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Heineman Middle School Presents
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr.

Friday, October 14 – 7:00 PM
Saturday, October 15 – 2:00 PM
Saturday, October 15 – 7:00 PM

Based on the original Broadway production, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. is a fantastic adaptation of the story of transformation and tolerance.

The classic story tells of Belle, an adventurous young woman in a small provincial town in France, and the Beast, her hideous captor who is actually a young prince who was transformed by an enchantress as punishment for his cruel and selfish ways. In order to break the spell, the Beast must learn to love another and earn love in return – before time runs out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. features music by ALAN MENKEN, lyrics by HOWARD ASHMAN and TIM RICE, based on the book by Linda Woolverton, was originally directed by Robert Jess Roth and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Tickets Available September 23, 2022
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Marlowe Middle School Presents
Lewis Carroll’s “Alice in Wonderland”
Adapted by Anne Coulter Martens

Friday, November 18 – 7:00 PM
Saturday, November 19 – 2:00 PM
Saturday, November 19 – 7:00 PM

After falling down a rabbit hole, 7 year old Alice soon finds that in order to return home she must find her way through this strange place called “Wonderland”. Along the way, while following the White Rabbit who leads her on many adventures, Alice encounters various talking animals, a not so friendly Caterpillar, a smiling cat who can disappear and reappear at will named the Cheshire Cat, the Mat Hatter, and a very unusual Queen, all of whom teach Alice something about life and growing up in a dangerous world.

LEWIS CARROLL’S Alice in Wonderland, adapted by ANNE COULTER MARTENS is presented through special arrangement with The Dramatic Publishing Company.

Tickets Available October 21, 2022
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Huntley High School Presents
“Clue – High School Edition”

Thursday, December 8 – 7:00 PM
Friday, December 9 – 7:00 PM
Saturday, December 10 – 2:00 PM
Saturday, December 10 – 7:00 PM

Based on the iconic 1985 Paramount movie which was inspired by the classic Hasbro board game, Clue is a hilarious farce-meets-murder mystery. The tale begins at a remote mansion, where six mysterious guests assemble for an unusual dinner party where murder and blackmail are on the menu. When the host turns up dead, they all become suspects. Led by Wadsworth – the butler, Miss Scarlett, Professor Plum, Mrs. White, Mr. Green, Mrs. Peacock, and Colonel Mustard race to find the killer as the body count stacks up. Clue is the comedy whodunit that will leave audience members trying to figure out… WHO did it, WHERE, and with WHAT!

Clue is adapted from the screenplay by JONATHAN LYNN, written by SANDY RUSTIN, additional materials by HUNTER FOSTER and ERIC PRICE, and original music composed by MICHAEL HOLLAND.

Based on the Paramount Pictures Motion Picture based on the Hasbro board game CLUE.

Clue is presented through special arrangement with Broadway Licensing.

Tickets Available November 11, 2022
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Heineman Middle School Presents
“The Day the Internet Died”
A Short Comedy Play

Friday, February 3 – 7:00 PM
Saturday, February 4 – 2:00 PM
Saturday, February 4 – 7:00 PM

On a sunny day in the town of Bloomington, a devastating occurrence happens. No, it’s not famine, or floods, or loss of your basic rights. The internet has gone down! And it will continue to be down! For a week! A whole week! Pandemonium! In a world that is so dependent on the internet for shopping, mailing, and posting pictures of cute babies, how will society function? Not well as it turns out. The Day the Internet Died hilariously explores how inept we are at dating, research, and basic human interactions when we don’t have a screen to look at.

The Day the Internet Died is a short comedy play written by IAN MCWETHY and JASON PIZZARELLO.The Day the Internet Died is produced by special arrangement with Stage Partners.

Tickets Available January 13, 2023
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Marlowe Middle School Presents
Roald Dahl’s “Willy Wonka Jr.”

Friday, March 10 – 7:00 PM
Saturday, March 11 – 2:00 PM
Saturday, March 11 – 7:00 PM

The story of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. follows candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he holds a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scumdidilyumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four of the five winning children are insufferable brats, but the fifth is a likeable young lad named Charlie Bucket, who takes the tour along with his beloved grandfather. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka’s rules in the factory — or suffer the consequences.

Adapted for the stage by LESLIE BRICUSSE and TIMOTHY ALLEN MCDONALD, with lyrics and music by LESLIE BRICUSSE and ANTHONY NEWLEY, is based on the book, “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” by Roald Dahl.

Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr. is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Tickets Available February 10, 2023
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Huntley High School’s Production of
“Godspell”
2012 Revised Version

Thursday, April 20 – 7:00 PM
Friday, April 21 – 7:00 PM
Saturday, April 22 – 2:00 PM
Saturday, April 22 – 7:00 PM

A small group of people help Jesus Christ tell different parables by using a wide variety of games, storytelling techniques and a hefty dose of comic timing. An eclectic blend of songs, ranging in style from pop to vaudeville, help to tell the story of Jesus’ life and relay the messages of kindness, tolerance and love.

Godspell, based on the book by JOHN MICHAEL TEBELAK, conceived and originally directed by JOHN-MICHAEL TEBELAK, with music and new lyrics by STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, was originally produced on the New York Stage by EDGAR LANSBURY / STUART DUNCAN / JOSEPH BERUH.

Godspell is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Tickets Available March 17, 2023
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