch with his deep-seated emotions. He wagers a bet on Eliza to feed his ego but ends up desperately in love with her, much to his consternation and surprise.

COLONEL PICKERING: A retired British Army officer and linguist, Pickering is the author of “Spoken Sanskrit.”  Always considerate and a gentleman, he is a perfect British eccentric with a dogged earnestness. His thoughtful treatment of Eliza helps raise her self-respect.

ALFRED P. DOOLITTLE: Eliza’s father, Doolittle is an older but vigorous dustman, aka rubbish collector.  He is what the Brits would call a “bounder”, with a unique brand of humor; unembarrassed and unashamed Hedonist. Needs a believable Cockney accent.

MRS. PEARCE: Henry Higgins’ housekeeper; a remarkably patient woman.

FREDDY EYNSFORD-HILL: An upper class young man, Freddy becomes completely smitten with Eliza.

MRS. EYNSFORD-HILL: A friend of Mrs. Higgins, Mrs. Eynsford-Hill is Freddy’s mother. 

MRS. HIGGINS: Henry’s long-suffering mother.  A refined lady of the upper class, she is kind and understanding of Eliza’s plight.

HARRY: Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle.

JAMIE: Drinking companion of Alfred Doolittle.

PROFESSOR ZOLTAN KARPATHY: A Hungarian, Karpathy is a former phonetics student of Henry Higgins who fancies himself impossible to dupe when it comes to identifying the origin of anyone’s speech patterns. He meets Eliza at the ball and thinks she is royalty.

ENSEMBLE:  Singers and dancers, out of which many smaller roles come.

 

SONGS:

ACT I

    "Overture" – The Orchestra

    "Busker Sequence" – The Orchestra

    "Why Can't the English?" – Professor Higgins

    "Wouldn't It Be Loverly?" – Eliza and Male Quartet

    "With a Little Bit of Luck" – Alfred Doolittle, Harry, and Jamie

    "I'm an Ordinary Man" – Professor Higgins

    "With a Little Bit of Luck (Reprise)" – Alfred Doolittle and Ensemble

    "Just You Wait" – Eliza

    "The Servants' Chorus (Poor Professor Higgins)" – Mrs. Pearce and Servants

    "The Rain in Spain" – Professor Higgins, Eliza, and Colonel Pickering

    "I Could Have Danced All Night" – Eliza, Mrs. Pearce, and Servants

    "Ascot Gavotte" – Ensemble

    "On the Street Where You Live" – Freddy

    "Eliza's Entrance/Embassy Waltz" – The Orchestra

ACT II

    "You Did It" – Colonel Pickering, Professor Higgins, Mrs. Pearce, and Servants

    "Just You Wait (Reprise)" – Eliza

    "On the Street Where You Live (Reprise)" – Freddy

    "Show Me" – Eliza and Freddy

    "The Flower Market/Wouldn't It Be Loverly? (Reprise)" – Eliza and Male Quartet

    "Get Me to the Church on Time" – Alfred Doolittle and Ensemble

    "A Hymn to Him" – Professor Higgins and Colonel Pickering

    "Without You" – Eliza and Professor Higgins

    "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" – Professor Higgins

    "I Could Have Danced All Night (Reprise) / Finale" – The Orchestra

 

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Directed and choreographed by Ron Chisholm

Rehearsals begin June 9

Performance Dates:     Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

                                    Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

                                    Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Smokey Joe’s Café requires very skilled singers who can move and is a diverse ensemble show. Vocal ability and range will be important, as well as the ability to sing in different styles. Some experience with singing harmonies and the ability to hold a harmony line against other voices are vital. All cast members will be required to do some choreography, but you do not need to be a dancer.

The show was originally played with nine actors, divided as presented below.  We will cast to fit the music and the show the best way possible and not necessarily stick to the divisions listed. 

ROLES:

FRED:  A father-like figure with a sultry voice, solid and implacable.  He is part of The Quartet, must be good with harmonies, i.e. "The Drifters", "The Coasters," etc..  He sings "You're the Boss", "Little Egypt", and “Charlie Brown”. Strong comedic timing.  Loveable.  Think Barry White and Isaac Hayes.

KEN:  A smooth crooner; part of The Quartet, must be good with harmonies, i.e. "The Drifters", "The Coasters" etc.  Sings "Spanish Harlem”, "Loving You”, "Poison Ivy”, and “Dance with Me”.  Strong dancer a plus.

ADRIAN:  The energetic leader of the group; part of The Quartet, must be good with harmonies, i.e. "The Drifters”, "The Coasters”.  He is ready to bust out in song at any moment; sings "Stand by Me", "Youngblood", "Love Potion #9”, and “There Goes My Baby”. The slow one with a big heart.

