Guides for Musicals, Plays, Operas & Operettas

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Here's Love

Here's Love tells the classic tale of Kris Kringle, a fat, white-bearded gentleman claiming to be the real Santa Claus. During the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade, the man hired to play Santa Clause shows up drunk. Thus, Kris is hired as a last-minute replacement. He is so good at his job that the... read more

Marie Christine

Set in New Orleans of the 1890s, the story is loosely based on the Greek play, Medea. Marie Christine, an African-American, falls madly in love with a white ship captain, Dante, and becomes pregnant. Marie's brothers object to the relationship and beat Dante. Coming to his defense, Marie ends up... read more

Pickwick

Pickwick is based on the Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club by Charles Dickens and takes place in and around London and Rochester in the Year 1827 - 1828. The show is a farce that focuses on Mr. Samuel Pickwick and Sam Weller reminiscing how they ended up in a debtor's prison. read more

The Real Inspector Hound

It is a foggy and foreboding day at Muldoon Manor. This charming, but isolated, English country house is populated by tortured and suspicious characters. A game of bridge results in raised temperatures and veiled threats; a mysterious man, possibly mad, shows up to charm the lady of the house an... read more

Tony n' Tina's Wedding

The event begins with the side-splitting ceremony where anything can happen . Then, it's time for the most hilarious wedding reception you'll ever attend You'll enjoy a full Italian meal, raise a champagne toast, eat the wedding cake and dance the night away at the party you and your friends will... read more

The Beard of Avon

Depressed, creatively stifled, and seeking space from his scolding and promiscuous wife, Anne Hathaway, simple stage-struck farmer Will Shakspere runs away to London, to join a company of Players. Sincere, innocent, and eager to please, Shakspere quickly finds himself involved in court intrigue a... read more

Blondel

˜Blondel' is a rock opera that tells the story of the 12th century minstrel Blondel who sets off around Europe to find King Richard, off on a Crusade, and stop the usurper of the throne, Prince John. But can he accomplish his mission in spite of the hired assassin trying to kill him? read more

Cabin in the Sky

Little Joe, a compulsive gambler, promises his wife, Petunia, that he'll quit gambling and be a moral man. Soon after, he is killed over his gambling debts. Joe then has six months to redeem his soul and enter Heaven “ otherwise he will be condemned to Hell. Lucifer Jr. and his sexy representa... read more

Caught in the Net

A sequel to Run for Your Wife. Gavin Smith, son of John and Barbara Smith, ends up meeting Vicki Smith, daughter of John and Mary Smith, online. They fall in love, and they discover that their fathers have the same name. They decide that they have to meet, and their dad, John finds out. He en... read more

Charley's Aunt

Charley and Jack love Amy and Kitty. Amy is about to go away, and Charley thinks he may miss his opportunity to ask for her hand. Then he discovers that his aunt, a Brazilian woman he hardly knows, is coming for lunch. How fortuitous Now the aunt can chaperone while the boys ask the girls to... read more