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the PROM

Teen Rep Production, ages 14-19
Book & Lyrics by CHAD BEGUELIN
Book by BOB MARTIN
Music by MATTHEW SKLAR
July 25-28, 2024

Four eccentric Broadway stars are in desperate need of a new stage. So when they hear that trouble is brewing around a small-town prom, they know that it’s time to put a spotlight on the issue…and themselves. The town’s parents want to keep the high school dance on the straight and narrow—but when one student just wants to bring her girlfriend to prom, the entire town has a date with destiny. On a mission to transform lives, Broadway’s brassiest join forces with a courageous girl and the town’s citizens and the result is love that brings them all together. Winner of the Drama Desk Award for Best Musical, THE PROM expertly captures all the humor and heart of a classic musical comedy with a message that resonates with audiences now more than ever.

The Prom is presented through special arrangement with and all authorized performance materials are supplied by Theatrical Rights Worldwide, 1180 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 640, New York, NNY 10036.

 

Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR.

Words and Music by BENJ PASEK and JUSTIN PAUL
Book by TIMOTHY ALLEN MCDONALD
August 15-18, 2024

When James is sent by his conniving aunts to chop down their old fruit tree, he discovers a magic potion that results in a tremendous peach… and launches a journey of enormous proportions. Suddenly, James finds himself in the center of the gigantic peach, among human-sized insects with equally oversized personalities, but after it falls from the tree and rolls into the ocean, the group faces hunger, sharks and plenty of disagreements. Thanks to James’ quick wit and creative thinking, the residents learn to live and work together as a family. The dangerous voyage is a success, but the adventure takes a whole new twist once they land on the Empire State Building.

Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach JR. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

 

Children of Eden

Book by John Caird
Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Sept. 13-29

From musical theatre greats, Stephen Schwartz and John Caird, comes a joyous and inspirational musical about parents, children and faith… not to mention centuries of unresolved family business!
Adam, Eve, Noah and the “Father” who created them deal with the headstrong, cataclysmic actions of their respective children. The show ultimately delivers a bittersweet. but inspiring. message: that “the hardest part of love… is letting go.”

 

Camping with Henry & Tom

By Mark St. Germain
October 18-27

In 1921, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and President Warren G. Harding took a camping trip together into the Maryland woods to escape civilization; what they couldn’t escape was each other. Inspired by an actual event, Camping with Henry and Tom is an exploration of friendship, politics and leadership; a comedic and dramatic clash of two great minds and one great heart of the twentieth century.

Winner! 1995 Off Broadway Lucille Lortel Awards, including Outstanding Play of the season.

 

A Christmas Carol

based on the novella by Charles Dickens
with original music by Luke D. Rosen
Dec. 5-15

The Toledo Rep’s Holiday Card to the Community. Celebrate the season with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim, Bob Crtchit and the three spirits as they take the miserly Scrooge on their fantastic journey through Christmases past, present, and future on the 10th Street Stage. Brimming with joyful songs and holiday cheer, this community classic embodies a story of joy, redemption, and the spirit of Christmas.

 

Ken Ludwig’s Moon Over Buffalo

Feb. 14 – 23

A hilarious, heartwarming comedy about a fading star of the 1950s and his wife, struggling to keep their careers alive. When they learn that Hollywood director Frank Capra is coming to see their show, they’re determined to give the performance of lives, but with a cast of eccentric characters, a show-within-a-show, a love triangle threatening to derail everything, Moon over Buffalo is a wild and wacky ride which will have you laughing from beginning to end. Don’t miss this classic comedy about the power of love, laughter, and the theater.

 

Witness for the Prosecution

by Agatha Christie
April 25 – May 4

You have been summoned…to experience the intense drama of Agatha Christie’s gripping story of justice, passion and betrayal. Leonard Vole is accused of murdering a widow to inherit her wealth. The stakes are high! Will Leonard survive the shocking witness testimony? Will he convince the jury, and you, of his innocence and escape the hangman’s noose? If you’re a fan of riveting courtroom dramas, don’t miss this classic thriller.

Please note, an error in our printed brochure omitted the Sunday, May 4 performance of this show. We will have a performance at 2:30pm that day.

 

Memphis

Music & Lyrics: David Bryan
Book & Lyrics: Joe DiPietro
June 6-22

From the underground dance clubs of 1950’s Memphis, Tennessee, comes the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs and a thrilling tale of fame and forbidden love. Inspired by actual events, MEMPHIS is about a white radio DJ who wants to change the world and a black club singer who is ready for her big break. Come along on their incredible journey to the ends of the airwaves– filled with laughter, soaring emotion and roof-raising rock ‘n’ roll. Winner of four 2010 Tony Awards including Best Musical and two 2015 Olivier Awards, MEMPHIS features a Tony-winning book by Joe DiPietro and a Tony-winning original score with music by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan.

 

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