Guides for Musicals, Plays, Operas & Operettas

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

An eclectic group of six-graders arrives at the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, each eager to win for very different reasons. Sweet and shy Olive brings only her best friend (the dictionary) with her to the bee; Bold and hyperallergic speller William Barfee uses his “magic foot” to propel... read more

The Addams Family

Morticia and Gomez Addams want to continue living amongst death, pain and suffering, the way they always have. But then there is a change in plans. Their eldest child, Wednesday, has fallen in love with a strange boy, Lucas Beinekes. To the Addams, strange is normal. Happy is Sad. The Addams beli... read more

Aida

At the Nile’s edge, the enslaved Nubian princess, Aida becomes romantically entangled with the Egyptian captain, Radames, who is betrothed to the Pharaoh’s daughter, Amneris. As their forbidden love grows deeper, Aida is forced to find balance between her heart’s yearning for Radames, and her res... read more

Ain’t Misbehavin’

The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in the three-time Tony award-winning musical revue, _Ain't Misbehavin’_. Join five performers on a journey through the timeless music of Thomas “Fats” Waller. You’ll be jumpin’ and jivin’ with memorable songs such as “_Honeysuckle Rose_”... read more

American Idiot

Bold, brash, and mindblowingly fun, _American Idiot_ takes Green Day’s chart-topping 2005 punk rock album and brings it to vibrant life. _American Idiot_ follows a young anti hero, Johnny, the self-proclaimed Jesus of Suburbia, and his two buddies, Will and Tunny, as they attempt to break out of... read more

Anne of Green Gables

After an aging farmer, Matthew Cuthbert, suffers a heart attack, his sister, Marilla, convinces him to adopt an orphanage boy to help out with the farm work. However, to their surprise, a girl arrives. At first, Matthew’s sister wants to send Anne home right away. However, Matthew decides to let... read more

Annie

Based on _Little Orphan Annie_, the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, _Annie_ has become a worldwide sensation. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the beloved show features a wonderful score written by Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, including the Broadway smash hit, “Tomo... read more

Annie Get Your Gun

Rough and tumble Annie Oakley is the best shot around. A backwoods gal, Annie uses her skill to support her family by selling the game she hunts. When she’s discovered by Buffalo Bill and persuaded to join his Wild West Show, Annie is plucked from obscurity and becomes the toast of Europe. Anni... read more

Anything Goes

The S. S. American is sailing between New York and England with a comically colorful assemblage of passengers: Reno Sweeney, a popular nightclub singer and former evangelist, her pal Billy Crocker, a lovelorn Wall Street broker who has come aboard to try to win the favor of his beloved Hope Harco... read more

Avenue Q

Winner of the Tony Triple Crown for Best Musical, Best Score, and Best Book, the hilarious *Avenue Q* tells the timeless story of a recent college graduate trying to find his way in the world. Set in New York City all the way out on Avenue Q (he couldn’t afford anything better), we are introduce... read more