Shows & Events

Our upcoming events are listed below:


<b> Applause Series </b>
Fri 3/15/19 8:00PM Mainstage Finian's Rainbow
Fri 7/26/19 8:00PM Mainstage Children of Eden


<b> Twelfth Night </b>
Shipwrecked and alone, Viola disguises herself as a boy and enters into Duke Orsino's service. Lovesick Orsino sends her to court the Lady Olivia, but Olivia is much more interested in this cute young newcomer... When, unbeknownst to her, Viola's identical twin Sebastian also washes ashore, a merry brand of chaos ensues. One of Shakespeare's most delightful plays, Twelfth Night is a classic tale of reckless revenge, mistaken identity, and mismatched lovers. All audiences will enjoy the National Players' fresh take on this spirited story. Recommended for children in grades 7-12.
Wed 5/29/19 7:30PM Historic Stage Twelfth Night
Thu 5/30/19 7:30PM Historic Stage Twelfth Night
Fri 5/31/19 7:30PM Historic Stage Twelfth Night
Sat 6/1/19 1:30PM Historic Stage Twelfth Night
Sat 6/1/19 7:30PM Historic Stage Twelfth Night
Sun 6/2/19 1:30PM Historic Stage Twelfth Night



Sat 3/2/19 5:00PM Olney Theatre A Conversation with Tracy Brigden


<b> Around the World in 80 Days </b>
The time: 1872. The claim: The world can be traveled in 80 days. The wager: 20,000 pounds. Determined to win, Phileas Fogg sets off with a rigid itinerary and bewildered new valet in tow—only to discover the unpredictable just might be the most rewarding of all. Join the National Players as they travel by boat, train, and elephant in Jules Verne’s epic adventure. Full of daring rescues, brash duels, and unexpected romance, Around the World in 80 Days is a trip you won’t soon forget. Recommended for children in grades 4-8.
Wed 5/22/19 7:30PM Historic Stage Around the World in 80 Days
Thu 5/23/19 7:30PM Historic Stage Around the World in 80 Days
Fri 5/24/19 7:30PM Historic Stage Around the World in 80 Days
Sat 5/25/19 1:30PM Historic Stage Around the World in 80 Days
Sat 5/25/19 7:30PM Historic Stage Around the World in 80 Days
Sun 5/26/19 1:30PM Historic Stage Around the World in 80 Days



Sat 3/9/19 8:15PM Olney Theatre Night at the Movies: Lady Bird


<b>Once</b>
This unlikely gem of a musical delighted Broadway in 2012 with its emotional folk-rock ballads and an ensemble that plays its own instruments, winning 8 Tony Awards including Best Musical. Set in contemporary Dublin, a thirty-something street guitarist is about to give up on his musical dreams when he meets a curious woman who wants to know all about him. Captivated by her optimism, the two embark on a remarkable music-making journey that includes a cadre of unlikely companions -- immigrants, oddballs, and lonely hearts. Along the way, can the two of them find love? Based on the 2006 film which won an Oscar® for Best Original Song, Once channels the visceral power of music and the elusive mysteries of love.
“feels as vital and surprising as the early spring…” - The New York Times
Fri 2/22/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Sat 2/23/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once
Sat 2/23/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Sun 2/24/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once
Wed 2/27/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once
Wed 2/27/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Thu 2/28/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Fri 3/1/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Sat 3/2/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once
Sat 3/2/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Sun 3/3/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once
Wed 3/6/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Thu 3/7/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Fri 3/8/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Sat 3/9/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once
Sat 3/9/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Sun 3/10/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once
Thu 3/14/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Sat 3/16/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once
Sat 3/16/19 8:00PM Mainstage Once
Sun 3/17/19 2:00PM Mainstage Once


