Shows & Tickets

Individual Ticket Prices (2019):

Adult Evening $22
Adult Matinee $17
Student – available by phone only $15 (age 16 and younger, or MWCC student)
Children’s Spring Show All seats $6
Children’s Fall Show All seats $5
Any extra fee applied to your ticket price is for handling and/or postage.

Group Rate:

A group rate of $15.00 per ticket is available for any group of 20 or more. To book a group, contact Gail Steele, Director of Theatre at g_steele@mwcc.mass.edu or by phone at 978-630-9162.

Individual Ticket Prices (2020):

Adult Evening $24
Adult Matinee $20
Student – available by phone only $18 (age 16 and younger, or MWCC student)
Children’s Spring Show All seats $8
Children’s Fall Show All seats $6
Any extra fee applied to your ticket price is for handling and/or postage.

Group Rate:

A group rate of $18.00 per ticket is available for any group of 20 or more. To book a group, contact Gail Steele, Director of Theatre at g_steele@mwcc.mass.edu or by phone at 978-630-9162.


2019 Season Shows

DON’T DRESS FOR DINNER

By Marc Camoletti, Robin Hawdon

Presented through special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. New York, NY

Don't Dress for Dinner Show LogoBernard’s plans for a romantic rendezvous with his mistress are complete with a gourmet caterer and an alibi courtesy of his friend, Robert. But when Bernard’s wife learns that Robert will be visiting for the weekend, she decides to stay in town for a surprise tryst of her own…setting the stage for a collision course of assumed identities and outrageous infidelities. The cook is Suzette, the lover is Suzanne, the friend is bewildered, the wife is suspicious, the husband is losing his mind and everyone is guaranteed a good time in this hilarious romp through the French countryside.

October 4, 5, 11, 12 at 8:00PM; October 13 at 2PM

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A CHRISTMAS STORY

Book by Joseph Robinette; Music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul

Produced by special arrangement with THE DRAMATIC PUBLISHING COMPANY of Woodstock, Illinois

A Christmas Story Show LogoBespectacled Ralphie Parker schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams, an official Red Ryder Carbine-Action 200-Shot Range Model Air Rifle (You’ll shoot your eye out kid!”) An infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department store Santa, and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas wish. Based on the perennial holiday move favorite, this show will absolutely put you “in the spirit!”

November 29, 30, December 6, 7 at 8:00PM; December 1, 8 at 2PM

Special Sensory-Friendly Performance – Saturday, December 7 at 2PM

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For the Kids … 2019 Children’s Shows

MISS NELSON IS MISSING

Book, Music and Lyrics by Joan Cushing

Presented by special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW)

Miss Nelson is Missing Show LogoMiss Nelson’s class is the worst behaved in the whole school. Spitballs flying across the room, paper airplanes sailing every which way and uncontrollable children send the gentle, long-suffering teacher, Miss Nelson, over the edge. But the students of Room 207 are in for a surprise when Miss Nelson goes missing and is replaced by Viola Swamp, a scary substitute teacher who assigns homework from hell and wield her ruler like a sword! In desperation, the students set out to find their beloved Miss Nelson…but will they ever get her back?

Tour dates: October 3, 4, 17, 18, 25 – tour rates available on request

Performance at the Mount: October 26 at 2:00pm – all seats $5.00

EXTRA PERFORMANCE ADDED BY POPULAR DEMAND – Saturday, October 26 @ 4PM

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Coming in 2020…. (individual tickets go on sale in December, 2019)

Vinyl record logo of The Drowsy ChaperoneTHE DROWSY CHAPERONE

Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison; Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International, New York, NY

A modern day musical theatre addict drops the needle on his favorite LP – the 1928 musical comedy, The Drowsy Chaperone.  From the crackle of his hi-fi, the musical magically bursts to life on-stage telling the tale of a pampered Broadway starlet who wants to give up show business to get married, her producer who sets out to sabotage the nuptials, her chaperone, the debonair groom, the dizzy chorine, the Latin lover and a pair of gangsters who double as pastry chefs.

