Our 2017 Season

The Western Stage is pleased to announce our 2017 season!

2017 Season subscriptions are now available!

And now, our 2017 season…

Born Yesterday

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.

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Written by Alex Timbers, Music and Lyrics by Michael Friedman
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.

Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI, 421 West 54th Street, New York, NY 10019. Tel: (212) 541-4684  Fax: (212) 397-4684  www.MTIShows.com

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Run time is approximately 90 minutes with no intermission.

 


 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.

IN THE HEIGHTS is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: www.rnh.com

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 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
dysfunctional family.

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.

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  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.

“Picasso at the Lapin Agile” is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC

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 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.

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