Guides for Musicals, Plays, Operas & Operettas
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It’s a typical day in wretched and picturesque Dogpatch, USA, and the local yokels are up to their usual tricks: brewing moonshine, cuddling pigs, and collecting unemployment. Beautiful Daisy Mae is pining after strong handsome Li’l Abner, an unsentimental youth who escapes her pursuit to go fish... read more
THE LOVE NOTE is a hilarious and touching tale of young Jessie's arrival at a new and outlandish school where there is a colorful and zany cast of characters. The ruthless bullies rule the cafeteria, the unique bookworms stick together behind their books, and the watchful Lunch Lady wields a... read more
Based on the 2010 film of the same name, Made in Dagenham is drawn from the real-life 1968 sewing machinists strike at the Ford factory in Dagenham, Essex. This strike was influential in the passing of the Equal Pay Act of 1970. The musical focuses on the leader of the strike, Rita O’Grady, as sh... read more
In "The Maid of the Mountains" the chief bandit, Baldassare has decided to disband. Soon, however, the local Governor captures Baldassare's lover, Teresa. At first, she steadfastly refuses to give up Baldassare's location. However, she is furious when she discovers that he has fallen in love wit... read more
The show is a combination of a Musical, a Rodeo, a Concert and Dance, and an Equestrian display. Jim Ryan arrives at John Conroy's property following the death of his father. He and John's daughter, Kate, soon fall in love. However, when a herd of horses escapes, Jim is wrongly blamed. Luckily, J... read more
A Man of No Importance tells the story of Alfie Byrne, an Oscar Wilde-loving bus driver in 1960’s Dublin. Alfie’s passion is directing an amateur group of thespians called the St. Imelda’s Players. The dedicated performers are determined to stage the controversial “Salome” at their local church.... read more