Get excited for the 2023/24 Season!
The 2023/24 MainStage Season is bursting with beautiful, bold, and beloved musicals that are sure to capture your hearts and feed your souls.
We can't wait for you to join us at the Playhouse for another season of incredible productions on the Julia Morgan stage.
Stay tuned—more info to come about purchasing your 2023/24 season passes and single tickets!
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September 8 - October 15, 2023
Book By Harvey Fierstein
Music & Lyrics By Cyndi Lauper
This Tony-winning hit will lift your spirits to high-heeled heights!
Kinky Boots is the big-hearted musical extravaganza that won six Tonys including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Musical Theatre album and London’s Olivier Award for Best Musical. Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by pop icon Cyndi Lauper, and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein.
Charlie Price has reluctantly inherited his father's shoe factory, which is on the verge of bankruptcy. Trying to live up to his father's legacy and save his family business, Charlie finds inspiration in the form of Lola, a fabulous entertainer in need of some sturdy stilettos. As they work to turn the factory around, this unlikely pair find that they have more in common than they realized...and discover that when you change your mind, you can change your whole world.
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN'S
November 3 - December 22, 2023
Music by Richard Rodgers
Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II
Adapted for the Stage by Tom Briggs
From the Teleplay by Robert L. Freedman
A fairytale classic with a modern twist!
Inspired by the acclaimed 1997 teleplay starring Brandy and Whitney Houston, this version of the magical fairy tale is reborn with the Rodgers & Hammerstein hallmarks of originality, charm and elegance.
The prince is having a ball and all eligible young women in the kingdom are invited for a chance at their happily ever after. After meeting the beautiful Cinderella, the two share a dance but Cinderella runs away before her fairy godmother’s magic wears off, leaving a single glass slipper. The prince must seek out the owner of the shoe and be reunited with his true love so they can both achieve an enchanting fairytale ending.
February 23 - March 31, 2024
Book, Music & Lyrics by Jonathan Larson
The iconic musical that taught us all to measure our life in love!
Set in the East Village of New York City, Rent is about falling in love, finding your voice and living for today. Winner of the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Rent has become a pop cultural phenomenon. with songs that rock and a story that resonates with audiences of all ages.
Based loosely on Puccini's La Boheme, Jonathan Larson's Rent follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and create in New York's Lower East Side, under the shadow of HIV/AIDS. How these young bohemians negotiate their dreams, loves and conflicts provides the narrative thread to this groundbreaking musical.
HEAD OVER HEELS
May 24 - June 30, 2024
Original Book by Jeff Whitty
Adaptation by James Magruder
Music and Lyrics by The Go-Go’s
“We got the beat” with this bold, rockin’ musical comedy!
From the visionaries behind Hedwig and the Angry Inch, Avenue Q and Spring Awakening comes this bold and hilarious love story set to the music of the iconic 1980’s all-female rock band The Go-Go’s.
With songs like “We Got the Beat,” “Our Lips Are Sealed,” and “Vacation,” you’ll get swept up into this 16th-century prose romance where one royal family journeys to save their beloved kingdom from extinction—only to discover the key to their realm’s survival lies within each of their own hearts.
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