MICHAEL:  He is genuinely suave and impressive, a ladies’ man, he evokes the memory of Elvis; a true rock 'n' roll singer.  Part of The Quartet, must be good with harmonies, i.e. "The Drifters", "The Coasters" etc.  He sings "Jailhouse Rock", "Kansas City", "Ruby”. He is genuinely suave and impressive, Strong dancer a plus.

VICTOR:  The preening bad-boy of the quartet who gets most of the comedy.  Must be a good mover. Think Frankie Vallie or Earth, Wind, and Fire. Sings “Searchin”, “Treat me Nice”, and “I Who Have Nothing”.

DELEE:  Innocent, but with a wild streak; the shimmy girl; strong dance ability;   She sings "Falling", "Trouble", "I'm a Woman".

BRENDA:  Savvy, sexy, and smart with a strong dance ability, she sings "Don Juan", "Some Cats Know", "I'm a Woman".

PATTIE:  Grounded; the throaty voice of experience; more rock, i.e. Janis Joplin; sings "Pearl's a Singer", "I Keep Forgetting", "Don't". The voice of experience. Mature and grounded.

BJ:  Sexy, funny, and heartbreaking; huge gospel voice, vocal styling Big Mama Thornton or Aretha Franklin; sings "Fools Fall in Love", "Hound Dog", "Saved".  Lots of personality and a huge voice  Great comedic timing with palpable vulnerability.

SONGS:

ACT I

    "Neighborhood"

    "Young Blood"

    "Falling"

    "Ruby Baby"

    "Dance With Me

    "Neighborhood" (Reprise)

    "Keep On Rollin'"

    "Searchin'"

    "Kansas City"

    "Trouble"

    "Love Me" / "Don't"

    "Fools Fall In Love"

    "Poison Ivy"

    "Don Juan"

    "Shoppin' for Clothes"

    "I Keep Forgettin'"

    "On Broadway"

    "D.W. Washburn"

    "Saved"

ACT II

    "Baby That Is Rock & Roll"

    "Yakety Yak"

    "Charlie Brown"

    "Stay a While"

    "Pearl's a Singer"

    "Teach Me How to Shimmy"

    "You're the Boss"

    "Loving You"

    "Treat Me Nice"

    "Hound Dog"

    "Little Egypt"

    "I'm a Woman"

    "There Goes My Baby"

    "Love Potion #9"

    "Some Cats Know"

    "Jailhouse Rock"

    "Fools Fall In Love" (Reprise)

    "Spanish Harlem"

    "I (Who Have Nothing)"

    "Stand by Me"

    "Baby That Is Rock & Roll" (Reprise)

 

SUNSET BOULEVARD

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Directed and Choreographed by Ray Kennedy

Rehearsals begin Saturday, July 7

Performance Dates:     Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

                                    Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

                                    Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

ROLES:

NORMA DESMOND:  A beautiful but eccentric faded star of the silent screen era. Once the biggest name in Hollywood, she is a recluse in her decaying mansion, isolated in her dream world of the past.  She is a woman of great pride and passion with hopes of a comeback. Must be able to negotiate difficult rhythms and melodies and have huge vocal chops.

JOE GILLIS:  A handsome screenwriter whose career is in decline. His playboy looks and manners used to open every door but things have changed. He moves in with Norma Desmond all the while falling in love with young Betty Schaefer; an absolute charmer with a dark side.  Not Hollywood in manner, but very Hollywood in looks. Self-assured and manly, he should be charming, with an opportunist-like quality.

MAX VON MAYERLING:  Norma’s devoted butler, Max protects her from the outside world.  He is a dark and ominous presence in the mansion, and he was Norma’s director and first husband, and is still her biggest fan.

BETTY SCHAEFER:  Artie's fiancée, a clean-cut, bright-looking girl, in her twenties. Sweet but sophisticated in a professional manner, a go-getter who wants to sincerely work with Joe…eventually falling for him.

CECIL DEMILLE:  The iconic Hollywood film director who discovered Norma Desmond and made her a star.  Strong, imposing with a fatherly quality.

ARTIE GREEN:  Betty’s fiancé, a self-described “Jewish Casanova,” a good-hearted guy. He is Joe's friend and a generous, hardworking director's assistant. Professional but fun.

SHELDRAKE:  Boss of the studio Brash and slightly pompous.

MANFRED:  An expensive tailor to the stars.

ENSEMBLE:  There are more than 20 named characters throughout the show with solo singing parts. A chorus of all ages and types with strong vocals and movement abilities are needed. Many of these roles are strongly featured and some cast members will be required to play 3 or 4 different character roles.  All voice ranges are needed and not everyone will be required to dance.

