You Can’t Take It With You
By Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman Comedy | April 8 – 23
Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart showcases their time-tested recipe for quirky comedy with three generations of the Sycamore family living under one roof. Fireworks ignite when daughter Alice brings her fiancé and his straight-laced parents home to meet the assortment of mixed nuts who make up her endearing family. You can’t help but leave the theatre smiling!
Jesus Christ Superstar
Lyrics by Tim Rice Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber Musical | May 13 – June 4
Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s powerful rock opera tells the story of Jesus and his followers in a way the Gospels never did. Seen through the eyes of Judas Iscariot, the last days of Jesus come alive through the magic of splendid, haunting 1970s-style rock music.
On Golden Pond
By Ernest Thompson Drama | June 17 – July 2
Two-time Emmy Award winner Stuart Margolin returns to GVT’s stage alongside his former Rockford Files co-star Gretchen Corbett in Ernest Thompson’s On Golden Pond. Married for 48 years, Ethel and Norman Thayer spend their summers serenely at their lake house. However, when their estranged daughter leaves the Thayers with her fiancé’s teen-aged son, their quiet lives are turned upside down. Through moments both poignant and humorous, the summer becomes one of new and reconciled relationships.
Book & Lyrics by Arnold Margolin | Music by Weslie Brown Musical Comedy
July 21 – August 6
The world premiere of a musical by Emmy Award-winning composer Arnold Margolin and Weslie Brown. It looks like Elizabeth Summers is finally getting her big break… until she realizes everyone thinks she’s Elizabeth Somers. In this case of mistaken identity, Elizabeth’s dreams are coming true, but will she be able to play the part? You won’t want to miss the hilarity that ensues!
Pump Boys and Dinettes
Book, Lyrics and Music by John Foley, Mark Hardwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel, and Jim Wann Musical | September 1 - 17
Pull off the road on Highway 57, order up some spoonbread, some butter beans and corn and top if off with a piece of homemade pie at the Double Cupp Diner. You’ll find some amiable company with the dinettes and the gas station attendants from across the road as they fill their days with music and humor. This jubilant country western musical is just good ole down home fun!
The Member of the Wedding
By Carson McCullers Drama | September 30 – October 15
In this funny and heart-warming American classic, penned by one of America’s finest writers, 12-year-old tomboy Frankie feels disconnected from her life and dreams of escaping by running away with her brother and his fiancée. Set in a small Southern town in 1945, race, politics, sex and adolescence whirl around Frankie as she struggles through hope and disappointment to belong to something.
One Slight Hitch
By Lewis Black Comedy | October 28 – November 12
It’s suburban Cincinnati in 1981. Things are going perfectly on Courtney’s wedding day-until the doorbell rings. The unannounced arrival of Courtney’s good-for-nothing ex-boyfriend sets in motion a comic crisis that will leave you in stitches. Lewis Black’s hilarious farce is truly a riot!
Let It Snow
By Peter Quilter Holiday Musical | December 2 – 17
All Jack wants for Christmas is a little peace and quiet, but it’s not meant to be. He’s in for a big surprise when his boisterous vaudeville-performing parents show up uninvited with a trunk full of props and years of marital discord. Peter Quilter’s charming holiday musical will have you laughing all the way.
GREENBRIER VALLEY THEATRE
The State Professional Theatre of West Virginia
1038 Washington Street East, Lewisburg, WV 24901 - 304.645.3838 - 866.888.1411 toll free - 304.645.3818 fax