Geek. Poser. Jock. Beauty Queen. Wannabe. These are the labels that can last a lifetime. With an unforgettable rock score from Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown, (Parade, The Last Five Years, Bridges of Madison County) 13 is a musical about fitting in - and standing out! Evan Goldman is plucked from his fast-paced, pre-teen New York City life and plopped into a sleepy Indiana town following his parents' divorce. Surrounded by an array of simpleminded middle school students, he needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order. Can he situate himself on a comfortable link of the food chain... or will he dangle at the end with the outcasts?!?
It's everyone's favorite boy-meets-girl, plant-eats-world love story: Little Shop of Horrors. Take a musical journey through the streets of Skid Row to a struggling flower shop where a blood-thirsty plant from another world eagerly awaits its next victim, and a lovelorn clerk lusts after a girl named Audrey. Full of delightfully demented humor, this long-running off-Broadway musical comedy is based on Roger Corman's B-movie and was later turned into a Broadway show and an Academy Award-nominated film starring Rick Moranis and Steve Martin. Now you can enjoy all the bloody good fun with doo-wop inspired songs like "Skid Row," "Somewhere That's Green," "Feed Me" and "Suddenly, Seymour" when this hugely entertaining show comes to the stage of New Village Arts Theatre in Carlsbad.
Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life. Matilda is a little girl with astonishing wit, intelligence and psychokinetic powers. She's unloved by her cruel parents but impresses her schoolteacher, the highly loveable Miss Honey. Over the course of her first term at school, Matilda and Miss Honey have a profound effect on each other's lives, as Miss Honey begins not only to recognize but also appreciate Matilda's extraordinary personality. Matilda's school life isn't completely smooth sailing, however - the school's mean headmistress, Miss Trunchbull, hates children and just loves thinking up new punishments for those who don't abide by her rules. But Matilda has courage and cleverness in equal amounts, and could be her classmates' saving grace!
Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis - in December of 1956, these four musical legends met at Sam Phillips' Sun Records studio in Memphis. This musical hit is a fascinating look at how they and their music would change the world.
LAMB'S exhilarating, joyous & infectious journey through the music, the dance and the fashion of the 1980s returns for the summer! For the first time at our Coronado theatre this Awesome Musical Revue is sure to sell out. Get Good Seats now!
Journey back to the sexy 1980s era of big: big bands, big egos, big guitar solos and big hair! Aqua Net, Lycra and liquor flow freely on the legendary Sunset Strip rock music scene. Amidst the madness, aspiring rock star Drew longs to become the next big thing in music, and longs for fresh-off-the-bus newcomer Sherrie, a Kansas kid with stars in her eyes. This musical comedy lovingly nudges the fashion of the 1980s and features some of the best rock hits from the time with music from Styx, Journey, Bon Jovi, Whitesnake and many more.
The story follows the attempt by a young theatrical agent to re-unite his elderly uncle, a former vaudevillian great, with his long-time stage partner for a TV reunion. Despite their celebrated reputation, the old men have not spoken in twelve years. Besides remastering their sketch, the two men have numerous issues to work out before they are ready to return to the public eye. Directed by Steve Murdock.
A musical thriller, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and from the book by Hugh Wheeler, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is the story of a barber who was unjustly imprisoned for years by a corrupt judge who then returns to England bent on revenge - a revenge that turns indiscriminately murderous, leading his resourceful accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, to bake the victims into meat pies.
[Title of Show], yes that's the name, is a musical comedy about two friends, Hunter and Jeff, who are writing a musical about two guys who are writing a musical. With a little help of their friends, Susan and Heidi, this rag tag group work together to produce a show that has the potential to be Nine People's Favorite Thing rather than fall into the derivative of a Hundred People's Ninth Favorite Thing. Much like A Chorus Line, Noises Off, and Kiss Me, Kate this show is truly a love letter to American Theatre.
Youth Musical - Join Dorothy as she travels with her dog, Toto, over the rainbow to discover the magical power of home. Enjoy the classic songs "Over The Rainbow," "Munchkinland (Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead)," "If I Only Had A Brain/A Heart/The Nerve," "We're Off To See The Wizard (Follow The Yellow Brick Road)," "The Jitterbug" and "The Merry Old Land of Oz."