SONGS:

ACT I

    "Overture" / "I Guess It Was 5 am" – Joe

    "Let's Have Lunch" – Joe, Actors, actress, scriptwriters, Artie, Sheldrake, Betty

    "Every Movie's A Circus" † – Betty, Joe

    "Car Chase" – orchestra

    "At the House on Sunset" – Joe

    "Surrender" – Norma

    "With One Look" – Norma

    "Salome" – Norma, Joe

    "The Greatest Star of All" – Max

    "Every Movie's a Circus (Reprise)" ∞ † – Actors, Actress, Waiters, Artie, Joe, Betty, Barman

    "Girl Meets Boy" – Joe, Betty

    "Back at the House on Sunset – Joe, Max

    "New Ways to Dream" – Norma, Joe

    "Completion of the Script" – Norma, Joe

    "The Lady's Paying" – Norma, Manfred, Joe, Ensemble

    "New Year's Eve" – Joe, Max

    "The Perfect Year" – Norma, Joe

    "This Time Next Year" – Ensemble, Artie, Betty, Joe, Cecil B. DeMile

    New Year's Eve (Back at the House on Sunset) – Joe, Norma

ACT II

    "Entr'acte" – orchestra

    "Sunset Boulevard" – Joe

    "There's Been a Call" / "Journey to Paramount" – Norma, Joe

    "As If We Never Said Goodbye" – Norma

    "Paramount Conversations" – Betty, Joe, Norma, Cecil B. DeMile, Sheldrake, Max

    "Surrender (Reprise)" – Cecil B. DeMile

    "Girl Meets Boy (Reprise)" – Joe, Betty

    "Eternal Youth Is Worth a Little Suffering" – Norma, Astrologer, Beauticians

    "Who's Betty Schaefer?" – Norma, Joe

    "Betty's Office at Paramount" – Joe, Betty

    "Too Much in Love to Care" – Betty, Joe

    "New Ways to Dream (Reprise)" – Max

    "The Phone Call" – Norma

    "The Final Scene" – Joe, Betty, Norma, Max

VIOLET

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on "The Ugliest Pilgrim" by Doris Betts

Directed and Choreographed by Jason Aycock

Rehearsals begin Saturday, August 4

Performance Dates:     Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

                                    Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9 

ROLES:

VIOLET KARL:  She carries a facial scar from a childhood injury; the degree of deformity is uncertain to us but it is certainly drastic to Violet.  Cynical but not yet bitter, reserved but not yet withdrawn, Violet has not given up hope.  She is stubborn and prickly, determined that she may be healed and be made beautiful.  She’s direct with people who stare at her scar (which is quite prominently located on her face, although not literally visible to the theatre audience).  Violet has a sarcasm and toughness to her.  Violet has high expectations of God when it comes to being healed.  After her father died, she tried doctors, snake handlers, and a Catholic church to be healed.  Strongly influenced by movies – idealizes the glamour actresses.  Flick is the first black person with whom she has spoken.  She’s a good poker player.

YOUNG VIOLET:  Not quite as guarded or prickly as her older self, but still tough and stubborn. She has a keen curiosity and the rough edges of being brought up solely by her father.   She is inquisitive and aggressive, and utterly unintimidated by anything or anyone.

GRADY “FLICK” FLIGGINS:  An African-American soldier who looks for the positive in life – a dreamer and a go-getter.  He doesn’t enjoy the army, but enjoys the respect it garners him.  There is something gentle and good about him, not to be interpreted or confused with weakness or lack of authority.  He is not moved much by Violet’s scar.  Flick carries a flask with him most of the time.  He was in basic training with Monty.  He is a black man traveling through the American South in the early 1960s, with all that implies about his life and experiences. Flick is stable, direct, easy going, and perceptive. He has a “seize the day “philosophy that he only sometimes puts into practice.

MONTGOMERY “MONTY” HARRILL:  From Raleigh, NC.  A white paratrooper and corporal.  Believes himself to be fearless and irresistible to most people – especially women.  He is a bit full of himself.  Although self-consumed, it is not necessarily purposefully so.  As described by Violet, he’s “a boy in the skin of a man.”  He’s rough around the edges and he’s fighting his own demons.  Monty was in basic training with Flick, and now he trains young men to jump out of airplanes.  Monty s brash, arrogant, impulsive, immature, and loud- but he is an essentially a good and decent person which makes him charming.

FATHER:  A simple, widowed man who lovingly raises his daughter, Violet, alone, doing the best he can with the little knowledge and resources he has to do so.  Stern but friendly, uneducated but smart and strongly convinced of the power of education.  He accidentally scars 13 year-old Violet’s face while he is chopping wood.  Can be stern with her.  Protects and toughens her.  Teaches her to hide from others so she won’t be tortured by them.  He took Violet to see doctors in Charlotte for her 18th birthday.  He died of a heart attack when Violet was 22 and left her a little money.  He is a plain man who achieved and lost his plain dreams, leaving him a little sad and anxious.

