Guides for Musicals, Plays, Operas & Operettas

13 (Thirteen)

After 12-year-old Evan’s parents get divorced, he moves with his mother from New York City to Appleton, Indiana. Evan has been working hard preparing for his Bar Mitzvah, but all of his friends are back in New York. He is a total outsider in Appleton and desperately wants to befriend the popular... read more

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. Sweet and shy Olive brings only her best friend (the dictionary) with her to the bee; Bold and hyperallergic speller William Barfee uses his “magic foot” to propel... read more

42nd Street

42nd Street tells the story of a humble, naïve young actress named Peggy Sawyer who has come to audition for a new Broadway musical,. Unfortunately, due to her nervousness, Peggy arrives to the audition late and misses her chance to join the chorus. Luckily, Peggy soon catches the eye of the famo... read more

The Addams Family

Morticia and Gomez Addams want to continue living amongst death, pain and suffering, the way they always have. But then there is a change in plans. Their eldest child, Wednesday, has fallen in love with a strange boy, Lucas Beinekes. To the Addams, strange is normal. Happy is Sad. The Addams beli... read more


At the Nile’s edge, the enslaved Nubian princess, Aida becomes romantically entangled with the Egyptian captain, Radames, who is betrothed to the Pharaoh’s daughter, Amneris. As their forbidden love grows deeper, Aida is forced to find balance between her heart’s yearning for Radames, and her res... read more

Ain’t Misbehavin’

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in the three-time Tony award-winning musical revue, _Ain't Misbehavin’_. Join five performers on a journey through the timeless music of Thomas “Fats” Waller. You’ll be jumpin’ and jivin’ with memorable songs such as “_Honeysuckle Rose_”... read more

All American

Professor Fodorski, an Eastern-European immigrant, arrives at a small, football-oriented college eager to please his students. He finally reaches his football-minded students by teaching engineering concepts in football terms. In the course of demonstrating an engineering principle, he even manag... read more

American Idiot

Bold, brash, and mindblowingly fun, _American Idiot_ takes Green Day’s chart-topping 2005 punk rock album and brings it to vibrant life. _American Idiot_ follows a young anti hero, Johnny, the self-proclaimed Jesus of Suburbia, and his two buddies, Will and Tunny, as they attempt to break out of... read more

Anne of Green Gables

Based on L.M. Montgomery’s beloved novel of the same title, Harron and Campbell’s _Anne of Green Gables_ is a musical that captures the spirit and spunk of our feisty red-haired heroine. Orphan Anne Shirley arrives in Avonlea by mistake, but she ultimately charms the entire town into falling in... read more


Based on _Little Orphan Annie_, the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, _Annie_ has become a worldwide sensation. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the beloved show features a wonderful score written by Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, including the Broadway smash hit, “Tomo... read more