The Western Stage 2014 40th Anniversary Season
PICNIC | May 10-June 1, 2014
By William Inge. A Pulitzer Prize winning play A touching and moving drama set in 1955. A pretty, but not too smart girl and an attractive, but immature young man struggle to escape their small minded home town.
WOODY GUTHRIE’S AMERICAN SONG Songs and writings by Woody Guthrie | June 7-22, 2014
Conceived and adapted by Peter Glazer. A life story filled with twenty-two dazzling, unforgettable American folksongs This Land is Your Land, So Long It’s Been Good to Know You, Union Maid, Nine Hundred Miles, and Bound for Glory.
WEST SIDE STORY | August 9-30, 2014
Music by Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, Book by Arthur Laurents. The world’s most celebrated American musical, featuring songs such as Something’s Coming, Maria, America, Somewhere, Tonight, and I Feel Pretty.
THE ARSONISTS | September 13-October 4, 2014
By Max Frisch. Translation by Alistair Beaton A mysterious, frightening and thoughtful play that shows us how easily normal people can be taken in by evil.
HARVEY | October 31-November 23, 2014
by Mary Chase. A Pulitzer Prize winning comedy. One of the American Theatre’s most lovable characters, Elwood P. Dowd, and his unwavering friendship for a 6 foot 3 inch tall invisible rabbit named Harvey.
A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL | November 15-December 6, 2014
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, Book by Josephine Robinette A delightful holiday musical based on the 1980s film, filled with happiness and humor celebrating childhood innocence.