February 28, 29, March 6, 7 at 8:00pm; March 8 at 2pm

 

Logo The Honky Tonk AngelsTHE HONKY TONK ANGELS

Written by Ted Swindley, creator of Always…Patsy Cline

Presented through special arrangement with Ted Swindley Productions

The creator of “Always…Patsy Cline” combines over 30 classic country tunes with a hilarious story about three gutsy gals who are determined to better their lives and follow their dreams to Nashville. The all-hit song list includes I’ll Fly Away, Stand by Your Man, 9 to 5, Coal Miner’s Daughter, Ode to Billy Jo, These Boots Are Made for Walking, Rocky Top, and I Will Always Love You. This charming, foot-stompin’ musical has played to sold-out audiences across the country.

June 12, 13, 19, 20 at 8:00pm; June 21 at 2pm

Logo of Disneys "Newsies" The Broadway MusicalNEWSIES

Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Jack Feldman; Book by Harvey Fierstein

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International, New York, NY

They delivered the papers, and then they were in them! Based on the 1992 motion picture and inspired by a true story of the 1899 Newsboys Strike, this musical is packed with nonstop thrills, a timeless message of hope and a Tony-Award winning score.  Set in turn-of-the-century New York City, the musical portrays the tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a band of teenaged “newsies” who strike against the titans of publishing to improve unfair conditions and fight for what’s right. Seize the day with Disney’s NEWSIES!

August 7, 8, 14, 15 at 8:00pm; August 16 at 2pm

Silhouette of man on horse against the setting sun with words Man of La ManchaMAN OF LAMANCHA

Written by Dale Waserman; Music by Mitch Leigh; Lyrics by Joe Darion

Presented by arrangement with TAMS-WITMARK www.tamswitmark.com

Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth century masterpiece, “Don Quixote,” Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious and heartbreaking, Man of La Mancha celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes “The Impossible Dream, “Little Bird,” “I, Don Quixote and “To Each His Dulcinea.”

October 2, 3, 9, 10 at 8:00pm; October 11 at 2pm

Letters in green "elf" the musical logoELF, the Musical

Book by Thomas Meehan and Bob Martin; Music by Matthew Sklar; Lyics by Chad Beguelin

Based upon the New Line Cinema film written by David Berenbaum

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International, New York, NY

Based on the hit film of the same name, ELF, the Musical follows the story of Buddy, an orphaned infant who accidentally crawls into Santa’s sleigh one Christmas Eve and is transported back to the North Pole, where he is adopted by Santa’s elves. Buddy grows up thinking himself to be an elf until his enormous size and less than extraordinary toy-making abilities make him realize he is human. Resolving to find his true identity, Buddy makes his way to New York City and winds up helping its cynical inhabitants discover the true meaning of Christmas. Embrace your inner ELF!

November 27, 28 and December 4, 5 at 8:00pm; November 29 and December 6 at 2pm

            Special Sensory-Friendly Performance – December 5 @ 2pm

For the Kids …

Logo Disney's Beauty and the Beast Jr. with a roseBEAUTY AND THE BEAST, JR.

Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice; Book by Linda Woolverton

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International, New York, NY

Once upon a time a selfish young prince refused to give shelter to an ugly old woman and was changed into a hideous beast. In order to break the spell, he must learn to love another and earn her love in return. But who would ever love a beast? Step into the enchanted world of Belle, Beast, Mrs. Potts, Lumiere, Cogsworth and all of the beloved characters in this classic “tale as old as time.”

April 5 at 2pm and 4pm; April 10 at 7pm (for the general public); April 7, 8, 9 at 9:30am and Noon; and April 10 at 9:30am (for school groups) – to book your school group now, contact the Box Office at box-office@mwcc.mass.edu

Young girl with brown hair in pigtails holding a pie under a treeTILLY THE TRICKSTER

Based on the book by Molly Shannon; Music and Lyrics by Drew Fornarola; Book by Jeremy Dobrish

Presented by special arrangement with Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW)

Molly Shannon has created numerous unforgettable characters on Saturday Night Live and in movies such as Superstar and Never Been Kissed. Now she introduces young readers to her latest hilarious creation, TILLY THE TRICKSTER. Tilly is a mischievous girl who loves nothing more than causing a little trouble. From leaking cups to toothpaste-flavored cookies, Tilly has a trick for everyone: her mom, dad, brother, classmates, and even her teacher. But when the tables are turned and her family does some scheming of its own, will Tilly decide to change her trickster ways?

Tour dates: October 1, 2, 15, 16, 23 – tour rates available on request

Performance at the Mount: October 24 at 2:00pm – all seats $6.00