2020-2021 Season Titles and Descriptions:
Little Shop of Horrors Sept. 18 – Oct. 11, 2020 (Auditorium/Musical)
Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman. Music by Alan Menken. Based on the film by Roger Corman with screenplay by Charles Griffith.
🎶😂💕🔪🎬 Latest Broadway version with new orchestrations!
A meek-but-loveable plant store assistant, the woman he worships, a very bad dentist…and a plant from outer space who wants to eat them all! Add a bit of Motown, rock n roll, and doo-wop and you won’t want to miss this deviously delicious horror comedy rock musical.
Night of the Living Dead Live Oct. 16 – Nov. 1, 2020 (Grandon Studio, Play)
By Christopher Bond, Trevor Martin, Dale Boyer, Mike Trebilcock, and Jamie Lamb.
🎭😂👻🧟🔪🎬 Cutting-edge adaptation!
When brain-eating zombies attack, will anyone survive? The hilarious, officially authorized adaptation of George Romero’s 1968 cult classic delivers terror, laughs, and gushy zombie battles to our studio theater. A can’t-miss outing for your spooky fall!
The Sound of Music Nov. 13 – Dec. 13, 2020 (Auditorium, Musical)
Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse. Suggested by Maria Augusta Trapp.
🎶💕👪📚💑 Beloved family favorite!
The refreshing, spirited Maria brings light, laughter, and love to the Von Trapp family in this enduring classic. From “My Favorite Things” to “Edelweiss” to “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” the entire family will leave humming with full hearts.
Something Rotten! Feb. 5 – 21, 2021 (Auditorium, Musical)
Book by Karey Kirkpatrick and John O’Farrell. Music and Lyrics by Wayne Kirkpatrick and Karey Kirkpatrick. Conceived by Karey Kirkpatrick and Wayne Kirkpatrick.
🎶🍅😂🍳🕺🏽🕯️ Regional premiere!
One of Broadway’s biggest crowd-pleasers in its regional debut! Brothers Nick and Nigel Bottom can’t get out from under Shakespeare’s rockstar shadow, until they decide to make their mark by writing the world’s very first musical. A side-splitting spoof of Broadway musicals and all things Shakespeare!
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time Mar. 19 – Apr. 3, 2021 (Auditorium, Play)
Based on the novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens.
🎭😥💕📚😂 Tony Award winner!
Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain, but is ill-equipped to interpret everyday life. When he falls under suspicion for killing his neighbor’s dog, he sets out to find the true culprit, which leads to an earth-shattering discovery and a journey that would change his life forever.
Dance Nation Apr. 2 – 18, 2021 (Grandon Studio, Play)
By Clare Barron
🎭😂💃🏽😥👧🏻🤔 Pulitzer Prize finalist!
A pre-teen dance troupe—portrayed by a cast of all ages—navigates ambition, teamwork, and desire as they claw their way to Nationals in Tampa Bay. This acclaimed new play is fiercely funny, inventive, and full of inspiration.
Cinderella Apr. 30 – May 30, 2021 (Auditorium, Musical)
Music by Richard Rodgers. Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II. New Book by Douglas Carter Beane. Original Book by Oscar Hammerstein II
🎶👸🔮💕✨👑🎬 New Broadway adaptation!
The pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball—all your favorites, with some surprising new twists! The Broadway version of this classic musical features new characters, a hilarious story, and an unforgettable score. Get swept up in this beloved fairy tale all over again!
For Peter Pan on Her 70th Birthday June 4 – 20, 2021 (Grandon Studio, Play)
By Sarah Ruhl
🎭💕👪💔🧚✨ Regional premiere!
Surrounded by the complexities of life, love, and death, a family sharing final moments with their father are transported back to Neverland. A fantastical exploration of the bonds of family and the allure of never growing up…set in Iowa!
Rock of Ages June 18 – July 18, 2021(Auditorium, Musical)
By Chris D’Arienzo
🎶🤘🏽👨🎤🎉🎸 An 80’s jukebox extravaganza!
Styx, Pat Benatar, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, Foreigner, and more – TCR goes full “hair band” with this knockout jukebox musical that will transport you to the 80s! Fall in love with the story of a small-town girl, a city-boy, and a club on the Sunset Strip that just won’t quit!
* All TCR audience members are required to have their own ticket, and to sit in their own seat. With this in mind, we generally recommend a minimum age of five for attendees. Please contact the box office with questions.