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 | June 7-22, 2014 Songs and Writings by Woody Guthrie Conceived and Adapted by Peter Glazer Orchestrations and Vocal Arrangements by Jeff Waxman 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.
THE ARSONISTS | September 13-October 4, 2014 By Max Frisch. English translation by Alistair BeatonA 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 ChaseA 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 Book by Joseph Robinette Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul Based upon “A Christmas Story” ©1983 Turner Entertainment Co., distributed by Warner Bros., written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark and on the book “In God We Trust: All Others Pay Cash” by Jean Shepherd.A delightful holiday musical based on the 1980s film, filled with happiness and humor celebrating childhood innocence.