<b>Oil</b>
Oil
“Scorchingly ambitious,” (The Guardian) this genre-busting American premiere follows mothers and daughters over two centuries, from the dawn of the age of oil in 1889 to its “peak-oil” demise sometime in the not-to-distant future. In five separate but connected playlets, a single mother named May defies the odds to provide for her daughter by any means necessary. From Cornwall, to Tehran, London, Baghdad, and back, the mother-daughter power struggle evolves and shifts, even as the resources that fuel it (and the rest of the world) begin to dwindle. Bursting with theatricality, big ideas, and deeply personal emotions, Oil showcases the talent of one of Britain’s fastest rising playwrights.
“an audacious piece of writing… a huge, ambitious study of co-dependency: mother and daughter, man and machine, east and west, Britain and empire.” - Time Out London
Wed 2/27/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Thu 2/28/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Fri 3/1/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/2/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sun 3/3/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Wed 3/6/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Thu 3/7/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Fri 3/8/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/9/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/9/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sun 3/10/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Wed 3/13/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Thu 3/14/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Fri 3/15/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/16/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/16/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sun 3/17/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Wed 3/20/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Thu 3/21/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Fri 3/22/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/23/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/23/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sun 3/24/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Wed 3/27/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Thu 3/28/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Fri 3/29/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/30/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sat 3/30/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil
Sun 3/31/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Oil


<b> The Magic School Bus - Lost in the Solar System
When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system.
Hop on the Magic School Bus for a ride in this new musical adaptation based on the original book series published by Scholastic. Recommended for children in grades K-5.
Sat 3/16/19 12:00PM Historic Stage The Magic School Bus - Lost in the Solar System
Sat 3/16/19 3:00PM Historic Stage The Magic School Bus - Lost in the Solar System
Sun 3/17/19 12:00PM Historic Stage The Magic School Bus - Lost in the Solar System
Sun 3/17/19 3:00PM Historic Stage The Magic School Bus - Lost in the Solar System


<b> Madeline and the Bad Hat </b>
This colorful musical captures the blithe yet touching spirit of Ludwig Bemelmans’ much loved Madeline series. This amusing tale traces the adventures of a young Parisian girl who – despite starting off on the wrong foot with a mischievous new neighbor – eventually learns that first impressions aren’t everything. Told with gentle humor, and featuring a beautiful musical score, this amusing tale of enemies-become-friends will charm and entertain children and adults alike. Recommended for children in grades K-3.
Sat 3/30/19 12:00PM Historic Stage Madeline and the Bad Hat
Sat 3/30/19 3:00PM Historic Stage Madeline and the Bad Hat
Sun 3/31/19 12:00PM Historic Stage Madeline and the Bad Hat
Sun 3/31/19 3:00PM Historic Stage Madeline and the Bad Hat


<b>A Comedy of Tenors</b>
The Tony Award®-winning playwright of Lend Me a Tenor is back with another farce set on the precipice of a big concert in 1936 Paris. When star tenor Tito Merelli refuses to perform (he mistakenly believes himself cuckolded), the American impresario Saunders and his sidekick Max stumble upon Beppo the Bellman, who happens to look exactly like Tito and has a voice to match. Throw in a couple of young lovers caught in flagrante delicto, Tito’s fiery wife, a randy Russian diva, some slamming doors, and the result is an uproarious adult evening of laughter and love.
“Doors slam, trios are sung, seductions are interrupted, faces are slapped and a very good time ensues.” - The New York Times
Wed 4/10/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Thu 4/11/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Fri 4/12/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 4/13/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sun 4/14/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Wed 4/17/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Wed 4/17/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Thu 4/18/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Fri 4/19/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 4/20/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 4/20/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sun 4/21/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Wed 4/24/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Thu 4/25/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Fri 4/26/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 4/27/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 4/27/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sun 4/28/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Wed 5/1/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Wed 5/1/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Thu 5/2/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Fri 5/3/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 5/4/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 5/4/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sun 5/5/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Wed 5/8/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Thu 5/9/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Fri 5/10/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 5/11/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sat 5/11/19 8:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors
Sun 5/12/19 2:00PM Mainstage A Comedy of Tenors