6 ENSEMBLE MEMBERS:  Everyone in the ensemble plays multiple roles.  All the roles they play are listed below each person.

 #1 FEMALE:

OLD LADY:  A former beauty in her heyday, now tired and frustrated with life.  She’s gossipy, pushy and nosy and her fellow passenger, Violet, is the unwilling recipient of her boldness.  Not a huge fan of boys or men.  She’s on her way to Nashville to see her son, Harvey, who works in a cellophane plant.  Although she had eight children of her own, she’s not eager to be in a house full of children.  Stevie, her youngest, died in Korea.  She believes her daughters to have been beautiful brides.

HOTEL SINGER:  Memphis.  Sings with/counterpoint to Flick.

OLD LADY 2:  Passenger, Tulsa to Fort Smith.  Sure that whomever is supposed to pick her up forgot.  (still a man hater)

 #2 FEMALE:

MUSIC HALL SINGER: Memphis.  Has an eye for Flick, but loses interest as soon as she sees him with Violet.

MABEL:  Passenger from Tulsa to Fort Smith.  Talkative.  Tired of sitting.  A bit man crazy.  Three husbands tried to teach her to drive before she figured out how to do it.  She once hit a traffic cop and subsequently married him after he got out of the hospital.  She loves gray eyes.

WOMAN WITH FAN:  Fort Smith to Tulsa. 

#3 FEMALE: 

LANDLADY:  Almeta.  African-American.  Flick’s friend.  Runs boarding house in Memphis.  Agrees to let them stay when Flick pays her $20.  Tells Flick to use the back alley exit if they leave the premises.  Has a point of view that is reminiscent of Violet’s father’s.

WOMAN KNITTING: A quiet woman.

GOSPEL SOLOIST:  LULA BUFFINGTON.  Seen in the Hope and Glory Building as a member of the volunteer choir that sings for the Preacher’s telecast.  Sings for God with passion and power. African-American.

#1 MALE: 

BUS DRIVER 1:  Johnson, aka Mr. Wallace Weatherman.  Looks forward to Sal’s Barbecue and greasy food.  Gets off at Nashville. 

PREACHER:  In Violet’s fantasy.  Talks in tongues.  TV preacher.  An impassioned, theatrical man who preaches with all the bravado he can muster. Once had a true healing touch but has lost it in his quest to become a showman. Dismissive and egotistical.

RUFUS:  In Memphis.  A mechanic.  Along with the other mechanic, accosts Flick.

RADIO SINGER:  Memphis boarding house radio singer.

BUS DRIVER 4:  Tulsa to Fort Smith.  Johnson, aka Mr. Wallace Weatherman.  Wants Dan’s Irish Stew, blackberry pie and beer when he gets to Fort Smith.

 #2 MALE:

LEROY EVANS: Has a dog named Roscoe.  Not too smart.  Won’t look Violet in the eye because of her scar.

WAITER:  In Kingsport.  Blunt about Violet’s scar.  Racist.

MECHANIC:  In Memphis.  Gets into fight with Flick.

RADIO SOLIST:  Memphis.  Part of the boarding house radio trio.

BUS DRIVER 3:  Memphis to Fort Smith.  Sings “Lonely Stranger.”

EARL: Tulsa to Fort Smith.  Flea circus owner, former midway barker.  A strange character on the Greyhound bus who sneaks smokes in the bathroom and is carrying a smelly suitcase he claims holds a flea circus.

 #3 MALE:

CREEPY GUY:  Tulsa to Fort Smith.  A “Jesus freak.”

BUS DRIVER 2:  On the Nashville to Memphis leg.

RADIO SINGER:  Memphis.  Part of the boarding house radio trio.

BILLY DEAN:  Violet’s first sexual encounter – on a $5 bet.  An Elum brother.

VIRGIL:  The preacher’s assistant.  Knows the smoke & mirrors of the Preacher’s show and must begrudgingly deal with anyone who might derail it.

SONGS:

ACT I

“Water in the Well”

“Surprised”

“On My Way”

“M & M’s”

“Luck of the Draw”

“Question ‘n Answer”

“Preacher Hymn I”

“All to Pieces”

“Preacher Hymn II”

“Let It Sing”

“Anyone Would Do”

“Who’ll Be the One (If Not Me)”

“Last Time I Came to Memphis”

“Lonely Stranger”

“Lay Down Your Head”

“Anyone Would Do (Reprise)”

“Hard to Say Goodbye”

“Promise Me Violet”

“Raise Me Up”

“Down the Mountain”

“In the Chapel”

“Raise Me Up (Reprise)”

“Look at Me”

“That’s What I Could do”

“Surprised (reprise)”

“M & M’s (reprise”

“Promise Me Violet (reprise)”

“Bring Me to the Light”

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Jun
6
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

 

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
7
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
8
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

The Patrons' Party for My Fair Lady will follow this performance.

