The Western Stage is pleased to announce our 2017 season!
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And now, our 2017 season…
by Garson Kanin
STUDIO THEATRE, June 10, 11, 16, 17, 23, 24, 25, 30, July 1, 2
One of the longest running Broadway comedies of all time.
A dishonest scrap dealer, Harry Brock, brings his showgirl mistress, Billie Dawn to Washington, where he plans to bribe a Congressman. When her ignorance becomes a liability, he hires journalist Paul to educate her. In the process, Billie realizes how corrupt Harry really is. Still hilarious, still relevant.
Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson
Music and lyrics by Michael Friedman, and book by
MAINSTAGE MUSICAL, July 8, 9, 15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 28, 29
Winner of the Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical Award.
Winner of the Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical Award You may have been told that it was grit, pluck and idealism that built the American empire, but this comic musical re-imagines the 7th U.S. President as a joke-telling rock star and America as a restless, aggressive, pent-up teenager.
In the Heights
Music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda, book by
Quiara Alegría Hudes
MAINSTAGE MUSICAL, Aug 26 & 27, Sept 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15, 16
A musical homage to the power of home and community from the composer of “Hamilton.”
A musical homage to the power of home and community from the composer of “Hamilton.” An exciting and poignant look at the vibrant Washington Heights neighborhood of Manhattan. Over the course of three days, a young storeowner, Usnavi, watches the joys and heartbreaks of his tight-knit community as they pass through his bodega. A Grammy, Tony & Pulitzer nominated musical.
The Boondawgle Estate
by Peter McDonough
STUDIO THEATRE, Sept 22, 23, 24, 29, 30, Oct 1, 6, 7, 8
A funny, family friendly, farce about an unbelievably
The whacky members of the Boondawgle family have been bequeathed a considerable estate. The play features bits and gags from classic vaudeville, and slapstick routines that will have you laughing in the aisles. Grand family entertainment.
Picasso at the Lapin Agile
by Steve Martin
STUDIO THEATRE, Oct 28, 29, Nov 3, 4, 5, 10, 11, 12, 17, 18
The incredibly funny Steve Martin brings us a charming
and silly play.
Two young men, Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso, walk into a bar in Paris in 1904. An absurd exchange of laughable ideas ensues as they ponder the utter preposterousness of art and life. Winner of the best Off-Broadway Play Award.
The New Mel Brooks Musical: Young Frankenstein
Music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, book by Mel Brooks
and Thomas Meehan
MAINSTAGE MUSICAL, Nov 11, 12, 18 (GALA*), 19, 25, 26, Dec 1, 2, 8, 9
A zany new musical by the authors of The Producers.
Can a brilliant American doctor find his heart, among other body parts, in Transylvania? This musical sendup of movie horror films unleashes the many talents of America’s favorite funny man, Mel Brooks. A hilarious musical romp full of double entendres. *GALA tickets, Nov. 18th are only available at the Hartnell Foundation (831) 755-6810.