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  1. Golden Ticket – 16 shows for $368
    YOUR TICKET TO (ALMOST) EVERYTHING
    Treat yourself to priority seating and exchanges for every MainStage,
    Stage 2, and Generations show. You’ll also enjoy additional discounts
    on concerts, special events, and drinks at the bar.
  2. MainStage Full – 5 shows for $138
    ALL MAINSTAGE, ALL THE TIME
    Pick your regular day and seat for our whole MainStage Series in The Jervey Theatre.
    One ticket to each of our five MainStage shows: Cries in the Night,
    TBA, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Beauty and the Beast, To Kill a Mockingbird
  3. MainStage Winter – 4 shows for $115
    THE MAINSTAGE CHOICE FOR SEASONAL RESIDENTS
    Pick your regular day and seat for the four MainStage shows in
    the height of season: TBA, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Beauty and the Beast,
    To Kill a Mockingbird
  4. X-Treme Pass – 7 shows for $189
    ONE PERSON, MIX AND MATCH
    You choose seven shows from MainStage, Stage 2, and Generations.
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    You choose four of the six productions in our Stage 2 Series.
  6. Generations Pass – 3 shows (Adult $57; Youth $33)
    ONE PERSON, MIX AND MATCH
    You choose three of the five productions in our family-friendly Generations Series.

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A series of Broadway musicals, comedies and dramas in our 432-seat Jervey Theatre

SEPT. 25 – OCT. 11, 2020
Cries in the Night
BY PAUL ELLIOTT
A husband and wife move back to her old hometown to rekindle their relationship. Strange things begin to happen: objects appear, doors open and close without warning, and there are cries in the night … with no one there! Follow this spine-tingling suspense play, as the mystery unravels.

OCT. 30 – NOV. 29, 2020
A Broadway Classic
Something’s coming, something good! We just have to play it cool until May 10 when we can announce this modern take on Shakespeare’s iconic love story. You’ll “like to be in America” this fall to catch our performers running and dancing for joy. There’s a place for you in the audience … if you subscribe!

JAN. 15 – FEB. 7, 2021
Ain’t Misbehavin’- The Fats Waller Musical Show
CONCEIVED BY RICHARD MALTBY, JR. AND MURRAY HORWITZ
CREATED AND ORIGINALLY DIRECTED BY RICHARD MALTBY, JR.

The inimitable Thomas “Fats” Waller rose to international fame during the Golden Age of the Cotton Club with a jumpin’ new beat. Ain’t Misbehavin’ evokes the delightful humor and infectious energy of this American original as a versatile cast struts, strums and sings the songs that Waller made famous. Winner of the 1978 Tony Award for Best Musical.

FEB. 26 – MARCH 28, 2021
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast
MUSIC BY ALAN MENKEN, LYRICS BY HOWARD ASHMAN & TIM RICE, BOOK BY LINDA WOOLVERTON
Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs from the movie, along with new songs by Alan Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over 13 years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

APRIL 16 – MAY 2, 2021
To Kill a Mockingbird
ADAPTED BY CHRISTOPHER SERGEL | FROM THE NOVEL BY HARPER LEE
After postponing the show due to licensing concerns, the theatre is delighted to present this beloved play in spring of 2021. The facade of a seemingly peaceful Alabama town begins to crack when a young black man is accused of a terrible crime. Lawyer Atticus Finch defends him in a trial that rocks the community. As told through the eyes of Atticus’ daughter, this hard-hitting work explores prejudice, compassion and courage.

The best of contemporary offerings in our 90-seat Pinkerton Theatre

SEPT. 25 – OCT. 11, 2020
Xanadu
BOOK BY DOUGLAS CARTER BEANE
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY JEFF LYNNE & JOHN FARRAR
BASED ON THE UNIVERSAL PICTURES FILM
SCREENPLAY BY RICHARD DANUS & MARC RUBEL
Based on the film of the same name, this Tony Award-nominated, hilarious, roller skating, musical adventure centers on a Greek muse who is sent to Earth to inspire Californians during the 1980s.