<b> Junie B. Jones </b>
Junie B.'s made it to First Grade and is having all sorts of adventures meeting new friends, becoming the boss of lunch, and creating a halftime show for the kickball game. Recommended for children in grades K-5.
Sat 5/4/19 12:00PM Historic Stage Junie B. Jones
Sat 5/4/19 3:00PM Historic Stage Junie B. Jones
Sun 5/5/19 12:00PM Historic Stage Junie B. Jones
Sun 5/5/19 3:00PM Historic Stage Junie B. Jones


<b>Mary Stuart</b>
The two most powerful women of the 16th Century – Queen Elizabeth I and Mary, Queen of Scots – are on an explosive collision course in this thrilling drama of sex, power, intrigue, and betrayal. Pressured by the men of her court, who desperately want her to marry and ensure the succession, the Protestant Queen Elizabeth I must decide whether to put her cousin, the Catholic Mary Queen of Scots, to the death. As she tries to keep her fragile hold on both the realm and her conscience, a country fights to define itself. Artistic Director Jason Loewith adapts Schiller’s classic clash of titans for the #MeToo world with six extraordinary performers and the barest of sets in our most intimate performance space.
Wed 5/8/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Thu 5/9/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Fri 5/10/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 5/11/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sun 5/12/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Wed 5/15/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Thu 5/16/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Fri 5/17/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 5/18/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 5/18/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sun 5/19/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Wed 5/22/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Thu 5/23/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Fri 5/24/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 5/25/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 5/25/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sun 5/26/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Wed 5/29/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Thu 5/30/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Fri 5/31/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 6/1/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 6/1/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sun 6/2/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Wed 6/5/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Thu 6/6/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Fri 6/7/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 6/8/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sat 6/8/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart
Sun 6/9/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Mary Stuart


<b>Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical</b>
From the author of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory comes another unlikely hero: Matilda Wormwood. Born to parents who prize their own ignorance and disdain books, learning, and any information they can’t get from television, Matilda somehow manages to emerge...a genius. Maybe even a magical one. However, she and the rest of the school are under the tyrannical rule of a deliciously devious villain, principal Agatha Trunchbull. Matilda embraces the fearful and terrifying moments of childhood with humor, hard-earned optimism, and astoundingly witty musical numbers. Songs like “Miracle,” “Naughty,” and “Revolting Children” will ring true to adults and belong in the survival kit of any child making their way through pre-adolescence and beyond.
“the most satisfying and subversive musical ever to come out of Britain.” - The New York Times
Fri 6/21/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 6/22/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sun 6/23/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Wed 6/26/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Wed 6/26/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Fri 6/28/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 6/29/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 6/29/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sun 6/30/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Wed 7/3/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Thu 7/4/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Fri 7/5/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 7/6/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 7/6/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sun 7/7/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Wed 7/10/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Wed 7/10/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Thu 7/11/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Fri 7/12/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 7/13/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 7/13/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sun 7/14/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Wed 7/17/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Wed 7/17/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Thu 7/18/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Fri 7/19/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 7/20/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sat 7/20/19 8:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical
Sun 7/21/19 2:00PM Mainstage Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical


<b>Tiger Style!</b>
In this outrageous satire about stereotypes, political correctness flies out the window as two Chinese-American siblings search for their authentic selves. Albert Chen is a computer programmer so modest he lets others take credit for his work. His sister Jennifer, a doctor, is so professionally driven she can’t sustain a relationship (even if she could find someone worthy of her work ethic). Despite their Ivy League educations, musical virtuosity and impeccable manners, the siblings mount a delayed adolescent rebellion against their disappointed Tiger Mother (and equally demanding Tiger Father): they embark on an “Asian Freedom Tour” that takes them to the People’s Republic of China, where the tour goes - no spoilers - terribly wrong.

“A witty, sharply-observed comedy” - The Boston Globe
Wed 7/17/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
Thu 7/18/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
Fri 7/19/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
Sat 7/20/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
Sun 7/21/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
Wed 7/24/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
Thu 7/25/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
Fri 7/26/19 7:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
Sat 7/27/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
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Sun 7/28/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!
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Sun 8/18/19 1:45PM Mulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab Tiger Style!

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