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Jun
9
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
10
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
15
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
16
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
17
3:00 PM15:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
22
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
23
8:00 PM20:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jun
24
3:00 PM15:00

My Fair Lady

My Fair Lady

Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner

Music by Frederick Loewe

Adapted from George Bernard Shaw’s play and Gabriel Pascal’s motion picture Pygmalion

Wednesday, June 6 – Sunday, June 10

Friday, June 15 – Sunday, June 17

Friday, June 22 – Sunday, June 24

In 1956, Lerner and Loewe’s masterful retelling of George Bernard Shaw’s Pygmalion took the world by storm and rightly so - My Fair Lady is that rare musical by which all others are measured.  When arrogant phoneticist Henry Higgins encounters dirty, disheveled Eliza Doolittle in Covent Garden, he proclaims that in six months’ time he can “make a duchess of this draggle-tailed guttersnipe”.  The resulting clash of cultures sparks a funny and ferocious battle of the sexes and launches both professor and pupil into a transformation that neither of them could have anticipated.  The sparkling score of enduring favorites includes “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly?”, “With a Little Bit of Luck”, “The Rain in Spain”, “I Could Have Danced All Night”, “Get Me to the Church on Time”, and “I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face”.  Don’t miss this joyful, crowd-pleasing classic of the American stage!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
4
8:00 PM20:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
5
8:00 PM20:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
6
8:00 PM20:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

The Patrons' Party for Smokey Joe's Cafe will follow this performance.

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Jul
7
8:00 PM20:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
8
3:00 PM15:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
13
8:00 PM20:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
14
8:00 PM20:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
15
3:00 PM15:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
20
8:00 PM20:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
21
8:00 PM20:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Jul
22
3:00 PM15:00

Smokey Joe's Cafe

Smokey Joe’s Café:  The Songs of Leiber and Stoller

 Words and Music by Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller

Wednesday, July 4 – Sunday, July 8

Friday, July 13 – Sunday, July 15

Friday, July 20 – Sunday, July 22

Leiber and Stoller are the most successful songwriting team in popular music, and their golden age of rock, rhythm, and blues is brought to the stage in this electrifying revue that blows the roof off and brings the house down!  Themes of love won, love lost, and love imagined are celebrated in a night of pure entertainment guaranteed to give you a toe-tappin’, finger-snappin’, good time.  The featured songs include “Yakety Yak”, “Hound Dog”, “Love Potion #9”, “Jailhouse Rock”, “Stand by Me”, “Poison Ivy”, “Treat Me Nice”, “Fools Fall in Love”, “On Broadway”, “Spanish Harlem”, plus 30 more of the greatest hits of the 50s and 60s!  Get your tickets now for the dazzling, raise-the-roof, song-and-dance party of the summer!!

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
1
8:00 PM20:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
2
8:00 PM20:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
3
8:00 PM20:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

The Patrons' Party for Sunset Boulevard will follow this performance.

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Aug
4
8:00 PM20:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
5
3:00 PM15:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
10
8:00 PM20:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
11
8:00 PM20:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
12
3:00 PM15:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
17
8:00 PM20:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
18
8:00 PM20:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
19
3:00 PM15:00

Sunset Boulevard

Sunset Boulevard

Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber

Book and Lyrics by Don Black and Christopher Hampton

Based on the Billy Wilder film

Wednesday, August 1 – Sunday, August 5

Friday, August 10 – Sunday, August 12

Friday, August 17 – Sunday, August 19

Shots ring out in the night; a man’s body floats in a swimming pool.  And so begins this classic noir tale of faded glory, thwarted ambition, and obsessive love, brought thrillingly to life by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s lush, evocative score.  After a chance encounter, down on his luck screenwriter Joe Gillis is easily seduced into the luxurious world of silent film star Norma Desmond.  Years past her prime and long out of work, Norma clings to her glamourous past, her illusions carefully tended by her devoted servant, Max.  But what will happen to Norma’s fragile world when it crashes into the harsh realities of show business?  Or when Joe finally finds a life of his own?  Sunset Boulevard is a majestic, mesmerizing, and teasingly seductive night at the theatre you do not want to miss.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
29
8:00 PM20:00

Violet

Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

Violet Karl is a woman with a plan.  Disfigured in a childhood accident, she is determined to alter the path of her life with faith healing.  In search of her miracle, she leaves her hometown of Spruce Pine, NC, to journey by bus to Tulsa, home of the televangelist she believes can offer her this miraculous transformation.  Instead, she learns it is the journey you take in life that helps you discover who you are, and she finds a very different kind of salvation.  Doris Betts, an acclaimed North Carolina writer, creates in Violet a strong and vibrant character in that everyone can relate to and Jeanine Tesori, one of the most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre, brings her to indelible life in a score that ranges from Jesus-praising gospel anthems to Memphis blues, from soulful bluegrass to foot-stomping dance tunes.  Uncommonly beautiful, Violet is the journey of a lifetime.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

