16 August 2018

Conejo Players 2019: SO Exciting!!!

I am so excited to share with y'all the 2019 season for Conejo Players Theatre in Thousand Oaks, California. It looks splendid!!
 
The season includes the following plays: To Kill a Mockingbird, Don't Dress for Dinner, Proof (that I had the pleasure of reviewing at the La Mirada Performing Arts during my college days), Much Ado About Murder and Miracle on 34th Street.
The musicals seem to be more adult friendly vs family friendly this year featuring: Sweeney Todd (rated R), Avenue Q (rated R), Sweet Charity (PG-13) and Pippin. Their family friend show of the year will be High School Musical.
And their 2019 JR production will be Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Jr. (the musical that Michael Ball starred in on the London stage).

And don't forget the rest of their 2018 season:

IS HE DEAD? (14 September - 6 October)
Jean-Francois Millet, a young painter of genius, is in love with Marie Leroux but in debt to a villainous picture-dealer, Bastien Andre. Andre forecloses on Millet, threatening debtor's prison unless Marie marries him. Millet realizes that the only way he can pay his debts and keep Marie from marrying Andre is to die, as it is only dead painters who achieve fame and fortune. Millet fakes his death and prospers, all while passing himself off as his own sister, the Widow Tillou. Now a rich "widow," he must find a way to get out of a dress, return to life, and marry Marie. ~ RATED PG
The cast features favorite Ezra Eells as Hans Von Bismarck (Dutchy).


THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH JR. (20 - 28 October)


The exceptional tale of Milo, Tock and a certain magic tollbooth is brought splendidly to life on stage in THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH JR. Adapted from Norton Juster's beloved, award-winning children's book, this inventive musical features a melodious score by Arnold Black and witty lyrics full of wordplay by Pulitzer Prize and three-time-Tony-winner, Sheldon Harnick. RATED G
GUYS AND DOLLS (16 November - 16 December)
Set in Damon Runyon's mythical New York City, GUYS AND DOLLS is an oddball romantic comedy. Gambler, Nathan Detroit, tries to find the cash to set up the biggest craps game in town while the authorities breathe down his neck; meanwhile, his girlfriend and nightclub performer, Adelaide, laments that they've been engaged for fourteen years. Nathan turns to fellow gambler, Sky Masterson, for the dough, and Sky ends up chasing the straight-laced missionary, Sarah Brown, as a result. GUYS AND DOLLS takes us from the heart of Times Square to the cafes of Havana, Cuba, and even into the sewers of New York City, but eventually everyone ends up right where they belong. ~ RATED PG
Auditions are THIS weekend 20-22 August.
See you in the audience! x