Based on the DreamWorks Animation Motion Picture. Book by Kevin Del Aguila. Original Music and Lyrics by George Noriega and Joel Someillan.
Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip hip Hippo and, of course, those hilarious, plotting penguins as they bound onto our stage in the musical adventure of a lifetime. Based on the smash DreamWorks animated motion picture, Madagascar – A Musical Adventure follows all of your favorite crack-a-lackin’ friends as they escape from their home in New York’s Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien’s Madagascar. Filled with outlandish characters, adventure galore and an upbeat score, Madagascar will leave you with no choice but to “Move It, Move It!”
By Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman.
Meet the Sycamores - a madcap clan that sets the bar for eccentricity. When Alice brings her high society fiance home to meet the parents, fireworks (figuratively and literally) nearly bring the house down. Despite their zany antics and unconventional ways, this tight-knit family offers hope that love and laughter lead to happiness, even in the hardest of times. One of the most popular and successful comedies in American theatre, this Pulitzer Prize-winning, Depression era classic has a timeless appeal.
By Charles Dickens • Adapted by Reba Hervas
The must-see family tradition that marks the beginning of Overshadowed’s 2016-2017 season, A Christmas Carol is a delightfully reimagined take on Dickens’ enduring classic. A miserly and miserable man, Ebenezer Scrooge greets each Christmas with a “bah humbug,” until he is visited one Christmas Eve by the Ghosts or Christmas Past, Present and Future and they show him his future if he continues in his current miserable ways. Join us as Scrooge visits the Overshadowed theatre, where the audience will be surrounded by magical ghosts, Festive cheer, and of course… snow! Scrooge’s story of redemption remains as powerful and uplifting as it ever was. Don’t miss your chance to share this perennial holiday favorite! It’s an experience you will treasure for years to come.
Rose is a young Mexican migrant, abandoned and lost in turbulent 1930’s California. She finds Margaret Thomas, a displaced Kansas Dust-Bowl farmwife grieving the family she lost. Two women, both in need of home and healing of heart, cling to each other through unrelenting hardships. Could John Bollen, the generous wheat farmer down the road, be a savior for them both? A powerful journey of the heart unfolds for three people who find their lives intertwined; each desperate to heal the past and embrace a new future.
The Tony Award-winning musical comedy about taking a chance and falling in love!
Considered by many to be the perfect musical comedy about chances and falling in love under the bright lights of Broadway, Guys & Dolls has won a bevy of awards, including Tonys, Drama Desks, and Oliviers.
Set in mythical New York City, the oddball romantic comedy follows gambler Nathan Detroit as he tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck, and his girlfriend Adelaide laments that they’ve been engaged for 14 years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler Sky Masterson for the dough, but Sky ends up chasing straight-laced missionary Sarah Brown. All the guys and dolls eventually end up right where they belong and Frank Loesser’s brassy score makes it all a crowd pleaser with Sit Down You’re Rockin’ The Boat, Luck Be A Lady and more.
Down the rabbit hole. Through Wonderland. To the garden of the Queen of Hearts. Journey with Alice as she chases a well-dressed White Rabbit through an enchanting land where up is down, left is right, and words don’t make sense. Meet Caterpillar, the Duchess and her servants, the infamous Mad Hatter, March Hare and ever-so-sleepy Dormouse, and Wonderland royalty as Alice desperately tries to find her way home. Audience members of all ages will delight in this vivid and clever staging of one of literature’s most beloved stories.
Written by Jeanette Clift George.
Four parables, 19 miracles, one great play.
In her joyful style of imbuing true Biblical men and women with contemporary looks and challenges, Jeannette Clift George makes the shortest of the four Gospels her world for truth-telling, funny and excitingly entertaining stories. Throughout this fast-paced comedy adventure we are introduced to characters that live between the lines and Mark the author who wrote down eyewitness accounts of history’s most important moments.