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  2018 Season

     All shows subject to change depending on availability

  Truly Talented Kids - March 30 & 31

Truly Talented Kids is a cabaret-style show that includes singers, dancers, ukulele & guitar players... and even a local comedian and a local band! This show is a fundraiser with all money going towards making improvements to Schoolhouse's Blackbox Theater. The event is produced by The Black Box Teens, a theater education and service group made up of middle and high school-aged students. Come support a good cause! Performances will be March 30 & 31st at 7:00 pm.

  Harvey - April 13 - 22

Harvey, a Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by Mary Chase, is the story of a perfect gentleman, Elwood P. Dowd, and his best friend, Harvey -- a pooka, who is a six-foot tall, invisible rabbit. When Elwood begins introducing Harvey around town, his embarrassed sister, Veta Louise, and her daughter, Myrtle Mae, determine to commit Elwood to a sanitarium. A mistake is made, however, and Veta is committed rather than Elwood! Eventually, the mistake is realized, and a frantic search begins for Elwood and the invisible pooka, which ends with Elwood appearing, voluntarily, at the sanitarium. In the end, however, Veta realizes that she loves her brother and his invisible his best friend just as they are, and doesn’t want either of them to change. Performances will be April 13th - 21st on Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm.

  Sammy's ~ The Greatest College Bar in the History of Mankind - May 4, 5 & 6

Forty years later, three former-bartenders (one nearly departed) get together at Sammy’s to reminisce about wild times, their nine marriages and living life at 125 miles per hour. Sammy’s, The Greatest College Bar in the History of Mankind, is their story... the story of Sammy’s and living life in the 60's – rough edges and all. Don't miss the fabulous night of comedy & nostalgia! Written & directed by Harley Marshall. Performances will be May 4, 5 & 6 at 7:00 pm on Friday & Saturday and 2:00 pm on Sunday. Tickets are $10 general admission.

  Once Upon a Matress Jr - May 18 - 20

If you thought you knew the story of 'The Princess and The Pea,' you may be in for a walloping surprise! Did you know, for instance, that Princess Winnifred actually swam the moat to reach Prince Dauntless the Drab? Or that it may not have been the pea at all that caused the princess a sleepless night? Carried on a wave of beguiling songs, by turns hilarious and raucous, romantic and melodic, this rollicking spin on the familiar classic of royal courtship and comeuppance provides for some side-splitting shenanigans. Chances are, you'll never look at fairy tales quite the same way again. Performances will be May 18 & 19 at 7:00 pm and May 19 & 20 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students & seniors and $5 for children under 5 years.

  Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep - June 1 - 3

They are called the best four years of our lives... and they are. Memories made in high school range from that first magical kiss to the last dance at Junior Prom. But high school isn't just dreamy-eyed romance. That 4-year trek is also fraught with uncertainty, betrayal, danger, stress, love, hate, and fear. Although times have changed, the basic stories remain the same. Come join the teenagers of Schoolhouse Arts Center as we share this evocative story. Even if high school is but a distant dream now; if you think your children's children would be more likely to identify, you too will lose yourself in the flood of emotions, memories, and the honest storytelling of Jerry Walker's Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep. Performances will be June 1, 2 & 3 at 7:30 pm on Friday & Saturday and 2:00 pm on Sunday.

  Seussical ~ The Musical - July 12 - 29

Now one of the most performed shows in America, Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! Tony winners, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Lucky Stiff, My Favorite Year, Once on This Island, Ragtime), have lovingly brought to life all of our favorite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, lazy Mayzie and a little boy with a big imagination – Jojo. The colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. Performances will be July 12 - 29th on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:00 pm and Sundays at 5:00 pm.

  Aladdin KIDS - August 3 - 5

Based on the iconic animated film, with an Academy Award-winning score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, Disney’s Aladdin KIDS is sure to send audiences soaring on a flying carpet ride filled with romance and adventure. When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie's magic power to become a prince in order to marry her. Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more are here in Disney’s Aladdin KIDS, a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love. Performances will be Aug 3 & 4 at 7:00 pm and Aug 4 & 5 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students & seniors and $5 for children under 5 years.

  Mary Poppins Jr - August 17 - 19

Based on one of the most popular Disney movies of all time, Disney & Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect Junior musical! The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane & Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on magical and memorable adventures, but Jane & Michael aren't the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson from the nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it." Performances will be Aug 17 & 18 at 7 pm and Aug 18 & 19 at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students & seniors and $5 for children under 5 years.

  Young Billy Shakespeare’s Murray and Juliet - Sept 8 & 9

The groundlings are hell-bent on preventing the opening of young Billy Shakespeare’s latest stinker: Hamlet, Pimp of Denmark. They’re armed with legs of lamb and rotten garbage. Tough crowd. Billy’s strumpetty wife, Anne, demands alimony to escape the life to which she has grown accustomed: extreme poverty. Billy runs for his life. Lord Oliver Honeysuckle Hamm, who owns half of London (the part with all the open sewers) and is known to friend and foe alike as Lord Sucks, is on hand with writ to close the Globe. So how did Billy, the worst playwright ever, escape and become so good? Maybe even great? If you loved Mel Brooks's Blazing Saddles, you should see Young Billy Shakespeare's Murray and Juliet. Performances will be Sept 8 & 9 on Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2:00 pm.

  Agatha Christie's And Then There Were None - Sept 28 - Oct 7

Ten strangers are summoned to a remote island. All that the guests have in common is a wicked past they're unwilling to reveal and a secret that will seal their fate. For each has been marked for murder. As the weather turns and the group is cut off from the mainland, the bloodbath begins and one by one they are brutally murdered in accordance with the lines of a sinister nursery rhyme. This perfect combination of thriller and detective story is sure to keep you guessing to the very end. Performances will be Sept 28 - Oct 7 on Friday & Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm.

  Red Eye New Play Showcase - Oct 20

We made something out of nothing! Come see what we did! It's a showcase of five 10-minute plays all written, acted, and directed by participants in the "Red Eye" theater event... we cranked these out in just 24 hours! Tickets at the door (pay what you can, but a donation of $10 is much appreciated). One performance only on Oct 20th at 7:00 pm.

  The Snow Queen KIDS - November 2 - 4

Be spirited away by this new musical adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen’s fantastical coming-of-age adventure that inspired the hit Disney movie Frozen. The tale centers on the struggle between good and evil as experienced by a young girl named Gerda and her friend, Kai. It is one of Andersen's longest and most highly acclaimed stories. Snow Queen has been performed many times across the country and is loved by children everywhere. Performances will be Nov 2 & 3 at 7:00 pm and Nov 3 & 4 at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students & seniors and $5 for children under 5 years.

  A Charlie Brown Christmas - December 7 - 16

The classic animated television special A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to life in this faithful stage adaptation, in which Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts Gang discover the true meaning of Christmas. When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during the Christmas season, Lucy suggests that he become director of the school Christmas pageant. Charlie Brown accepts, but this proves to be a frustrating endeavor. When an attempt to restore the proper holiday spirit with a forlorn little Christmas fir tree fails, he needs Linus’ help to discover the real meaning of Christmas. Performances will be Dec 7 - 16 on Fridays & Saturdays at 7:30 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm.