Sondheim is synonymous with darkly themed, intricately scored, chamber pieces
that hold a mirror up for the audience to self-reflect. On the surface, the fairy
tale wrappings of Into the Woods seem to defy that with brightly colored
costumes, unusually bouncy tunes, and a familiar cast of characters voicing a
plethora of wishes and dreams. But do not be fooled, because Sondheim, with
book writer James Lapine, has drawn his on-the-surface quaint fable not from Walt
Disney’s stable of technicolor,
Ladies and gentlemen! Boys and girls! Children of all ages! Step right up to The Heritage Players and see The Greatest Show on Earth! Why it’s a miracle! Of course, miracle is a pretty fancy word for humbug, or so Mrs. Barnum will tell you. But a bit of brass and humbug is just as good as silver and gold, Mr. P.T. Barnum will tell you than himself! Barnum,
You can’t stop an avalanche as it races down the hill! And CMP is stopping their season here, with a show that’s such a thrill! And you can try to stop their dancing feet, but they just cannot stand still! Cause the world keeps spinning round and round and their hearts are keeping time to the speed of sound, they were lost ‘til the heard the heard the drums (go Lisa Wood, go, go,
It’s most certainly definitely a sweltering summer!
But please, oh please, don’t let the weather be a bummer!
Because there are so many things you can think if you try!
Like a production of Seussical that you shouldn’t pass by!
Why, it’s The Heritage Players offering up their zany summer show!
And it’s a pretty darn good one, take it from me— I should know!
Are you ready to experience the magic of Pumpkin Theatre? It’s an experience, not just a place, and that’s for sure! Come on down to the farm where there’s birds a plenty in their waterfowl regalia just waiting to entertain you! Flying through the 49th season with flying colors, Pumpkin Theatre is proud to present their 16th for-kids-by-kids production: Honk Jr. Directed by Erin Confair with Musical Direction by Mandee Ferrier Roberts,
Be anybody, anyplace, anytime! Truer and more inspirational words would be hard-pressed to come by if they hadn’t been uttered straight from the mouth of Beatrix Potter! In a delightfully imaginative stage production that nestles itself cozily into the opening slot of Pumpkin Theatre’s 49th season, Peter Rabbit and Me, by Aurand Harris, is a fantastical adventure for young audiences and those audience members who are young of heart. Directed by Jeremy Scott Blaustein,