OCT. 23 – NOV. 8, 2020
Sweat
BY LYNN NOTTAGE
Winner of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize, Sweat tells the story of a group of friends who have spent their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs while working together on the factory floor. But when layoffs and picket lines begin to chip away at their trust, the friends find themselves pitted against each other in a heart-wrenching fight to stay afloat.

NOV. 20 – DEC. 20, 2020
Assisted Living the Musical®: THE HOME for the Holidays
MUSIC, LYRICS & BOOK BY RICK COMPTON AND BETSY BENNETT
The comedy team of Compton and Bennett are off their walkers again in this hysterical sequel to the runaway hit about the nursing home and beyond. Christmas, Hanukkah, and retirement will never be the same.

JAN. 22 – FEB. 21, 2021
Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill
BY LANIE ROBERTSON
The time is 1959. The place is a seedy bar in Philadelphia. The audience is about to witness one of Billie Holiday’s last performances, given four months before her death.

MARCH 5 – APRIL 3, 2021
Assassins
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY STEPHEN SONDHEIM
BOOK BY JOHN WEIDMAN
Bold, original, disturbing and alarmingly funny, this multiple Tony Award-winning theatrical tour-de-force combines Sondheim’s signature blend of intelligently stunning lyrics and beautiful music with a panoramic story of our nation’s culture of celebrity and the violent means some will use to obtain it.

APRIL 16 – MAY 2, 2021
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
BASED ON THE NOVEL BY MARK HADDON
ADAPTED BY SIMON STEPHENS
Winner of the 2015 Tony Award for Best Play.
15-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain; he is exceptionally intelligent but ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to identify the true culprit, taking a journey that will change his life forever.

Theatre for and by all ages

JULY 17 – 19, 2020
Getting to Know …Once Upon a Mattress
BY MARY RODGERS, JAY THOMPSON, DEAN FULLER, MARSHALL BARER
In this musical version of “The Princess and the Pea,” Princess Winnifred is an ungainly, brash girl competing for the hand of Prince Dauntless, whose domineering queen mother has declared he must marry a “true” princess before anyone else in the kingdom can marry.

JULY 31 – AUG. 9, 2020
Jekyll & Hyde
CONCEIVED FOR THE STAGE BY STEVE CUDEN & FRANK WILDHORN
BOOK AND LYRICS BY LESLIE BRICUSSE
MUSIC BY FRANK WILDHORN
The epic struggle between good and evil comes to life on stage in this musical adaptation of the Robert Louis Stevenson novel. A London doctor accidentally unleashes his evil alternate personality in his quest to cure his father’s mental illness. Jekyll & Hyde has mesmerized audiences the world over. Recommended for middle school and up.

SEPT. 1 – 13, 2020
Revenge of the Space Pandas or Binky Rudich and the Two-Speed Clock
BY DAVID MAMET WITH MUSIC BY ALARIC JANS
Follow the adventures of Binky as he travels through time and space with his friends Vivian and Bob the sheep. They find themselves trapped on the planet of the space pandas where they want to turn Bob into a wool sweater. With a little ingenuity they just might be able to make it back to Earth in time for lunch.

DEC. 11 – 21, 2020
A Christmas Carol
ORIGINAL BOOK & LYRICS BY SCOTT KEYS, ORIGINAL MUSIC BY E. SUZAN OTT | ADDITIONAL MUSIC BY SCOTT KEYS, JASON BRENNER, AND ELI SCHILDKRAUT | ADAPTED FROM THE ORIGINAL STORY BY CHARLES DICKENS
A magical Venice Theatre tradition celebrating its 21st year! Our original musical adaptation of Dickens’ classic story follows Ebenezer Scrooge as he reflects on his past, present, and possible future.

MAY 21 – 30, 2020
Tuck Everlasting
BOOK BY TIM FEDERLE, CLAUDIA SHEAR
MUSIC BY CHRIS MILLER | LYRICS BY NATHAN TYSEN
When Winnie Foster discovers the magical secret of the Tuck family, she embarks on an extraordinary adventure that will change her
life forever.