2018 Season

Brundage Park Playhouse is proud to continue our tradition of presenting affordable, quality entertainment to our patrons during our 2018 Season. We sincerely appreciate your patronage and welcome you to Brundage Park Playhouse for the following productions in 2018.

BRUNDAGE PARK PLAYHOUSE 2018 SEASON

INTO THE WOODS

Directed by Mark Carovale
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Book by James Lapine

February  16, 17, 23, 24 and March 2, 3 at 8:00 pm
February 18, 25 and March 4 at 2:00 pm

In order to reverse a family curse, the Baker and the Baker’s Wife must find a variety of magical items from various characters from fairy tale classics like Jack, Little Red, Cinderella and Rapunzel.  Wish wish you will join us for this magical fairy tale journey.

PIPPIN

Directed by Larry Turner
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz
Book by Roger O. Hirson

April 20, 21, 27, 28 and May 4, 5 at 8:00 pm
April 22, 29 at 2:00 pm

In a story-within-a-story format, this TONY Winning musical is about a young prince named Pippin who is trying to find his way in the world, to live up to his father’s expectations.  But will the advice of the Leading Player lead Pippin to the happy ending he seeks?

JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH, JR.

Directed by Mark Carovale
Book by Timothy Allen McDonald
Music and Lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul
Based on the book James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

July 6, 13, 20 at 8:00 pm
July 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 at 2:00 pm

With a wickedly fun score from the TONY Award-nominated pair of Pasek and Paul and a creative, quirky book by Timothy Allen McDonald, Jame and the Giant Peach, Jr. is one of our For Kids By Kids productions.  It’s summertime fun for the whole family.

KID’S CABARET 2018

Directed by Maya Slaughter and Danielle Becht

Dates:  August 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

One of our most popular productions during the year, the Kids Cabaret returns to showcase the talents of our young performers, with both cast and crew being under 18 years old.

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Directed by Ray Gelpke
Music and Lyrics by Mel Brooks
Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan

October 5, 12, 19 at 8:00 pm
October 6, 13, 20 at 5:00 pm
October 7, 14 at 2:00 pm

The grandson of the infamous Victor Frankenstein, Frederick Frankenstein (pronounced Fronk-en-steen) inherits his family’s estate in Transylvania.  With his hunchbacked sidekick Igor (pronounced Eye-gore) and lovely lab assistant Inga, Frederick created a monster of his own hilarious and monstrously good entertainment.

A CHRISTMAS STORY

Directed by Colleen McArdle
Written by Jean Shepherd, Leigh Brown and Bob Clark
Adapted by Phillip Grecian

December 7, 14 at 7:00 pm
December 8, 9, 15, 16 at 2:00 pm

Based on the motion picture A Christmas Story distributed by Warner Bros., you’ll follow young Ralphie Parker’s quest for the Holy Grail of Christmas gifts — an Official Red Ryder carbine-action 200-shot Range Model air rifle. Iconic scenes from the movie are here:  Ralphie’s friend, Flick, getting his tongue stuck to the flagpole; his brother, Randy, getting dressed in his snowsuit, the leg lamp award; and many others.  A true holiday favorite!

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