Violet

Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

Violet Karl is a woman with a plan.  Disfigured in a childhood accident, she is determined to alter the path of her life with faith healing.  In search of her miracle, she leaves her hometown of Spruce Pine, NC, to journey by bus to Tulsa, home of the televangelist she believes can offer her this miraculous transformation.  Instead, she learns it is the journey you take in life that helps you discover who you are, and she finds a very different kind of salvation.  Doris Betts, an acclaimed North Carolina writer, creates in Violet a strong and vibrant character in that everyone can relate to and Jeanine Tesori, one of the most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre, brings her to indelible life in a score that ranges from Jesus-praising gospel anthems to Memphis blues, from soulful bluegrass to foot-stomping dance tunes.  Uncommonly beautiful, Violet is the journey of a lifetime.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

Violet

Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

Violet Karl is a woman with a plan.  Disfigured in a childhood accident, she is determined to alter the path of her life with faith healing.  In search of her miracle, she leaves her hometown of Spruce Pine, NC, to journey by bus to Tulsa, home of the televangelist she believes can offer her this miraculous transformation.  Instead, she learns it is the journey you take in life that helps you discover who you are, and she finds a very different kind of salvation.  Doris Betts, an acclaimed North Carolina writer, creates in Violet a strong and vibrant character in that everyone can relate to and Jeanine Tesori, one of the most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre, brings her to indelible life in a score that ranges from Jesus-praising gospel anthems to Memphis blues, from soulful bluegrass to foot-stomping dance tunes.  Uncommonly beautiful, Violet is the journey of a lifetime.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

The Patrons' Party for Violet will follow this performance.

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Sep
1
8:00 PM20:00

Violet

Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

Violet Karl is a woman with a plan.  Disfigured in a childhood accident, she is determined to alter the path of her life with faith healing.  In search of her miracle, she leaves her hometown of Spruce Pine, NC, to journey by bus to Tulsa, home of the televangelist she believes can offer her this miraculous transformation.  Instead, she learns it is the journey you take in life that helps you discover who you are, and she finds a very different kind of salvation.  Doris Betts, an acclaimed North Carolina writer, creates in Violet a strong and vibrant character in that everyone can relate to and Jeanine Tesori, one of the most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre, brings her to indelible life in a score that ranges from Jesus-praising gospel anthems to Memphis blues, from soulful bluegrass to foot-stomping dance tunes.  Uncommonly beautiful, Violet is the journey of a lifetime.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Sep
2
3:00 PM15:00

Violet

Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

Violet Karl is a woman with a plan.  Disfigured in a childhood accident, she is determined to alter the path of her life with faith healing.  In search of her miracle, she leaves her hometown of Spruce Pine, NC, to journey by bus to Tulsa, home of the televangelist she believes can offer her this miraculous transformation.  Instead, she learns it is the journey you take in life that helps you discover who you are, and she finds a very different kind of salvation.  Doris Betts, an acclaimed North Carolina writer, creates in Violet a strong and vibrant character in that everyone can relate to and Jeanine Tesori, one of the most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre, brings her to indelible life in a score that ranges from Jesus-praising gospel anthems to Memphis blues, from soulful bluegrass to foot-stomping dance tunes.  Uncommonly beautiful, Violet is the journey of a lifetime.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Sep
7
8:00 PM20:00

Violet

Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

Violet Karl is a woman with a plan.  Disfigured in a childhood accident, she is determined to alter the path of her life with faith healing.  In search of her miracle, she leaves her hometown of Spruce Pine, NC, to journey by bus to Tulsa, home of the televangelist she believes can offer her this miraculous transformation.  Instead, she learns it is the journey you take in life that helps you discover who you are, and she finds a very different kind of salvation.  Doris Betts, an acclaimed North Carolina writer, creates in Violet a strong and vibrant character in that everyone can relate to and Jeanine Tesori, one of the most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre, brings her to indelible life in a score that ranges from Jesus-praising gospel anthems to Memphis blues, from soulful bluegrass to foot-stomping dance tunes.  Uncommonly beautiful, Violet is the journey of a lifetime.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Sep
8
8:00 PM20:00

Violet

Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

Violet Karl is a woman with a plan.  Disfigured in a childhood accident, she is determined to alter the path of her life with faith healing.  In search of her miracle, she leaves her hometown of Spruce Pine, NC, to journey by bus to Tulsa, home of the televangelist she believes can offer her this miraculous transformation.  Instead, she learns it is the journey you take in life that helps you discover who you are, and she finds a very different kind of salvation.  Doris Betts, an acclaimed North Carolina writer, creates in Violet a strong and vibrant character in that everyone can relate to and Jeanine Tesori, one of the most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre, brings her to indelible life in a score that ranges from Jesus-praising gospel anthems to Memphis blues, from soulful bluegrass to foot-stomping dance tunes.  Uncommonly beautiful, Violet is the journey of a lifetime.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Sep
9
3:00 PM15:00

Violet

Violet

Music by Jeanine Tesori

Lyrics and Book by Brian Crawley

Based on “The Ugliest Pilgrim” by Doris Betts

Wednesday, August 29 – Sunday, September 2

Friday, September 7 – Sunday, September 9

Violet Karl is a woman with a plan.  Disfigured in a childhood accident, she is determined to alter the path of her life with faith healing.  In search of her miracle, she leaves her hometown of Spruce Pine, NC, to journey by bus to Tulsa, home of the televangelist she believes can offer her this miraculous transformation.  Instead, she learns it is the journey you take in life that helps you discover who you are, and she finds a very different kind of salvation.  Doris Betts, an acclaimed North Carolina writer, creates in Violet a strong and vibrant character in that everyone can relate to and Jeanine Tesori, one of the most vibrant composers of modern musical theatre, brings her to indelible life in a score that ranges from Jesus-praising gospel anthems to Memphis blues, from soulful bluegrass to foot-stomping dance tunes.  Uncommonly beautiful, Violet is the journey of a lifetime.

2018 Season tickets are on sale now through the Opera House office - (910) 762-4234 or operahousetheatre@yahoo.com

2018 Season individual tickets go on sale at the Center Box office on Monday, December 11, 2017.  Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in person in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street from 2-6pm and 2 hours before every performance.

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Oct
28
8:00 PM20:00

The Womanless Beauty Pageant

Our annual fundraiser

The Womanless

Beauty Pageant

 

Directed by Juli Harvey

 Saturday, October 28, 2017

8pm

Main Stage – Thalian Hall

Tickets $30

 

Tickets are on sale now at the Center Box Office

(910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or in the lobby of Thalian Hall - 310 Chestnut Street

The Box Office is open for phone and in-person sales Monday-Saturday 2-6pm and for in-person sales only two hours before the performance.

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Sep
17
10:00 AM10:00

Fall clean-up - Shuffler Center

That magical time of the year has arrived - time to put back all the props and costumes we used all summer and give the Shuffler Center the cleaning the old girl deserves.  We will be here all day Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 - cleaning, cleaning, cleaning!!  Come join us!  Water and soda provided, pizza for lunch!

It is especially important that we get the Shuffler Center clean and organized this year because we are cohosting an Artis in Wilmington Open House on Tuesday, October 17th.  We need to be as pretty as possible for the public!

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Sep
16
9:00 AM09:00

Fall clean-up - Shuffler Center

That magical time of the year has arrived - time to put back all the props and costumes we used all summer and give the Shuffler Center the cleaning the old girl deserves.  We will be here all day Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17 - cleaning, cleaning, cleaning!!  Come join us!  Water and soda provided, pizza for lunch!

It is especially important that we get the Shuffler Center clean and organized this year because we are cohosting an Artis in Wilmington Open House on Tuesday, October 17th.  We need to be as pretty as possible for the public!

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Sep
10
3:00 PM15:00

Peter and the Starcatcher

A play by Rick Elice

Music by Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3

Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly.”  With these words Peter and the Starcatcher sets sail on a magical voyage to answer the century-old question:  How did Peter Pan become the Boy Who Never Grew Up?  Get ready for an evening of wildly theatrical fun as a company of twelve actors plays more than one hundred unforgettable characters and proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.  This play with music will hook you from the first swashbuckling moment as pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids, and magic set the stage for an absurdly funny, fantastical romp through the Neverland you never knew.

 

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances begin at 8:00 pm. Sunday performances begin at 3:00 pm.

          

To order tickets, contact the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or visit the Box Office in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street.  It is open Monday - Saturday 2pm-6pm and two hours before every performance.

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.  

View Event →
Sep
9
8:00 PM20:00

Peter and the Starcatcher

A play by Rick Elice

Music by Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3

Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly.”  With these words Peter and the Starcatcher sets sail on a magical voyage to answer the century-old question:  How did Peter Pan become the Boy Who Never Grew Up?  Get ready for an evening of wildly theatrical fun as a company of twelve actors plays more than one hundred unforgettable characters and proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.  This play with music will hook you from the first swashbuckling moment as pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids, and magic set the stage for an absurdly funny, fantastical romp through the Neverland you never knew.

 

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances begin at 8:00 pm. Sunday performances begin at 3:00 pm.

          

To order tickets, contact the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or visit the Box Office in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street.  It is open Monday - Saturday 2pm-6pm and two hours before every performance.

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.  

View Event →
Sep
8
8:00 PM20:00

Peter and the Starcatcher

A play by Rick Elice

Music by Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3

Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly.”  With these words Peter and the Starcatcher sets sail on a magical voyage to answer the century-old question:  How did Peter Pan become the Boy Who Never Grew Up?  Get ready for an evening of wildly theatrical fun as a company of twelve actors plays more than one hundred unforgettable characters and proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.  This play with music will hook you from the first swashbuckling moment as pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids, and magic set the stage for an absurdly funny, fantastical romp through the Neverland you never knew.

 

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances begin at 8:00 pm. Sunday performances begin at 3:00 pm.

          

To order tickets, contact the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or visit the Box Office in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street.  It is open Monday - Saturday 2pm-6pm and two hours before every performance.

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.  

View Event →
Sep
3
3:00 PM15:00

Peter and the Starcatcher

A play by Rick Elice

Music by Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3

Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly.”  With these words Peter and the Starcatcher sets sail on a magical voyage to answer the century-old question:  How did Peter Pan become the Boy Who Never Grew Up?  Get ready for an evening of wildly theatrical fun as a company of twelve actors plays more than one hundred unforgettable characters and proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.  This play with music will hook you from the first swashbuckling moment as pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids, and magic set the stage for an absurdly funny, fantastical romp through the Neverland you never knew.

 

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances begin at 8:00 pm. Sunday performances begin at 3:00 pm.

          

To order tickets, contact the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or visit the Box Office in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street.  It is open Monday - Saturday 2pm-6pm and two hours before every performance.

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.  

View Event →
Sep
2
8:00 PM20:00

Peter and the Starcatcher

A play by Rick Elice

Music by Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3

Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly.”  With these words Peter and the Starcatcher sets sail on a magical voyage to answer the century-old question:  How did Peter Pan become the Boy Who Never Grew Up?  Get ready for an evening of wildly theatrical fun as a company of twelve actors plays more than one hundred unforgettable characters and proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.  This play with music will hook you from the first swashbuckling moment as pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids, and magic set the stage for an absurdly funny, fantastical romp through the Neverland you never knew.

 

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances begin at 8:00 pm. Sunday performances begin at 3:00 pm.

          

To order tickets, contact the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or visit the Box Office in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street.  It is open Monday - Saturday 2pm-6pm and two hours before every performance.

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.  

View Event →
Sep
1
8:00 PM20:00

Peter and the Starcatcher

A play by Rick Elice

Music by Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3

Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly.”  With these words Peter and the Starcatcher sets sail on a magical voyage to answer the century-old question:  How did Peter Pan become the Boy Who Never Grew Up?  Get ready for an evening of wildly theatrical fun as a company of twelve actors plays more than one hundred unforgettable characters and proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.  This play with music will hook you from the first swashbuckling moment as pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids, and magic set the stage for an absurdly funny, fantastical romp through the Neverland you never knew.

 

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances begin at 8:00 pm. Sunday performances begin at 3:00 pm.

          

To order tickets, contact the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or visit the Box Office in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street.  It is open Monday - Saturday 2pm-6pm and two hours before every performance.

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.  

View Event →
Aug
31
8:00 PM20:00

Peter and the Starcatcher

A play by Rick Elice

Music by Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3

Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly.”  With these words Peter and the Starcatcher sets sail on a magical voyage to answer the century-old question:  How did Peter Pan become the Boy Who Never Grew Up?  Get ready for an evening of wildly theatrical fun as a company of twelve actors plays more than one hundred unforgettable characters and proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.  This play with music will hook you from the first swashbuckling moment as pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids, and magic set the stage for an absurdly funny, fantastical romp through the Neverland you never knew.

 

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances begin at 8:00 pm. Sunday performances begin at 3:00 pm.

          

To order tickets, contact the Center Box Office:  (910) 632-2285, thalianhall.org, or visit the Box Office in the lobby of Thalian Hall, 310 Chestnut Street.  It is open Monday - Saturday 2pm-6pm and two hours before every performance.

All shows will be performed on the Main Stage of Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, 310 Chestnut Street, Wilmington, NC.  

View Event →
Aug
30
8:00 PM20:00

Peter and the Starcatcher

A play by Rick Elice

Music by Wayne Barker

Based on the novel by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Wednesday, August 30 – Sunday, September 3

Friday, September 8 – Sunday, September 10

“When I was a boy, I wished I could fly.”  With these words Peter and the Starcatcher sets sail on a magical voyage to answer the century-old question:  How did Peter Pan become the Boy Who Never Grew Up?  Get ready for an evening of wildly theatrical fun as a company of twelve actors plays more than one hundred unforgettable characters and proves that your imagination is the most captivating place in the world.  This play with music will hook you from the first swashbuckling moment as pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids, and magic set the stage for an absurdly funny, fantastical romp through the Neverland you never knew.